Network Delivery Coordinator – Cogeco

Niagara Falls, ON

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Time Type:
Regular
Job Description :
POSITION SUMMARY:
In accordance with established capacity management and monitoring procedures, policies, standards and available tools, the incumbent is responsible for the implementation (design, planning and delivery) Cogeco’s network infrastructure strategic projects. The Network Delivery Coordinator is accountable for proactively assessing feasibility, designing, planning and deployment of OSP infrastructure to support network expansion and capacity upgrades. All activities will provide cost efficient solutions in order to build and maintain a leading edge technology network.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate all (technical) OSP activities relating to the implementation of assigned strategic network infrastructure projects. This includes coordination from preliminary planning to final implementation, testing and closure stages.
Conduct/coordinate technical feasibility studies to formulate possible solutions; determine associated costs and produce documentation for approval.
Produce high-level and/or detailed network plans for approved projects; taking into consideration optimization of the network infrastructure to meet existing/future service requirements, utilizing cost effective methods of design and implementation
Produce and/or coordinate system designs for tendering and construction of Cogeco’s network expansion.
Determine the scope and priority of network projects – including timing, sizing and costing prerequisites (materials, labour, contractors, utilities, etc.) in order to create a project budget
Provide technical implementation directions and process leadership to other cross-functional teams such as Infrastructure Delivery, Technical Operations and/or Contracted resources to delivery expansion projects.
Using the process required to manage turn-key solutions, coordinate all activities related to issuing, organising, implementing and controlling of projects to meet timelines, costs and standards.
Coordinate and ensure timely and efficient completion of construction activities by assigning work to contractors and maintaining regular contact with utilities, contractors, municipalities, etc. during construction phases.
Schedule, conduct and/or coordinate field inspections to verify compliance with design and construction specifications. Initiate and approve necessary field revisions to plans to compensate for field related obstacles and/or changes in conditions.
Ensure proper system documentation by communicating as-built information to the design department for inclusion in records management tool. Highlight field revisions to enable re-calculations by the design staff.
Monitors and reports on contractor quality, compliance and safe work practices, use of appropriate tools and equipment, including customer service related initiatives. Escalates issues as required.
Using the Contractor Governance process, monitor and report on contractor costs, compliance, safe work practices and use of appropriate standards. Review contractor billings to validate and ensure accuracy. Escalate issues as required.
Procure materials and resources through the Oracle process and liaise with the Procurement/Warehouse Departments to ensure that materials required for construction projects are available and correctly accounted for.
Work within a broader team of Network Managers and Project Managers on various leading edge projects as required
Maintains project files; prepares Capital Expenditure Authorisation forms; prepares documentation for project cost analysis and scheduling of project timelines. Keeps management and stakeholders advised of project status up-dates.
Coordinates and exchanges information with other departments, vendors, third parties and municipalities
Performs other duties and/or projects as assigned
ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS
ACADEMIC TRAINING
College Diploma in relevant discipline or combination of equivalent education and work experience required
WORK EXPERIENCE
5+ years’ experience in a communications planning, design and implementation related OSP systems deployment
2 years’ experience in a CATV environment would an asset
Experience in coordinating project processes and network implementation.

SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Working knowledge of Internet systems, digital cable, network technology and their interconnectivity / coordination.
Ability to read and understand Network Schematic diagrams
Knowledge of engineering and construction operational procedures, technologies, and systems design is preferred
Knowledge of project implementation processes and working with cross-functional teams
Formulate optimal solution(s) while taking into account cost, timing, technology & service availability
Health and Safety Certified is preferred. Good knowledge of H&S regulations and practices for construction is preferred.
Advanced PC skills and an intermediate proficiency in the Google suite and MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, and Outlook) are required.
Process oriented with solid problem solving and analytical skills.
Detail oriented (accurate/thorough). Highly organized.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Experienced in effectively coordinating portions of multiple projects and working with conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment. Ability to execute multiple tasks simultaneously, efficiently and within a predetermined time frame.
Able to “think outside the box” and see impact of decisions/actions. Demonstrated thoroughness, follow-up, time management skills are required.
Solid interpersonal skill with a winning customer service attitude and high level of professionalism
Able to establish positive working relationships and work in intra-departmental work teams.
Self motivated with the ability to take initiative in identifying and resolving problems independently. Ability to monitor owns work for quality is required.
Valid Class G Ontario Driver’s licence
** “Our employees and our customers are at the heart of everything we do. In order to provide a safe and healthy environment for our colleagues and their families, for our clients and for the members of our communities, COGECO has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy, which applies to all of its business units operating in Canada.”
Location :
Niagara Falls, ON
Company :
Cogeco Connexion Inc
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