The Director, Fiber Operations is responsible for managing the design, operation, and technical oversight of Habersham EMC’s fiber-to-the home services. Leads the Fiber Operations team to provide members with reliable fiber optic network and high speed internet services. Ensures the safe and proper construction and maintenance of the Cooperative’s fiber-optic lines. Responsible for maintaining Habersham EMC’s quality and reliable member services.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Construction Management/Project Management or minimum of 8 years in the telecommunications/utility industry with outside plant fiber optic construction, telecommunication architectures, optical transport equipment, and project management experience.
Requires a minimum of five years of experience with hands-on fiber optic network infrastructure development and two years of project management experience.
• Requires excellent communication skills, excellent decision-making and technical skills, and excellent planning and organizing skills for directing projects and personnel. • Requires ability to coordinate technical projects through all phases of development, including feasibility, design, development, testing, and implementation. • Extensive experience with Excel, Visio or AutoCAD, GIS software and advanced working knowledge of related software programs and applications. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to discuss highly technical concepts in more simplified understandable terms. • Requires the ability to work as needed through storms and emergencies, to ensure availability of broadband system. • Requires a valid Georgia driver’s license. • Requires the ability to satisfactorily pass Habersham EMC’s employment entrance examination and drug screen.
• Advanced knowledge of public right of way and ISP/OSP Fiber Optic Plant deployments to include maintenance of traffic (MOT) • Experience preferred with OSP management, including quoting, construction and delivery. • Certification in Fiber Optics (i.e. Certified Fiber Optic Technician) preferred.
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