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data cabling engineer

What does a Data Cabling Engineer do? 

A Data Cabling Engineer is required to design complex cable plans for telecommunication systems, lay, install and test fiber cables and networks, patch panels and solve technical engineering issues relating to cable systems. 

Data cabling positions can range from a focus on research, developing new data cabling equipment for telecoms and data systems, to working out in the field, integrating computer and internet networks with comms equipment.  

What skills does Data Cabling Engineer have? 

Data Cabling Engineers are ideally required to have PASMA, IPAF and CSCS Card, a foundation degree, BETC HNC/HND in engineering or a similar course. It's also beneficial for a Data Cabling Engineer to have an understanding of fiber optic technology, competent math skills, high attention to detail and the ability to stay calm under pressure.  

What can a Data Cabling Engineer earn? 

Data Cabling Engineers can earn between £20,000 - £40,000 depending on experience. 


Other Data Cabling Engineer roles include Structured Cabling Technician, Audio Visual Engineer, Fibre Optic Engineer, Data Centre Technician, Commissioning Cable Engineer.

 

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london

London, the capital city of England is known for its iconic landmarks and history, from the clock tower ‘Big Ben’ and Westminster Abbey to the imposing Houses of Parliament. London is a 21st-century city with a historic past going back to Roman times, with a diverse and cultural present.

London is the most densely populated city and the biggest in western Europe, with the world largest financial centre and home to many big names in finance from banks and stock exchanges, to investment and insurance companies. The Bank of England, the second oldest bank in the world, is also located in London.

London has a huge transport network available, with 5 main airports, trains, Eurotunnel and the London Underground, known as the oldest underground railway in the world.

The UK City hosts many sporting events from the 2012 Olympic Games to regular sporting events at Wembley and Emirates Stadium, Twickenham Rugby Stadium and the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament every year at the Old England Tennis Club.

An increasing number of technology companies are based in London, and the East of London is well known as ‘Tech City’ and ‘Silicon Roundabout’ and has a number of high-tech companies located in areas such as Shoreditch, St Luke’s and Hackney Wick.