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Access Network Designer I

Design coaxial networks in new or existing areas using a variety of architectures as needed. Use experience and knowledge of coax networks to maintain spec and project files as needed for accurate and efficient designs. Coordinate workflow from GIS to staff at corporate and regional sites.
  • Design and draft access networks throughout the Midco footprint in new or existing systems while utilizing industry and Midco standards.
  • Support all types of coaxial network designs including greenfield, extensions, as-builts, node splits, and upgrades.
  • Draft structure network and maintain data integrity within the dataset.
  • Interpret redline drawings and information from field personnel.
  • Collaborate with other designers and field staff.
  • Edit, manipulate, and maintain geographic data using GIS software.
  • Maintain computer database records for data files and GIS layer information.
  • Support new services and technologies through coaxial design.
  • Generate presentation quality maps using GIS software.
  • Perform quality assurance to ensure design and drafting standards are being maintained.
  • Maintain documentation showing design and drafting standards.
  • Train and educate other Midco employees on coax design principles and techniques
  • Participate in all phases of a project’s life-cycle. Document project activity, communication, schedules and progress.
  • Support ongoing data development and special analysis for telecommunication projects.
  • Provide weekly, monthly and annual reports.
  • Support project design schedules, meetings and resources effectively.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.
  • Adhere to Midco privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy.
  • Maintain regular attendance as required by your position.
  • Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and strategies, initiatives and projects of other departments.
  • Support the mission, vision, and values of Midco.
  • Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility, and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.
  • Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects.
  • Possess strong problem-solving, critical-thinking and decision-making skills while using good judgment.
  • Multi-task without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that develops positive relationships with team members, customer and leadership.
  • Adhere to and actively follow Midco policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in designing coaxial and/or fiber access networks is required.
  • Degree or certificate program in GIS technologies or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Skilled in using ESRI and ArcGIS software solutions and applications is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of GNSS data collection, GIS principles and methodologies preferred.
  • Read and comprehend other design architectures using GIS based tools.
  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
  • Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands.
  • Be available to travel to locations across Midco’s service footprint.
  • Is the leading provider of reliable, high-speed internet via fiber and fixed wireless technology, serving 460,000 homes and businesses in 400 communities across the Midwest.
  • Provides exceptional customer experience and a superior network, while being a force for good in the communities we serve.
  • Delivers TV services including Midco Sports (a regional sports network), phone, data center and advertising services, plus wholesale networking solutions.
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  • Free Midco internet & TV
  • Great opportunities to get involved in volunteerism
  • Generous 401(k) match and paid time away from work programs
  • And many more
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