Physical Infrastructure Consultant (Grade C3)

  • Type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Competitive

Overview of the Role

To perform the role of Physical Infrastructure Consultant for the PTS Physical Infrastructure Practice:

  • Work as part of a multi-skilled team designing structured cabling systems, equipment rooms and cable pathways. Also providing support to PTS consultants across a broad range of projects
  • Provide professional services in the physical infrastructure field to PTS clients throughout all RIBA stages of project
  • Represent PTS in a professional manner at all times and exercises good communication skills at all levels with the Client and when representing the Client

Description of Normal Duties

  • Provide technical consultancy to PTS project teams for Built Environment projects
  • Assist other Physical Infrastructure Consultants in the development of client strategies
  • Develop documents and reports in a clear concise manner according to the recognised PTS formats and processes
  • Create technical specifications for physical infrastructure products
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the various physical infrastructure products and services relevant to the markets PTS operates in
  • Provide regular project status updates
  • Adopt PTS’ project methodology in development of project documentation
  • Ensure proper evaluation and reporting of time allocated to scope of works
  • Maintain awareness of project deliverables and ensure PTS’ adherence to standards and scope of works; able to Identify scope creep and raising change requests as well as the tracking of the change requests
  • Attend and actively contribute to project meetings with the project team and client
  • Ensure that technical skills are kept up to-date and continually improved via project and independent learning
  • Potential for travel abroad to client sites and projects

Technical Skills

  • CAD/Revit capability, to be able to support their own projects and assist other consultants. Able to utilise architectural and M&E drawings and amend with physical infrastructure elements, create sketches and design drawings.
  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of the design of copper and fibre optic Structured Cabling Systems (SCS)
  • Possess a knowledge of SCS standards including BS EN 50173 & 50174; BS EN 6701; ISO 11801; TIA/EIA 568 etc.
  • Have recent SCS project experience and at least five years’ industry experience, be aware of key manufacturers and installers of SCS
  • Be aware of power, cooling, containment and other building services systems that support IT and modern office buildings

Subject Knowledge Required

  • The candidate must have good industry knowledge and experience of SCS and Computer Room project installations.

Relevant Necessary Experience

  • Ideal candidates should have extensive experience in a technical SCS environment, including installation and quality control.
  • Had Involvement in major Data Centre SCS design and implementation
  • Understand the complexities of structured cabling installations in construction environments
  • RCDD and/or CNID/CNIDP qualification


Ideal candidates are expected to have been involved in the SCS industry either in a design, installation or manufacturing role but may also have gained experience working in a client environment.

Systems Knowledge

Good understanding of the following technologies

  • Copper and Fibre optic cabling systems

In addition, knowledge of the following supplementary technologies is desirable:

  • Ethernet, IP, AV systems, CCTV systems
  • Building services
  • Construction projects
  • Revit/CAD systems

General Personal Qualities

  • Honest and forthright
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to act on own initiative
  • Open minded
  • A proactive attitude
  • Punctual
  • Polite
  • Adopt smart dress code appropriate for working environment
  • The candidate must have good written and oral skills.

About PTS

PTS is a global digital architecture practice. We offer clients a personalised service to transform their operations through technology.

Equal Opportunities

PTS is an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants are selected solely on the basis of their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities. No applicant shall receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, civil partnership status, trans-gender status, pregnancy, maternity, colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, disability, age. This is not an exclusive list.


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