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Utility / Power Make-Ready Designer/Project manager - Central NY

Rochester/Buffalo/Syracuse area, NY · Telecommunications · $85-$105K DoE
Job Title: Utility / Power Make-Ready Designer/Project manager
Location: Central NY area

We are currently recruiting a full-time Utility / Power Make-Ready Designer - Electrical to be based in the Central NY area! – Preferably Syracuse/Rochester/Buffalo NY  (Some travel is required within the Region)

As the Utility / Power Make-Ready Designer you will be involved in design/redesign of electrical/power components on Telephone/Utility Power poles. You should have a very strong understanding of National Electrical Safety Code (NESC codes), as they relate to power equipment (Transformers etc.) and will be responsible for design recommendations and associated construction activities for the OSP build project, aerial and underground. You will be involved in providing the designs and training of Junior personnel.

Initially you’ll be in the field training crews and doing the fieldwork. As the project progresses, you’ll then take more of an office/managerial role, overseeing, and coordinating field work. In addition to doing QA/QC of field work and teeing up and handing it off to the design team. You’ll be reporting to the various stakeholders, reporting to the client, overseeing schedule and submission of the work.

  • Apply engineering design standards to aerial and underground pole/line cable including Joint -Use Design, Make Ready, Pole Replacement, Primary Service, Reliability/Maintenance Design, Upgrades, Voltage Conversion, and Tie Lines
  • You’ll take the Field Survey information and provide Make Ready Engineering/Power Distribution Engineering design recommendations to the Power/Utility Company
  • You will create analysis reports for clients to ensure that the new / proposed  designs meet the appropriate power/ loading and clearance requirements.
  • Facilitate Pole Replacement design as it relates to power equipment.
  • Monitor the progress of OSP projects and report any issues to project managers and stakeholders.
  • Train crews and Manage schedules. Liaise with the client.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and contribute to the development of best practices for OSP power installation.

What will catch our eye: 
  • 5+ years of industry experience in Make Ready Engineering or Power Distribution Engineering.
  • Strong knowledge of National Electrical Safety Code (NESC)
  • Knowledge of drafting or modeling software such as : AutoCAD/ARCGIS, SPIDAcalc, O-Calc, Katapult or similar.
  • Previous experience with National Grid. -STORMS database
  • Previous experience with OSP/CATV (outside plant)
  • Inspecting quality and recording field records – including review of OTDR results and As-built drawings.
  • OSP experience and/or training; previous telecommunications experience a must.
  • Experienced in construction practices of aerial (communications & power make ready, attachments, etc.) 
  • Pole loading analysis is a plus but can be taught.
  • Knowledge of As-Builts, redlines and project inspection guidelines.
Key Skills: Utility Designer, Power, Make-Ready Designer, QA/QC, Quality Assurance/Control. Outside Plant, Electrical, Utilities, National Electrical Safety Code. NESC Code Transformers, Power Distribution Engineering Design, make ready, ROW, cable placement, Fiber Optics, CATV, Aerial Fiber Construction, Underground Fiber Construction, Permitting, Inspecting Fiber Builds, Supervising Contractors, Contractor Supervision, OSP Design, Over-Builds, New Fiber Developments, Work Orders, Contractor Invoices, Vendor Invoices, Make Ready Engineering, Pole Loading Analysis, JPA, analysis, Pole Foreman, SPIDA Calc or O-Calc, AutoCAD and/or Micro-station, GIS data, ESRI technology or ArcGIS. Electric/ Power poles. Utility Pole Loading / Make Ready Analyst – Utility / Telecom, aerial and underground pole/line cable, Joint Use Design Make Ready, Pole Replacement, NY, National Grid,
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Employees (and their families) have a choice of plans to purchase and enroll, including medical/vision, minimum essential coverage and/or dental.  Employees can enroll in our company’s 401k plan after meeting the enrollment criteria.

What We Do
TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in providing telecommunications and network infrastructure contractors, employees, and project services to businesses. 
Our specialization includes telecom network & infrastructure staffing deployments including planning, analysis, design, implementation, operations and maintenance.

Technologies we support:
Wireless: 4G, 5G, LTE, BTS, iDAS/oDAS, Small Cell, VoLTE, IOT, Microwave, NOC, BTS (Base stations)
Wireline: Fiber, Outside Plant (OSP), switching (MSC, CO), transport and provisioning

About us
Formed by industry veterans in 2005, TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in telecommunications and network infrastructure contracting and recruiting. 
TekCom Resources, Inc. has extensive experience supporting clients in building successful teams for high-profile projects with tight timelines and budgets. Our vast network of industry contacts allows us to find the best talent. Along with our recruiting experience, our staff takes a hands-on approach in assisting hiring managers to achieve their goals and objectives.

As technical staffing experts, we are passionate and driven to provide top-notch talent to help our clients achieve their goals. We are also committed to assisting job seekers in finding the job and career path they have always wanted.

TekCom Resources, Inc. is a WBENC Certified Women’s Business Enterprise.

TekCom Resources, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. In keeping with this commitment, we will take steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact:  USAllRecruiters@TekComResources.com. We are compliant with the Fair Chance Ordinance as applicable and will consider all qualified applications for employment.

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