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What you’ll be doing...
Join our Wireline Engineering team where you will work on new technologies and find ways to meet our Fiber Deployment Project needs and work with innovative ideas to document Fiber Inventory. Inventory Management System. You will work on a diverse range of complex problems and regularly lead multiple, technically complex, large-scale projects. You will be working in the Local Market Wireline Engineering Team and will be working closely and partnering with Network Planning, RAN Engineering, Operations and process organizations to drive the Technology solutions. You will lead critical business deliverables in the Fiber Inventory Management System. The system manages the fiber inventory, engineering design, build, consumption and reporting functions and plays a critical role in One Fiber, 5G and iEN programs in the company. The Fiber Inventory Management Specialist will be responsible for the documentation of physical fiber paths across the One Fiber Market.You will assist in the management of the inventory of fiber network through database tracking of fiber routes, fiber enclosures, fiber optic cable, conduit and demand point’s list data.
Use Fiber Inventory Management (FIM) Tool & Google Earth Pro to document routes for underground and aerial fiber optic cable in private and public right of ways from both desktop reviews and construction as-builts.
View aerial imagery, websites and other documentation to locate cell towers, customer sites, easements to assist the Engineering team.
Manage the conversion of source data into drawings (e.g. Shape/KML/KMZ files) showing placement of existing & new fiber optic cable in various markets.
Ensure fiber optic database is current and accurate by inputting data regarding location of fibers and fiber enclosures into the Fiber Inventory data management system.
Participate in design and review of new Fiber Mapping enhancements and integrations.
Effectively interface and professionally communicate with Executive Management and colleagues in Engineering, Pricing, OSP Third Party Engineering & Construction Vendor, Project Management,Network Engineering, Finance and Accounting, among others under tight timelines.
Create simple ad-hoc or presentation-quality maps, depending on the situation, for senior management, engineers, account executives and peers.
Prepare information in various formats (e.g., maps, spreadsheets, slides) for executive management, construction project management, field operations, and network operations when requested.
Organize workday efficiently to maximize productivity by utilizing proper time management Techniques.
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Three or more years of relevant work experience.
Even better if you have:
A degree in Engineering or related field.
Five or more years of experience in the telecommunications industry.
Knowledge of engineering principles within OSP/ISP job related functional area to include general practices, procedures and industry standards.
Knowledge of engineering/design and review, extensive construction and field knowledge, working knowledge of permitting requirements/processes.
Strong computer Skills (Databases, Processes, and Administrative) - Robust knowledge and skill for more complex applications to include Word, Excel, Visio, AutoCAD, Micro station, 3GIS, ArcGIS, Google Earth and other OSP telco industry standard software platforms.
Demonstrated superior organizational, interpersonal, negotiation, people development and operational skills.
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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