AlticeUSA/CSC Holdings

  • Senior Utility Associate

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/12/2018 3:28 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-18499
    Area of Interest
    Technician
    Business Unit
    Business to Consumer
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Job Location : Location
    US-CT-Norwalk
  • Overview

    Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States. We are a subsidiary of Altice NV, a convergent global leader in telecom, content, media, entertainment and advertising founded in 2001 by entrepreneur Patrick Drahi. We are driven by a philosophy to always challenge ourselves. We question everything so that we can find the best way forward for our customers. And in a world where continuous innovation is the only way forward, we are redefining the vision we have for our customers, enterprises, advertisers - and our people.

    Responsibilities

    The AUS Senior Utility Associate will be responsible to oversee high level permitting requirements that will include creating detailed drawings as required by various municipalities. This position will also act as a liaison between the construction department and various other internal departments including but not limited to the survey, design, outside plant, fiber and risk management departments.  The AUS Senior Utility Associate will also investigate personal injury cases in preparation to testify on Altice’s behalf. This will include researching all relevant documentation, performing field investigations, compiling field reports, interacting with outside legal counsel and attending depositions on behalf of Altice USA.  Altice USA. The Senior Associate will assist in the screening of 811 One Call excavation tickets and work with Altice USAs mark-out vendor to ensure our ug facilities are properly marked out. After proper mark out verification, the Senior Associate will handle any and all discrepancies between the field and internal documentation as it pertains to our UG facilities. The Senior Associate will then perform field visits to subject excavation areas to make contact with the excavator to ensure our facilities are known and protected.

     

    Create, oversee and/or participate in the submission of detailed engineering plans as required by various municipalities and governmental agencies.  Act as a liaison between underwriter and P.E. to help facilitate power supply electrical inspection and activation. Perform field investigations and retrieve documentation related to third party claims (personal injury) litigation as well as third party system damages.  Prepare “Requests For Proposals” (RFP’s) for large projects that require more than $25,000 in labor.  Attend, on behalf of Altice USA, “Department of Transportation” (DOT) meetings to establish cost estimates on planned DOT projects.  Attend environmental control board (ECB) hearings as requested, to represent Altice USA (NYC).  Attend various municipal meetings for large utility related projects.  Act as a liaison between risk management and the construction department to update and maintain various bonds and insurance certificates.  Coordinate police detail.  Act as a liaison between Altice USA and various railroad agencies to facilitate right-of-way within railroad owned properties.  Participate in special projects and perform other various duties from time to time as requested by the construction AOM and/or construction supervisors.  Includes all duties and responsibilities of a Utility Associate

    Qualifications

     

    • High School Diploma or Equivalent. Valid States Driver’s License
    • Ability to operate and maintain vehicles
    • Electrical or general construction experience
    • Ability to read road maps and System design prints
    • Knowledge of all mdu, aerial, underground and BA construction materials and equipment, including technical familiarity with CATV system plant components and home wiring
    • Knowledge of aerial and underground construction procedures and specifications
    • Knowledge of mdu and B/A construction procedures and specifications
    • Knowledge of grounding and bonding specifications
    • Knowledge of basic design calculations
    • Knowledge of CET utility interference items, GCA utility interference items
    • Knowledge of 811 NYC One Call Mark-out process
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Required
    • Knowledge of ETS & Remedy a plus. Prior utility field experience and NESC/NEC code understanding
    • Two years experience as OSP-Utility Field Associate preferred

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintain a drug-free and smoke- free workplace.

     

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