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Requisition Number 17-0177
Post Date 7/6/2017
Title Design Engineer
City Chicago
State IL
Description Responsible for RF system design (both coax and fiber), drafting and coordination with the construction department personnel, executing tasks and projects that support the planning, designing, construction and maintenance of HFC cable plant.
Core Responsibilities
 Design and draft new and revise existing, aerial and underground plant facilities in both horizontal and vertical architectures, from Headend to feeder terminations.
 Read and interpret utility engineering drawings and plans to determine effect on our facilities
 Interactively place fiber, coax, passive and active electronics as well as perform powering calculations on HFC network for outside plant as well as MDU design.
 Maintain the Map management system database
 Maintain fiber splice documentation
 Support commercial installation
 Query maps for use in special projects
 Work with Operations and construction to ensure integrity of map files and fiber splice documentation
 Interact with Fiber and Headend group
 Printing and Plotting
 Notify interested parties of map changes
 Researches and analyzes maps for planning purposes
 Reports on capital projects and construction projects when necessary to support peers
 Reviews maps and plans necessary to secure permits from utilities, DOT, railroads and appropriate local, state and federal agencies
 Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Skill Set
 CATV design and map reading knowledge
 Operate LODE Data design software
 AutoCAD programs knowledge
 ESRI ArcMap program knowledge
 ArcFM fiber management program knowledge
 Microsoft office proficiency
 Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
 Ability to operate printers, plotters, large format copiers and scanners
Requirements Education and/or Experience
 Bachelor’s degree in engineering; or three or more years work related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
 Minimum of three years’ experience in TSP/OSP utility/communications construction and design.
 Minimum of 3 years experience with Lode Data and performing system design.
 Working knowledge of CATV and telephony networks and design.
 Must be PC literate and versed in MS Office.
 Must be detail oriented, able to work autonomously with strong project management and communication skills.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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