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WindStream Communications Engineer I/II-OSP in Newton, Iowa

/Windstream is considered an essential business and we are HIRING NOW. As our company responds to COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and communities is our top priority./ * * About the Role:

Windstream’s team of Outside Plant Engineers I/II connects consumer and small business partners to our leading telecommunications products across the United States.

In this role you will work to create meaningful connections with customers and build long-term relationships. By analyzing a variety of data, you will solve complex problems for our business and residential customers utilizing copper cable, fiber cable, and electronics.

What You’ll Do: * Engineer/Design Outside plant facilities including fiber and copper * Assist in the planning, analysis, design and engineering of outside plant network structures and facilities, * Organize complex activities for the development, construction, implementation, and maintenance of Outside plant engineering projects. * Utilize sound engineering practices and company objectives to resolve issues in a creative and effective way. * Skillfully communicate to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships and drive projects to completion * Engineer/Design projects to ensure cost-effective utilization of materials and labor. * Perform administrative work relating to projects and assignments. * Assess situations, collaborate and, identify key issues, and solve complex problems. * Conduct 70% of work in the field and 30% in the office on average; varies per market.

Do you Have? * Strong and effective technical communication skills, both verbally and written. * Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word and Outlook * Ability to be a self-starter, able to work with little guidance * Ability to work in a self-directed work group, work easily with others and be a team player * Ability to analyze problems and priorities and make decisions * A love of solving problems and building solutions * A college degree in Engineering or similar discipline and/or 2 years technical experience Even Better: * CAD/E, Microstation, AutoCad or other similar design programs * Previous telecommunication engineering experience or courses in engineering * Experience working with city, county and/or state agencies Our Benefits: * Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans * Identify Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance * 401K Plan * Life and AD&D, Spousal Life and Child Life Plans * Educational Assistance Plan About Us: * * Windstream Holdings, a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small business, enterprise organizations along with carrier partners across the United States.

Primary Location: *US-Iowa-Newton

Job Category: Engineering

Requisition ID: 21001542

Other Locations: US-Iowa-Des Moines

Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.