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Manager, Construction & Planning

Cox Communications Inc
Foothill Ranch, CA 92610
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*Primary Location: *20 Icon, Foothill Ranch, CA, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Manager/Senior Manager
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *214680
*Role Summary*

Plans, coordinates and builds new, rebuild and upgrade construction projects. Performs field engineering, creates efficient route designs and estimates costs. Allocates and activates fiber. Plans network splicing for coax and fiber optic networks. Obtains access and right-of-way agreements. Coordinates permitting and pole applications, joint-trenching, and make-ready for utility poles. Repairs and inspects Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) networks and ensures backbone is available for launch or deployment of products.

* Review and approve all project designs and determines cost effectiveness.

* Maintains workflow databases and updates schedules.

* Participates in managing and estimating revenue forecasts, material planning, capital and expense budgets.

* Establishes aggressive timelines for work to ensure project meets due dates.

* Responsible for plant integrity by overseeing plant damage repair, aerial construction, construction upgrade, underground drops (new/rebuild) and the negotiation of contracts.

* Ensures work-zone safety, work quality and customer satisfaction

* Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local commission and agency rules and regulations

* Responsible for overseeing the placement and replacing of fiber, coax and copper network drops and cables; minimizes backlogs and ensures timely installation/repairs

* Reaches out to other Cox locations/peers for sharing of best practices, lessons learned, reliability and operational efficiencies.

* Responsible for hiring, developing, coaching and setting performance goals and expectations for employees, conducts performance evaluations, monitors work flow, sets priorities and provides leadership to the department

* Oversees the scheduling of projects to ensure that objectives are met, maintains and protects existing plant, increases service options, expands the customer base, and increases revenues.

* Responsible for maintaining correct technical operation of the fiber optic network that transports analog and digital signals, HFC telephony and HSI.

* Develops and negotiates contracts and obtains corporate legal advice when required. Ensures Contractor adheres to project specifications and oversees their performance.

* May oversee the splicing and activation work involving construction and repair of the fiber optic network.

* May oversee the job functions of any and all activities within construction

Qualifications: *Minimum*

* 7 or more years of experience required in related field (e.g. outside plant construction, maintenance, field services, engineering, network operations)

* 5 or more years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree

* Strong knowledge of data, video and telephony transmission and distribution status monitoring systems.

* Proficient in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel)

* Demonstrated analytical, technical problem solving, written and oral communication skills

* Excellent excellent interpersonal, leadership, presentation, problem solving, written, verbal, and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization

*Preferred *

* BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired

* 2 or more years of experience in a management role preferred

* Experience in telecommunications industry desired

* Prior experience working for a multiple service operator (MSO)

Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12
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