CenturyLink ENGINEER I in Seattle, Washington

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

The Engineer applies approved technologies and architectures to specific requirements. Develop and define plans for the implementation of new plant construction. Responsible for engineering design plans and specifications, including gathering field data and will assure the most feasible, and economical means are used to complete the work. Screens held orders, engineers small subdivisions, building entrance cable, or held orders, and obtains permits. Meets with and serves as a point of contact for larger entities, municipalities, government entities, developers/builders. Occasionally, required to conduct formal meetings and/or presentations regarding engineering and construction plans for the receipt of pricing proposals or bids. Partners with network planning and identifies projects for budgets and prepares justification. Provides cost data to support capital planning and budgeting, at a project level. Monitors and controls project expenditures against their owned projects. Daily system use will include: TIRKS, FW/BM, COEFM, LCAM, IOT, SAP, NDS.

Job Description

  • Apply a particular engineering discipline to plan, develop, design, and implement telecommunications systems, networks and plant facilities to accommodate demands for growth and new services in the most practical and economical manner.

  • Resolves interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms

  • Develops network solutions to maximize and reroute traffic and perform root cause analysis through appropriate commands, specifications and scripts

  • Configures systems to user environments

  • May lead cross functional teams or provide tier III support. Supports acquisition of standard hardware and software as well as subcontractor services as needed

  • Requires direction and guidance with some tasks

  • Make field visits and contacts to obtain the necessary permits and easements to place plant facilities along with preparing and filing the required documents. Requires direction and guidance with few tasks.

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and relevant experience

  • 2 - 4 years of related experience

  • Master's 0-1 years of experience

Education

Masters or Equivalent

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Washington-Seattle

Requisition # : 197054

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a union. Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or, (b) required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated to pay union dues.

EEO Statement

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Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.