Ref No.: 17-20073
Location: Harahan, Louisiana
Immediate need for a Planner with experience in the Telecom & Cable Industry. This is 2 + Months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Harahan, LA. Please review the job description below:
Job ID: 17-20073

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for providing leadership and the development to employees in the Construction Department and Fiber Optic Department.
  • Responsible for plant integrity by overseeing plant damage repair, aerial construction, construction upgrade, underground drops (new/rebuild) and the negotiation development of contracts.
  • In addition, this position oversees the splicing and activation work involving the fiber optic network.
  • Ensures the quality and safety of all employees while providing excellent customer satisfaction to all customers.
  • Activates new fiber optic circuits and implements corrective and preventive action on the fiber transport system, nodes and reverse laser transmitters and receivers.
  • Oversees the construction and /or repair of fiber, coax, and copper plant for HRC and STS networks.
  • Communicates and coordinates the construction, operations and maintenance of service facilities in the public right-of-way, private right-of-way and buildings.
  • Performs routine work to locate and mark underground cable lines in order to minimize
  • Cable cuts and costly repairs.
  • Ensures that work performed in a timely and professional manner and meets all regulations, specifications and standards set forth by the company and government agencies.
  • Reviews projects for exiting easements by researching documents and maps.
  • Constructs new and rebuild aerial hardware including strand placement, tensioning, grounding, bonding, guy and anchor installation.
  • Assures grounds are at or below maximum allowable resistance for proper network protection.
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Responsible for maintaining proper spacing form energized conductors as well as height requirements as prescribed in the NESC, NEC, utility and construction specifications.
  • HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience.
  • Specialized skill training/certification may be required.
  • 2-5 years of experience in area of responsibility required.
Our client is a leading Telecom & Cable Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.