Fiber Network Planner

Date: Sep 13, 2021

At Rogers, we’re for supporting you on a journey to a rewarding career. Whether you’re a developer, an analyst, or a customer care consultant, Rogers is the place where ideas become reality. We embrace change and find ways to do better. And we deliver on that commitment by fostering an environment of passion and innovation for all people.
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.



  • Provide technical support to system planners / network specialists related to fibre optic route selection, ensuring optimum cost effectiveness and performance of our existing and expanding fibre network.
  • Plan end-to-end fibre solution and/or provide instructions to support staff and engineering contractors for the successful delivery of plan.
  • Complete projects in accordance with engineering specifications, planning requirements and delivered on time.
  • Produce Splice diagrams, Review and update Asbuilt information in SpatialNet, keep track of fiber availability in Network, maximize use of fiber architecture, and provide transport circuit routing & CLFI naming.
  • Prepare fibre cost estimates (FERS) and produce CAs, BOMs and POs for projects.
  • Assist other Rogers’s departments to resolve any escalations.
  • Accountable for the maintenance and upkeep and data integrity of the asset data associated with the fibre network.
  • Provide support for the operation, maintenance, and restoration of the fibre network. 
  • Interpret OTDR/CD/PMD traces, loss measurements and other fibre characterization specifications for circuit acceptance.



  • Post-Secondary education in telecommunications or a related field.
  • Sound knowledge of Fibre Optic Networks Telecommunications Environments experience is mandatory.
  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience in Outside Plant Engineering.
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft applications, AutoCAD, SpatialNET.
  • Experience in managing multiple, simultaneous, high volume projects.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work well independently and on a team.
  • Detail oriented with an aptitude for tracking progress across many projects.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong organizational, written, verbal and time management skills.
  • Ability to achieve results through teamwork.
  • Ability to occasionally travel.



Work Location: 7071 Bayers Road, Suite 4001 (235), Halifax, NS 
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Network Design
Requisition ID: 244483
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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 || Canada (CA) || NS || Halifax || [[mfield2]] ||


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