Engineer I in Work From Home at Windstream

Date Posted: 2/9/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID:21000498

About the Role:

Windstream’s Inside Plant Colo Engineers are responsible for a wide variety activity associated with the implementation of telecommunications products related to Carrier Wholesale, Enterprise, CLEC, ILEC and dark fiber telecommunications products across the United States. In this role you may work directly with customers to successfully implement executed agreements within the required timeframe.  Work to create meaningful connections with customers and build long-term relationships. Analyze a variety of data and solve complex problems for our business customers.

What You’ll Do:

  • Engineer/Design Inside plant COLO facilities including racks, AC/DC power systems and infrastructure related to fiber and copper.
  • Assist in the planning, analysis, design and engineering of inside plant network structures and facilities, 
  • Organize complex activities for the development, construction, implementation, and maintenance of Inside plant engineering projects.
  • Utilize sound engineering practices and company objectives to resolve issues in a creative and effective way. 
  • Skillfully communicate to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships and drive projects to completion 
  • Engineer/Design projects to ensure cost-effective utilization of materials and labor.
  • Perform administrative work relating to projects and assignments. 
  • Assess situations, collaborate and, identify key issues, and solve complex problems. 
  • 90% of work in the office and 10% in the field. 

Job Requirements

Do you Have?

  • Strong and effective technical communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to be a self-starter, able to work with little guidance
  • Ability to work in a self-directed work group, work easily with others and be a team player
  • Ability to analyze problems and priorities and make decisions
  • A love of solving problems and building solutions
  • A college degree in Engineering or similar discipline and/or 2 years technical experience

Even Better:

  • CAD/E, Microstation, AutoCad or other similar design programs
  • Previous telecommunication engineering experience or courses in engineering
  • Experience working with city, county and/or state agencies

Our Benefits:

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

About Us:

Windstream Holdings, a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small business, enterprise organizations along with carrier partners across the United States

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, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and veteran status. 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.