Sr. Network Planner

Date: Aug 27, 2021

At Rogers, we connect Canadians to a world of possibilities and the memorable moments that matter most in their lives. Every day we wake up with one purpose in mind. To bring loved ones together from across the globe. To connect people to each other and the world around them. To help an entrepreneur realize their dream. A sports fan celebrate a special moment.

Because we believe connections unite us, possibilities fuel us, and moments define us.


As we grow our team, the well-being of our team members remains our top priority. To ensure the health and safety of our team members, including those in the recruitment process, our team members are temporarily working from home.

Rogers is investing in our service expansion plans and will be growing our Network team to support a number of initiatives to extend our network reach to more costumers and businesses nationally.


This position, reporting to the Manager, Access Network Expansion, will deliver against Service Expansion Plans for rural and underserved communities as well as out of footprint greenfield projects.

  •  Complete modelling & analysis of fibre to the home expansion opportunities, in accordance with established policies, engineering & construction standards & specifications. Propose waivers as required.
  • Leverage fibre modeling and planning tools.
  • Leverage existing fibre network assets, new technology & construction methods.
  • Complete feasibility assessments of service expansion & expanded greenfield opportunities.
  • Liaise with OPE Planners & GIS specialists to update models and feasibility assessments with survey & preliminary engineering results from D&B engagements.
  • Collaborate with the Delivery Manager, Regions and cross functional Service Expansion teams to deliver on the company’s Service Expansion objectives.
  • Work closely with the Delivery Manager to highlight and mitigate risks and report on progress.
  • Provide input on business case in preparation of submission.
  • Work closely with the delivery manager to highlight any risk.
  • Complete network expansion opportunity bid submissions as tasked by the Manager, Access Network Expansions.
  • Support completion of cross functional CA’s as required.
  • Support preparation of budgets, bids, and contracts.
  • Ensure completion of Engineering planning & design specifications for successful bid awards.
  • Provide engineering support for implementation of successful bids. Offer technical assistance with analysis on fibre optic network design, topology layout, fiber splice plans, cable duct and routing.




  •  Strong communication, analytical and methodical troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills and the ability to present and inform technology ideas and principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment, in an organized, methodical and pleasant manner. Ability to work from assigned objectives, relative priorities and critical areas that impinge on work of other units.
  • Ability to assist on technical problems and review work for technical accuracy and adequacy.
  • Strong understanding of designing & building PON/HFC networks and systems. Well versed on industry & Rogers standards, OPE, and construction methods.
  • Education, experience should include undergraduate university degree, community college diploma with CET certification or equivalent experience.
  • 8 years’ experience in planning and designing Fibre optic networks.
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 244101
Together, we'll make more possible, and these six shared values guide and define our work:
  1. Our people are at the heart of our success
  2. Our customers come first. They inspire everything we do
  3. We do what’s right, each and every day
  4. We believe in the power of new ideas
  5. We work as one team, with one vision
  6. We give back to our communities and protect our environment

What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You matter to us! For any questions, please visit the Rogers FAQ.

Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering 

Job Segment: Network, Engineer, Geology, GIS, Technology, Engineering

Location: Brampton, ON, CA

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