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Aerial Make-Ready Engineer

Job Title
Aerial Make-Ready Engineer
Job ID
Ontario,  CA 91761
Other Location
Job Title:                           Aerial Make-Ready Engineer     
Business Unit:                 HHS Construction LLC., a Congruex Company
Department:                   Engineering
Reports To:                      Engineering Manager
Employment Status:      Full-time, non-exempt (hourly)
Primary Location:           Ontario, CA
We will determine salary based on skills and experience about the function of the role, as well as equity to any other employees in the same or similar role.

Company Profile:
Networks Built Better.
Congruex is a multi-national organization that specializes in broadband network construction and engineering.  We support some of the largest service providers in the United States with a footprint that extends across the nation.  Our turn-key design and build solutions allow our customers to deliver more data, more bandwidth, and ultimately support more devices for their end-users.
Our diverse self-perform capabilities allow us to deliver high-quality telecommunications and utility solutions with efficiency as one combined end-to-end business.

Congruex is a growing collection of subsidiary operating units.  Our unified vision is to be the nation’s largest end-to-end provider of network design, engineering, construction, and maintenance for broadband operators.  We are One Congruex.

Our Mission & Values
It is our mission to satisfy our customers by providing the expertise, technology, and resources necessary to build better networks.

Congruex is committed to the overall health, wellness, and safety of our people.  We support diversity, inclusion, and the right to live freely with mutual respect.

These values are ingrained in our core values of GRIT.

At Congruex, GRIT is an acronym for guts, reliability, improvement, and teamwork – having the GUTS to do the right thing, being RELIABLE to deliver what we promise, IMPROVING ourselves every day, and embracing TEAMWORK together as One Congruex.

HHS Construction, LLC. - a Congruex Company
Founded in 2003, HHS Construction is a leading provider of infrastructure services to major telecommunications and cable providers primarily in Southern California, and adjacent geographies. HHS Construction’s core capabilities include aerial, underground, and substructure self-perform construction; ISP services; wireless services including Small Cell/CRAN installation, utility coordination, turn-key RF testing and maintenance; telecom engineering; placement and splicing of copper, coaxial, and fiber optic cables; and pole maintenance. HHS Construction is headquartered in Ontario, California.

Job Summary:
Responsible for the engineering and design of the most cost-effective, accurate, and high-quality OSP construction work prints while meeting or exceeding all client deadlines. Responsible for reviewing utility poles and performing make-ready engineering work that complies with the NESC and/or local safety regulations.

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Work in various customer-specific systems to produce a cost-effective engineered design for construction to place Messenger strand, anchors, Fiber/copper, and other attachments while complying with national and local regulations surrounding aerial construction
  • Able to design an aerial path from point A to point B based on engineering best practices
  • Identify the requirements to successfully attach fiber/copper cables to a poles
  • Engineer in the public right of way and on private property avoiding conflict with existing facilities
  • Review utility poles and field notes to determine the most accurate make-ready solution
  • Provide solutions for poles that fail pole loading or are not good candidates for new attachments
  • Produce make ready worksheets and prints
  • Coordinate with project teams and engineers to ensure the accuracy, completeness, and delivery of all work
  • Research and document requirements on aerial construction by pole owner or customer for whom the work is being performed
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert for make-ready engineering, both internally and externally to HHS’s customers
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Experience with project management processes, tools, and the ability to coordinate multiple projects with reproducible results, preferred
  • Experience and understanding of outside plant engineering and construction techniques
  • Experience working with Outside Plant Engineering in the following systems: client-specific GIS software; Familiarity with pole loading software (OCALC, SpidaCalc, etc.)
  • Knowledge of fiber networking, routing, and network management
  • Understanding of Outside Plant Engineering as it pertains to the architecture of various FTTX networks
  • Deep knowledge of OSP design and construction, specifically relating to aerial plant, make-ready engineering, and construction
  • Ability to read and analyze results of poll loading
  • Ability to read work prints and construction drawings
  • Understanding of NESC, GO95, and joint use
  • Knowledge of joint pole agreements and processes
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in all Microsoft Office programs
  • Construction experience preferred, but not required
  • Field experience preferable, but not required
  • Experience with AutoCAD, a plus
  • Deadline driven, self-motivated, and technically savvy
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills   
  • Superior time management
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to be flexible, take direction with ease, including changes to schedule and workflow priorities   
  • Critical thinking skills; make assessments and provide solutions to problems    
  • Ability to maintain professional tact in a fast-paced work environment with internal personnel and clients  
  • Superior customer service. Dedication to providing customers “White Glove Service”
  • May be required at times for training purposes
Physical Requirements:
  • Able to sit for long periods
  • Able to look at a computer screen for long periods
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

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