These are IBEW positions in OSP Engineering in Anchorage and will close on Monday, September 23, 2019 at midnight.
Network Engineers ensure the stability, integrity and optimal performance of the systems which support the Company's products and services. This will be achieved through completion of design initiatives, capital project creation, records maintenance, and supporting installation, maintenance, support, troubleshooting, and optimization of all fiber, copper, and wireless transport networks and associated hardware and software.
Outside Plant Engineers are responsible for the design activity related to outside plant cable and equipment including fiber, copper, cabinets, conduit, pole lines and any ancillary equipment. Utilizes land base, subdivision plats, right of way drawings, civil designs and other types of drawings and data to determine best routing and correct facility placement to ensure that the facilities are properly sized and placed in the correct legal locations. Plans proper facility utilization by using cable records and population density counts to ensure proper cable sizing. Ensures all facilities are either permitted properly by the correct government agency or that the appropriate private right of way is acquired. Provides design analysis to ensure best cost construction. Develop plans and alternatives when required.
Network Engineer II
All of the duties of a Network Engineer I, plus the following:
Qualifies new equipment for use in the network and provides operational training on such equipment to the operational teams within the company
Provides technical guidance to technicians for telecommunications facilities construction, turn-up, test and maintenance
Assists in Engineering Design and respond to RFPs or non-basic detailed Quote requests
Pre and Post Sales Support to Sales, Marketing, and Operations to include working with customers to identify service requirements and optimum network solutions; prepare competitive proposals in response to customer solicitations
Maintains and tracks vendor relationships for training certifications, maintenance, and product support
Performs ongoing monitoring, analysis, trending and reporting of current utilization levels and estimates future requirements using trends and thresholds for planning upgrades and enhancements
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
Bachelors Degree in a technological field. Bachelors Degree can be replaced by relevant experience on a year for year basis
Additional Job Requirements:
Possess and maintain a valid Alaska Driver's License
External applicants must successfully pass a pre-employment suitability assessment and a drug test.
Please complete our online application. If you need assistance or have questions, contact Rose Muncy, SHRM-CP, PHR CIR at firstname.lastname@example.org or (907) 564-1259.
Alaska Communications is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; creed; national origin; ancestry; age; gender (or gender identification or expression); sexual orientation; mental or physical disability, except where disability is a bona fide occupational disqualification; marital status; change in marital status; parenthood; pregnancy or family relationship; status as a disabled or protected veteran; or any impermissible characteristic as defined by law. View the U.S. Department of Labor Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.