Supervisor, HFC/Access Design
Company: Cox Communications Inc
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 15, 2022
Primary Location: 2330 NW 10th St, Oklahoma City, OK,
USADivision: Cox CommunicationsJob Level: Team
Lead/SupervisorTravel: Yes, 25 % of the TimeSchedule:
Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 225049At Cox, we're
forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning
workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and we're
looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in
the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive,
communications, the environment and more.We want to do everything
we can to keep our employees safe and healthy. Therefore, where
permitted by applicable law, you will need to be fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S.-based job.
Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will
of course be considered.Keep reading to learn more about this
opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.Role SummaryThe
HFC Access Design Supervisor is responsible for a team of HFC and
Fiber Designers both locally and virtually. The supervisor will
oversee the daily coax and fiber projects, ensure accurate
information is provided, processes are in alignment with corporate
standardization guidelines and that our network facilities are
being utilized efficiently. The leadership expectation of the HFC
Access Design supervisor is collaboration with boundary partners,
seeking the most efficient solution to all projects, providing
support to the design team for complex projects and ensuring design
is in compliance with written playbooks distributed by corporate.
Frequent travel is required to support remote design staff, ensure
expectations are being met with boundary partners.Primary
Responsibilities and Essential Functions
- Ensures design architectures are being followed as required by
- Provides leadership to design team to support daily activity
and convey messages regarding workload, productivity and
- Facilitates standardization efforts and change within the team
and with boundary partners ensuring compliance and positive
- Performs individual performance reviews with designers to
provide feedback on performance using Design Metrics.
- Manages drafting and design in GNIS and LODE Data or other
ancillary software applications while managing specifications,
project tracking, and file storage.
- Manages design process for all aspects of network design
including fiber placement, copper design and system powering.
- Communicates with employees, other department, and management,
holds meetings, writes reports, documents correspondence.
- Leads team and performs analyses using enterprise supported
- Assists in managing departmental operating and expense budgets,
reduces costs, controls overtime and expenses.
- Coaches and develops employees, establishes and communicates
departmental and individual goals, sets expectations and
objectives, evaluates performance, provides feedback.
- Ensures workforce planning by hiring and training employees or
through contract labor.
- Approves planning and design invoices for contracted
- Oversees and plans for network capacity and optimization of
fiber using enterprise supported technology.
- May communicate with corporate engineering relative to
standardization, software applications and/or new design
- May approve final design criteria and quality control
- May forecast and approve department budgets.
- Frequent travel within supported region required to meet with
Design staff to provide leadership and support and ensure
expectations are met.Qualifications:Minimum
- 3 or more years of experience required in related field (i.e.
Network, Construction,Engineering, Design, CAD Drafting, etc.)
- Requires strong knowledge of HFC plant (Coax, fiber, actives,
passives, video nodes, lasers, splices, receives, power supplies,
frequencies, WDM, DWDM); software packages such as Microsoft
Office, MapInfo, Lode Data, AutoCad and GNIS.
- Excellent organizational, problem solving, process improvement,
leadership, verbal, written and collaborative skills to work
effectively with teams throughout organizationPreferred
- AS/AA or BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired
(i.e. Engineering, Design, AutoCAD, etc.).
- 2 or more years of experience in a management role
- Experience in telecommunications industry desired.
Who We AreAbout Cox CommunicationsCox 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 CoxWe 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.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.
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