Construction Planner I
Location: Omaha, NE
Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-4:00pm, ocassional on-call and overtime
Prepares for new and maintenance construction projects to service residential and commercial customers by obtaining access and right-of-way agreements, creating efficient route designs, and estimating costs. Performs field engineering for proposed residential and commercial projects. By planning and coordinating construction projects, ensures backbone is available for launch or deployment of products. May plan the splicing of coax and fiber optics, as well as the allocation and activation of fiber.
1-Performs field engineering of proposed projects and ensures alternative routing delivers the most cost effective design for construction.
2-Coordinates contractor work, obtains permits, and access or ROW agreements, distributes design prints and other necessary working documents. Negotiates and approves design or construction changes.
3-Researches and reviews plans, gathers necessary data and listing material requirements for project.
4-Estimates construction costs, prepares budgets, and tracks expenses.
5-Verifies serviceability, surveys proposed service routing, and estimates material, construction, and labor costs.
6-Initiates customer contacts, secures access or ROW agreements, completes route designs, and takes necessary steps to meet customer needs.
7-May order materials or coordinate with administrative personnel; may verify and reconcile invoices.
8-May plan and allocate fibers for splicing and activation.
9-May inspect construction work or coordinate inspection assignments.
10-Releases addresses as serviceable and notifies other departments of serviceabilitity.
11-As projects are completed, perform tasks to close tasks in database, reconcile assets, and generate reports.
Typical Training / Experience - HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience; 0-2 years of experience in area of responsibility
Dept/Org Scope & Impact - Entry level support role requiring basic skills; can perform some of the basic tasks within the function; some impact at the job or department level
Problem Complexity - Performs simple, routine work; Selects correct processes from clearly prescribed rules, past practices, or instruction; Seeks advice and guidance on non-routine or problem areas from supervisor. Any deviations from the norm are cleared by the supervisor/manager
Autonomy - Under close supervision, exercises limited latitude/independent judgment; Work typically involves detailed checks or close review of output by a senior co-worker and/or supervisor/manager
Knowledge - Assignments require minimal knowledge beyond the assigned work; Demonstrates correct understanding of routine aspects of work
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