System Planner (Outside Plant Engineering)

Our Digital & Technology team wakes up every day with one goal in mind – to connect Canadians to the people and things that matter most. Collectively, we’re proud to support 30 million Canadians each month.


We manage a robust portfolio that champions the leading edge of technology and media. We drive projects that expand connectivity to underserved communities from coast-to-coast-to-coast; build and enhance our fixed broadband network to provide high-speed Internet, TV and Smart Home Monitoring; and support our world class wireless network, offering our customers Canada’s largest and most reliable 5G network. As the Digital & Technology team, we are building our tomorrow, today.


Come play a key role in building the future of innovation in Canada, Let’s make your possible.


Do you enjoy working on high-scale, complex, and high visibility projects and programs?  If yes, consider the following opportunity:


Rogers is seeking a System Planner (Outside Plant Engineering) to work with our Construction, Unified Fiber and Hub Implementation team, to ensure that Rogers projects are completed within demanding deadlines. Reporting to the OPE Manager, based out of Mississauga, you will be responsible for Segmentation program and ensuring the integrity of the Rogers wireline network is maintained.  You will demonstrate a "Customer Comes First" approach, from project creation to completion.


What you will be doing:

  • Delivering Cable and Structure project functions from Rogers project setup to project close out, along with supporting the Rogers OPE and UFP departments in other related projects.
  • Start all required communication with internal or external customer to determine the project scope, create a new project in RPATS and update all necessary fields.
  • Schedule and perform a preliminary field survey to verify the Scope of Work required and also to select an optimal route for permits and design considering proper locations for new Rogers’s plant.
  • Request quotes from the OPE prime contractor for permit, design, Construction drawings, etc in order to prepare and submit the P.O. request form
  • Detailed review of RF Designs / Powering, Permits, for conformance to Rogers specifications and viability of construction.
  • Submit the splice diagrams request form and provide all information required (permits, const. drawings, etc.) to the internal Rogers fibre team.
  • Create a Bill of Materials with all material & labour and detailed design which captures the most cost effective routes & technology.
  • Create a Liaise with local utilities, municipalities and private property owners in order to ensure the timely completion of projects.
  • Ensure the project's accuracy before issuing plans to the Construction Department and update construction information in order to provide up-to-date system maps.
  • Coordinate a project, which involves cost estimates, reports and updating other departments on project status and flow of information between the groups, which minimizes negative subscriber and municipal issues.
  • Work closely with the delivery manager to report on progress, highlight and mitigate any risk
  • Review weekly or bi-weekly milestone RPATS reports and attend scheduled project review meetings with the Manager or Team Manager and Third Parties, such as but not limited to Metrolinx, municipalities, and other stakeholders.
  • Present a progress report based on the milestone report.
  • Review Asbuilt package for completeness and accuracy prior to Asbuilt input. (RF Designs / Powering, permits - ROI / NOC, Splice Assignments, SAM, etc)
  • Work with other departments as required to resolve escalations. MOB escalations, Office of the President requests, Maintenance request, etc.
  • Ensure compliance to financial commitments and work toward an expected completion date

What you will bring:

  • Previous experience in the telecommunications field.
  • Clearly demonstrated ability to conceive, analyze, manage and implement small to medium -scale fibre and coax network relocations and upgrades.
  • Specialized knowledge of Fibre network technology, architecture, planning, construction, operation and equipment such as Fibre Optic Cables, Outside Plant Hardware, and Fibre test & measurement sets.
  • Knowledge of CSA standards, MCR and utility standards, ESA 2204
  • Demonstrated skills in AutoCAD, SpatialNet, RPATS and software-based spreadsheets and databases would be an asset.
  • General knowledge of Digital TV, IP, NSS networks.
  • Strong analytical ability in translating capacity capabilities to meet stated service/product requirements.
  • Proven track record of optimizing capacity to meet the business and economical requirements.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a safe driving record.
  • Formal Project Management training would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with transit systems operations would be an asset.
  • Demonstrate behaviors which support the key success factors: Customer Focus, Teamwork, Communication and Innovation.
  • Strong organizational skills while managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong communication skills and good interpersonal skills are required
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree in one of the following is preferred: Electronics Technology, Data Communication or Civil Technology, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

As a condition of hire, all new employees will be required to provide proof of vaccinations against COVID 19. Any request for an exception under Human Rights legislation must be supported by evidence to be considered by Rogers on a case by case basis.


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Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 3573 Wolfedale Rd. (041), Mississauga, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 274846
At Rogers Digital, our team doesn’t shy away from big ideas – we bring them to life. We work tirelessly to deliver the best user experiences (period) and build amazing self-serve experiences that our customers want to use. We are customer-obsessed agents of change and are committed to innovation and creating effortless experiences for customers and frontline employees. We use cutting-edge tools and technologies to solve critical and complex problems with award-winning solutions. Our work impacts millions of customers everyday. At Rogers Digital, we’re looking for people who embrace change, take risks, and push boundaries. Learn more about our team and our work @
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
Posting Notes:  Digital & Technology 





Mississauga, ON, CA

Being a Rogers team member comes with some great perks & benefits including:

· Health & well-being benefits
· Donation matching
· Paid time off for volunteering
· Wealth Accumulation including: Pension plan & Employee stock options
· Generous employee discounts
· Leadership development, Mentorship, and Coaching programs

*available for full-time and part-time permanent employees, some restrictions apply

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