Senior Construction Engineer
Primary Location: 6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Springfield, VA, US Division: Cox Communications Job Level: Individual Contributor Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job Requisition Number: 216872_18568856 Cox Communications is searching for a Senior OSP Construction Engineer who will serve as a region or market subject matter expert (SME) for OSP Construction. You will manage and lead efforts that support construction standards, design viability, cutover processes, compliance, QC/QA, and Proof of Performance reporting. You will be called upon to assist with difficult technical issues presented to the Construction teams as well as lead in critical construction projects that result in improved network quality and productivity performance. You will serve as a SME for planned significant network construction events and cutovers. You will train and/or assist in development of Planner/Construction Specialist training of construction practices, new initiatives, technologies, requirement gathering for tool/quality management tracking and reporting, compliance and audit activity. Supports enterprise initiatives and is the Center POC on key Upgrade technical issues and initiatives. Responsible to ensure Regional Construction teams follow NESC Telecommunications build standards, equipment placement sizing standards. Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions: Responsible for development and oversight of cutover and activation processes associated with various RF/Optical architectures as well as planned significant construction events. Develops, reviews, and implements cutover sheet for node migration activities. Partners with regions to complete Proof of Performance testing for various network architectures including node certifications. Responsible for review of Proof of Performance testing as it relates to construction projects. Develops Enterprise construction power supply design and implementation processes. Provides key technical data and reports that assists leaders in directing work force. Assists in troubleshooting complex issues related to N+0 network and design. Partners with adjoining organizations (MTC/Field/DOCSIS) to develop and ensure trouble resolution processes are effective. Analyzes varied statistical data for trending the performance of the N+0 network per N+0 architecture. Develops methods and procedures with Process Engineer and may provide training to the Field Network Technician workforce and OSPC. Coordinates directly with Regional and Market OSP Engineers, OSPM, OSPC and Divisional Engineers on Regional N+0 Performance. Implements internal processes that are critical to the performance of the N+0 network. Proactively identifies ways to improve processes and procedures; makes recommendations to management. SME contributor to NT 2.0 Playbook material. Responsible for tool, tracker, and software compliance as it relates to COE and Market initiatives. Proficient knowledge of tracking large scale construction projects is a must. Strong working knowledge of standardized industry QC/QA practices as it relates to telecom OSP construction. The ability to obtain buy-in, implement, integrate, and manage compliance and quality with Boundary Partners and Vendors. Qualifications: Minimum: Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this US based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.) - 5+ years of experience in related field (ie Construction, Engineering, Technical Operations) or academic equivalent training or projects.- Knowledge of N+0 and HFC networks including RF/Optical infrastructure Knowledge of current fiber technologies Stong knowledge of telecom QC/QA practices along with a compliance driven background Expert level knowledge of work tools and test equipment: TnC Diagnostics, signal level meters, signal leakage, GNIS, N+0 Status Monitoring, Reverse path monitoring, RFI Meter, Spectrum Analyzer, TDR / OTDR Working knowledge of office tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, VISIO, Adobe, MS Office, SharePoint, Data Base Reporting (OBIEE) Preferred: 10+ years of experience BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly preferred (ie Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical degree). Certifications: NESC, NEC Experience in telecommunications industry Experience in telecommunications infrastructure construction Participation in SCTE and related certifications. Project management experience Who We Are About Cox Communications Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique. About Cox We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com. Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page. 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