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Fiber Engineer

Location : Houston, TX
Job Type : Contract
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3+
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :


Houston, TX


HOT new job opportunity available in Houston, TX for a Fiber Engineer.  The Fiber Engineer  must be local to the Houston, TX market. This Fiber Engineer will be working from home remotely but may require occasional office or field visits. 

Job Responsibilities:


o   Attend Kick-Off meetings if new backbone, lateral, and / or riser fiber is required.

o   Review sales engineering design and determine backbone fiber route.

o   Obtain necessary circuit identifiers from groups; or create as required.

o   Create a Fiber DLR in Netcracker for A-Z fiber locations. (Note: New sites require the site survey form completed, submitted, and entered in the system prior by Fiber Construction.)

o   Design fiber route and create all necessary splicing prints and work orders for vendors performing splicing work within the active backbone.

o   Provide fiber assignments to Construction Team for lateral fibers to last demarc panel if new lateral is required. Construction to handle MPOE splice & demarc splices on new lateral builds only.

o   Coordination of fiber cable count & demarcs will need to be obtained from Construction.
Fiber Engineering responsible for all backbone splicing & end/end testing. (Note: Splicing can be managed by Fiber Construction where requested.)

o   Obtain Quote/Bids from contractors for all backbone splicing & end/end testing.

o   Create Requisitions for Purchase Order approval and payment to vendors.

o   Participate in on-call rotation providing Fiber engineering Support after normal work hours.

o   Manage vendors / contractors during splicing & testing of circuits.
Submit all necessary Change management notifications and adhere to field activity policies and guidelines.

o   Provide Operations / Provisioning with final DLR’s & test shots for closeout

o   After completion close out tasks in CRM.

o   Approve all vendor invoices for the project in ReqLogic.


Required Qualifications :
Skills :
Construction fiber engineer fiber network
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