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Engineer in Toronto at NX UTILITIES

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Produces fiber optic designs and modifications by studying project objectives; researching and developing fiber optic engineering techniques and approaches; validating designs, and supporting project implementation.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, plan and design suggested fiber optic telecom routes to maximize the efficiency of the network while taking into account material, make ready, and method of placement cost to maximize efficient and effective utilization of fiber networks
  • Interpret existing fiber routes with proposed routes to ensure that estimated traffic and demand would be achievable for both current and proposed routes
  • Draft new and revise existing, aerial and underground plant facilities based on field and design information provided
  • Render detailed drawings where required of MDU schematics, trenching details, road/bridge crossings, and design schematics
  • Complete and manage required customer permitting
  • Utilize best practice for network optimization of planned facilities along with planning to meet future demand
  • Perform quality control on drafting from contractors and in-house resources to ensure best practices are being adopted
  • Establish and maintain effective communications and professional working relationships in order to collaborate on and troubleshoot any issues
  • Plan and schedule projects with in-house Engineers and Drafters
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Associates degree and 1-3 years’ experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


  • Ability to read and interpret utility engineering drawings and plans
  • Advanced understanding of copper, fiber and/or CATV design standards and requirements
  • Knowledge of fiber network design

Technical Skills:

  • Advanced CAD skillset
  • Computer and Microsoft Office proficiency, including use of graphics, word processing, and electronic spreadsheet applications     

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal ,verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail orientated

 Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
  • Individuals must have a valid driver’s license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions
  • Working on a computer for 6-8 hours a day
  • Sitting at a desk for 6-8 hours a day