Working as a Manager of Outside Planning & Design, you will be responsible for the planning, design and analysis of the outside plant facilities/network in an individual contributor role. You will perform the detailed design for all required feeder facility relief including Central Office transfers, major undertakings and/or routine activities after closely coordinating with the Planning group. Key Roles and Responsibilities
Analyzes growth trends for an assigned geographical turf to determine the need for placement of fiber and equipment for growth or relief or whether to delay capital expenditures. Updates forecasts based on analysis to size fiber and equipment called for by the planner on handoffs. Analyzes data and makes technology choices. This also includes the decisions needed to replace older technology being displaced by contractual obligations, damages, disasters or obsolescence. Provides detailed plans for fiber placement and sizing to accommodate both wireless and non-wireless requirements. Researches and assigns facilities for fiber based service requests. Provides technical guidance to OSP Design Engineers and/or training to Engineering Assistants and new planners.
Typically a high school diploma, GED or equivalent related network experience; additional technical training desired. Typically 1-3 years network related technical experience.
Three (3) years experience in outside plant engineering/design or planning preferred. Extensive knowledge of all aspects of outside plant. STEM degree preferred. Knowledge of OSP facilities and workprints required
Must have a satisfactory driving record and valid drivers license
Outside Plant engineering or Construction experience
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)