Function: Planning and Design
Reporting to: Head, Planning & Design
Travel Frequency: N/A
Purpose of the Job
To produce designed documentation that supports the OSP infrastructure deployment.
Expected Key Results
Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering/ Computer Engineering and other related disciplines (Minimum of Second Class Lower/Upper Credit)
Fibre Certifications: CFOT with emphasis on FTTh Technologies would be an added advantage
Competent in working with geospatial information system applications – QGIS, ArcGIS
Competent in the use of spreadsheet applications to perform wide ranging analysis – LibreCalc, Microsoft Excel
Competent in the use of Computer Aided Design tools – AutoCAD, FreeCAD
Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principle involved in production or precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
Programming knowledge and experience or should have a strong predisposition for programming - Python, Java, VisualBasic, etc
Conversant with regulations, rules and conventions as stipulated by National and local Regulatory Authorities – LASIMRA, FCDA, NCC, etc
Hands-on knowledge of GIS applications - QGIS.
A Team Lead with at least 2 years’ experience in managing sizeable and diverse teams.
Proficient use of fibre testing and handling tools – OTDRs, splicing machines, etc.
Experience in working through the planning and design life cycle with internal teams - conceptualization, plan, surveys, design, design documentation.
Experienced in supervising third party contractor teams through the planning & design life cycle.
Experience in conducting Demographic Survey and analysis for outside plan coverage.
Experience in Technical Site Survey for fibre Outside Plant deployments.
Knowledge of planning for Central Office & Inside Plant deployment.
Ability to produce and report site survey outcomes.
Ability to translate results of Demographic and Technical Site surveys into planning scenarios.
Experience in producing Outside Plant and Inside Plant expansion designs and all associated reports as may be required.
Hands-on experience in managing third party Outside Plant design contractor teams.
Spatial appreciation and dimensioning of built environment and use.
Proficiency in use of GIS applications – Google Earth, Open Street Map, Open Street View.
Thorough understanding of fibre cable technologies.
Data acquisition skills using field notes and mobile e-form applications.
Fibre plant maintenance & customer activation