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Telus

Design Specialist II - Wireless Network Planning

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
3 days ago
Is planning world-class, last-mile Transport connections in your DNA?

Join our team


The national Wireless Transmission Planning Team is responsible for the planning of the last-mile transport to support TELUS' wireless network. In line with the overall company strategy, exploring internal synergies, focus on reliability, and collaborative culture we aim to build these transport connections for our customers.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

As an engaged team player, you will be part of a national team that is responsible for planning the fastest, most-reliable, and cost-effective last mile transport solution for TELUS' wireless networks. Your broad experience in the telecommunications industry will enable you to provide direction to the various design and build teams in executing your plans. In addition, you will be entrusted to manage the capital to support the critical projects you will be planning.

Here's how

    •Strategy
      •Receive both in-year and long term scope of wireless sites to implement from the Radio Access Network (RAN) team and develop a last-mile transport plan and budget forecast
    •Execution
      •Release tactical plans to enable downstream teams to seamlessly implement your plans •Collaborate with project management, fiber access, design and build teams, microwave engineers, logical engineering, and even 3rd party contractors/vendors •Work with the capacity management team to proactively catch potential back haul congestion and bottlenecks
    •Capital and Operational Expenses Budget
      •Work with the project management office to make sure budget forecast targets and variance are met •Explore internal synergies for fiber and microwave builds to attack markets efficiently and reduce costs
    •Long-Term Planning
      •Work with the Chief Technology Office teams to be in sync with future evolution of the wireless network and proactively preparing to enable last-mile transport capabilities



Qualifications:

You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •Broad telecommunications experience with knowledge on fiber/microwave planning and IP networks •Recognized for your experience with budget forecasting and managing capital projects •Proficient in MS Office Suite with special emphasis on PowerPoint and Excel •Known as a strong collaborator and comfortable with leading meetings •University degree •Excellent verbal and written skills •Committed, responsible, and thrives in a fast-paced, work environment
Great-to-haves
    •P. Eng designation •Familiarity with the Canadian Telecommunications Industry
Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.
Category
Information Technology