OSP III Construction Engineer

Cox Communications Inc
Herndon, VA
Jan 19, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Primary Location: 5958 Kingstowne Ctr, Herndon, VA, USDivision: Cox CommunicationsJob Level: Individual ContributorTravel: NoSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 2110268_17496390VACCINE POLICY: WHERE PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU 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).Cox Communications is searching for a Construction Engineer III 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. As a SME, you will be alled upon to assist with difficult technical issues presented to the Construction teams. You will lead and assist in critical constructionprojects that result in improved network quality and productivity performance. You will serve as technical lead and SME forplanned significant network construction events and cutovers. You will train and/or assist in development of constructionpersonnel training of construction practices, new initiatives, technologies, requirement gathering for tool/qualitymanagement tracking and reporting, compliance and audit activity. You will support enterprise initiatives and you are the Center POCon key. You will upgrade technical issues and initiatives. You will be responsible to ensure Regional Construction teams follow NESCTelecommunications build standards, equipment placement sizing standards.Primary Responsibilities and Esential Functions:Responsible for development and oversight of cutover and activation processes associated with various RF/Opticalarchitectures 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 nodecertifications.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.Becomes SME on new technologies to assist in ensuring department knowledge current.Assists in troubleshooting complex issues related to N+0 network and design.Coordinates / leads projects as directed.Partners with adjoining organizations (MTC/Field/DOCSIS) to develop and ensure trouble resolution processes areeffective.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 Technicianworkforce and OSPC.Coordinates directly with Regional and Market OSP Engineers, OSPM, OSPC and Divisional Engineers on Regional N+0Performance.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 knowledgeof 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 andVendors.Key Skills:Knowledge of N+0 and HFC networks including RF/Optical infrastructureKnowledge of current fiber technologies as deployed by CoxStong knowledge of telecom QC/QA practices along with a compliance driven backgroundExpert 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 / OTDROSP Construction Engineer III v_3 (004).docx 1/13/20222Working knowledge of office tools: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, VISIO, Adobe, MS Office, SharePoint, Data BaseReporting (OBIEE)Qualifications:Minimum:5+ years of experience in related field (ie Construction, Engineering, Technical Operations) or academicequivalent training or projects.Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skills.Excellent collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout the organization.Preferred:BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly preferred (ie Engineering, Computer Science, or similartechnical degree).Certifications: NESC, NECExperience in telecommunications industryExperience in telecommunications infrastructure constructionParticipation in SCTE and related certifications.Project management experienceData analysis recommendationWho We AreAbout Cox CommunicationsCox 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 CoxWe 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 .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.Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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