Engineer I/II

at Windstream
Location Hudson
Date Posted June 24, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified



About the Role:

Windstream's team of Outside Plant Engineers are vital team members who represent our leading telecommunications brand that connects homeowners, small business, enterprise and carrier partners across the United States. Our team of Outside Plant Engineers care about technology and connecting customers to products they value. Our Broadband Engineers create meaningful connections with customers that create long-term relationships.

What You'll Do:

  • Work directly with developers, builders and planning boards to help ensure we prepared to install the needed facilities to activate customers on time
  • Helping choose a provider for the customer once customers are moving in
  • Working hand-in-hand with Engineering, Planning and Construction teams to meet all milestones and commitments.
  • Building relationships with developers, builders, planning and zoning boards.
  • Working in OSP Field Engineering
  • Work with Outlook, Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Conduct 30% of work in field and 70% in the office on average, may vary.
  • Assess situations, seek multiple perspectives, gather information, if neccessary identify key issues, to solve complex problems.
  • Organize complex activities for development, implementation and maintenance of large projects
  • Utilization of sound Engineering practices.
  • Apply strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and perform successfully in a fast-paced environment.

Do You Have?

  • College degree in Engineering (EE or Civil, preferred) or a related field and 2-4 years professional level experience;
  • or 6 years professional level related Engineering/Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required.

Even Better:

  • Design experience with moderately complex outside plant equipment installation, modifications and upgrades
  • PMP and/or Six Sigma ceritifications
  • Computer software knowledge to include Microsoft Office, Custom Planning Tools and Databases
  • Ability to stay current with the economical and technological developments in the industry.
  • General knowledge of EPM, JobTrac, JD Edwards, GComms and CAD/E systems (Microstation)

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

About US:

Windstream Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.



Job Description: Analyzes requirements to meet demand and performance of products, systems and/or data. May perform engineering design evaluations including cost-effective utilization of materials as required. May design, develop, test and implement all components, equipment, and software within the functional area of the organization. Applies commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures to resolve a variety of issues. Works on problems of moderate scope. Exercises judgement to plan and accomplish goals. Identifies issues and provides resolution within the workgroup or to the customer. Normally receives general instruction on routine work and detailed instruction on new projects or assignments.Minimum Requirements: Good understanding of telecommunications industry; good knowledge of one or more engineering disciplines and vendor equipment. Good knowledge of accepted engineering practices. Computer software knowledge to include Microsoft Office, Custom Planning Tools and Databases. Good analytical skills; the ability to prioritize projects; good oral and written communication skills; and good interpersonal skills.Education and Experience: College degree and 2-4 years related experience or 6 years equivalent related Engineering/Technical experience or a combination of education and related Engineering/Technical experience required.Desired Qualifications: Ability to stay current with the economical and technological developments in the industry.

Job Category: Engineering
Locations: US-Ohio-Hudson

EEO Statement:
Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

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