Outside Plant Engineer
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 14, 2019
What you'll be doing... You'll be managing all engineering,
maintenance, and enhancements to the Outside Plant Telephony
Network, including structures, cables, and associated equipment.
This critical role will coordinate with a variety of teams and have
direct contact with business and residential customers. You'll work
in diverse environments, both indoors and outdoors, to solve
complex problems and implement innovative solutions to keep our
- Designing additions, upgrades, repairs and enhancements.
- Selecting and pricing solutions based on the most effective,
efficient, and timely design.
- Coordinating with internal departments and liaising with
residential and business end-users, building contractors, and
property owners to implement solutions appropriately.
- Creating winning outcomes for both us and our customers. What
we're looking for... You know a lot about outside plant engineering
practices. You enjoy analyzing problems and having the autonomy to
select and implement the right solutions. While you work well
independently, you are also a great team player and enjoy leading
colleagues and coordinating efforts to ensure best outcomes. No
stranger to a fast-paced environment, you manage multiple
assignments and competing priorities while staying focused on
important deadlines. As a strong communicator, you can quickly
build relationships with a diverse range of people and explain
complex technical issues in a way that everyone can understand.
You'll need to have:
- Bachelor's degree or one or more years of work experience.
- Willingness to travel.
- Valid driver's license. Even better if you have:
- A degree.
- Experience in Outside Plant Engineering.
- Hands-on with GIS.
- Experience with CAD/AutoCAD drafting.
- Experience with designing fiber routes with drafting
- Experience gaining permitting and ROW agreements from
- Vendor management experience.
- Equipment management experience. When you join Verizon...
You'll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people,
transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with
each other. Beyond powering America's fastest and most reliable
network, we're leading the way in broadband, cloud and security
solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as,
video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and
benefits, but we're about more than that. Verizon is a place where
you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in
code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
Equal Employment Opportunity We're proud to be an equal opportunity
employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us
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