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Lumen Capacity Provisioning Specialist- Portland, OR, Salem, OR, or Vancouver, WA in VANCOUVER, Washington

About Lumen

Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen’s network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at news.lumen.com, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.

The Role

As a Capacity Provisioning Specialist at Lumen, your role will be to review, interpret and analyze technical drawings, specifications, topographical maps and other records of company assets ( pole location records, loop makeups, construction or engineering work prints and/or maps ) as part of the capacity provisioning process work. Identify, format, and enter information into various databases (NJUNS JRM, JDS, ALDEN ONE).

The Main Responsibilities

  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies among records and systems in a timely manner.

  • Use computer-aided design software ( COE-FM, CAD ) to perform various tasks, including but not limited to: preparing the antenna sketches required for FCC license applications demonstrating an understanding of Microwave Radio.

  • Interact with customers, various internal departments and vendors regarding the capacity provisioning process ( complaints, requests, inquires, sharing information). Interface with vendors, contractors, and suppliers to procure good and services and resolve billing problems. May negotiate terms of contract and prepare and edit the documents.

  • Assist field engineers with providing assistance to field operations and work with other process personnel to resolve problems with work orders/assignments. Assist field engineers with interface among developers/contractors to negotiate terms of contracts, to ensure contractual requirements and responsibilities are met and to determine coordination requirements for placement of facilities in new developments.

  • Assist field engineers with coordinating and processing requirements for local joint use with other utilities and cable providers.

  • Perform special job review projects ( full process state reviews , Highway audits )

  • Prepare, type and/or edit and track engineering drawings and legal documents ( Right of Way , acquisition and release , Land Developments agreements, government permits, state and federal land leases, FCC licenses )

  • Provide public utilities, municipalities and government agencies with outside plant record information related to design of public improvement projects.

  • Follow up with customer, technician or other departmental employees to ensure service affecting work is being or was accomplished by the committed due date.

  • Assign functional accounting codes and engineering codes as required.

  • Track, maintain and research pole location records for assert accounting. Ensure that liability insurance is current.

  • Process invoices for damage claims, pole related construction payments, permit fees, right of way payments, etc., to avoid fines and/or penalties. Reference contracts to determine billing rates for jointly-owned poles, sale/transfer or poles, attachments to poles and non-compliance of regulations. Perform collection activity as necessary.

  • Utilize national pole database systems ( National Joint Use Notification- NJUNS, Joint Pole Notification-JPN, Joint Foreign Notification-JFN ) to interact and manage pole inventory with other utilities, CLEC's, cable companies, etc., Act as a liaison between engineering staff and other entities regarding poles.

  • Perform advanced and complex admin duties (end of month reports, budget functions requiring ability to review, analyze and reconcile data of a complex nature from multiple sources.

What We Look For in a Candidate

  • 3-5 years of job related experience- experience in telecommunications, billing, finance, and/or accounting would be relevant

  • A Bachelor's degree is preferred, but not required

  • MS Office experience

  • Team player mindset, organizational skills, and high attention to detail

What to Expect Next

Requisition #: 306141

This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a union. Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or, (b) required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated to pay union dues.

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, creed, veteran status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Salary Range

Salary Min :

12

Salary Max :

20

This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. (https://jobs.lumen.com/global/en/compensation-information) We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here. (https://centurylinkbenefits.com)

Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

Salary Range

Salary Min :

12

Salary Max :

20

This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.

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