Planning and Design Engineer


Planning and Design Engineer

@ AT&T

Job Description

  • As a Planning & Design Engineer, you’ll play a key role in the construction of one of the largest fiber networks in the world!
  • You’ll be responsible for the planning, design and analysis of outside plant facilities/networks.
  • You’ll also perform the detailed design for all required feeder facility relief including Central Office transfers, major undertakings and/or routine activities after closely coordinating with the Planning group.
  • Success in the role will require a full understanding of outside plant installation and maintenance technician activities.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide detailed design for feeder and distribution facilities to meet service demands and conduct job costing activities
  • Oversee Loop electronics engineering/coordination and transmission equipment engineering
  • Monitor expenditures to ensure incurred costs are within authorized levels and oversee the coordination of construction budget and project management activities
  • Manage right-of-way functions including investigating and acquiring easement interests in real property as well as interface with customers and other internal groups to negotiate service intervals on delayed or potentially delayed orders
  • Participate with other groups to develop action plans to reduce operating expense through facility replacement, modernization, bulk recovery and records correction
  • Coach and train other designers


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a satisfactory driving record and valid driver’s license
  • Outside Plant engineering or Construction experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Desired Qualifications:

  • 4-year Engineering degree
  • Experience with computer aided design (CAD)

Environmental Requirements:

  • This position may be responsible for contributing to AT&T's compliance with environmental laws and regulations as applicable to its job function. This may include, but is not limited to, work related to fuel tanks, emergency and stand-by generators, boilers, hazardous waste, hazardous materials, batteries, manholes and vaults, water wells, linear and other construction projects, water discharge, or air emissions

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: July 18, 2022
Application Deadline: August 18, 2022
Job Type: Full-time