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Circuit Designer I & II

Company: Allstream Business Inc.
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

(These responsibilities must be able to be performed with or without reasonable accommodation)

  • Responsible for design planning, MSS Metasolv record creation specific to Network Optimization and cost savings initiatives.
  • Track network expense savings
  • Work with Technicians when issues arise.
  • Circuit Designers design complex circuits to interface with other carriers. Implement design circuits for the core of the network.
  • Circuit Designer provides direction in the circuit design function of the Engineering Department for order for transport and facilities required to meet identified requirements.
  • Coordinates cut overs with Customers when required.
  • Correct and update orders as necessary. Tracks assigned orders to ensure they are being coordinated in timely manner.
  • Places transport orders with other carriers.
  • Provides support to field operations to resolve complex circuit provisioning problems; reviews and verifies complex technical data in an effort to resolve service or order issues.
  • Exercises interpersonal skills in working with both internal and external customers.
  • Performs other related duties or projects as assigned.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage workload to identify critical issues and prioritize those items that must be completed
  • Work around obstacles and roadblocks with carriers to obtain the priority required by Allstream to meet required due dates.
  • Participate in operations-related projects, as needed.OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties, including staying abreast of technology and network solutions and cross training when needed.SCOPE:
  • Works under close supervision, both individually and within a team environment. Work is often complex, requiring logical application of knowledge and experience. No direct supervisory responsibility. Performs work in a structured environment. This position may have a significant impact on short and long-term customer satisfaction and a direct impact on future revenues.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associates degree in a technical discipline or equivalent education, training and/or experience.
  • 1-4 years telecommunications and/or data networking experience.
  • Requires the ability to meet inflexible deadlines; perform non-predictive multiple tasks; and handle customer conflict to a successful resolution.
  • Computer skills including experience Microsoft applications and typing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of routers and other data hardware. Advanced knowledge of Data Networking and telecommunications, including understanding of basic bandwidth and services: DSO, DSL, T1, SONET, Ethernet, DWDM, TCP/IP. Experience with Routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, MPLS)

(The following are physical requirements of the position as required by the Americans With Disabilities Act)

Ability to sit for extended periods of time, periodically bending and twisting and frequently applying a negligible amount of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Requires infrequent lifting and carrying of from 1-10 pounds. Requires somewhat frequent keyboarding work. Close detail work requiring visual acuity. Must be able to perform primarily sedentary work.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Experience using Microsoft Office programs and project management software. Able to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusion in controlled situations. Deal with some abstract but mostly concrete variables.

This position description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with this position. While this description is intended to accurately reflect the position's activities and requi

Keywords: Allstream Business Inc., Vancouver , Circuit Designer I & II, Other , Vancouver, Washington

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