Network Implementation Engineer II

Brightspeed


Date: Sep 22, 2022
City: Traverse City, MI
Contract type: Full time
Brightspeed

Company Description

At Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South.

Backed by funds managed by Apollo Global Management, our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience.  

Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality….designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none.

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Job Description

Brightspeed is searching for a Network Implementation Engineer II to join our team! As a Network Implementation Engineer II, you will be responsible for the design and preparation of engineering work orders for land developments, new buildings, single line requests, rehab, DSL, FTTN, FTTH, FTTT, road relocations, augmentation projects and special circuit requests.  You will be utilizing the following tools; NDS, AutoCAD, Fireworks/Bid master, JDS, FORTE, WFMT, ARMOR, TIRKS, LFACS, and the full suite of Microsoft Office. As an OSP field engineer you will be assigned a geographic area and will be responsible for all OSP job requests. In this role you will design and acquire civil permits, maintain positive interaction with internal and external customers, maintain open conversation with planning and all company departments providing a high quality of service to Brightspeed customers. 

As Network Implementation Engineer II, your responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing/defining plans for the implementation of new plant construction or modifications to existing facilities 
  • Preparing plans and specifications, to include gathering field data 
  • Assuring that the most feasible, practical, and economical means to complete the work are utilized 
  • Providing cost data to support capital planning and budgeting 
  • Monitoring and controlling project expenditure 
  • Overseeing the installation/construction and testing of plant facilities 
  • Analyzing local and wide area network systems and/or customer network environment, including planning, designing, evaluating, selecting operating systems and protocol suites, and configuring communication media with concentrators, bridges, and other devices 
  • Resolving interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms including e-mail, files transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing and the like 
  • Configuring systems to user environments 
  • Supporting acquisition and implementation of hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed 

Qualifications

WHAT IT TAKES TO CATCH OUR EYE: 

  • Associate degree or equivalent education and relevant experience 
  • 8 years related experience in telecommunications, engineering, or network planning or equivalent 
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in planning and/or engineering 
  • Knowledgeable and able to work in appropriate systems and Microsoft Office 
  • Ability to work with Planning, Operations, and all internal and external customers, maintain budget, and assist with forecasting budgets 
  • Ability to maintain positive interaction between all governing authorities 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

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Additional Information

WHY JOIN US? 

We aspire to contemporary ways of working.

We are committed to being a leader in defining a new way to work because we recognize the changing mindset of today's workforce. We are opening a new, state-of-the-art corporate HQ in Charlotte, NC and our current priority is to make it a truly vibrant destination by hiring talent in the greater Charlotte Area who are interested in a hybrid remote/office work arrangement. As always, however, we are also open to providing sensible remote options to talent outside of the Charlotte area. Why? Because our purpose is to reimagine how people work, learn, play and connect! 

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. 

Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through physical, emotional and financial health. 

We are committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve. 

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of our grounding belief in Being Real. When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be fierce advocates for more accessible, inclusive and high-quality internet, because we believe doing so promotes equity in the communities we serve. 

Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

 

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