Equip Eng Specialist

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.


There is an immediate opening for a Specialist in Equipment Engineering to be located in our Ottawa office. The successful candidate will be a results-oriented individual with industry knowledge and technology experience who would be accountable to develop & support Detailed Design Packages (DDPs) from high level engineering plans and guidelines from the various Capacity and Planning groups under Wireline Networks Organization. 


The Equipment Engineering Specialist works closely with the PMs & regional NI technical specialist assigned to the implementation of the project to ensure that all required site level details are provided for the successful completion of the projects. This position will focus on the Transport, IP, EBU & OSS, Wireless and Wireline platforms in Ottawa.


What you will do:

  • Preparation and updating all required project documentation, creating site specific rack elevations, detailed wiring diagrams, and cable run lists
  • Identification of capacity planning impacts on Headend to Network Implementation Planners
  • Ensuring that all documentation and test plans are complete
  • Site surveys for network connections validation, space & power
  • Assign space & power for Network equipment
  • Maintain SpatialNET database/records
  • Collaboration with facilities on hub expansions (floor level input)
  • Site planning/preparation for equipment (best use of space, future deployments, tie line management for fibre)
  • Preparation and submission of detailed equipment lists (MORs)
  • Assisting in the coordination of timely delivery of materials to the project site
  • Visiting Headend sites and completing site surveys for equipment installation
  • Tracking projects to ensure deliverables are on schedule and on budget
  • Providing project updates in various work flow tools and weekly Project management meetings
  • Generating purchase orders for contractors
  • Develop and release Detailed Design Packages (DDPs)
  • Remain current with the latest company and industry technologies, policies and standards
  • Adhere to all applicable Health and Safety regulations, in accordance with legislation and related Company policy


What you will bring:

  • Practical Headend experience
  • Knowledge of all CATV inside plant design and construction practices
  • Understanding of all analog, digital and other network transport technology and systems
  • Previous experience in CATV or related network industry
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and the associated software
  • Proficient with AutoCad & SpatialNet software
  • Proficient with Remedy software
  • Familiar with standard Network hardware and interfaces
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Valid driver’s license


Core Competencies 

  • Adaptable to change
  • Strong organizational and communication skills to understand and to be understood, have an eye for detail, and be able to put ideas into a tangible form
  • Ability to work independently within a dynamic team and organize time among multiple tasks
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work to project timelines in a fast-pace environment
  • Ability to learn new technologies, applications and solutions


Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 475 Richmond Rd. (100), Ottawa, ON 
Travel Requirements: Up to 25%
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Engineering
Requisition ID: 233821
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 





Ottawa, ON, CA

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· 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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