Engineer I in Charlotte, NC at Windstream

Date Posted: 9/3/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID:21004470

About the Role:

Windstream’s Engineer I will be responsible for engineering and design of DWDM systems. Develop funding approval with project plans and requirements including cost estimates. Develop the Scope Of Work including installation design packages, ordering materials, and monitoring expenditures to prevent overages. Create and maintain inside plant site documentation.  Responsible for overall project management of jobs to ensure they are on schedule and within budget through operations acceptance. Creation of budget to actual variance reporting for assigned projects.  Interpretation of industry and Windstream engineering processes, procedures, and standards.   Analyze database records, Circuit Layout Reports, and equipment records to determine and verify existing equipment or configurations.

What You’ll Do:

  • Planning, scheduling, and reporting the progress of projects for which he/she is responsible
  • Work with Fiber Optic Transmission equipment, Remote Terminals, Alarming, Synchronization, DC Power, Superstructure, and site layout
  • Fulfill expansion order activity for assigned projects, consistently manage and close  tasks accurately and within required time frame
  • Create Job packages which include technical instruction and method of procedures to provide to the installation group for installation of new equipment
  • Create and maintain inside plant site documentation
  • You will report to the Staff Manager Engineering.

Do You Have?

  • An Engineering Degree (EE or ME preferred) or equivalent direct experience in detail and fiber optic system engineering
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good organization and documentation skills
  • Project Management
  • Technical writing skills
  • Intermediate skills with Excel, Visio and CAD (computer aided design), Word and Access
  • Ability to manage high volume of projects ensuring all project goals and limits are met on all assigned projects
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and priorities
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and possess interpersonal and team skills
  • Other duties may be assigned

Even Better:  

  • Understanding of Metro-Ethernet, Long-haul and local transport, troubleshooting, detailed Method of Procedures, and Ethernet networks/services

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

About US:

Windstream Holdings, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

Job Requirements

  • An Engineering Degree (EE or ME preferred) 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good organization and documentation skills


EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.  399073