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Design Specialist II - Outside Plant Engineering - Broadband Networks

Reference ID: TEC10653-18

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As a Design Specialist II, you will be responsible for a number of key items such as managing TELUS physical infrastructure, maintaining effective relationships with the development community & municipalities, as well as securing the necessary government agency approvals for projects to name a few.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

The Design Specialist II will be responsible for many aspects including designing technical specifications for outside plant networks, mapping new processes, technologies, and network topologies changes, as well as rolling out new processes and training team members.

By reviewing the Outside Plant Design jobs for quality/reliability, our intent is to reduce costs and increase revenue and ensure adequate capacity of outside plant copper and fibre networks.

Also, you will ensure schedules & deadlines are monitored and adjusted appropriately: running reports in SAP to assist with workload management.

Here's how
    •Lead meetings with key stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes on a project by project, so the ability to influence a variety of stakeholders by speaking their language •Very comfortable in operating in the "grey area" as you'll act as prime interface with our contract design teams to ensure key date metrics are met •Write technical reports •Demonstrate the ability to produce designs based on sound engineering economic analysis and following guidelines established by network standards, and a background in planning and organizing schedules to meet deadlines


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Strong verbal & written communications skills •Ability to work effectively with external customers •Negotiating and conflict management skills •Willing to work in locations that preclude your ability to return home every day, on an as required basis •Flexible presentation & communication skills for executive & frontline audiences •Ability to navigate complex teams and collaborate with influence, with a demonstrated ability to influence cross-functional stakeholders to gain buy-in •Proven track record for consistently delivering results and effectively meeting program milestones •Outstanding business & financial acumen with the ability to anticipate and develop strategies in a rapidly evolving telecommunication industry •Strong analytical & critical thinking skills coupled with superior ability to creatively solve problems •Recipient of a bachelor degree or post-secondary diploma in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent education and/or experience

    •Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) designation •Experience bringing new technology to market

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly ® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.

Posted: January 19, 2019
Closes: March 20, 2019
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TELUS (TSX: T, NYSE: TU) is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12.3 billion of annual revenue and 13.9 million customer connections, including 8.4 million wireless ...