Cox Communications in Phoenix (Deer Valley) is seeking a CAD Eng Designer 1. Here are the details

Cox Communications in Phoenix (Deer Valley) is seeking a CAD Eng Designer 1. Here are the details:
Duties/Responsibilities: 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 specifications. 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.
Requires: Education: HS diploma or equivalent. Experience: Six months of relevant CATV design or related engineering experience, including all aspects of engineering construction and design. Other: Demonstrated analytical skills, detail-oriented mindset, and the ability to be multitasking.
DESIRED: 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 World software. 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, etc.). 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.
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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
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.
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