Construction Planner I - 19-05935 in Scottsdale, AZ at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 12/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We have 3 immediate needs for Construction Planner I for a 12 month contract with Cox Communications in Scottsdale, AZ (85255). This position offers the possibility of extension and/or conversion to full-time employment, and pays up to $29.81/hour depending on experience. 

Notes from the Hiring Manager:
  • Must Have Hybrid Fiber/Coax experience
  • Project is going to consist of a large system wide upgrade to their system in the metro Phoenix area. They are breaking the nodes an adding fiber and additional 10-15 nodes per legacy node. Cable TV experience; Coax/power suppliers experience. Will consider fields in fiber tech, OSP engineer, management/planner.
  • A lot of the work will be in-house behind a computer; other admin duties; designing maps 
  • Field work will include working with construction; working with municipalities; putting in conduits and pulling communication through those conduits. Interfacing with inspectors. 
  • Need to be able to communicate clearly and concisely. 


  • Constructs, builds, repairs, and inspects Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) networks to provide voice, video, and data to residential and commercial customers.
  • Coordinates with other utilities for permits, joint trench, pole applications, and service issues. 
  • Performs field engineering of proposed projects and ensures alternative routing delivers the most cost effective design for construction. 
  • Coordinates all customer implementation activities including site walk-throughs, node placements and subcontract labor. 
  • Coordinates contractor work, coordinate and/or obtains permits, access, or ROW agreements where applicable, distributes design prints and other necessary working documents. Negotiates and approves design or construction changes. 
  • Researches and reviews plans, gathers necessary data and listing material requirements for project. 
  • Coordinates with public works personnel, developers, commercial customers, building owners, and utilities on joint trench projects. 
  • Maintains workflow databases and updates schedules. Participates in managing and estimating (revenue-delete) cost forecasts, material planning, capital and expense budgets. 
  • Estimates construction costs, prepares budgets, and tracks expenses. 
  • Participates in managing and estimating revenue forecasts, material planning, capital and expense budgets. 
  • Verifies serviceability, surveys proposed service routing, and estimates material, construction, and labor costs. 
  • Initiates customer contacts, coordinates and/or secures access or ROW agreements, completes route designs, and takes necessary steps to meet customer needs. 
  • May order materials or coordinate with administrative personnel; may verify and reconcile invoices. 
  • May plan and allocate fibers for splicing and activation. May inspect construction work or coordinate inspection assignments. 
  • Releases addresses as serviceable and notifies other departments of serviceability. 
  • As projects are completed, perform tasks to close tasks in database/tool, reconcile assets, and generate reports to ensure proper closure of project. 

Typical Training / Experience 

  • HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience
  • 1-2+ years of experience in area of responsibility