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HFC Designer - Greer, SC

Location: Greer
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Shift: 8am-5pm including one weekend day

The HFC Designer I generates broadband system designs in the most cost-effective manner while maintaining Charter Communications' and the department's standards and specifications. Under direct supervision/guidance, prepares and maintains detailed engineering and design drawing files and schematics using Computer Aided Design (CAD) or other spatial or GIS software platforms. Works closely with cross-departmental boundary partners; Tech Ops, Construction and Engineering in the facilitation of design/engineering services providing necessary information, including strand maps, design maps, BOMs, charts, graphs, and sketches of vertical details, and provide SOWs in a timely basis. Helps develop and maintain Charter Communications; broadband HFC design and digitizing standards.


  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Design basic HFC broadband plant extensions utilizing various design software programs.
  • Utilize various CAD/GIS software programs (Bentley, Spatial, AutoCAD, and Smallworld) to digitize base, strand, coax, fiber designs, fiber splicing documentation and BOMs in accordance with the Charter Communications digitizing standards and specifications.
  • Conduct engineering change orders to ensure that all related work is complete and accurate and all related documentation is acquired and routed properly.
  • Perform quality control checks on field mapping, field notes and/or map digitizing to ensure all specifications are met.
  • Provide technical guidance and QC of contractor work in support of existing specifications across various architecture concepts.
  • Document and digitize construction as-builds for project reconciliation as required.
  • Contribute to project coordination and perform administrative functions by maintaining associated records, providing reports as necessary and processing related invoices.
  • Schedule work assignments, monitor project work flow and maintain accurate weekly production reports.
  • Make copies of system prints or engineering documents as required.
  • Maintain digital plotter, engineering copier/scanner and other departmental equipment.
  • All other duties as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
    • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
    • Well-versed in HFC architectures, HFC Network Design Specifications and symbology
    • Understanding of CATV standards and terminology, HFC, Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) and Passive Optical Network (PON) architectures
    • Basic knowledge of CAD/Spatial applications such as MicroStation/BentleyComms, Spatial, AutoCAD and/or Smallworld design and digitizing software programs
    • Ability to handle multiple projects at one time with accuracy
    • Working knowledge of MS Office such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Must have strong computer skills
    • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
    • Must be able to manage multiple priorities Required Education
      • High School Diploma or equivalent education and experience
      • College level math (algebra, trigonometry, calculus) or demonstrated analytical ability preferred Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
        • Drafting/design experience or coursework - 1+ PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
          Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

          Preferred Education

          Preferred Related Work Experience and Number of Years

          • Must be able to work a flexible schedule
          • Office and field environments PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
            Physical Requirements

            Mental Requirements

            Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability EDSBR

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