Senior Utility Associate

Location: 

Tinton Falls, NJ, US, 07753

Brand:  Optimum
Requisition #:  298

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.
 

Job Summary

The Altice USA 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 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 USA's mark-out vendor to ensure our underground 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 underground 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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 State's 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 Multi Dwelling Unit (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 Outside Plant-Utility Field Associate preferred

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