Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chicago

Description

What you’ll be doing...
Our Wireline Core Equipment Engineering organization provides detailed network solutions leveraging our state of the art global transport network consisting of Ultra-Long Haul (ULH), SONET, OTN Mesh, and Metro Access. In this role, you will be designing, engineering, and deploying optical transport solutions to augment the Metro Access component of this global network. You will be part of a fast paced environment focused on both immediate delivery to our customers and the long term evolution of our network.
Collaborating with planning, provisioning, standards, and sales teams as well as equipment vendors on network and customer solutions.
Partnering with field operations and other implementation organizations to obtain information such as space, power, and fiber availability required to complete project engineering.
Creating install specifications (ISPECS) and applicable diagrams and drawings required for installation, turn-up, inventory, and configuration of Metro transport equipment deployed into our network.
Developing project Bill of Material (BOM) and placing orders for network equipment, rack, and hardware requirements.
Defining cable requirements, creating cable running lists, and ordering all cables.
Ensuring all engineering documentation is accurate and up-to-date.
Ensuring work meets all applicable engineering, financial, planning, and operational standards.
What we’re looking for...
You are highly motivated, independent, and customer focused with organizational and leadership skills to push projects to completion. You work well with others as a team and also individually on your own projects. You communicate clearly, concisely, and persuasively to individuals and teams to achieve desired results.
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Three or more years of relevant work experience.
Engineering experience.
Experience creating technical documentation.
Experience with Excel, Word and other MS applications.
Even better if you have:
A degree.
Direct working knowledge of Tellabs 7100, Nortel 5200, Fuji 9500, Fuji 4500, Fuji 4100 and/or ROADM technology.
Strong knowledge of both Outside Plant and Inside Plant facilities and characteristics.
Experience installing telecommunications equipment.
Experience using CAD based software tools.
Knowledge or familiarity with the following systems: vBuild, FIM, ICON, TCOMS, COFFEE, CCP, and/or SRM/nSAP.
Demonstrated ability to multitask, partner across organizations, and proactively address issues in a fast paced, high volume environment.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent time management skills.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

About the company

For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.

We help people, businesses and things communicate better.

The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.

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