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Design Engineer, Hargray Communications

Hargray Communications Group, Inc.

Job Description



Hargray’ s Mission – To Envision and deliver customer delight







At Hargray, we are looking for people to join our OSP Design Engineering team who are 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 people who are 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.







Responsible for the design and cost estimates pertaining to new-build and over-build of Hargray’s OSP facilities.







Duties & Responsibilities:






  • Develops overall OSP system design for new developments and over-builds for copper, HFC and fiber facilities.
  • Prepares conduit drawings for power companies and developers.
  • Prepares and provides splicing diagrams to construction engineers for copper, HFC and fiber platforms.
  • Develops HFC system design parameters.
  • Determines fiber loss budgets, quantities, and routes for Metro-Ethernet, DSLAM(s), camera sites, T-1, HFC nodes, transport and customer pt-to-pt systems.
  • Evaluates new OSP products and designs for possible implementation.
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual engineering budget.
  • Initiates OSP work orders for construction.
  • Uses CAD/AM/FM design software to produce copper, HFC and fiber designs and bill of materials.
  • Forecasts service demands to develop short, medium and long-range plans.
  • Works with network engineers to incorporate network elements.
  • Prepares and maintains detailed assignment documents on fiber projects and communicates these with facilities engineering.
  • Prepares detailed drawings, cost estimates and material requirements for the planned installation of OSP facilities.
  • Works with facilities to prepare methods and procedures for cutover on new or rearranged plant facilities.
  • Provides current new development land base and notifies mapping technicians when all changes are complete.
  • Provides as-built HFC drawings to mapping technicians.
  • Work with mapping technicians to provide/create/update special maps for OSP, sales, and management.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to ensure the effective operation of the department.



Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience as OSP Design Engineer or 5+ years OSP experience in cable construction and maintenance.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of communications distribution networks on fiber, copper, and HFC platforms.
  • Solid knowledge in OSP construction methods and practices as set by RUS, Telecordia, and BICSI.
  • Knowledgeable in basic electrical theory.
  • Experience in Microstation CADD software desired.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Visio, Excel, and Word.

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Location US-SC-Bluffton
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Hour
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Engineering & Aerospace, IT & Technical

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Hargray Communications Group, Inc.
Company:
US-SC-Bluffton
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Hour
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Engineering & Aerospace, IT & Technical
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Job Description



Hargray’ s Mission – To Envision and deliver customer delight







At Hargray, we are looking for people to join our OSP Design Engineering team who are 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 people who are 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.







Responsible for the design and cost estimates pertaining to new-build and over-build of Hargray’s OSP facilities.







Duties & Responsibilities:






  • Develops overall OSP system design for new developments and over-builds for copper, HFC and fiber facilities.
  • Prepares conduit drawings for power companies and developers.
  • Prepares and provides splicing diagrams to construction engineers for copper, HFC and fiber platforms.
  • Develops HFC system design parameters.
  • Determines fiber loss budgets, quantities, and routes for Metro-Ethernet, DSLAM(s), camera sites, T-1, HFC nodes, transport and customer pt-to-pt systems.
  • Evaluates new OSP products and designs for possible implementation.
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual engineering budget.
  • Initiates OSP work orders for construction.
  • Uses CAD/AM/FM design software to produce copper, HFC and fiber designs and bill of materials.
  • Forecasts service demands to develop short, medium and long-range plans.
  • Works with network engineers to incorporate network elements.
  • Prepares and maintains detailed assignment documents on fiber projects and communicates these with facilities engineering.
  • Prepares detailed drawings, cost estimates and material requirements for the planned installation of OSP facilities.
  • Works with facilities to prepare methods and procedures for cutover on new or rearranged plant facilities.
  • Provides current new development land base and notifies mapping technicians when all changes are complete.
  • Provides as-built HFC drawings to mapping technicians.
  • Work with mapping technicians to provide/create/update special maps for OSP, sales, and management.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to ensure the effective operation of the department.



Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience as OSP Design Engineer or 5+ years OSP experience in cable construction and maintenance.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of communications distribution networks on fiber, copper, and HFC platforms.
  • Solid knowledge in OSP construction methods and practices as set by RUS, Telecordia, and BICSI.
  • Knowledgeable in basic electrical theory.
  • Experience in Microstation CADD software desired.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Visio, Excel, and Word.

Job Requirements

 
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