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Transport Planner Engineer


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We are looking for a Transport Planner Engineer responsible to plan & configure transport platforms covering a major mobile network operator.

Key Accountabilities:

Delivery Excellence:

  • Good knowledge of Telecom Network Architecture.
  • Transmission network planning covering a major mobile network operator, providing physical optical and electrical presentation connectivity plans for all network equipment.
  • Network capacity management & dimensioning against forecast. Synchronization planning.
  • New & expanding installs against forecasted growth or reduction. Protection management planning physical & logical
  • Site audit & quality assurance checks of transport equipment & resolution solution tracking

Quality Assurance:

Functions as per QMS (quality management system) procedures. Performs Quality Control processes in accordance with set guidelines. Ensures quality targets laid out are met for the processes owned.


  • Liaising with customers, Delivery Managers, Project Managers and Field Engineers to resolve technical issues pre & post installation making sure plans are delivered on time.
  • Working in planning platform tools to create end to end physical & logical plans for implementation.
  • Training & guidance of Junior team members.


  • The authority is a consequence of the nature of the job and of the tasks established or delegated by the department manager.

Required competencies

  • BA/BSc degree in Engineering or Computer Science.
  • At least 8-years’ experience working within a Transmission Planning environment. In-depth knowledge of Mobile Access Networks, Core Networks and IP structure. Experience with TDM & DWDM technology.
  • Experience with Ericsson, Nokia, Ciena & Chronos equipment. Remedy or any fault logging systems.
  • Transport planning tools.
  • Live access experience to transport platforms. Fluent English spoken and written
  • Willingness to travel within Europe if required

Soft skills:

  • Planning & Organizing
  • Fault finding & solution creation Detail Oriented
  • Team working/information sharing Quality
  • Working independently Able to present


  • Adaptability & flexibility
  • Efficiency
  • Willingness to teach & instruct


  • Analytical thinking
  • Competent in the advanced use of Microsoft applications - especially Excel.
  • Ability to independently highlight both process risks and additional business benefits.