Kforce Junior Fiber Engineer / Coordinator in Lombard, Illinois

Kforce has a client seeking a Junior Fiber Design Engineer/Coordinator in Lombard, Illinois (IL). Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides support with all aspects of preparing and securing utility agreements and applications as needed for installation of the company facilities on or in regulated utility infrastructure

  • Assists in researching and preparing Utility Summaries for each project detailing key utility requirements related to network design and equipment, and interfaces with cross-functional teams to update information in databases and authorization analyses

  • Assists in reviewing and analyzing aerial and underground designs for Fiber Deployments

  • Maintains relationships with utilities and supports Implementation team's timely submittal and processing of attachment applications for poles and conduits as well as power delivery

  • Serves as liaison between Company's National Utility group and the District Implementation, Network Operations, and Asset Management groups to obtain, administer, and ensure compliance with utility agreement requirements during the all stages of network construction and deployment as well as ongoing operations and/or site modifications

  • Provides research and advice to internal clients regarding conditions of attachment to utility poles, conduits, and easements

  • Interact with customers and vendors to ensure proper communication on and coordination of various project-related initiatives

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • 2 years proven experience working in a fiber company, telephone or power working on joint use matters and/or engineering and/or right-of-way

  • Experience working with design teams, facilitation of permit drawings and construction documents related to outside plant construction required

  • AutoCAD experience preferred

  • Experience deploying distributed network systems within the context of deploying telecommunications networks on utility infrastructure preferred

  • Tools used: AutoCAD and documents are reviewed using is Buzzsaw/Autodesk

  • Engineering background that understands prints, design plans, as-builts and pre-construction requirements

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with negotiating experience preferred

  • Self-starter and ability to work independently

  • Customer service orientation with a strong problem-solving approach

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours