CenturyLink Planner II - Regional Fiber Planning in Broomfield, Colorado

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for managing overall OSP Budget and project allocation. Specific responsibilities outlined below.

Job Description

  • Manage OSP/electronics and riser capacity constraints.

  • Completion of overall domestic OSP capacity constraints review with each classified for status. This will include a basic understanding if electronics could be used to rectify.

  • Ownership of regular meetings with all other planning teams within the covered region to identify all issues including facilitating remedies where warranted.

  • Management of OSP/Riser audits in support of data integrity and market efficiency reviews.

  • Management of TIRKS/NDS audits in support of network and market reviews.

  • Market ownership related to strategic overbuilds including justification for builds

  • To research and develop market research in order to increase asset usage efficiency.

  • To maintain market knowledge to support the creation of overbuild plans to support both market and potential revenue growth.

  • Lead Market Plan development and growth Strategy working with Network Planning teams

  • To manage market the research and creation of market reviews to support growth, increased efficiency and integration initiatives.

  • To provide Strategic OSP support for larger/Complex metro and Intercity projects.

  • Capacity Management, Ring Optimization and Fiber Recovery Initiatives

  • To manage capacity constraints reviews including initiating requests for optimization and recovery efforts when needed.

  • Lead in developing Business Cases for Market Expansions

  • Management/creation of all market expansion business cases

  • Development lead for ILEC market integration plans.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and relevant experience

  • 5+ years of related experience


  • Master’s degree

  • 3+ years of experience


Bachelors or Equivalent

Masters or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix; US-Colorado-Broomfield; US-Colorado-Littleton; US-Louisiana-Monroe; US-New Jersey-Newark; US-New York-New York; US-Texas-Dallas; US-Texas-Ft Worth; US-Texas-Houston

Requisition # : 192385

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

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