Jr. Outside Plant Engineer

Verizon Communications Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 5 months ago

What you'll be doing...

You'll be managing all engineering, maintenance, and enhancements to the Outside Plant Telephony Network, including structures, cables, and associated equipment. This critical role will coordinate with a variety of teams and have direct contact with business and residential customers. You'll work in diverse environments, both indoors and outdoors, to solve complex problems and implement innovative solutions to keep our customers happy.This role will focus around Outside Plant design, construction, GIS knowledge, splicing and testing, and municipality permitting experience.

What we're looking for...

You know a lot about outside plant engineering practices. You enjoy analyzing problems and having the autonomy to select and implement the right solutions. While you work well independently, you are also a great team player and enjoy leading colleagues and coordinating efforts to ensure best outcomes. No stranger to a fast-paced environment, you manage multiple assignments and competing priorities while staying focused on important deadlines. As a strong communicator, you can quickly build relationships with a diverse range of people and explain complex technical issues in a way that everyone can understand.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or one or more years of work experience.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • A valid driver's license.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical/science/mathematics or in a related field.

  • Outside plant engineering experience.

  • Knowledge of permitting and ROWs in the Charlotte NC area.

  • Splicing and testing experience (either physically doing splicing and testing or experience designing and understanding a splice diagram).

  • GIS system knowledge (does not have to be a specific system).

  • Ability to review CAD drafts.

  • Understanding of the CDOT/NCDOT ROW processes and CDOT FTTP build.

  • Ability to work independently or in the field with limited supervision while in the field.

  • Designing additions, upgrades, repairs and enhancements.

  • Leading large scale complex projects.

  • Managing vendor relationships.

  • Selecting and pricing solutions based on the most effective, efficient, and timely design.

  • Coordinating with internal departments and liaising with residential and business end-users, building contractors, and property owners to implement solutions appropriately.

  • CCNP.

  • Experience with Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, AutoCAD and G-Suite Applications.

  • Experience with working application of engineering systems and databases such as VENUE, CoFEE, SiteTraker, Tableau, VCCP, Cheetah, OASIS, FUZE, NAR.

  • Knowledge of NG-PON2 Engineering with previous PON engineering experience.

  • Knowledge of SONET and ROADM Technologies.

  • Understanding of the CDOT/NCDOT ROW processes.

  • Understanding of the CDOT FTTP build.

  • Ability to work independently or in the field with limited supervision while in the field.

When you join Verizon...

You'll have the power to go beyond doing the work that's transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you'll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we'll go far.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.


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