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Engineer – Outside Plant Design at TELUS Communications in Vancouver, CA

TELUS Communications

This is a Full-Time position in Vancouver posted Jul 19.

Engineer – Outside Plant Design

Vancouver British Columbia

Description: TELUS Communicationsneed a Engineer – Outside Plant Design immediately starts from Thu, 18 Jul 2013 22:31:34 GMT, this position will be placed in British Columbia.

For more detail information about this job vacancy please read the description below. If interested in this position, please email us your resume, along with salary requirements and a cover letter to TELUS Communications starts from Thu, 18 Jul 2013 22:31:34 GMT.




Position Overview:
The Engineer 1 will work as an integral member of the engineering management team. The successful individual will be required to:

Outside Plant Engineering Design

Maintain quality standards for the engineering designs

Cultivates internal relationships with project manager, planners, engineering manager, and engineering technicians to ensure smooth workflow and strategic alignment with priorities

Is consulted by engineering technicians as an expert regarding engineering process, detailed system use, corporate and regulatory policy regarding TELUS infrastructure provisioning

Responsible for running and analyzing workload reports and identify gaps in workload vs internal workforce

Assign and coordinate engineering resources within the design team to complete work

Ensure processes are in place for quality assurance, cost control and invoice processing for external engineering labour

Provide regular reporting and feedback for the engineering management teams review

Provide interface with the resource management team to assist with maintaining a consistent workload vs workforce interlock for field teams

Liaise with planning & project management teams to maintain workflow

Coordinating concurrent projects and/or multiple resources or skill-sets to efficiently allow engineering resources to retire workload

Attend pre-APP2 meetings to gather requirements and provide commitments for engineering planned work activity

Provide a single point of contact for external departments as required for special projects and programs as required

Enhances the effectiveness of the management team through technical assistance with process development, communication sessions, change management, vacation relief, etc.

Accountable for the financial management of capital allocated to Network Plans

Lead and / or participate in the development and preparation of financial analysis, studies, reports, and associated presentation material

Acting as a technical consultant for Access Infrastructure Design, Access Construction personnel and other stakeholders

Work closely with the other Network Planning groups, Business Sales and Marketing, Capacity Management, Project Management, and Service Evolution to carry out assignments requiring specialized network knowledge and awareness of potential cost, operational and service impacts and tariff implications


Liaise with internal and external customers to determine needs and negotiate issues to resolution

Liaise with developers and municipal officials to provide communication infrastructure solutions

Respond to and/or resolve customer complaints


Required Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of network estimating is an asset

Knowledge of Building Industry Consulting Services is an asset

Experience in drafting design tools

Working knowledge of municipal and civil policies and procedures

Knowledge of accepted engineering standards and practices to provision the network

Knowledge of safety and environmental policies and regulations would be an asset

Knowledge of outside plant analog and digital technologies

Knowledge of fiber optic infrastructure

Demonstrated effective decision-making skills while under limited supervision

Must be willing to work in locations that preclude your ability to return home every day, on an as required basis

Must follow safe work practices and abide by all safety rules and regulations

Demonstrated professional oral and written communications skills

Fluent in English

Self-motivated, works well with minimal or no direct supervision

Ability to effectively handle both favourable and unfavourable customer interactions

Demonstrated ability to identify problems and situations, take appropriate action, implement solutions or escalate as required

Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaboratively with other departments

Maintain a high level of performance under the pressure of time constraints and a fast-paced changing environment

Demonstrated ability in planning and organizing to meet scheduled deadlines

Commit to continuous learning. Demonstrate the ability to learn and apply learned skills to related situations and complete and pass all related exam

Determining capital and associated operating budget requirements based on Access network alternatives that are consistent with established technical standards and processes

Additional Skills & Abilities:
Detailed engineering knowledge of a suite of design systems and tools including SAP, CET, MicroStation, Image (GIS)

SRM/DSI would be an asset

Expert level knowledge of engineering processes & regulatory policies in use

Demonstrated ability to develop, coordinate and maintain work schedules

Demonstrated ability to produce designs based on sound engineering economic analysis and following guidelines established by network standards

Demonstrated experience working collaboratively in a team environment

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

Required Professional Designation/Certification:
Professional Engineer with APEGBC (currently or on-track)

Who is TELUS?

We’re a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

The TELUS team is as diverse as the society we live in and the customers we serve. We’re also passionate about creating success for our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our team.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly possibilities®

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Primary Location



Other Locations


CA-BC-Victoria, CA-BC-Kelowna, CA-BC-Prince George




Date Posted

Thu, 18 Jul 2013 22:31:34 GMT


TELUS Communications


Vancouver, BC

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