Manager, Fiber Design

Grande Communications Networks, LLC Bellingham , WA 98226

Posted 2 months ago

Company- Wave

Position Overview:

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

Is this the career opportunity you've been searching for? Yes? Then let us know about you - apply now!

Qualifications

Education

Required:

  • AA or BA/BS

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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