Fiber Construction Engineer (Northern California)
Posted on: May 19, 2019
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services
company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the
digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems
management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting,
cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband,
voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a
robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a
360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit
CenturyLink for more information.
The Construction Engineer is responsible for all aspects of
completing the delivery of new telecommunications networks in one
or more locations through vendor management and vendor engagement;
including supervising the estimating, design, engineering,
scheduling and construction implementation of multiple network
infrastructure deployment projects.
- Defines and reviews comprehensive plans for large, complex,
highly technical projects that cover the following: phased delivery
plan; resource requirements, project costs, project schedule; risk
assessment and mitigation; opex and capital budget requirements;
team structure and accountability matrix; project governance and
- Effectively leads a cross-functional team in the planning and
execution of large, projects. Team may include company employees
from various internal departments as well as outside contractors
and engineering firms. Construction Engineer must establish and
drive clear accountability for all outside vendors and create an
environment that enables high performance.
- Leads the solution deployment. Covering everything from the
network architecture, construction methodologies, material
selection, acquisition and handling, field installation activities,
project acceptance activities, and operational hand-over
- Responsible for in-scope, on schedule, on budget delivery.
Establishes the appropriate project team structure, reporting and
metrics to measure, monitor performance against plan reporting
frequent status updates to internal stakeholders
- Demonstrated ability to lead and positively motivate
cross-functional teams of engineers, construction managers,
contractors and consulting employees to successful completion of
- Ability to drive vendors to complete projects on time and meet
aggressive timelines. Must be able to prioritize a heavy workload
and stay flexible on meeting internal schedules.
A Bachelor's degree and/or 7-10 plus years of relevant job
experience. Relevant job background, knowledge, and experience is
- Outside Plant Engineering/Construction
- Personal experience estimating, engineering, permitting and
constructing OSP Projects.
- A knowledge base full of OSP Engineering standards and
- Firsthand experience in OSP operations, administration, and
- The principles and practices behind Fiber Network Management
(e.g. route planning, fiber assignments, capacity management, fiber
types, splicing requirements, testing requirements, and power
- Strategic customer relationship management.
- Strong general business acumen.
- Exceptional organizational, prioritization and written/verbal
- Proven creative problem solver.
- Proven results in building strong peer level
relationships-coordination and alignment with the managers who will
ultimately operate the network is considered imperative to overall
success of these projects.
- Strong computer skills with emphasis using Microsoft Word,
Excel and Project as well as a variety of mapping programs.
- Office- Sits 5-7 hours per day; Bend, reach, stoop and crouch,
lift 10 lbs.
Alternate Location: US-California-Fresno; US-California-Sacramento;
US-California-San Francisco; US-California-Walnut Creek
Requisition #: 212480
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment.
A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website
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persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national
origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic
characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation,
gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other
legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We
do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment
decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion,
benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate
the general nature and level of work performed by employees within
this classification. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned
to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change
based on changing business needs and conditions.
Keywords: CenturyLink, Fresno , Fiber Construction Engineer (Northern California), IT / Software / Systems , Fresno, California
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