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HFC Designer in Tampa, FL at NX UTILITIES

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

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:


  • Designs and drafts Greenfield/Joint Trench requests using both Node+0 and 4 design specs
  • Designs and Drafts Metro-E requests using 1 Fiber Solutions and Muxing design specs
  • Designs and Drafts various BAU requests (SMB,SFU,MDU, Forced Relocates, ect..) as assigned
  • Designs and drafts construction prints, permits and support documents in various formats
  • Documents as-build updates for project reconciliation
  • Plans and executes Node Segmentations and Cascade Reductions as directed
  • Review Design considerations for both short term and long term needs in relationship to node sizing, powering, and addressing
  • Draw accurate RF and Fiber routing conclusions that reflect cost estimate for the availability request using Google Earth and Customer Records
  • 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
  • Spatialnet experience preferred but not required
  • Working knowledge of city and map reading
  • 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
  • Excellent analytical reporting 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




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