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Fiber Engineer – PA

Fiber Engineer – PA

Location: Reading,PA     Department: Engineering

Job Number: LH-1013

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Fiber Engineer

Reading, PA

Exempt

Reports to: Fiber Engineering Manager

 

Company Description

Zayo Group provides Communications Infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to the world’s leading businesses. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud services in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services.

Position Description

Design of physical fiber path across the Zayo network in support of providing fiber-based services.  Manage the inventory of the Zayo fiber network through database tracking of fiber enclosures, fiber optic cable, conduit, building data, and more.

Responsibilities

  • Design routes for fiber-based services including Point to point, Ring, and path diverse routing
  • Researches existing databases, files, and records for purposes of network design, fiber optimization, and relocation of fiber facilities
  • Provides design schematics of fiber path and splicing work to be performed for fiber projects, relocation of existing fiber facilities, and restoration of existing traffic
  • Ensures fiber optic database is current and accurate by inputting data of physical fiber assets and fiber enclosures into the data management system
  • Ensures inventory of fiber circuits is accurate by inputting fiber usage data into inventory management database and maintaining information as changes occur
  • Establishes and maintains effective communications and professional working relationships with customers both internal and external
  • Organizes workday efficiently to maximize productivity by utilizing proper time management techniques
  • Assists in the accomplishment of company objectives by performing other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Education: 4 Year College Degree in Engineering or equivalent Telecom Network Experience
  • Application Proficiency: Proficiency in the MS Office suite of tools including MS Visio. Knowledge of Salesforce.com platform is a plus. Knowledge of GIS-based platforms is a plus
  • Effective Communication: Ability to correspond effectively with a variety of functional teams and strong interpersonal skills for supporting cross functional teams
  • Other Skills and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of design techniques, tools and the ability to function independently of supervision
    • Proficient analytical, organizational, and time management skills, including the ability to effectively prioritize assignments
    • Basic knowledge of Fiber Network Design preferred
    • Work experience within Telecom Industry preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to utilize database management software system

Position will report to the Fiber Engineering Manager, with regular interaction with the Outside Plant Team, GIS Specialists, Sales Engineering, and Fiber Visualization Specialists.

Zayo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Zayo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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