Datacom Technical Drawing and Documentation Service | Brussels

Mission description

The Datacom Technical Drawing and Documentation Service consists of following tasks :

· Update / Create Design Plans in cooperation with Network Architects and Field Engineers

  • Fiber Network Masterplan (Autocad)
  • Network topology plans (Visio)
  • Rack layout plans (Visio, Autocad)
  • Cabling plans (Excel, Visio)

· Update / Create As Built Plans in cooperation with Field Engineers

  • On site (substations, service centres, …) verification and modification (redlining) of plans

· Update / Create Technical Documentation in collaboration with Network Architects and Field Engineers

  • Update / Create Procedures, Work Instructions (Word, Visio, Powerpoint)

Service description

The Datacom department is in charge of:

  • The datacom transport network for the IP networks and IT networks in general. The customer has an extensive network of fibre and copper cables, supplemented by rented connections. The technologies in use at the customer include PDH, SDH, DWDM, FC and IP/MPLS,
  • The IP/Ethernet/WiFi networks used for telephony and core business needs (office network, real-time network, …) in all of Elia’s administrative sites, data centres and dispatching offices,
  • Direct IP connections with other electricity transport, distribution and generation utilities,
  • Internet connections,
  • The protection and securing of networks with firewalls, DMZs (Demilitarised Zones), VPN concentrators, and similar,
  • The networks connecting high-voltage substations and data centres for purposes of remote surveillance, telephony, meter readings, consulting disturbance recorders, … These networks are also used for communication between the electrical protection devices at different stations. Work has already begun to migrate these networks from TDM technology (PDH, SDH) to packet-switched technology (Ethernet, IP, MPLS),
  • Connections with other TSOs for remote surveillance, remote protection, and telephony.

Required skills

  • Should hold a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications engineering, or have equivalent technical experience in this field,
  • must have an all-round high-level knowledge of various datacom technologies (fiber, copper, cabling, routing, switching, PDH, SDH, modems, …) must have at least 5 years of experience with technical drawing and documentation, preferably for Datacom technologies,
  • must have a good knowledge of and recent extensive practical experience with AutoCad, Visio and MS-Office,
  • must be able to assimilate new technical information quickly,
  • must have an hands-on and practical mentality,
  • must have strong written and oral communication skills in Dutch, French and English,
  • needs to be able to work independently, accurately and methodically,
  • needs to be a team-player and willing to share knowledge,
  • needs to hold a driver’s license B
  • You are able to speak, read and write fluently in Dutch, French and English.

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