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Construction Planner - 25267
at Avacend, Inc.
Contract Duration : 1 year +
Constructs, builds, repairs, and inspects Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) networks to provide voice, video, and data to residential and commercial customers. Coordinates with other utilities for permits, joint trench, pole applications, and service issues.
Performs field engineering of proposed projects and ensures alternative routing delivers the most cost effective design for construction.
Coordinates all customer implementation activities including site walk-throughs, node placements and subcontract labor.
Coordinates contractor work, coordinate and/or obtains permits, access, or ROW agreements where applicable, distributes design prints and other necessary working documents. Negotiates and approves design or construction changes.
Researches and reviews plans, gathers necessary data and listing material requirements for project.
Coordinates with public works personnel, developers, commercial customers, building owners, and utilities on joint trench projects.
Maintains workflow databases and updates schedules. Participates in managing and estimating (revenue-delete) cost forecasts, material planning, capital and expense budgets.
Estimates construction costs, prepares budgets, and tracks expenses.
Participates in managing and estimating revenue forecasts, material planning, capital and expense budgets.
Verifies serviceability, surveys proposed service routing, and estimates material, construction, and labor costs.
Initiates customer contacts, coordinates and/or secures access or ROW agreements, completes route designs, and takes necessary steps to meet customer needs.
May order materials or coordinate with administrative personnel; may verify and reconcile invoices.
May plan and allocate fibers for splicing and activation.
May inspect construction work or coordinate inspection assignments.
Releases addresses as serviceable and notifies other departments of serviceability.
As projects are completed, perform tasks to close tasks in database/tool, reconcile assets, and generate reports to ensure proper closure of project.
Establishes aggressive timelines for work to ensure project meets due dates
Able to read and interpret civil engineering drawings and DOT as well as all applicable rules and regulations.
Ability to function as a company representative with other utility and state/local entities
HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience
Specialized skill training/certification may be required
2-5 years of experience in area of responsibility required
Dept/Org Scope & Impact - Fully functioning support role having greater responsibility to perform all (or most) most of the standard work within the function; moderate impact to the department
Problem Complexity - Effectively identifies problems as they occur and takes appropriate steps to solve them in situations where the problem is not difficult or complex; Refers complex, unusual problems to supervisor/manager
Autonomy - Under general supervision, exercises some judgment in accordance with well-defined policies, procedures, techniques; Work typically involves regular review of output by a senior coworker or supervisor/manager
Knowledge - Demonstrates basic knowledge of a technical or specialty area; Readily learns and applies new information/concept in area of practice