CA - Network Activation Technician III


Region or market subject matter
expert (SME) for OSP Construction and Maintenance teams. Manages and leads
efforts that support construction standards, design viability, cutover
processes, and Proof of Performance reporting. SME called upon to assist with
difficult technical issues presented to Construction and Maintenance teams.
Leads and assists in critical construction projects that result in improved
network quality and productivity performance.? Serves as technical lead
and SME for planned significant network construction events and cutovers.
Trains and/or assists in Planner/Construction Specialist training of
construction practices, new initiatives, technologies, and processes. Supports
enterprise initiatives and is POC for Center teams on key technical issues and

Major Tasks?

  • Responsible for development and oversight of NT 2.0
    Cutover and Activation processes as well as planned significant
    construction events.?
  • Develops, reviews, and implements cutover sheet for
    each node migration.?
  • Partner in region to complete Proof of Performance
    testing for NT 2.0 activations including node certifications.
  • Responsible for compiling and reporting Proof of
    Performance testing as it relates to NT 2.0 Construction contractor
  • Manages and maintains construction power supply design
    and implementation processes.?
  • Provides key technical data and reports that assists
    leaders in directing work force.
  • Becomes SME on new technologies to assist in ensuring
    department knowledge current.
  • Assists in troubleshooting complex issues related to
    N+0 network and design.
  • Coordinates / leads projects as directed.?
  • Partners with adjoining organizations
    (MTC/Field/DOCSIS) to ensure trouble resolution processes are effective
    and serve NPS.
  • Analyzes varied statistical data for trending the
    performance of the N+0 network per N+0 architecture.
  • Develops methods and procedures and may provide
    training to the Field Network Technician workforce and OSPC.
  • Coordinates directly with OSPM, OSPC and Divisional
    Engineers on Regional N+0 Performance.
  • Creates and implements internal processes that are
    critical to the performance of the N+0 network.
  • Proactively identifies ways to improve processes and
    procedures; makes recommendations to management

Key Skills

  • Knowledge of N+0 and HFC networks including RF/Optical
  • Knowledge of current fiber technologies as deployed by
  • Expert level knowledge of work tools and test
    equipment: TnC Diagnostics, signal level meters, signal leakage, GNIS, N+0
    Status Monitoring, Reverse path monitoring, RFI Meter, Spectrum Analyzer,
    TDR/ OTDR?
  • Working knowledge of office tools: Word, Excel,
    PowerPoint, VISIO, Adobe, MS Office, Sharepoint, Data Base Reporting



  • 5+ years of experience in related field (i.e. Construction,
    Engineering, Technical Operations) or academic equivalent training or

  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking

  • Excellent collaborative skills to work effectively with
    teams throughout the organization.



  • BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly preferred
    (i.e. Engineering, Computer Science, or similar technical

  • Certifications: NRS II, CCNA, JNCIA, NESC , NEC

  • Experience in telecommunications industry desired?

  • Experience in telecommunications infrastructure

  • Participation in SCTE and related certifications.

  • Project management experience

  • Data analysis recommendation



About Cox Communications

Cox Communications?is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. We're dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique. Cox Communications is the largest division of Cox Enterprises, a family-owned business founded in 1898 by Governor?James M. Cox.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:? Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services.? Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility.? Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

Organization: Cox Communications, Inc.
Primary Location: US-CA-Foothill Ranch-27121 Towne Centre Dr
Employee Status: Regular
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Schedule: Full-time
Unposting Date: 2018-12-10

Company Description:

Cox Communications is a broadband communications and entertainment company, providing advanced digital video, Internet, telephone and home security and automation services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a facilities-based provider of voice, video and data solutions for commercial customers, and Cox Media is a full-service provider of national and local cable spot and digital media advertising. Cox is known for its pioneering efforts in broadband, voice and commercial services, industry-leading customer care and its outstanding workplaces. Cox Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is available at www.cox.com and www.coxmedia.com.

Cox Enterprises and its subsidiary companies are Equal Opportunity employers – M/F/Vets/Disabled.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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