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Network Capacity Planning Engineer, Hargray Communications in Bluffton, SC at Hargray

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Hargray’ s Mission – To Envision and deliver customer delight

 

At Hargray, we are looking for people to join our Outside Plant team who is extremely detail-oriented and extraordinarily passionate.  We thrive on designing simple and scalable solutions to complex problems and delivering leading-edge technology to our customers.

 

We are looking for exceptionally ambitious and communicative hands-on Engineer who is comfortable working with ever-changing processes and procedures as part of a cross-functional team, have experience working in fast-paced environments, and who have the passion, skills, and dedication to take our network to the next level.

 

The OSP Network Capacity Planner will be responsible for the overall planning, design and capacity management of the physical communications network for all plant types: Fiber, Copper and HFC. The planner is the asset manager, sets design standards and implementation methods and procedures, monitors current and future capacity to ensure continued implementation growth without exhaustion. The Network Planner must work collaboratively with members of other departments and closely with Network Engineering to establish capacity requirements and associated budgets.

 

We are open to hiring the right talent in our Norcross, GA, Savannah, GA, Bluffton, SC or Macon, GA or Perry GA market. This role would require travel depending on the project needs.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Monitors network capacity to ensures physical capacity is in line with implementation plans
  • Responsible to prepare plans and budgets to relieve critical network congestion and required cutovers
  • Responsible for the overall growth and project planning in collaboration with both residential and commercial sales objectives.
  • Prioritized builds based on available budgets and works closely with the Network Engineering Planner to leverage active network capacity
  • Prepares a schedule for completion and tracks key deliverables of the projects in a systemic manner
  • Collaborates on a strategy to manage and track various aspects of all active network projects
  • Ensures asset tracking records are constantly updated to reflect the current status at all times
  • Prepares reports and makes presentations internally and externally as appropriate
  • Ensure that the project is completed as budgeted and on time
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

 

  • Must have Bachelors’ degree or 10yrs equivalent Outside Plant network experience
  • Senior project management experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills
  • Prior experience working with and managing diverse teams
  • Outstanding communication and intrapersonal skills, both written and verbal; ability to interact with a variety of personalities in a variety of environments
  • Extensive experience in managing budgets
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and creative problem-solving
  • Ability to work under pressure and long hours
  • Must have solid judgment skills and maintain ethical practices and integrity in all aspects of the job
  • Must have excellent computer skills
  • Ability to travel to various markets

 

EOE/ Disability