Kforce PERM Fiber Engineer in Houston, Texas

Kforce has a client seeking a Fiber Engineer in Houston, Texas (TX). Position Summary:The Fiber Engineer will oversee the design and deployment of outside plant fiber within a geographical region of the Domestic United States. This position will represent Crown Castle in a professional manner if front of customers (internal and external), utilities, municipalities, and contractors; and, be able to work cross functionally within a matrix organizational structure to achieve implementation goals in conjunction with RF Engineering, Operations, Regulatory, Finance Product Development and Supply Chain Management. Essential Job Functions:Pre and post sales tasks to include, but not be limited to:

  • Develop high-level fiber designs from both desktop and field review

  • Develop cost estimate models within Crown Castle Business Process Management tools analytically from preliminary design data

  • Develop right-of-way analysis of the proposed fiber plant, such as the identification of utility and permit applications needed for a project

  • Work with utilities in underground and aerial right-of-way applications

  • Manage the contractor qualification process and bidding of engineering

  • Manage various suppliers and vendors during the engineering and, including managing the vendors to both budget and schedule

  • Coordinate with multiple internal customers, including project managers, in support of bringing each project to completion on both budget and schedule

  • Manage the material ordering

  • Manage multiple projects and ability to travel to project locations across the United States in the management of the project elements

  • The ability to optimize and value a fiber engineering design

  • Develop, read, and manage fiber splice documents, including fiber splice diagrams, spider maps, OTDR, and Power Meter readings

  • Three (3) years of fiber engineering and construction management experience or equivalent

  • Three (3) years of field construction management experience with preference to both outside plant and inside plant fiber construction

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem

  • Goal Oriented - Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result

  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task

  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task

  • Communication, Written - Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely

  • Active Listening - Ability to actively attend to, convey, and understand the comments and questions of others

  • Problem Solving - Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems

  • Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word

  • Customer Oriented - Ability to take care of the customers' needs while following company procedures

  • Friendly - Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others

  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations

  • Experience in using Google Earth Pro, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Project, and MS Power Point

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours