What you’ll be doing...

As our Inside Plant Engineer, you will be responsible for planning and designing Verizon's physical OSI layer and connecting wire centers in the Jacksonville, FL area. The network is designed using the latest equipment and will support Verizon’s customers’ video, data, and voice services.

  • Understanding of the latest Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer (ROADM) technology on an expansive fiber network.
  • Collaborating with various Operations, Technology, and Systems Development teams.
  • Maintaining and striving to improve the reliability of the network.
  • Being promoters in driving change from the legacy network, which consists of mostly SONET, DS3, DS1 and other circuits that make up the North American Digital Hierarchy (NADH) to the Next Generation platform consisting of predominately Optical Transport Networking (OTN) and Ethernet (data) circuits.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Associate's degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or other technical field.
  • Proficient computer skills (windows-based programs and corporate database systems).
  • Demonstrated exceptional analytical, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated solid written and verbal communications skills.
  • Working experience and basic knowledge of telecom Engineering Practices.
  • Experience and high proficiency with MS tools like Excel and/or MS Access.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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