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Network Planning Engineer (Remote)

  • Location: Charlotte, 28277
  • Salary: $41.64 - $41.64 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract to Hire

Posted 7 months ago

Position: Network Planning Engineer
Location: Remote
Hourly Rate: $41.64/hr.
Term: 12 Months 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Monitor and report network growth (bandwidth and physical capacity) and trend such growth to trigger augments and ensure capacity for our Brightspeed customers.
  • The output of the work will be opportunities directed to field/design planning and engineering teams for implementation of the plan(s) through the procurement and installation of necessary network transport equipment to satisfy the growth prior to exhaust.

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience.
  • Basic relevant engineering and /or planning experience in areas including interdisciplinary network transport, SONET, wave division multiplexing, outside plant DSL, PON, FTTC XGSPON and general telecommunications engineering principles.
  • General understanding of Federal, State, and Local regulations that govern the placement of Telecommunication Equipment.
  • Knowledge of network planning processes and associated data analysis principles including capacity management.
  • Competent computer skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, interpersonal skills, patience in aiding less-experienced individuals as well as practical negotiation skills.

  • Ability to generate and manage capacity reporting data via self-created spreadsheets, databases and or programs.
  • Have working experience with, or be able to demonstrate aptitude to learn, mechanized systems designed to support capacity planning and engineering processes including the Trunk Inventory Record Keeping System (TIRKS), CNDC ASPEN Portal, LCAM, Metasolv, Fireworks, and WFMT or equivalent engineering systems.