Construction Planner I
Company: Cox Communications Inc
Posted on: November 8, 2019
As a Construction Planner, you will be a pivotal member of an
exciting high energy team. The Construction Planner plans,
coordinates, constructs, builds, repairs, and inspects Hybrid Fiber
Coax (HFC) networks to provide voice, video, and data to
residential and commercial customers. Coordinates with other
utilities for permits, joint trench, pole applications, and service
Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions
Performs field engineering of proposed projects and ensures
alternative routing delivers the most cost
Effective design for construction.
Coordinates all customer implementation activities including site
walk-throughs, node placements and subcontract labor.
Coordinates contractor work, coordinate and/or obtains permits,
access, or ROW agreements where applicable, distributes design
prints and other necessary working documents. Negotiates and
approves design or construction changes.
Researches and reviews plans, gathers necessary data and listing
material requirements for project.
Coordinates with public works personnel, developers, commercial
customers, building owners, and utilities on joint trench
Maintains workflow databases and updates schedules. Participates in
managing and estimating (revenue) cost forecasts, material
planning, capital and expense budgets.
Estimates construction costs, prepares budgets, and tracks
Participates in managing and estimating revenue forecasts, material
planning, capital and expense budgets.
Verifies serviceability, surveys proposed service routing, and
estimates material, construction, and labor costs.
Initiates customer contacts, coordinates and/or secures access or
ROW agreements, completes route designs, and takes necessary steps
to meet customer needs.
May order materials or coordinate with administrative personnel;
may verify and reconcile invoices.
May plan and allocate fibers for splicing and activation.
May inspect construction work or coordinate inspection
Releases addresses as serviceable and notifies other departments of
As projects are completed, perform tasks to close tasks in
database/tool, reconcile assets, and generate reports to ensure
proper closure of project.Qualifications:Minimum
HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience
1 or more year of experience in related field (ie.Construction
Planning or Network Operations) with a Telecommunications
Basic knowledge of the HFC Plant to include: understanding of the
telecom infrastructure, how service is 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 deadlines.
Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills to
work effectively with teams throughout organization
Must be self-motivated and enjoy a challenging fast paced work
Valid local state Drivers License with driving record that meets
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 infrastructure, how service is
provided; fiber to node; power supply and trunk knowledge
Knowledge of Window based applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel,
Experience in telecommunications industry desired.
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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