Job type

Quality assurance engineer (telecoms)

£20k - £25k

Typical salary

37 – 40

Hours per week

Oversee the quality of telecommunications network projects.

More info

  • Oversee the quality of telecommunications infrastructure projects
  • Train on the job to become a specialist engineer
  • Opportunities to grow into network planning and project management roles

Quality Assurance Engineers oversee the delivery of telecommunications network infrastructure projects like fibre roll-out to communities across the country. They are responsible for checking that all work is delivered to the highest standard and for monitoring the progress of the teams installing the network infrastructure.


  • Oversee network infrastructure like fibre being installed on various sites in your local city/community and supervise building teams, ensuring that all work is being done to the highest standard.
  • Guarantee that all healthy safety guidelines are being adhered to.
  • Provide vital support to all members of the building team.
  • Organise each site's schedule, giving you an opportunity to manage your own itinerary.
  • Stretch your communication skills in liaising with the local authorities, local communities, and key stakeholders to establish a good relationship between your company and the areas we’re building in.


80% of a Quality Assurance Engineers day will spent outside, on-site. You’ll be working in the heart of many communities coming face-to-face with not only the public but the local authorities, installation teams and key stakeholders in the process.

You'll need

All a Quality Assurance Engineer needs is the right mindset, experience isn’t necessary. This role is perfect for recent graduates looking to grow a career, whether you’ve studied English, Maths, or Science.

You will need great communication skills, incredible people skills and the ability to work well within a
team. Open-mindedness is the key to this role – you’ll need to be willing to learn and develop in order to be successful. The right person for this role will have an ambitious and enthusiastic attitude, plus a keen eye for detail. Working as a Quality Assurance Engineer within the Telecoms industry is all about making a noticeable impact in cities across the UK. If you are someone looking to make a change, this could be the perfect position for you.


Within 18 months to 2 years of being a Quality Assurance Engineer you will have gained enough accreditations, certifications, experience, and knowledge to move into a range of different roles within Telecoms, from Network Planning to Managerial level positions.