We are continually interested in hearing from professionals and engineers from disciplines across the telecommunications sectors. We are currently seeking people for the below positions, permanent and contract opportunities.

Job Title Location Salary/Rate
Reinstatement Project Manager Brighouse/Huddersfield £35k to £40k Expand
Tubing/Backfilling Teams Huddersfield and surrounding areas Price work – per metre installed and backfilled. OTE £650 - £1000 per week Expand
Civils Supervisor Brighouse/Huddersfield £Dependant on experience Expand
Groundworks & Reinstatement teams Scottish Central Belt (Shotts) £300 per day, per Gang Expand
Groundworks & Reinstatement teams Brighouse £300 per day, per gang Expand
Copper Jointer Glasgow Price work Expand
National Electric Vehicle Charging - Project Manager Brighouse £50 to £60,000pa with Car and Package Expand
Telecommunications Speculative UK Wide To be confirmed Expand
Junior Street Works Advisor Brighouse £17,000 - £17,500 Expand
Fibre Engineers Huddersfield/M62 Corridor £28k to £32k per year Expand

Job title : Reinstatement Project Manager

Location : Brighouse/Huddersfield

Description :

SDH Project Services Ltd are currently looking for a Reinstatement Manager on a permanent basis to work out of our Brighouse office.

Joining SDH will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.

We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK.

The Reinstatement Manager will be responsible for a workforce comprising of approximately 40 individuals split into Black & White Top Reinstatement Teams, Grabs and Runners. Based in the Huddersfield and surrounding area, the successful candidate will need to be based within an hour of Brighouse.

What you'll be doing day to day:

  • Manage and plan the backfill reinstatement of excavations.
  • Control of costs - manpower, materials, plant and vehicles, damages etc
  • Recruitment of new staff within the Utilities workstream
  • Carry out regular site audits, inspections and plant checks
  • Ensure the quality of work is maintained to NRSWA standard
  • Ensure site safety standards are maintained, assisting risk assessment, accident investigation, site instructions and inspections
  • Be able to react to Customer queries and plan works accordingly
  • Maintenance and development of LA relationships
  • Attendance at council meetings to discuss defects

The experience we're looking for in a candidate:

  • Be a competent IT User (including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Have the ability to work under a high degree of pressure and remain calm
  • Have experience of working within the utility industry
  • Have experience of working to NRSWA standards
  • High attention to detail

The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate:

  • Time management and planning
  • Organisational skills
  • Methodical approach
  • Strong problem solving
  • The ability to work as part of a team or individually

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays + birthday
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution

Salary : £35k to £40k

SDH Contact : please send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a recent CV, or call 01484 719 860

Job title : Tubing/Backfilling Teams

Location : Huddersfield and surrounding areas

Description :

SDH Project Services Ltd are looking for 3 x Man Tubing/Backfilling teams to work behind a Mechanised Trenching Team in Huddersfield and surrounding areas.

This will be to install micro tubing and subduct, backfill and compaction of the backfill in line with designed specifications and parameters. There will be no requirement for reinstatement works or cabling in this role.

People MUST have experience in :

  • Backfilling trenches/groundwork
  • Using whacker plate
  • Using Stihl saw

People will ideally have experience in :

  • Utilities
  • Installation of Micro/Sub Ducts in Open Trench

You should also hold the following tickets :

  • NRSWA
  • The work is on price work – per metre installed and backfilled.

    Target earnings £650 - £1000 per week.

    We would expect a team to tube and backfill a minimum of 900m per week, should be able to do 1500m.

    We will provide van and all tools/equipment.

    Please note you MUST live within 45-60 minutes of Brighouse, West Yorkshire.

    Salary : Price work – per metre installed and backfilled. OTE £650 - £1000 per week

    SDH Contact : please send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a recent CV, or call 01484 719 860

Job title : Civils Supervisor

Location : Brighouse/Huddersfield

Description :

SDH Project Services have a great opportunity for experienced Civil's Supervisors to join a fast-growing company in a permanent role assisting with multiple projects.

If you hold a NRSWA supervisor ticket and have experience of civils work within a telecoms and fibre environment please apply. All applicants must have a valid UK driving licence. 

The Role

In this position you will supervise the excavation and reinstatement of a number of sites, which are being excavated to lay fibre cables. The role will include you undertaking the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct site safety checks to ensure all subcontractor sign, lighting and guarding and traffic management in general is appropriate and as per NRSWA spec
  • Instruct the contractors teams on appropriate sign, lighting and guarding as required
  • Complete joint site inspections to assess visual quality of Civils works
  • Conduct compaction tests as per specification to gauge the absolute level of compaction
  • Coach teams on appropriate Civils methods to ensure that build quality is maintained
  • Ensure all Civils works are to HAUC specification
  • Oversee core test regime and document findings with recommendations as required
  • Liaise with local communities to ensure build programme progresses smoothly and with minimum disruption 
  • Conduct site surveys to assist initial design process 
  • Ensure Construction phase plans and Health and Safety files are in place and being adhered to 

The main aim of this role is to ensure the quality of the work and to ensure that the surfaces and surrounding areas are restored to their pre-works state to avoid any fines including section 74's.

You will take a lead ensuring all of the teams perform their duties to the required standards and coach and demonstrate the quality of work you require. You will ensure all of the subcontractors will have the required signage out before any work begins and that the signage is in place while work is undertaken.

You will at times need to communicate with the client, subcontractors and managers of different levels about progress reports and any problems that may occur which affect the production of works.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have experience of working on the Openreach or Virgin Media network as a Civils supervisor or inspector on roads and highways working within telecoms. We are looking for supervisors who are professional and strong communicators, who are able to instruct operators but also be able to speak with clients and stakeholders when necessary. Ideally, we are looking for someone who has experience of working on the highways, inner and outer city.

It is essential that all applicants have a thorough understanding of NRSWA and CDM regulations and this includes holding a NRSWA supervisor ticket. We are looking for candidates who are flexible and thrive to take on additional responsibilities when required. We are looking for ambitious supervisors with strong attention to detail and good written and verbal communication. 

  • NRSWA supervisory qualified
  • Five years' experience of supervising street works 
  • Strong CDM understanding, particular in relation to Principle Contractor 
  • Effective leadership capabilities with strong communication skills 

For more information please call Jason on 07904 436874 or email your cv to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Salary : £Dependant on experience

SDH Contact : please send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a recent CV, or call 01484 719 860

Job title : Groundworks & Reinstatement teams

Location : Scottish Central Belt (Shotts)

Description :

SDH Project Services Ltd are looking for Groundworks and Reinstatement teams (New Telecommunications Network) on a contract basis in and around the Scottish central belt areas. This will be covering works primarily in the central belt but across Scotland based from our Shotts depot.

Duties will include:

  • Marking out/setting up site
  • Bituminous re-internment cut back and any lining
  • Paving and kerbing
  • Traffic management signs and barriers set up and maintenance
  • Ensure site is always clean and tidy
  • Complete daily risk assessment and paperwork associated with work detailing sizes

Experience

Must have experience with telecommunications or utilities reinstatement. Previous experience with:

  • Site Set Up/Setting out
  • Formwork/Reinforcemend/Concreting
  • Bituminous Reinstatement and quantifying materials
  • Flagging and Kerbing and concrete finishing
  • Traffic Management/Diversionary Works
  • Services Identification
  • Completing risk assessments and paperwork
  • This is working as a Two / Three-person team.

    Salary : £300 per day, per Gang

    SDH Contact : please send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a recent CV, or call 01484 719 860

Job title : Groundworks & Reinstatement teams

Location : Brighouse

Description :

SDH Project Services Ltd are looking for Groundworks and Reinstatement teams (New Telecommunications Network) on a contract basis in and around the north of England. This will be covering works primarily in the from Lancaster to Chester and Richmond to Wakefield, you will be based out of our project depot in Brighouse.

Duties will include:

  • Marking out/setting up site
  • Bituminous re-internment cut back and any lining
  • Paving and kerbing
  • Traffic management signs and barriers set up and maintenance
  • Ensure site is always clean and tidy
  • Complete daily risk assessment and paperwork associated with work detailing sizes

Experience

Must have experience with telecommunications or utilities reinstatement. Previous experience with:

  • Site Set Up/Setting out
  • Formwork/Reinforcemend/Concreting
  • Bituminous Reinstatement and quantifying materials
  • Flagging and Kerbing and concrete finishing
  • Traffic Management/Diversionary Works
  • Services Identification
  • Completing risk assessments and paperwork
  • This is working as a Two / Three-person team.

    Salary : £300 per day, per gang

    SDH Contact : please send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a recent CV, or call 01484 719 860

Job title : Copper Jointer

Location : Glasgow

Description :

We are currently looking for a Telecoms Copper Network Engineers to work in Glasgow and the surrounding areas. On offer is a competitive Rate card (Price Work).

You will need :

  • Experience of D Side Work in DSLAMs and PCP
  • Experience of E Side Jointing (preferable, not essential)
  • Experience of compressions
  • Experience of Site Surveys
  • Experience of Rodding and Roping ducts
  • Experience of Pumps, blowers and generators
  • Experience of Risk assessments
  • Experience of completing A55s

The role :

You will be working as a two-man gang on the BT Network and work may also include HD pods and DL/RLs. A good knowledge of working in PCPs and DSLAMs is essential for the role. If a job cannot be completed, the ability to complete an A55 and fill out a survey is also included in the role. All paperwork and photographs need to be of a high standard to ensure that payment for work can be processed. Abrasive Wheels training and G Fast specific modules will be provided before any work on the network is started.

You must have :

  • NRSWA
  • Full Driving Licence (min 1 per gang)
  • Confined Spaces Awareness
  • F 5 Working in PCPs
  • F10 PCP Construction and Maintenance
  • A 9 Underground Safety
  • N 24
  • N 25
  • Abrasive wheels

Salary : Price work

SDH Contact : please send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a recent CV, or call 01484 719 860

Job title : National Electric Vehicle Charging - Project Manager

Location : Brighouse

Description :

Department: Operations, Electric Vehicle Department

Reports To: Head of Operations

Key Purpose of Role

To be the overall lead of the Electric Vehicle Charging department including business development, project management and end to end leadership of the team. The role will also involve being on site, managing civil engineering contractors & in-house staff, so good knowledge of civil engineering processes are key.

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • To develop this business across the market place, developing effective relationships with clients and seeking out new opportunities.
  • To own the end to end program delivery including, design, programme of works and delivery of all target in line with customer requirements.
  • To manage planning and deployment of appropriate resource including when required recruitment, ensuring that workstacks are managed, service is delivered within agreed SLAs and in the most efficient way possible.
  • To build strong and effective relationships with direct reports, clients and key stakeholders in order to deliver first class service.
  • Responsible for all commercial elements of the department, including P&L delivery, delivery against contract requirements, controlling and managing costs and compensation events.
  • To lead a team of coordinators, engineers as and when the department grows.
  • To act as a role model for the team and colleagues instilling SDH company values.
  • Drive continuous performance improvement and ongoing development of all direct reports. This is to include performance management where required.
  • Overall owner of all health and safety requirements along with ensuring the wellbeing of all direct reports. Responsible in creating and instilling a safety culture across the team.
  • To own and grow the financial performance of the department including driving down operational costs wherever possible.
  • To ensure all requirements of the contract are delivered within agreed SLAs and ensure all customer requirements are met including compliance.
  • Conduct formal audits of sites for Quality, H&S, CDM compliance throughout the whole design and build process.
  • The identification and instruction of sub-contractors in line with the Company's on-boarding process
  • Review declaration release sites, programming and scheduling of works into the delivery process
  • Procurement and allocation of manpower, plant, materials and equipment on a site by site basis in line with project roll out timescales
  • Undertake pre-commencement of works site surveys, pre-start meetings, ensuring all key team and sub-contractors attend. Issue fully minuted site progress meeting reports
  • Compliance of the CDM regulations
  • Conduct formal audits of sites for Quality, H&S, CDM compliance throughout the whole design and build process.

Minimum Expectations

  • Strong Health and Safety awareness.
  • Experience in the Electric Vehicle charging industry.
  • Experienced in business development and client relations.
  • Proven track record as a leader delivering within the construction industry.
  • Significant experience in leading field-based civil engineering teams across a large geography.
  • Strong commercial awareness.
  • Experienced in managing a P&L in excess of £30m.
  • Strong project management experience including being able to create and manage a programme of works.
  • Outstanding leadership, communications and organisational skills.
  • Ability to motivate oneself and a team of both field based and desk based employees.
  • Ability to demonstrate problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Strong understanding of EV construction.
  • Experience in delivering to, and challenging, stakeholders up to Director level.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience around operational grip.
  • Act as a point of contact with the client and work closely with them building strong and effective relationships.
  • Results driven with a track record of delivering sustainable performance within a challenging, dynamic, fast pasted environment.
  • Strong understanding of HR people management processes and how they are effectively implemented by the business.
  • Team player with the ability to work across departments to get the job done.
  • Proven track record in delivering change.

Qualifications / knowledge

  • Degree educated or work-related experience
  • Must have New Roads and Street Works Qualifications
  • SMSTS Qualification
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Working on the highway
  • Experience of Small to Medium Construction Projects
  • Ability to read and fully understand construction drawings and detailed design information contained within the Drawing Pack.
  • MS Office skills

Salary : £50 to £60,000pa with Car and Package

SDH Contact : please send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a recent CV, or call 01484 719 860

Job title : Telecommunications Speculative

Location : UK Wide

Description :

At SDH Project Services, we are always happy to receive speculative CVs from people looking for their next job role.

Primarily we work in the telecommunications industry, below are some of the roles we would generally recruit for, should you wish to send in a CV enquiring about any roles we have now or in the future, please email a CV in word to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Project Manager – Fibre & Copper (Openreach experience)
  • Project Manager – Civils
  • Supervisor – Fibre & Copper (Openreach experience)
  • Supervisor – Civils
  • Quality Auditor – External telecoms (Openreach experience)
  • Fibre Engineers (Splicing & Testing)
  • Copper Engineers (Openreach experience)
  • Civils Gangs

Salary : To be confirmed

SDH Contact : please send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a recent CV, or call 01484 719 860

Job title : Junior Street Works Advisor

Location : Brighouse

Description :

Job Description: Junior Street Works Advisor

Department: Street Works

Reports To: Operations Manager

Key Purpose of Role

As a Junior Street Works Advisor, you will be responsible for supporting the Street Works department with the Monitoring and co-ordination of road works permits.

Key Responsibilities of the Role

  • To support the Street Works team with the opening and closing of Notices using bespoke systems whilst ensuring that all aspects of the Traffic Management Act are met.
  • Responsible for liaising regularly with site agents & the Local Authority for permit updates and applying for extensions where necessary.
  • Assist in preparing Job Packs for site engineers & ensuring the correct documentation is being fed back to the Street Works Team.
  • Be willing to learn all aspects of the New Roads & Street Works Act.

Minimum Expectations

  • Communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Ability to prioritise own workload
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Good time management Skills
  • Good I.T skills

Salary : £17,000 - £17,500

SDH Contact : please send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a recent CV, or call 01484 719 860

Job title : Fibre Engineers

Location : Huddersfield/M62 Corridor

Description :

We are looking for Fibre engineers that have experience and ability to build and thoroughly test various Fibre Optic networks - more specifically Openreach, City Fibre and National Grid.

Key experience required:

  • Testing networks to client specification. Ability to record tests, create print outs and deliver reports to prescribed timescales and all other elements required to undertake the testing of the installed fibre cable.
  • Ability to find, recognise and understand fault whether it be a faulty splice, a micro-bend, fibre creepage, a trapped fibre etc.
  • Ability to understand cable diagrams and fibre splicing schematics and overlaying this to what is on site.
  • Comfortable with prepping and Splicing 12 and to up to 432 fibres, on any size cable, in various types of joints and producing work at required outputs on a daily basis.
  • Ability to install and work on ODF panels and internal tray and containment work.
  • Experience in working in various external street cabinets.
  • Understanding and experience on working in confined spaces, overheads and customer internal locations.
  • Blowing fibre bundle/cable.
  • Working inside customer premises to splice fibres, run cable, install and test equipment.
  • Ability to work away from home for short periods and work in callout rotas for 1 week per month to cover ERS Works.
  • Good Customer Facing Skills

Accreditations and skills required:

  • City & Guilds 3667-02 Unit 1 – Basic Principles of Communications Cabling
  • City & Guilds 3667-02 Unit 2 – Fibre Optic Cabling in an Internal Environment
  • City & Guilds 3667-02 Unit 3 – Fibre Optic Cabling in an External Environment
  • City & Guilds 3667-02 Unit 4 – Copper Cabling in an Internal Environment
  • NRSWA Unit 2 - Signing, Lighting and Guarding
  • Full UK driving licence
  • CSCS Card
  • BT accreditations - G01, A8, A9, A12, A13, CSA, J1, J2, J4, J5, J6, A12, J5, N23, N5, N6, N7, N8, N9, N15, 3A.
  • Confined space awareness and or entry medium risk

This is a permanent, full-time position with van, fuel and tools provided.

Salary : £28k to £32k per year

SDH Contact : please send your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. along with a recent CV, or call 01484 719 860