Senior Engineer
CenturyLink 790 reviews - Chaska, MN

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CORE ENGINEER
  • Provides engineering services and project management functions required to develop, implement & maintain large, extremely complex networks; provides technical leadership and mentoring to other engineering team members in day-to-day activities.
  • Interfaces regularly with business units and serves as technical SME to MBUs.
  • Responsible for technical insight and engineering documentation prepared for implementation for the design, installation, placement, testing and maintenance of new and emerging technologies.
  • Projects include those that have major technology changes within the platforms and have new implementation guidelines and/or standards. (Adtran TA5000 DSLAM, Calix C7 DSLAM, Calix E7 Ethernet Aggregator, ALU 1850s, 7750s, A to E transitional devices, Bits Clocks, Central Office Lineup, Rack, & Power Management, NNet routers, DWDM, CWDM).
  • Works on extremely large, complex projects. These projects may have significant technical and functional problems and require in-depth operational knowledge.
  • Responsible for scheduling and monitoring all major projects in the Core engineering arena.
  • Responsible for all facets of Network Core engineering and installation from non-complex work orders to the most complex work orders.
  • Conducts site surveys to verify equipment locations, cable routing and verify other critical assignments, Equipment layouts, design drawings, written instructions, cable running list, and installation sequences for central office engineering.
  • Develop and report standard engineering intervals including lead times for equipment delivery and installation.
  • Performs workload estimates.
  • Develops milestone schedules based on customer required service dates, material availability, functional intervals and required service dates.
  • Develop and report standard engineering intervals including lead times for equipment delivery and installation.
  • Designing Core facilities to meet requirements for transmission engineering according to telephony standards.
  • Expected to monitor inside plant facilities and growth patterns and issue appropriate routine work orders to ensure effective operation of facilities and installation and/or rearrangement of new facilities that follow the strategic migration plans.
  • Responds to natural disasters affecting facility equipment that ensures decisions are made to replace or repair damaged plant as required.
  • Communicates with other departments that request engineering services, investigates solutions and produces work orders to fill the need.
  • Actively participates in facility meetings and provides direction as priorities and requirements change.

Job Requirements
Qualifications:
  • Job requires a level of knowledge gained through a combination of a college degree and/or relevant experience totaling 7+ years.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in PC software.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new systems and processes.
  • Demonstrated analytical ability.
  • Excellent math skills.
  • This position requires extremely strong project management skills.
  • Valid driver's license, with a satisfactory driving record.

Company Statement
CenturyLink is an industry-leading provider of communications, high speed Internet and entertainment services from coast to coast. Our combination of business and residential service solutions – including home and wireless voice solutions and digital television – provide innovative solutions to our customers. CenturyLink is proud to be a participant in the U.S. General Services Administration Networx program, the largest communications services contract in the world. CenturyLink offers you the opportunity to develop and cultivate your career as we lead the communications industry into the future.

Disclaimer
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.

About this company
790 reviews
CenturyLink would like to be your communications hook-up for more than the next 100 years. Historically a regional wireline local and...