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AutoCAD Technician

Job Reference TLI/TP/13978/1308

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Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
Permanent Full Time Contract
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IRE Telecoms
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Package Description

  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • 22 Days annual leave.
  • Sick pay after completion of probation.
  • Company phone & laptop.
  • Take part in our “Career Pathway Programme”, where there is an emphasis on training & career development.
  • Opportunity to progress your career within a growing company.
  • Supports to achieve chartered status.
  • Professional Bodies membership fees covered by TLI Group.
  • Voluntary Pension available on completion of probation.
  • Employee membership for our LAYA EAP Programme - 24/7 Mental Wellbeing Support & Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Health Insurance Discount.
  • Death In Service Payment.
  • Participate in our monthly HSQE & Driving Performance Awards.
  • TLI Group can offer support to improve your English Language skills, by enrolling you in a local language school.
  • Standard industry training provided.

Job Introduction

Due to continued growth of our Telecoms Department, TLI Group are recruiting designers for multiple positions within our team. 

Being a designer in the telecoms industry is a challenging but hugely rewarding career choice. TLI Group have nationwide contracts building Fibre Networks throughout Ireland.

Our design team is based out of our Limerick HQ, but travel to and from site on occasion will also form part of the role.

TLI Group offer a full turnkey service utilising the latest in design software tools to provide a thorough technical design and build solution that assures the lowest optimum cost, whilst ensuring we meet challenges, manage the risk and strive to meet our client’s requirements.

We design, build and maintain vital services, connecting people on behalf of our customers.

Main Responsibilities

Preparation Work

  • Study the design brief provided and prepare provisional design mapping.
  • Early identification and resolution of all special engineering difficulties.
  • Review all survey outputs, survey packs and data logging.
  • Identification of Archaeological & Environmental data for design areas.
  • Identification of required site investigations and duct routes to be proven.

Design Activities

  • Complete all fibre design related work on AutoCAD & ArcGIS.
  • Typical design related outputs consist of Low Level Designs, Site Work Packs, Splice Plans, Bill of Materials, Bill of Quantities, Straight Line Diagrams and As-Built Engineering;
  • Assisting site crews with FTTB rollout and track build changes and suggest alternative routes where required.
  • Issuing of cabling and fibre work-packs to the crews in the field.

Operations Assistance

  • Provide assistance to the operations team by identifying private wayleave and customer access issues.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of new fibre technologies, build techniques and design innovations to drive improvements in cost, quality and timescales.
  • Modify designs as required following feedback from field operatives.
  • Assisting site crews with fibre rollout and track build changes and suggest alternative routes where required.
  • Attendance at on-site meetings with operations and clients as required.

Handover Process

  • Tracking and validating as-built information.
  • Assist the Fibre Coordinator in preparing any information for handover packs.
  • Implementation of the TLI Safety Charter and Life Saving Rules.

The Ideal Candidate


  • Proficient use and knowledge of software such as AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Word, Excel & Outlook.
  • Strong maths skills and a creative flair and design ability.
  • Analytical, detail oriented, high level of flexibility with willingness to learn/develop.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks & work to tight deadlines.
  • Good visual and spatial awareness combined with well-developed technical and creative skills.
  • Commercial awareness.
  • An understanding of route selection in a telecommunications network.
  • Sound Knowledge of Health and Safety.
  • The ability to be able to read network maps.
  • Very good English language skills, both written and verbal.


  • Developed client facing skills with a client orientated approach.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and within a Team.
  • Excellent Communication, Interpersonal, Organisational & Planning Skills.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Able to balance competing priorities and meet personal targets within a fluctuating & demanding workload.


  • A problem solver, comfortable with uncertainty and providing solutions at speed.
  • Methodical organisation & task prioritisation skills.
  • Influential of both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proactive with the ability to think ahead.
  • Right first time approach.
  • Open to innovation and collaboration.
  • Understands people, cares about quality, and embraces change.
  • Customer focus; Professional; Honesty and Integrity.
  • Committed to TLI Company Mission, Vision and Values and Business Objectives.

About The Company

TLI Group is a utility infrastructure consultancy and construction company, operating extensively within the utilities sector in Ireland, the UK and internationally. Designing, building and commissioning overhead power lines, electrical substations and Telecom Networks are the company's core expertise.

Since inception, TLI Group has executed countless projects within these area's and has always delivered works of utmost quality and integrity, on time and in budget.

TLI Group is a contractor to SIRO (The ESB/Vodafone Joint Venture), and is tasked with designing and delivering a Fibre to the Building network via the existing electrical network.

Building on its vast experience and having a highly-qualified & skilled workforce has made it possible for the company to expand its portfolio. We can also deliver comprehensive contracts involving the securing of planning permission, design, construction, refurbishment and maintenance of renewable solar and windfarm network connections to the national grid.

TLI Group has operated extensively with various clients, in the upgrading, refurbishment and renewal of infrastructure networks across Ireland and the UK. TLI Group provide a nationwide service of unrivalled safety, quality and professionalism.

TLI Group plays a leading role in promoting the development of the utility infrastructure and thus providing a safe, reliable and sustainable network for future generations

Our Company Values:  Safety – Delivery – Customer – Flexibility – People – Teamwork