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Supervisor Local Network Implementation

Company: Lumen Inc
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

About Lumen

Lumen connects the world. We are igniting business growth by connecting people, data and applications - quickly, securely, and effortlessly. Together, we are building a culture and company from the people up - committed to teamwork, trust and transparency. People power progress.

Lumen's commitment to workplace inclusion and employee support shines bright. We've made the Newsweek 2024 Greatest Workplaces for Diversity list and achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth consecutive year. Plus, we're the top employer in the communications and telecom industry, ranking 12th overall across all industries in The American Opportunity Index.

We're looking for top-tier talent and offer the flexibility you need to thrive and deliver lasting impact. Join us as we digitally connect the world and shape the future.

The Role

We are seeking a Supervisor Local Network Implementation to provide supervision and direction for our team of Network Technicians. In this role, you will be responsible for implementing strategies and plans to accomplish company objectives in the Network Implementation organization.

As a Supervisor Local Network Implementation, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

--- Supervising and directing Network Technicians performing various splicing functions on new and existing cable, fiber, and wire.

--- Overseeing the installation of network elements related to Ethernet projects, CORE ring builds, and capacity exhaust projects.

--- Managing the construction of copper and fiber networks built underground, buried or aerial facilities, and pad and pole mount electronic devices.

The ideal candidate will have experience supervising union-represented Technicians and a strong understanding of network implementation strategies. If you are a motivated and organized individual with a passion for leading teams and driving company objectives, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Candidate must reside in Albuquerque in order to be considered for this position.

The Main Responsibilities

--- Supervise construction activities ensuring efficient operations and quality service in a timely manner (e.g. digging holes, placing poles, laying cable and conduit in the ground).

--- Prepare plans and specifications on all projects within the region to support the development and organizational objectives.

--- Ensure Technicians perform all work and handle all tools in accordance with accepted safety rules, regulations, and practices.

--- Oversee Technician use and maintenance of heavy-duty equipment; for example: compressors, pumps, blowers, hand tools, power tools (air and electric), electronic measuring devices (e.g., multi-meters, volt-ohm meters), tractors, backhoes, trenchers, and hydraulic equipment (e.g., forklifts, aerial lifts, pallet jacks).

--- Ensure Technicians make necessary test for gas before entering utility hole or vault. Use Life Support equipment to check utility holes and vaults for gas. Must pump water and/or clean debris from utility hole.

--- Participate in the process of negotiating and or bidding of projects with vendors and contractors for the construction and/or installation of plant facilities.

--- Provide supervision to technicians on designs and plans to evaluate and implement new services, technologies, and products within established standards.

--- Provide supervision to represented Plant Facilities personnel, including, but not limited to, line workers, cable splicers and equipment installers, etc. Supervise the development and maintenance of engineering and construction cost analysis to provide the basis for engineering estimates and contract awards on a Division level.

--- Ensure the plans and specifications created by Plant Facilities support approved business strategies and provide a platform that is scalable and migratable to support future service requirements.

--- Provide recommendations for necessary training for engineering staff.

--- Ensure Century System Practices are communicated and adhered to.

--- Stay abreast of industry issues and technologies through continuing education and actively participate in state and local industry committees/forums.

--- Supervise staff by appraising performance, training, administering salaries, and communicating department objectives.

--- Work with the Division staff in the operations of the Division to achieve established Telephone Group objectives.

What We Look For in a Candidate

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience or equivalent experience

6+ years of communications industry experience in networking area

Demonstrates leadership and advanced technical knowledge as the primary leader directing work

Ability to travel as much as 35%-45%

Experienced in the bidding, negotiation and approval of engineering, installation and construction contracts with multiple internal and external customers

Possess in-depth knowledge of ISP/OSP equipment and designs

Comprehensive knowledge of network technologies spanning the switching, access, and transport portions of the network

General understanding of the Advanced Intelligent Network, SS7 Network, and other nontraditional local exchange network technologies

A valid driver's license required


Master's degree with Telecommunications concentration preferred

Possess a detailed working knowledge of packet switching, X.25 and X.75 protocols, IEEE 802.X protocols, OSI reference model, frame relay, SMDS, and ATM switching

Possess a detailed understanding of digital switching topics such as space division switching, time division switching, blocking probability functions, and multistage switching.

Understand digital transmission topics such as PAM, PCM, Nyquist theorem, line coding, framing techniques, and time division multiplexing.

Working knowledge of the SS7 protocol, CCS network architecture, trunk signaling requirements as specified in Bellcore TR-394 and TR-317, function of the LIDB service, operation of the 800 database service.


The starting salary for this role differs based on the employee's primary work location. Employees typically do not start at the top of the range, though compensation depends on each individual's qualifications.

Location Based Pay Ranges

$84,740 - $112,980 in these states: NM

As with the pay range variety that's based on the region of a country, specific offers are determined by various factors such as experience, education, skills, certifications and other business needs.

What to Expect Next

Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.

Requisition #: 333379

Background Screening

If you are selected for a position, there will be a background screen, which may include checks for criminal records and/or motor vehicle reports and/or drug screening, depending on the position requirements. For more information on these checks, please refer to the Post Offer section of our FAQ page ( . Job-related concerns identified during the background screening may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Equal Employment Opportunities

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The job responsibilities described above indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to include a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities for this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on evolving business needs and conditions.

Salary Range

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This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. ( We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here. (

Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.

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