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Fiber Planner - 155117

Mississauga, ON
NOTE: 10% travel required, and eventually a Hybrid model (working from office and home)

ROLE: Fiber Planner

Rogers is seeking a Fiber Planner 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.


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


Minimum 5 years 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

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.


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.

Demonstrated skills in AutoCAD, SpatialNet, RPATS and software-based spreadsheets and databases would be an asset.

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. products or solutions.

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