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Supervisor, HFC/Access Design

Company: Cox Communications Inc
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

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 corporate playbooks.
  • Provides leadership to design team to support daily activity and convey messages regarding workload, productivity and performance.
  • Facilitates standardization efforts and change within the team and with boundary partners ensuring compliance and positive outcomes.
  • 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 tools.
  • 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 projects.
  • 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 architecture.
  • 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 preferred
      • 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.

Keywords: Cox Communications Inc, Oklahoma City , Supervisor, HFC/Access Design, Other , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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