Cox Communications, Inc
Cox Communications is seeking a Construction Planner to join our Construction
and Planning team. 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 issues.
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 projects.
Maintains workflow databases and updates schedules. Participates in managing
and estimating (revenue) cost forecasts, material planning, capital and expense
Estimates construction costs, prepares budgets, and tracks expenses.
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
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 assignments.
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
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 company
Basic knowledge of the HFC Plant to include: understanding of the telecomm 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.
Proficient using Computer and Microsoft Office Suite (Adobe,Word, Outlook, Excel) applications in a work setting
Excellent interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization
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 infrastructure, how service is provided; fiber to node; power supply and trunk knowledge
Knowledge of Window based applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
Experience in telecommunications industry desired.
Familiarity / Exposure to reading civil engineering maps.
Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com .
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.
Cox Communications, Inc.
US-AZ-Tucson-1440 E 15th St
Cox Communications, Inc
Website : http://www.cox.com
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