Physical Infrastructure Consultant - London



PTS Consulting is looking for a Physical Infrastructure consultant to join our leading IT and Project Management firm. This opportunity will suit an experienced Physical Security professional with experience in the consulting space. As a Physical Infrastructure consultant, you will be:

  • Working as part of a multi skilled team, providing support to PTS consultants 

  • Providing professional services in the physical infrastructure field to PTS clients throughout all stages of project strategy, design and implementation phases

  • Representing PTS in a professional manner at all times and exercises good communication skills at all levels with the Client and when representing the Client

Main Responsibilities:

On a day-to-day basis, you’ll be providing technical consultancy to PTS project teams for data centre projects. You’ll be

  • Assisting other Physical Infrastructure Consultants in the development of client strategies

  • Developing documents and reports in a clear concise manner according to the recognised PTS formats

  • Assisting the development of technical specifications for physical infrastructure products

  • Gaining a detailed understanding of the various physical infrastructure products and services relevant to the markets PTS operates in

  • Providing project status updates as required

  • Adopting PTS project methodology as required (see Procedures Manual) in development of project documentation

  • Ensuring proper evaluation and reporting of man-hours against project scope of works

  • Maintaining awareness of project deliverables and ensure PTS’ adherence to agreed scope of works; notifying the Commercial team and senior management when divergence occurs and/or the possibility of raising change requests as well as the tracking of the change requests 

  • Attending and if applicable, oversee weekly project meetings with the project team and client

  • Ensuring that technical skills are kept up to-date and continually improved with each project via ‘on the job’ training and exposure to vendor developments and systems

  • Travelling abroad to client sites and projects as necessary

Technical Skills & Systems Knowledge:

The ideal candidate should have the following skills and experience:

  • Demonstrate a good knowledge of the design of copper and fibre optic Structured Cabling Systems (SCS)

  • Possess a knowledge of SCS standards including BSEN 50173 & 50174; BSEN 6701; ISO 11801; TIA/EIA 568

  • 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

Good understanding of the following technologies:

  • Unshielded twisted pair cabling systems

  • Screened twisted pair cabling systems

  • Fibre optic cabling systems

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

  • Ethernet, IP, AV Systems

  • Building services

  • Construction projects

  • CAD systems 

Relevant Necessary Experience:

  • Ideal candidates should have some experience in a technical SCS environment, including installation and QA. 

  • Have been involved in major data centre SCS design and implementation

  • Understand the complexities of structured cabling installations in construction environments 


  • 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

Who will this job suit?

We’re ideally looking for someone who is:

  • Honest and forthright

  • Self-motivated

  • Ability to act on own initiative

  • Open minded

  • A proactive attitude

About PTS:

PTS Consulting has 35 years' experience of delivering world-class IT solutions to some of the world's leading organisations. We help our clients better align their IT, Business and Real Estate strategies by transforming the workplace through technology and by optimising their Data Centre environment.

For more information about this opportunity please apply today. 


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.