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The Planning Engineer II applies approved technologies and architectures to specific requirements for additions to support growth and new services at Lumen.
The Main Responsibilities
Develops/defines plans for the implementation of new plant construction or modifications to existing facilities.
Prepares plans and specifications, to include gathering field data.
Assures that the most feasible, practical and economical means to complete the work are utilized. Provides cost data to support capital planning and budgeting.
Monitors and controls project expenditures.
Oversees the installation/construction and testing of plant facilities.
Skilled in planning and/or engineering.
Analyzes local and wide area network systems and/or customer network environment, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting operating systems and protocol suites and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges and other devices.
Resolves interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms including e-mail, files transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing and the like.
Configures systems to user environments.
Supports acquisition and implementation of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed.
Requires direction and guidance with few tasks.
What We Look For in a Candidate
Fully seasoned with 5+ years professional experience with a Bachelor's Degree
Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.
Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.
Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
Strong data/economic analysis skills
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Detail oriented with an intense focus on quality
Proven track record as adept and effective project manager
Exceptional organizational, prioritization, and communications skills
Strong computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Excel, Access, Visio & SQL
Positive and professional attitude, appearance, and demeanor
Master's degree in related field and 2+ years of related experience
Experience in an engineering role that included a substantial business/financial focus
What to Expect Next
Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.
Requisition #: 261352
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Salary Range *Salary Min : *57600
*Salary Max : *128400
This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.
This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.
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Salary Range *Salary Min : *57600
*Salary Max : *128400
This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.