Telecommunications

Communications

At Downer we offer end-to-end critical infrastructure management solutions to the communications industry. When it comes to communication and broadband expertise our team of professionals is expanding and evolving with the needs and developments of this market.

From facilities management and maintenance services through to the design, engineering and deployment of major infrastructure projects, we work with our clients to help the world stay connected.

We work closely with the region’s largest communication providers from investment and stakeholder management, to network design and build, right through to lifecycle management and maintenance.

Our key capabilities include:

  • Design & Consulting

    • High-level design and architecture; wireless, Peer-to-peer and GPON fibre; transport and access networks
    • Detailed access and transport network design; 
    • Site surveys and data capture
    • Radio Frequency feasibility
    • Network planning and dimensioning
    • Network design and feasibility
    • International network services; 
    • Community consultation and stakeholder engagement
    • Access management and site acquisition
    • Statutory planning and approvals
    • Civil and structural engineering for transmission structures and buildings
    • Environmental engineering
    • Geotechnical investigations
    • Underground cable location
    • Land and cadastral surveying
    • Fire engineering
    • Traffic and transportation
    • Communication engineering including communication systems
    • Data centres – architectural; civil and structural; mechanical and electrical engineering design

  • Project Management

    • Civil and capital project management
    • Logistics, spares and reverse logistics project management
    • National and regional program and project management 
    • Site surveys and acquisition
    • Business case research and preparation
    • Supplier and vendor management
    • Consents and approvals management
    • Building site and network design; records management; certification and approvals
    • Network deployment; HVAC electrical wireless; fixed-line communication networks; core switching, data networks and data centres 
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  • Procurement

    • Product sourcing
    • Logistics management
    • Stores management
    • Stock management
    • Spares stocking
    • Repairs management
    • Reverse logistics
    • National distribution
    • Stakeholder, investor and community management

  • Construction

    • Telecommunications network construction; fixed wireless, mobile and wireline
    • Facilities construction (exchanges and data centres)
    • Rigging and tower construction
    • Minor works and major national works programmes
    • Network electronics installation and commissioning

  • Installation/Fit out

    • Data centres; communications and data exchange and hubs
    • Residential and commercial CPE installation and maintenance
    • Structured cabling
    • Communications networks provisioning and activation
    • HVAC mechanical and electrical services

  • Specialist Services

    • Telecommunications technical services; inside and outside plant; core and transmission networks; mobile and RF technical services and fibre and copper technical skills
    • Telco network design; wireless and wireline
    • Records management and CAD draughting
    • Tower and foundation design

  • Operations Maintenance

    • End-to-end technical maintenance services for data and telecommunications networks
    • Real-time SNMP network operations centre; network monitoring and L2, L3 fault management
    • High-volume ticket of work management via specialised service management centre based in Australia
    • Service Level Agreement management, jeopardy management and  performance reporting
    • Break fix and planned maintenance services
    • Network rehabilitation
    • Telco mechanical and electrical services; HVAC and racking construction
    • ‘Valet’ services offering full facilities management such as that at Scott Base in Antarctica

  • Asset Management

    • Technical facilities management; legacy networks and technical facilities (such as exchange buildings or data centres)
    • Building facilities management
    • Specialist remote critical network asset management services including lighthouse and maritime service facilities management
    • Lifecycle planning

  • Asset Renewal

    • Planned and proactive maintenance
    • Power and telco asset renewal modelling and business cases
    • Predictive modelling
    • Rehabilitation and renewal planning
    • Due diligence and review of existing structures and buildings