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Planning and Design Engineer

Charlotte, North Carolina

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Join AT&T and reimagine the communications and technologies that connect the world. We’re committed to those who seek to discover the undiscoverable and dare to disrupt the norm. Bring your bold ideas and fearless risk-taking to redefine connectivity and transform how the world shares stories and experiences that matter. When you step into a career with AT&T, you won’t just imagine the future – you’ll create it.

As a Planning & Design Engineer, you’ll play a key role in the construction of one of the largest fiber networks in the world! You’ll be responsible for the planning, design and analysis of outside plant facilities/networks. You’ll also perform the detailed design for all required feeder facility relief including Central Office transfers, major undertakings and/or routine activities after closely coordinating with the Planning group. Success in the role will require a full understanding of outside plant installation and maintenance technician activities.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide detailed design for feeder and distribution facilities to meet service demands and conduct job costing activities
  • Oversee Loop electronics engineering/coordination and transmission equipment engineering
  • Monitor expenditures to ensure incurred costs are within authorized levels and oversee the coordination of construction budget and project management activities
  • Manage right-of-way functions including investigating and acquiring easement interests in real property as well as interface with customers and other internal groups to negotiate service intervals on delayed or potentially delayed orders
  • Participate with other groups to develop action plans to reduce operating expense through facility replacement, modernization, bulk recovery and records correction
  • Coach and train other designers

Environmental Requirements:

  • This position may be responsible for contributing to AT&T's compliance with environmental laws and regulations as applicable to its job function. This may include, but is not limited to, work related to fuel tanks, emergency and stand-by generators, boilers, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, batteries, manholes and vaults, water wells, linear and other construction projects, water discharge, or air emissions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a satisfactory driving record and valid driver’s license
  • Outside Plant engineering or Construction experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Desired Qualifications:

  • 4-year Engineering degree
  • Experience with computer aided design (CAD)

A career with us, a global leader in communications and technology, comes with big rewards. As part of our team, you’ll lead transformation surrounded by trailblazing industry leaders like you. You’ll be empowered to go above and beyond – making a difference through company-sponsored initiatives or connecting and networking through one of our many employee groups. And regardless of where you’re at in your career trajectory, you’ll be rewarded by the impact that comes with making a difference in the lives of millions. With AT&T, you’ll be a part of something greater, do incredible things and be rewarded with a chance to change the world.





Job ID 2203519 Date posted 01/14/2022
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