Full TimeUnited States - South Carolina - West ColumbiaPosted 05/04/2021Areas of interest: Construction, TechnicianRequisition Number: 280232BREFR105
JOB SUMMARY Under minimal supervision, responsible for project managing multiple, complex, large fiber SMB and enterprise construction projects including validating current plan design based on company records, and gathering relevant information regarding scope of work and costs related to lager interconnect fiber builds and splicing documentation and coordination. Coordinate multiple advanced, complex construction projects through in-house labor for building, repairing and maintaining Hybrid Fiber Coaxial (HFC) and fiber plant. Ensure quality of work performed meets established technical standards and company policies.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
Coordinate multiple advanced, complex SMB and enterprise construction projects for building, repairing and maintaining Hybrid Fiber Coaxial (HFC) and fiber plant.
Complete and certify SMB/Hospitality builds.
Oversee large interconnect fiber builds, as well as splicing documentation and coordination.
Coordinate enterprise fiber construction where muxes and demuxes are deployed in the field.
Coordinate complex SMB/MDU Design and video products (Q2Q and Clear QAM).
Coordinate DWDM core upgrades.
Coordinate with engineers and developers in designing the plant by performing site surveys of as-built and proposed projects.
Assist Design team in fiber optic documentation.
Actively participate in Design meetings.
Complete Bill of Materials, cost estimates, PO and CPR.
Ensure map databases are updated with any system changes per company design specifications.
Prepare system maps and/or print packages for distribution.
Perform site inspections for quality control in accordance with Technical Quality Assurance (TQA) standards.
Coordinate permitting and make ready process.
Provide oversight of contract labor management, including adherence to scope of work and quality standards.
Respond to customer concerns.
Communicate with Project Manager or designated supervisor regarding concerns about construction progress.
Perform emergency locates as necessary.
Assist in providing on the job training and mentoring to Construction Coordinator I and Construction Coordinator II.
Adhere to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.
Know, understand and follow company policies.
Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, and suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner Ability to use the following hand tools: electric drills, hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 32 ft. high and 90 pounds) Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting Ability to read general system layouts from blueprints Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with position (e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters, etc.) Ability to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs) Ability to work while standing 50-70% of the time Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections Ability to use handheld communication devices and applications Ability to dig in all types of soil Ability to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner Ability to operate machinery used for underground/overhead cable installation Ability to prioritize and organize effectively Ability to work independently Ability to use personal computer, mobile, and software applications Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics Knowledge of company products and services Knowledge of National Electric Code and National Electrical Safety Code Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Education High School Diploma or equivalent work experience Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E) preferred
Related Work Experience Number of Years Construction Coordinator II or equivalent work experience- preferred 1+
Certifications and/or Licenses Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within company required standards
NCTI Fiber Installation & Activation
NCTI Fiber Testing and Maintenance or,
SCTE Broadband Transportation Specialist
WORKING CONDITIONS Office and field environment Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements, crawlspaces and/or manholes Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night Work performed near power lines and electricity Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles Work and travel in inclement weather May be required to work an on-call rotation as the business needs dictate Occasionally required to work overtime as the business needs dictate Ability to work weekends or a second shift as the business needs dictate Work in commercial or factory type environments
EOE Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability
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