Purpose of the Engineer II, Network Position: Supports multiple sub-groups within the GCI Business Department; responsible for architectural design, development, implementation, and support within the company and/or between business departments that follow telecommunication industry standards using engineering principles.
Essential Duties of the Position:
Additional Job Requirements: Mid-level position for the engineering professional. Must have a comprehensive understanding of telecommunications operations and functions and be familiar with Engineering functions, aspects, applicable codes, and standards. Receives work assignments of a higher level but also receives general guidance, periodic review, and direction from the supervisor. Participates in larger projects and can be counted on to complete specific assigned engineering tasks on time and within budgeted costs. Capable of performing the role of project engineer for small projects; responsible for providing technical direction to junior engineers and technicians.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience required for the Engineer II, Network position:
Minimum of two years’ experience in any combination within the fields listed below
Physical Requirements: Primarily sedentary office work with some travel to site locations where indoor and outdoor work may be required. Physical effort may include stooping, kneeling, touching, feeling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, using hand tools, and repetitive motions. Incidental lifting without assistance of up to 50 lbs (only 1 to 2 times per day); includes caring below shoulder level and walking with load using trained lifting techniques.
Working Conditions: Most activities conducted inside under pleasant climatic conditions. Work can be intense and stressful due to time/resource limitations when scheduling multiple tasks with inflexible deadlines. Travel for business and training purposes may be required.
The company and its subsidiaries operate in a 24/7 environment providing critical services to Alaskans and may need to respond to public health and safety matters or other business emergencies. Due to business needs, employees may be contacted outside of the normal business hours to respond to the immediate emergency. You will be requested to provide an emergency after hours contact number.
Driving Requirements (if applicable): Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and a satisfactory driving record. May need to drive to company facilities and/or customer sites within Alaska or Lower 48.