Cox Communications in Phoenix (Deer Valley) is seeking a CAD Eng
Designer 1. Here are the details:
To analyze and design the connectivity of all coax or fiber requests
to the HFC Network.
To update and maintain system maps including base map, cable and fiber
routes, addresses, RF design, technical data, systems integrity,
locations of underground enclosures and pole attachments, future
planning/zoning, and sizes/types of equipment placed.
To update RF and/or Fiber Design databases including CAD files and
location, node profiles, number of MDU and R1 passing, number of
actives by type, mileage by type (aerial or underground), powering
data and map and location numbers for all existing and future planning
of the network.
Tracks all RF or Fiber plant and engineering solutions for projects
including upgrade projects (whole hub designs); new build extension
projects (new subdivisions that require a fiber optic feed);
conversions (reroutes from overhead to underground, or moves
required), Commercial projects, Multilink projects.
To provide cost analysis of all projects.
Performs RF or Fiber related design and engineering functions and
maintains database documentation, creating Coax/Fiber as-built maps,
processing RF/Fiber availability requests and estimates, engineering
RF conversion, commercial, R1, MDU and CAW projects.
Designs plant to assist in Upgrade including reviewing node layout,
reviewing existing plant and determining proper cell sizing, node
balancing, powering options amplifier cascade, future development and
potential community channels, forward node layout information to Fiber
designer, oversees upgrade design Contractor during design, including
coordination with construction, ITS, ICOMS, and fiber to communicate
timelines and design related requests.
Designing new fiber rings for network elements and/or network nodes
for commercial and residential customers.
Researches with Engineering, Fiber Designers, NBD, developers and
future planning and zoning the extension and Commercial design.
Determines method to add PXE and/or Commercial new plant into existing
network or future upgraded networks following the criteria for proper
cell sizing, node balancing, powering options and amplifier cascade.
Designs the project using the approved corporate network design
Determines whether to make the design change or reject.
Determines method to design the plant change with minimal impact to
the system/customer and minimize related construction cost.
Education: HS diploma or equivalent.
Experience: Six months of relevant CATV design or related engineering
experience, including all aspects of engineering construction and
Other: Demonstrated analytical skills, detail-oriented mindset, and
the ability to be multitasking.
Education: Associates Degree in Electrical Design/Engineering, CAD
Drafting or related field.
Experience: One (1) year relevant experience and a working knowledge
of techniques and tools in AutoCAD, Lodedata, MapInfo and/or GE Small
Other: Demonstrated good customer skills (ability to handle both
internal and external customers).
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Working knowledge of computer operating systems, experience with
spreadsheets, word processing and database software.
Navigate and operate various computer programs (MS Word, Excel,
Access, Outlook, AutoCAD, MapInfo, and/or GE Small World) to create
documents and complete projects.
Ability to understand the requests and obtain information as needed
(additional items from the requestor, items from fiber construction,
Ability to schedule time and prioritize projects according to
deadlines and requested completion dates.
Ability to remain focused on the task and goal at hand.
Ability to follow direction with minimal questions.
To apply for this position, please go to www.cox.com and click the
career link at the bottom of the page. From there, follow the link to
search jobs as an external candidate. Select the advanced search
link, then enter the posting number ID "20944" in the appropriate
field and click search. From there you will be able to view the job
description as well as have the opportunity to fill out a profile and
upload your resume.
Cox Communications Inc. is a multi-service broadband communications
company with approximately 6.6 million total customers, including
approximately 6.3 million basic cable subscribers. The nation's third-
largest cable television provider, Cox offers both analog cable
television under the Cox Cable brand as well as advanced digital video
service under the Cox Digital Cable brand. Cox provides an array of
other communications and entertainment services, including local and
long-distance telephone under the Cox Digital Telephone brand, high-
speed Internet access under the Cox High Speed Internet brand, and
commercial voice and data services via Cox Business Services. Local
cable advertising, promotional opportunities and production services
are sold under the Cox Media brand. Cox is an investor in programming
networks including Discovery Channel. More information about Cox
Communications can be accessed on the Internet at www.cox.com.
Cox Communications, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity
Employers. We have a tradition of encouraging a wide diversity of
talents through a broad range of hiring practices. Please note those
individuals submitting resumes online or by mailing a resume are not
considered an applicant for employment until a signed employment
application form is completed, usually at the time of interview.