Comcast Eng 2, Planning & Design in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Job Summary:

Responsible for the planning and designing of broadband communication

systems. Designs systems and collaborates with vendors to determine

project specifications. Inspects projects periodically to ensure

adherence to project specifications. Prepares and maintains project

documentation. Identifies new service areas and assists in resolving

customer service complaints. Works with moderate supervision/guidance.

Employees at all levels are expect to:

- Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how

you do your job

- Own the customer experience-think and act in ways that put our

customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint,

and make them promoters of our products and services

- Know your stuff-be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our

game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital

tools and experiences

- Win as a team-make big things happen by working together and being

open to new ideas

- Be an active part of the Net Promoter System-a way of working that

brings more employee and customer feedback into the company-by joining

huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do

better for our customers

- Drive results and growth

- Respect and promote inclusion and diversity

- Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our


Core Responsibilities:

- Designs broadband communication systems using various design software

packages. Produces layout designs for coaxial and fiber placement, and

fiber routing and connectivity. Verifies designs are in adherence to

regional hybrid fiber coax (HFC) architecture and design specifications.

- Conducts analysis to determine efficiency, equipment economy, and

systems operation simplicity.

- Collaborates with outside vendors in developing design criteria and

preparing layout and detail drawings. Develops criteria and performance

specifications required to meet unique operating requirements, building

codes, and safety codes.

- Inspects construction and installation to ensure adherence to

established drawings, specifications and schedules.

- Prepares special keys, charts, diagrams, and graphic drawings for use

by other departments. Updates and maintains system maps, keys, and

design files. Tracks and keeps current system spreadsheets and


- Reviews and estimates design costs and generates project packages for

construction including design prints, bill of materials, and materials

and equipment ordering information. Prepares bid sheets and contracts.

- Completes field surveys for identifying new service areas and assists

in the resolution of customer service complaints related to construction

activity. Works with customers and contractors to plan and schedule

work. Provides customer service personnel with periodic progress reports

of service requests.

- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters

of significance.

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work

nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specification:

- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

- Computer Science, Engineering

- Generally requires 2-5 years related experience

Core Responsibilities

  • Design coaxial extensions and complete system redesigns, in accordance with the appropriate design specifications.
  • Design fiber optic networks/extensions utilizing CWDM/DWDM technologies, including RFOG and EPON designs.
  • Utilize software programs including Lode Data and SpatialNet to complete forward & reverse system RF designs.
  • Responsible for providing design maps, bill of materials, specification files to cross-functional teams.
  • Managing business partners to ensure efficient and effective RF designs in accordance with department standards and specifications.

Required Qualifications

  • Proficient Spatial/GIS ability in applications such as SpatialNet, MapInfo, and ArcGIS.
  • Operational knowledge of Lode Data
  • Operational knowledge of AutoCAD and/or MicroStation.
  • A strong understanding of CATV drafting and design standards.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer