System Planner

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.




The System Planner will be responsible for CATV-Fibre/design/mapping and the coordination of various project types such as Segmentation, Fibre Augmentation, Fibre to the Basement and other required network upgrades as directed by the Outside Plant Engineering Manager. You will demonstrate a "Customer Comes First" approach, from project creation to completion.



What you will be doing:


  • Communicate with internal or external customer to determine scope of project.

  • Coax cable and/or fiber optic cable route planning & survey of routes for feasibility of construction.

  • Analyse existing network design and determine best options for relieving customer congestion.

  • Plan, design and coordinate projects for Coax and Fiber Network Architecture within Rogers standards and guidelines associated with new service delivery, plant upgrades and rehabilitation activity while ensuring they are technically sound, serviceable and cost effective.

  • Initiate necessary permits, utility applications and drawings associated with fiber/coax plant installations.

  • Prepare cost estimates, bill of materials and other documentation for associated projects.

  • Maintain and report on project status through project tracking system.

  • Detailed review of Coax Network & Fibre Optic Designs / Powering, Permits for conformance to Rogers specifications and viability of construction.

  • Work co-operatively with other Planners, Construction team and design contractors to ensure a smooth flow of information between groups.  

  • Liaise with local utilities, municipalities, and private property owners to ensure the timely completion of projects.

  • All other duties as assigned




  • Post-secondary diploma in one of the following is preferred: Electronics Technology, Data Communications or Civil Technology, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

  • Minimum 5 years CATV or Telecom industry experience, preferably in Planning and/or Construction.

  • Working knowledge of CSA standards, municipal by-laws, regulatory and utility standards.

  • Clearly demonstrated ability to conceive, analyze, manage, and implement small to medium-scale fibre or coax network design projects.

  • Understanding of coax and fibre optic network architecture

  • Ability to read and understand civil drawings

  • Proven skills in AutoCAD and Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience in MS Office (Word, Outlook, Teams) and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Knowledge of SpatialNET & RPATS would be an asset

  • Self-motivated individual with strong multi-tasking and project management skills, able to work in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Excellent written and communication skills are required.

  • Must have a valid Ontario driver's license with a safe driving record 





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: 301 Marwood Dr (038), Oshawa, ON
Travel Requirements: Up to 10%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 252874
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:  Digital & Technology





Oshawa, 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

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