Construction Planner I
Company: Cox Communications Inc
Posted on: July 6, 2019
As a Construction Planner, you will be a pivotal member of
an exciting high energy team. The Construction Planner plans,
constructs, builds, repairs, and inspects Hybrid Fiber Coax
(HFC) networks to provide voice, video, and data to residential and
customers. Coordinates with other utilities for permits, joint
applications, and service issues.
Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions
Performs field engineering of
proposed projects and ensures alternative routing delivers the most
Effective design for construction.
Coordinates all customer
implementation activities including site walk-throughs, node
Coordinates contractor work,
coordinate and/or obtains permits, access, or ROW agreements where
distributes design prints and other necessary working documents.
approves design or construction changes.
Researches and reviews plans,
gathers necessary data and listing material requirements for
Coordinates with public works
personnel, developers, commercial customers, building owners, and
joint trench projects.
Maintains workflow databases and
updates schedules. Participates in managing and estimating
forecasts, material planning, capital and expense budgets.
Estimates construction costs,
prepares budgets, and tracks expenses.
Participates in managing and
estimating revenue forecasts, material planning, capital and
Verifies serviceability, surveys
proposed service routing, and estimates material, construction, and
Initiates customer contacts,
coordinates and/or secures access or ROW agreements, completes
and takes necessary steps to meet customer needs.
May order materials or coordinate
with administrative personnel; may verify and reconcile
May plan and allocate fibers for
splicing and activation.
May inspect construction work or
coordinate inspection assignments.
Releases addresses as serviceable
and notifies other departments of serviceability.
As projects are completed, perform
tasks to close tasks in database/tool, reconcile assets, and
to ensure proper closure of project.
HS diploma, GED or relevant work
1 or more year of experience in
related field (ie.Construction Planning or Network Operations) with
Basic knowledge of the HFC Plant
to include: understanding of the telecom infrastructure, how
provided; fiber to node; power supply, and trunk knowledge.
Strong organization skills with
the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks and/or to meet
Strong verbal and written
communication skills required.
communication and collaborative skills to work effectively with
Must be self-motivated and enjoy a
challenging fast paced work environment.
Valid local state Drivers License
with driving record that meets Cox standards.
Familiarity with Optix
AS/AA or Technical Certification
in related discipline desired
Basic knowledge of the HFC and
Fiber Plant to include: understanding of the telecom
service is provided; fiber to node; power supply and trunk
Knowledge of Window based
applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
Experience in telecommunications
Familiarity / Exposure to reading
civil engineering maps.
About 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. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better
future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers,
communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique. Cox
Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a
family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor James M. Cox.Cox
is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified
applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment
without regard to that individual's 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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