Wave Broadband is currently searching for a Fiber Design Manager in our Bellingham, WA office. The successful candidate will have project management skills, ability to work independently, knowledge of construction practices for outside plant cable placement, sufficient experience with computers and have a background in all phases of network design utilizing OSP Insight software. The position requires telecommunications engineering experience.
The primary position responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Planning and designing Fiber routes
Provide leadership and management guidance to department staff
Motivate, counsel, and develop team-orientation among staff
Assist with budget and forecast planning
Conduct equipment qualification
Work with Construction PM's and/or field personnel to ensure quality and timely delivery of our services.
Provide remote technical support as necessary to perform field service and additional assistance as required
Provide technical support by telephone conference, or through visits, to installers, customers and contractors
Provide project scope for new Fiber services
Assist in troubleshooting Fiber plant (as necessary)
Design and document Fiber plant, active and passive devices
Create and maintain appropriate technical documentation
Analyze and recommend upgrade/expansion strategies
Create and maintain project time line schedules
Create/maintain plant Quarterly plant expansion reports
Knowledgeable experience with Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, and Google Earth.
Participate in the development and the enforcement of network standards and procedures
Work flexible hours (may include some after-hours work including nights and weekends)
Maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic that can provide high productivity with minimal supervision.
Develop and maintain productive relationship with the personnel of other utilities, developers, property owners, government and regulatory officials which can favorably or unfavorably impact the construction, installations and maintenance of Wave Broadband's plan and services. Must be able to resolve complaints and other issues to maintain positive relationship
Participates in engineering, permit and construction processes
Some travel required
Perform all work as necessary to conform to quality control guidelines (includes compliance with requirements outlined in applicable regulations such as: OSHA, FCC, NESC and NEC, etc ; as well as following procedures as outlined in the Installation, Technical, Operations, and Safety Manuals, and Employee Handbook)
Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
Our ideal candidate will possess:
Experience with Fiber network documentation tools
Knowledge of Fiber construction practices
College degree or equivalent experience
Strong analytical skills - ability to translate data to strategy
Ability to think creatively and strategically
Strong communication skills are absolutely essential as is a cooperative attitude toward co-workers and third party vendors
Excellent organization and time management skills
Visual design skills are a strong plus
Ability to interact effectively with other team members.
Must be able to work independently without supervision
Ability to adhere to Local, Federal regulations and Company policies
Valid driver's license, auto insurance, with a satisfactory driving record
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Diverse Workforce / EEO:
WaveDivision Holdings (WDH) recognizes and strongly supports the benefits of a diverse workforce, and strives to provide a culture that recognizes the unique contributions of each of our employees. WDH requires a drug test, background check, employment and education verification as conditions of employment. WDH is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, and the presence of a non-job related handicap or disability, or any other legally protected status.
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