Design Engineer - Hargray Fiber

Hargray Communications Savannah , GA 31401

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description:

General Description of Position:

Responsible for the design and cost estimates pertaining to new-build and over-build of Hargray's OSP facilities in new markets.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops overall OSP system design for new developments and over-builds for copper, HFC and fiber facilities.

  • Prepares conduit drawings for power companies and developers.

  • Prepares and provides splicing diagrams to construction engineers for copper, HFC and fiber platforms.

  • Develops HFC system design parameters.

  • Determines fiber loss budgets, quantities and routes for Metro-Ethernet, DSLAM(s), camera sites, T-1, HFC nodes, transport and customer pt-to-pt systems.

  • Evaluates new OSP products and designs for possible implementation.

  • Assists in preparation of the annual engineering budget.

  • Initiates OSP work orders for construction.

  • Uses CAD/AM/FM design software to produce copper, HFC and fiber designs and bill of materials.

  • Forecasts service demands to develop short, medium and long range plans.

  • Works with network engineers to incorporate network elements.

  • Prepares and maintains detailed assignment documents on fiber projects and communicates these with facilities engineering.

  • Prepares detailed drawings, cost estimates and material requirements for planned installation of OSP facilities.

  • Works with facilities to prepare methods and procedures for cutover on new or rearranged plant facilities.

  • Provides current new development land base and notifies mapping technicians when all changes are complete.

  • Provides as-built HFC drawings to mapping technicians.

  • Work with mapping technicians to provide/create/update special maps for OSP, sales, and management.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned to ensure effective operation of department.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Prior experience as OSP Design Engineer or 5+ years OSP experience in cable construction and maintenance.

  • Must demonstrate understanding of communications distribution networks on fiber, copper, and HFC platforms.

  • Solid knowledge in OSP construction methods and practices as set by RUS, Telecordia, and BICSI.

  • Experience in Microstation CADD software desired, Bentley Coms specific is a plus.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Visio, Excel, and Word.


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