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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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milan

Milan, located in the northern Lombardy region is the largest metropolitan area in Italy and is known as the Italian capital of fashion, design and banking. Milan is very much a financial hub, hosting the national stock exchange and many international banks and financial companies.

The city is known for its high-end shops and restaurants and is recognised as a fashion capital, hosting international events such as Milan Fashion Week. Milan is also home to big names in manufacturing and automotive industries such as Alfa Romeo and Pirelli.

Classic historic landmarks of Milan include the La Scala opera house, the Pizza Duomo and the Sforzesco Castle and its museums include world-renowned collections from major artists such as Leonardo Da Vinci.

Despite being named a fashion capital, Milan is also home to two successful football teams A.C. Milan and F.C. Internazionale. Milan and the nearby ski resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo will also be hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics.