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Date: Feb 12, 2019

Location: Eugene, OR, US, 97402

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.


Job Summary

Provides the engineering services and project management functions required to develop, implement & maintain large, extremely complex networks; provides technical leadership and mentoring to other engineering team members in day-to-day activities.  Interfaces regularly with business units and serves as technical expert to business unit partners.

This position is responsible for technical insight and engineering documentation prepared for implementation for the design, installation, placement, testing and maintenance of new and emerging technologies in the Access networks.  Projects include those that have major technology changes within the platforms and have new implementation guidelines and/or standards.

This position is responsible for all facets of Access Inside Plant (ISP) Network engineering and installation from non-complex work orders to the most complex work orders.

Job Description

  • Create equipment layouts, design drawings, written instructions, cable running list, and installation sequences for central office and remote engineering.
  • Develop and report standard engineering intervals including lead times for equipment delivery and installation. Performs workload estimates.  Develops milestone schedules based on customer required service dates, material availability, functional intervals and required service dates.
  • Designing Access facilities to meet requirements for transmission engineering according to telephony standards.
  • Planning and monitoring ATM to Ethernet migrations, network upgrades and overlays, and circuit upgrades and rolls
  • Respond to natural disasters affecting facility equipment that ensures decisions are made to replace or repair damaged plant as required.
  • Project management of projects through completion.
  • Actively participate in facility meetings and provides direction as priorities and requirements change.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field or the equivalent in training and experience.
  • Minimum 7 years telecommunications, engineering, or network planning or equivalent in training and experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in PC software including Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • Experience preferred in CenturyLink systems: Fireworks, BidMaster, WFMT, NDS, TIRKS, ARMOR, MARTENS, and SAP.
  • Possess an understanding of OSP and Fiber counts and configuration
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new systems and processes
  • Demonstrated analytical ability
  • Excellent math skills
  • Experience with platforms including but not limited to ADTRAN TA5000/MX2820, Calix C7/E7/E5/E3, Central Office Lineup, Rack, & Power Management, NNET routers, Nortel DMS100/DMS10, RAD, ADTRAN MX6100, ADTRAN 1100 Series DSLAMs and Actelis copper bonding technology


Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Oregon-Bend; US-Oregon-Eugene; US-Oregon-Medford; US-Oregon-Portland; US-Oregon-Salem; US-Washington-Vancouver

Requisition #: 208884

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at 

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, 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.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Eugene

Job Segment: Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, ERP, Consulting, Technology, Engineering

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