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OSP Broadband Designer

Company: Magellan
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

WHO WE ARE
Want to be part of a team that is leading the broadband revolution? Join the best and brightest leaders in the industry to connect more cities and rural communities to the digital economy. We look for people with strong business skills, deep technical abilities and a passion for exceptional client service. We empower our employees to leverage their know-how and experience to ensure we meet client objectives every time.

Magellan Advisors provides planning, engineering and implementation of the fastest, most advanced fiber and broadband networks. We work for municipalities, utilities, co-ops, regional governments and providers but serve any organization that is building fiber and broadband infrastructure.

Our mission is to connect every community, one at a time, to the digital economy so that no one is left behind. Our work ensures that communities are able to access every opportunity the internet has to offer so they can thrive in the connected world.

POSITION: OSP DESIGNER
Ideal candidate will work on projects and oversee design teams working across North America. Candidates shall have strong subject matter knowledge and think creatively to solve large-scale technology problems for communities across the US as a key member of the design team. We look for self-driven professionals that can work effectively in unstructured work environments and can assist in coordinating a project portfolio with its project teams and other supporting resources.

DUTIES AND AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY include the following. -Other duties may be assigned.
Setting up, coordinating and performing field work and site visits.
Performing pole inspections, loading analysis and identifying make ready work.
Understanding of and creating splice matrix and fiber assignments.
Create High Level Designs and costs estimates for conceptual fiber networks.
Produce construction drawings from CAD and GIS based design software.
Create standard documentation for use within the division and client engagement.
Create internal workflow procedures.
Coordinates and manages all cross-team activities, including but not limited to: Project level tasking - assignments, due dates, and quality of deliverables.
Project team calls - manage agenda, minutes, and action items.
Manage and oversee consistent use of Magellan's tools within the teams, including but not limited to Wrike, ensuring project data is consistent and accurate.
Manage and coordinate project documentation - project charters, data collection, memos, communications, and meetings.
Support regional director's engagement portfolio, including timelines, milestones, deliverables, and quality control. Raise project concerns or risks to management, as necessary.
Coordinates and participates in regional events, conferences and activities in coordination with Corporate Business Development.
Forecast costs and sales on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis.
Ensure region's project teams have appropriate access to and understand the value in using Magellan's support resources, research, tools, and other items that support our engagements.
Ensure corporate themes, standards, and quality are maintained throughout all areas and project teams.
Incorporates leads, contacts, and lists into an organized database and keep updated.
Assist in the development of divisional press releases.
Provides input to increase brand awareness and impact.
Engage various clients in a professional manner on a daily basis.
Coordinate staff resources to participate on new and repeat customer sales calls.
Complete administrative and fulfillment activities as needed.
Maintain reporting tasks as needed.
Meet with clients to for project pre-bids and status meetings and communicate with clients and vendors on a daily basis.
Travel required 35% - 60%.
Must maintain a growth-oriented mindset.
Must have valid driver's license and valid passport.

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. -The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. -Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education/Experience:
Associate's -degree (A. A. / A. S.) in computer science, engineering or related discipline. and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in Telecommunications and/ or broadband strongly preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities:
- - - - - - -Organizational skills
- - - - - - -Project administration skills
- - - - - - -Time management skills
- - - - - - -Presentation skills
- - - - - - -Professionalism
- - - - - - -Knowledge of office productivity tools
- - - - - - -Increases job knowledge
- - - - - - -Enhances organization's reputation
Company Benefits Include
- - - - - - -Full benefit package (health, dental and vision)
- - - - - - -401K with company matching plan
- - - - - - -Life insurance, disability insurance
- - - - - - -Paid time off and flex-time
- - - - - - -Work from home

Keywords: Magellan, Kansas City , OSP Broadband Designer, Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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