Network Facilities Engineer I - Cox Communications (Job Number: 184901)
May 17, 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
Competitive Salary plus benefi
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
Cox Communications is searching for a Network Facilities Engineer I. This role plans, engineers, designs and supports RF requirements for Technical Facilities. Provides RF associated solutions with a concentrated focus on the HFC/Access network. Responsible for the selection, testing and documentation of RF associated solutions ensuring engineering standards and practices are aligned with company/industry standards and specifications.
Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions
Creates Scope of Work (SOW), approves MOP, DMOP work packages for RF augmentations and maintenance pertaining to electronic equipment installation, cable routing, etc.
Assists in RF regulatory compliance inspections.
Plans, designs and supports standard routine RF associated solutions inside Technical Facilities.
Works closely with Fiber Design team, Field teams, and operations teams to design a full end-to-end RF experience with focus on Technical Facilities.
Performs design functions in Granite for network resource consumption in technical facilities.
Establishes RF standards and specifications in collaboration with vendors and industry standard bodies with compliance oversight.
Selects, tests and documents RF associated solutions establishing engineering standards and practices aligned with company and industry, standards and specifications.
Assists in developing and evaluating RF test and monitoring solutions for existing and next generation RF electronics.
Tests and validates new RF products.
Evaluates and designs head-ends to ensure effective distribution of forward and return signal strength.
Coordinates and collaborates with Cox Engineering, Architecture and other business partners in the development of a strategic HFC/Access network plan that aligns with overall business priorities.
Assists with development and implementation of a Tier 5 support model that aligns with Engineering and Operational requirements.
Defines and compiles procedures and documentation for support personnel to follow in support of day-to-day operations of the technical facilities.
Tracks and resolves escalations as appropriate.
1 year of experience in related field (i.e. Engineering, Technical or Facility Operations or related) or academic equivalent training or projects
Requires knowledge of RF signaling and technical facility installation practices
Excellent collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization
BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly preferred (e.g. Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or similar technical degree).
Certifications: NRS, CCENT, Network+, RCDD
Experience with Documentation (e.g. GR-1275)
Experience in telecommunications industry desired
Demonstrated troubleshooting and diagnostic capabilities
Working knowledge of RF: return loss, ohms law, composite triple beat, carrier to noise, analog modulation, digital modulation, isolation
Working knowledge of Telecordia specifications, equipment cabinets, fiber management, fiber distribution bays, fiber splice enclosures/cabinets, ladder racking, isolation, grounding, fiber storage
Fundamental knowledge or one or more of the following areas: budgeting, RF, telecommunications infrastructure, Telecordia specifications, planning
Working knowledge of various manufacturers’ telecommunications equipment
About Cox Communications Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Organization: Cox Communications, Inc. Primary Location: US-NV-Las Vegas-1700 Vegas Dr Employee Status: Regular Job Level: Individual Contributor Shift: Day Job Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Schedule: Full-time
Internal Number: 184901
About Cox Communications
Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. The third-largest U.S. cable TV company, Cox serves approximately 6 million residences and businesses. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in cable telephone and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. For eight years, Cox has been recognized as the top operator for women by Women in Cable Telecommunications; Cox has ranked among DiversityInc's Top 50 Companies for Diversity 10 times, including the last nine years. More information about Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.