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Network Planning Manager - Power

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
4 days ago

Join our team

At TELUS, we pride ourselves on always putting customers first and they have been telling us that network reliability is one of their top priorities. We are paying attention. The Mission Critical Environment (MCE) team plays an integral role in transforming our networks to serve our customer's needs. The MCE Power & Cooling team provides strategic and tactical planning support as it relates to infrastructure, and drives corporate energy waste reduction and management best practices for TELUS. Our team members are expected to think critically about our current infrastructure and processes, and turn these thoughts into actionable strategies that can be used to help define roadmaps that will allow our network to support our customers' needs today and tomorrow. Our team's ability to approach current processes and programs with a strategic mindset is paramount to supporting the reliability of the TELUS network. As part of this, we are involved in several different areas, including:
    •Infrastructure planning - upgrading and replacement •Outages and major failures - key learnings and expert advice •Energy management and waste reduction - less waste and maximized utilization = decreased load pressures and environmental footprint

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

This role will be responsible for Power Systems Planning, Capital Management, Business Case Development, Creating and Releasing Tactical Project Plans, Resource to Design/Engineering, Business Support for Hosting and TELUS Collocation, and Liaise with Standards to Develop Common Standards and Practices for Power and Cooling Systems.

Here's how

As a member of the MCE Infrastructure team you will be an integral part of the Tactical and Demand Planning Team. The MCE Tactical and Demand Planner focuses on network environment planning that supports a 12 - 18 month planning cycle. The Tactical planner efficiently maintains upgrades and grows TELUS infrastructure in governance with capital management processes. This is achieved in coordination and collaboration with various TELUS stakeholders, including MCE's Strategic and Standards Planning teams.


You're the missing piece of the puzzle

You must be recognized for your knowledge in/of:
    •AC, DC Power Plants equipment, DC-AC Inverters, DC Battery Strings, DC Power Distribution elements (PDI, BDFB), UPS, backup Generators, Fuel Systems and Monitoring with main focus on DC infrastructure •Canadian Electrical Code •How HVAC/mechanical systems interact and are interdependent with power systems in a network building •Telecommunications networks systems as related to Transport, Access, Switching and IP/Data, and/or data centre environments •Documentation and procedures related to Power and Cooling planning and provisioning process •IT Systems; SAP, Microsoft Office Applications (with aptitude to learn/conceptualize the functionality of new systems being introduced, etc.) •Business Plan development and economic feasibility analysis •Technical writing/documentation with good writing skills •Project management fundamentals

Required Skills & Abilities:
    •Demonstrated ability to continuously improve their working environment, including processes and tools (i.e. proactively seeks out to fill gaps and overcome challenges) •Effective leadership skills and fundamentals •Strong presentation, oral and written general communication skills •Strong leadership, organizational, planning and financial skills •Demonstrated ability to work as a contributing member of a high performing team •Ability to work with minimal supervision •Good Technical writing skills to develop standards documentation •Understand the project lifecycle from initiation to completion •Effective presentation and networking skills •Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate with others and deal with a variety of contacts, both internal and external to the organization diversification within the team

Required Professional Designation/Certification:
    •Engineering degree in Electrical, or if in another engineering field, must possess strong, related Power experience •Licensed professional engineer, or Professional Engineer designation in progress •College/technical diploma in related field with strong professional/technical experience will also be considered •Minimum of 5 or more years of experience with strong working knowledge of Power Provisioning/Building Infrastructure and Network Provisioning and Capital Management processes

    •Experience in a planning capacity/role •Strong consideration for those with communications/ICT experience (e.g. telecom, cable, data centre)

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.
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