Nightworks Technician

London, UK
Employment type
Permanent / Full-Time

Who are Vorboss:

Vorboss is building London’s next-generation business fibre network. This is a responsibility that we take seriously; we understand that for most businesses, reliable fibre internet is as important as heat, electricity, and water. We want to completely change the fibre network in London (and beyond), and we’re on the hunt for smart, talented people to join us.

At Vorboss, we do the right thing—no matter what. Our unwavering focus on engineering excellence and unrivalled commitment to customer service is trusted by the most important organisations across the UK and Europe in the technology, pharmaceutical, financial, and e-commerce industries.  

We’re proud to have earned one of the best reputations in the industry, and it is essential to us that we maintain that reputation as we grow. Our team is tight knit and highly talented. We trust each other to do the right thing, take responsibility, and be a champion for our collective success.  

We’re looking for talented, smart people to join us as we embark on this exciting period of growth. Our vision for Vorboss is to be ‘the best job that someone ever had’, regardless of how long they stay with us, and promise to provide a supportive workplace based on respect and trust.

Role overview:

Vorboss is looking for a driven and proactive individual to take on the position of Nightworks Technician. The role is principally working within the Fibre Build team and will report to the Nightworks Supervisor. You will work with our nightwork teams and subcontractors, helping to install our fibre and subduct, ensuring compliance with our work packages,specifications, and quality requirements.

Key responsibilities:

(Please note that this list is not exhaustive)

The Nightworks Technician’s responsibilities will consist of (please note that this is not an exhaustive list):

• Assisting with nightworks cabling teams involved in fibre installation projects to enable network construction involving new build and Vorboss network.

• Test rodding and roping and route proving in congested/complex duct routes, within the carriageway (including safely accessing manholes and confined spaces as required)

• Following civils avoidance best practices

• Installing large diameter subducts (25mm) within carriageway duct routes

• Safe site set-ups in the carriageway, ensuring compliance with Safety at Street Works and Road works best practices and relevant legislation.

• Assisting in blowing high capacity fibre cables

• Ensuring that you and the team always work productively to ensure that targets are achieved.

• To identify any improvements on issues which are raised, and subsequently implement these corrective actions as and when required.

• To be flexible and provide cover for other Supervisors as required.  

The right candidate:

Qualifications and experience:

• Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record, you may be required to drive as part of your job role.

• Confined spaces experience and training

• Excellent knowledge of traffic management requirements with experience working in busy carriageways

• Qualified with NRSWA accreditation.

• PIA experience is beneficial.

• Cable blowing experience (144F or larger) is beneficial

• Experienced in managing telecoms cabling work on external fibre build projects.

Essential interpersonal skills:

• Committed to making the Health and Safety of colleagues and the public the highest priority.

• The ability to read and interpret Vorboss subduct and fibre work packages, with familiarity of Vorboss subduct types, fitting, and installation procedures.

• Fantastic communicator, with the ability to express complex information concisely across the business.

• Ability to think methodically and to oversee and coordinate works across multiple sites.

• A self-starter, someone who is going to harness their natural curiosity to contribute to the process and grow with the company.

• Willing to work nights (8pm-4:30am) with periodic crossover with standard office hours.

• Strong time-management skills and the ability to organise, coordinate and prioritise competing priorities.

• To consistently work with unparalleled attention to detail


We believe in taking care of our staff both mentally and physically and in order to support this we offer a range of benefits that you can access.  

• Employee Share Plan- Once an employee at Vorboss, we offer the opportunity to become a shareholder in the company*.

• Company pension scheme.

• Bonus scheme.

• 5% of your annual salary to go towards any training course of your choice**.

• 25 days of annual leave allowance that increases with years served (excluding bank holidays).

• Private Healthcare.

• Access to Spill, our mental health support partner.

• Cycle to work scheme.  

• Half price gym memberships through the healthcare provider.

• Free eye test.

• Travel loan.

• Hastee app, to help manage your salary and finances.

(*Terms & conditions apply- amount possible to buy is capped and contingent on pre-existing variables.)

(**This is capped up to a certain salary).

Diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunities:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

We aim to create a working environment free of bullying,harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination, promoting dignity and respect for all, and where individual differences and the contributions of all staff are recognised and valued.

This commitment includes training managers and all other employees about their rights and responsibilities under the equality,diversity, and inclusion policy. Responsibilities include staff conducting themselves to help the organisation provide equal opportunities in employment,and prevent bullying, harassment, victimisation, and unlawful discrimination.

Vorboss promotes step-free access at our main headquarters, whilst taking into consideration physical barriers employees might face across all other sites.