SUPV LOCAL NETWORK IMPLEMENTATION
Posted on: May 8, 2020
CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications
provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more
than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience,
CenturyLink strives to be the worlds best networking company by
solving customers increased demand for reliable and secure
connections. The company also serves as its customers trusted
partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity
and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that
help protect their business.
This position will provide supervision and direction for assigned
Plant Facilities specifically relate to the construction of outside
plant facilities and the installation of central office equipment
designed by the Access Engineering teams. This position is
responsible for implementing strategies and plans to accomplish
company objectives in the capital construction program. This
includes, but is not limited to, copper and fiber networks built in
the underground, buried or aerial facilities and pad and pole mount
electronic devices. It also includes, but is not limited to,
overseeing the installation of network elements related to Ethernet
projects, CORE ring builds, and capacity exhaust projects. Work
involved is triggered by new placements, upgrades, and maintaining
and/or replacing existing infrastructure footprint. This position
will be responsible to supervise both non-represented and
represented Plant Facilities personnel ensuring common goals and
objectives are met for the department. In addition, this position
will partner with Line Extension contractors to ensure schedules
are met and financial obligations are accurate and timely.The Main
- Supervise engineering and construction activities to provide
efficient operations and quality service in a timely manner.
- Prepare plans and specifications on all projects within the
region to support the development of the capital construction
- Participate in the process of negotiating and or bidding of
projects with vendors and contractors for the construction and/or
installation of plant facilities.
- Provide supervision to engineers on designs and plans to
evaluate and implement new services, technologies, and products
within established standards.
- Provide supervision to represented Plant Facilities personnel,
including, but not limited to, line workers, cable splicers and
equipment installers, etc. Supervise the development and
maintenance of engineering and construction cost analysis to
provide the basis for engineering estimates and contract awards on
a Division level.
- Ensure the plans and specifications created by Plant Facilities
support approved business strategies and provide a platform that is
scalable and migratable to support future service
- Provide recommendations for necessary training for engineering
Ensure Century System Practices are communicated and adhered
- Stay abreast of industry issues and technologies through
continuing education and actively participate in state and local
- Supervise staff by appraising performance, training,
administering salaries, and communicating department
- Work with the Division staff in the operations of the Division
to achieve established Telephone Group objectives.
- Other duties as assigned.
What We Look For in a Candidate
Baccalaureate degree plus at least eight (8) years or more of
communications industry experience in networking area demonstrating
leadership and advanced technical knowledge as the primary leader
directing the work of other professionals or equivalent work
experience or equivalent experience.
Ability to travel as much as 35%-45%.
Experienced in the bidding, negotiation and approval of
engineering, installation and construction contracts with multiple
internal and external customers.
Possess in-depth knowledge of ISP/OSP equipment and designs.
Comprehensive knowledge of network technologies spanning the
switching, access, and transport portions of the network.
General understanding of the Advanced Intelligent Network, SS7
Network, and other nontraditional local exchange network
A valid drivers license required.
Masters degree with Telecommunications concentration preferred.
Possess a detailed working knowledge of packet switching, X.25 and
X.75 protocols, IEEE 802.X protocols, OSI reference model, frame
relay, SMDS, and ATM switching.
Possess a detailed understanding of digital switching topics such
as space division switching, time division switching, blocking
probability functions, and multistage switching.
Understand digital transmission topics such as PAM, PCM, Nyquist
theorem, line coding, framing techniques, and time division
Working knowledge of the SS7 protocol, CCS network architecture,
trunk signaling requirements as specified in Bellcore TR-394 and
TR-317, function of the LIDB service, operation of the 800 database
Alternate Location: US-Oregon-Bend
Requisition #: 223003
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment.
A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all
persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national
origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic
characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation,
gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other
legally protected status (collectively, protected statuses). We do
not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions,
including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits,
discipline, termination, job assignments or training.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate
the general nature and level of work performed by employees within
this classification. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned
to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change
based on changing business needs and conditions.
Keywords: CenturyLink, Bend , SUPV LOCAL NETWORK IMPLEMENTATION, Other , Bend, Oregon
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