Telecom Site Development

Acquisition and Planning
UTEC’s surveyors, planning, design and build operatives work together to provide the best possible site solutions. Our Visual Impact Assessment experts provide panoramic photography, photomontages and animated visualizations to help local planning authorities understanding the impact the proposal may or may not have.

UTEC has a successful track record of granted applications for projects with major telecom site owners and operators such as Scottish and Southern Energy, Orange and T-Mobile.

Design and Drawing Production
Our design team has the experience and knowledge to create value engineering solutions for the operators. The design work we do for companies such as Arqiva and Wireless Infrastructure Group is for all major operators in the UK wireless telecommunications market and also smaller private and local government services. Our design services also cover local wireless broadband networks in rural and dense urban areas throughout the UK.

Construction Management
UTEC can perform effectively in any kind of adverse site thanks to its equipment and highly experienced staff. UTEC can provide a complete construction package for all types of site and specialize in remote and island sites. Including:

Rooftop Sites, Greenfield Sites, Streetwork Solutions, Upgrades / Site Share, Rapid Deployment Solutions, Mobile and Temporary Sites, Stealth and Specialist Installations, Tower & Monopole Supply, Tower Construction, Tower Maintenance, Rope Access, Microwave Installation, Network Optimization Services, Site Audit and Health & Safety Checks, Term Maintenance / Estates Services

Geotechnical Investigation
As part of our Detailed Design service we can carry out a variety of ground investigation techniques to determine soil parameters. This information is used for Detailed Design production and tendering purposes to ensure a satisfactory design and accurate tender.

Electrical Site Design and Survey
Existing sites are checked for spare capacity and safety for the addition of proposed users. All information required for a complete design solution is gathered and used to produce detailed design drawings and tenders. Installations are all carried out and tested to the latest standards and legislations.

Project Management
UTEC is available to provide Site / Project managers that cover all aspects of on site management for contractors of various sizes. Recently specializing in contracts concerning the drilling and infilling of disused oil shale and salt mines in Scotland and England. Throughout the duration of these projects UTEC StarNet is able to produce AutoCAD drawings and 3D models which are useful for both client information and record purposes.

Rigging Services
All our riggers have been trained to the highest standard and have undergone RF training and refresher climbing/access courses with team leaders achieving supervisor roped access qualifications.

UTEC can provide rigging teams for steelwork and antenna installation throughout the UK. Despite the inaccessibility of many Telecom sites we are well equipped for the demands of remote highlands and island sites with our own 4X4 and All-Terrain Vehicles. UTEC utilizes the ARGOCAT 8X8 response which allows to quickly and safely reach the site regardless of terrain or weather conditions.

Tower Supply and Installation
UTEC can source and install telecommunications towers to suit the needs of the client including bespoke designs and heavy duty towers. We can offer a complete package and carry out the installation and commissioning of the tower in addition to the supply and installation of any required steelwork or antenna rigging.