Field Engineer Perth


Location: Perth

Job Type: Full time


Job Expectations

An exciting opportunity has presented itself to join the Perth Field Services team as a Field Engineer predominately working on the nbn network.

The Field Services (FS) Team within Chief Operations Business Unit, provides Field Workforce capabilities across all technologies for, Service Activation, Service Assurance, Network Assurance, Network Maintenance, Customer Complaints linked with Network faults and Quality Inspection.

A bit about your role

Based in Perth your new role as Field Engineer would require you to represent nbn’s Field Services team for all field-based assurance activities. You will be responsible for the support, integration, augmentation, field audits, connect quality and Delivery Partner quality activities across nbn and the services connected to the network.

You will provide high level field support which may involve travel, scheduled after hours activities, and may require you to be part of an on-call roster and respond to afterhours call outs.

The role would see you:

  • Manage and conduct equipment and system level Service Assurance activities in the field
  • Quality improvement of Active network construction activities and investigation of early-onset faults
  • Provide on-site, complex, technical, and ad-hoc network support
  • Resolve technical escalations from Customer Field Technicians
  • Perform end user installation and assurance activities
  • Provide support for changes or upgrade to network elements
  • Fluent in HFC outside plant construction, Network Remediation including Network Assurance
  • Understand HFC testing principals, DOCSIS 3.1 and RF fundamentals
  • Conduct HFC routine maintenance and restoration activities including amplifier alignment and egress repairs
  • Provide support for changes or upgrades to network elements
  • Work within the confines of SLA, OLA and CRQ timeframes
  • Knowledgeable in basic HFC design principals
  • Background in basic fibre optics
  • Ability to assure the network from CMTS to CM

Life at nbn

To be part of nbn is to be part of something bigger. We’ve created Australia’s network—a network made for more.

Our pioneering spirit drives us forward every day. Together, we help lift the digital capability of Australia by connecting homes and businesses everywhere. It’s not just a way for everyone to do the things they love, but transforms the way they do them, and the opportunities available to them.

A more inclusive working world

nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible, and supportive workplace where everyone can feel heard, valued, and respected. We believe diverse perspectives are the key to unlocking greater outcomes and encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, and cultures. That's why we have a Reconciliation Action Plan, Accessibility & Inclusion Plan, offer 18 weeks of paid parental leave, are a Pride in Diversity Gold Employer for two years running, and have active employee-led diversity pillars. Click here to see our list of employee benefits and why we're recognised as a WORK180 Endorsed Employer for Women.

We champion equal opportunities for all employees. If you have any requests or accessibility requirements throughout the expression of interest process, please advise us at the time of connection and we will adjust to meet your needs.

Where to from here?

If you think this role might be for you, we want to hear from you. Please apply by following the links and send your resume only.  We do not require a cover letter or any selection criteria to be addressed.

Please note, this is a permanent role.

Worker Type


Time Type

Full time
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