Engineer I-OSP Planning in Charlotte, NC at Windstream

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID:18003454

The Individual Cost Basis Planning Process provides Stage 1 costs for design based sales requests. The ICB ILEC Planning team and other planning departments provide pre-sale reviews and costs required to provide UT qualification, EOC, and Fiber-based services. Request for Stage 1 costs are created with a Facility Check Request (FCR) and Visio drawing submitted through the Business Process Modeling System (BPMS). BPMS tasks are reviewed, processed and completed using tools and applications outlined below. This is an Individual contributor role supporting Outside Plant planning activities. Assists in creating and administering capital budget plans supporting the outside plant function. Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data.  Provide high level OSP Construction Pre-Sales Costs Estimates and Develop High Level Route Designs related to RFPs from the various Windstream Sales Organizations and provide the most accurate cost estimates.  

Minimum Requirements

Basic understanding of telecommunications industry; basic knowledge of one or more outside plant disciplines and vendor equipment. Basic knowledge of accepted engineering practices, Knowledge of OSP design principles including carrier engineering, cable loop layout, digital loop carrier design, inter-office connectivity, and fiber electronics design. Computer software knowledge to include Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, CAD and Custom Planning Tools and Databases. Good analytical skills; the ability to prioritize projects; good oral and written communication skills; and good interpersonal skills 

Job Requirements

Education and Experience: 


College degree and 2-4 years related experience or 6 + years equivalent related Engineering/Technical experience or a combination of education and related Engineering/Technical experience required. Desired Qualifications: Computer Systems knowledge to include CAD/E, MIROR, OSP Editor (GIS Mapping Tool), BPMS (Order Management Tool), EPM (Implementation and Project Management Tracking Tool)





EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.