Full TimeUnited States - Ohio - ElyriaPosted 05/04/2021Areas of interest: Engineering, Inside Plant Facilities - Headend & Hub, IT Management/Project Management, Network OperationsRequisition Number: 281011BREIP505
Manage all associated Inside Plant activities. Manage staff responsible for the reception, and distribution of off-air, satellite, microwave, and digital transport programming up to the outside plant utilizing coaxial cable, microwave, and fiber optic transmission technologies. This includes the installation, construction, operation and repair of all equipment associated with the HE, Hubs and Optical Transport Network (OTN). Provide direction on day-to-day activities. .
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manage staff responsible for the reception, and distribution of off-air, satellite, microwave, and digital transport programming up to the outside plant utilizing coaxial cable, microwave, and fiber optic transmission technologies.
Develop an effective Inside Plant Operations team and assist them with developing their skills and process adherence as to drive a high performance culture and environment
Responsible for the hiring, firing, training, development, and performance management of staff.
Ensure all cabling, equipment installation, power and cooling is in compliance with corporate TQA standards
Ensure field compliance with corporate standards, as well as Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations
Assist in the budgeting processes.
Ensure ongoing training for technical personnel
Establish positive employee relations through effective communication and ongoing support
Participate in assembling capital budget needs
Notify senior management of activities and issues
Handle and resolve difficult issues
Set priorities for leads and participate in the review of performance of staff
Ensure all required logs, records and other documentation are in compliance with company and FCC technical requirements
Manage on-call rotation as necessary
Perform other duties as requested by manager
BASIC / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, and / or equivalent work experience
Minimum of eight (8) years HeadEnd Engineer, cable technician or Telecom work experience
Minimum of four (4) years Network Engineering experience
Minimum of four (4) years Management / supervisory experience
Minimum of two (2) years Project Management experience
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License and safe driving record.
Individual has gained pertinent vendor certifications to bolster his or her effectiveness, such as: HVAC (Liebert, Trane, etc.), UPS / Inverter Vendor Certifications (Liebert, Alpha, etc.), Transport Vendor Certifications and Training (Aurora, Cisco, ARRIS, etc.)
Must be able to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires and to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting.
Should be able to read general system layouts from blue prints and system maps.
In-depth proficiency of designing, installing and maintaining critical facility systems and service delivery equipment for all products.
Knowledge of National Electric Code and National Electric Safety Code.
In-depth understanding of and demonstrated ability to teach advanced video networking, IP networking and DOCSIS.
Work in a 24x7, fast paced environment
Work and travel in inclement weather.
Work performed near power facilities and electricity
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