• Network Field Engineer

    Job Locations UK
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(14/11/2018 14:17)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

    The Business Services Group supports Costain with the implementation and general maintenance of its IT infrastructure.



    What will I be doing?

    You will be:


    Providing onsite technical hands-on management of project mobilisations

    Offering technical support and assistance to newly mobilised projects – customer facing \ telephone

    Field based network engineer dealing with connectivity and network hardware issues on BAU remote sites - primarily centred around London and the Home Counties, however wider areas may need to be serviced on an ad-hoc basis.

    Providing 3rd line technical infrastructure support to the business

    You will be reporting to Head of Networks.


     This role requires a comprehensive understanding of the following technologies:

    • Cisco based routers, firewalls and switches and other related hardware. A CCNA or higher qualification would be ideal.
    • Network topologies, other 3rd party routers, switching, firewalls, Wi-Fi and Wan optimisation devices
    • Installation of rack mounted equipment, patching, cat5e/6 Ethernet and fibre cabling.
    • A general understanding of mobile phone hardware, IOS and Android operating systems and mobile device management (MDM, ideally Intune)
    • Administering and troubleshooting Microsoft desktop operating systems, desktop applications and PC hardware troubleshooting
    • Installation and configuration of server hardware, network storage, and other adhoc hardware used on site Projects
    • Server based technologies including and understanding of Active Directory management, security policy management and desktop deployment technologies


    About you

    You will need to be comfortabe with extensive UK travel and be able to get to all our project locations with ease and flexibility.

    You will be comfortable managing and instructing 3rd party engineers to perform support \ mobilisation duties

    You will expected to be able to self manage and identify the times when you are required to offer technical support for day to day infrastructure operations issues including 3rd line technical support where applicable at our Maidenhead Office.


    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme.   


    At Costain we ensure that we are an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


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