Regional Senior Operations Engineer

Location: Coventry, West Midlands Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Highways & Highways Electricals Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Emma Puddick

Job Title: Senior Operations Maintenance Engineer
Coventry / Midlands area (There will be some travelling locally around the midlands)
Salary is competitive with lots of overtime and call out available
Company Van or company works vehicle & Fuel card + uncapped overtime
Standard Hours: 37.5

Despite current circumstances we have an exciting opportunity to work for one of the UK's largest telecommunications within the UK.
We are currently recruiting for a Regional Senior Operations Maintenance Engineer to work around the Midlands area to provide support to the Regional Manager in delivering planned and/or maintenance services for the motorway telecoms infrastructure.

Key Duties for the Senior Operational Maintenance Engineer:

  • To oversee that the team works in accordance with agreed processes and controls
  • To drive a 'can-do' philosophy within the teams and to work pro-actively with the Client.
  • To collaborate with the other teams in O&M to resolve operational Issues and contribute to a sustainable business.
  • To provide functional day to day supervision to a team of engineers as required, to ensure that the highest levels of service are attained
  • To ensure that established and potentially new relationships within the client and their scheme sub-contractors are maintained and developed.

Day to Day tasks for the Senior Operational Maintenance Engineer:

  • Planning and delivery of maintenance, both reactive and planned
  • Responsible for deputising for the Regional Manager at times of absence.
  • Assisting the field team in resolving complex issues through sound technical support and direction.
  • Completing developmental and training needs of engineers through their operational objectives and annual performance reviews.
  • Working to identify and address root cause of repeated failures and to drive down truck rolls.
  • Completing all aspects of planned and/or maintenance activities.
  • Completion of all relevant documentation and sign off.
  • Managing third party subcontractors.
  • Monitor and report to Management team on progress and issues.
  • To show a high level of professionalism at all times.
  • To promote the company and its services to our customers.

Business Operational Skills the successful Senior Operations and Maintenance Engineer will have:

  • Experienced in Installation and Commissioning of HIGHWAYS ENGLAND/Alcatel/Nokia equipment.
  • Supervising short and long term HE Projects.
  • Confident and able to work unsupervised.
  • Some supervision of sub-contractors may be required.
  • Build confidence and competence through the application of instruction and training.
  • Understand knowledge level and when further clarification is required.
  • Overview of MS Office applications.
  • Good communication.


  • HNC or equivalent and relevant industry experience.
  • First line supervisory management qualification or experience.
  • Experience of working on motorways and with HA communications/ Telecommunications
  • Sector 8 / NHSS8 highly desirable

What is in it for you?

  • Competitive salary with and excellent over time and call out package
  • 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
  • An employee-funded car leasing scheme
  • Occupational health support

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