Blue Signal Search
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Our client is a leading nationwide telecom integrator specializing in carrier-grade small cell design and implementation. They are seeking a Director of Engineering with extensive expertise in the broadband cable industry, specifically in managing Hybrid Fiber-Coaxial (HFC) networks. The role demands a unique blend of technical prowess, strategic insight, and operational management. As a leader within their specialized business unit, the chosen candidate will be responsible for steering a dedicated team through intricate projects, ensuring every milestone aligns with client expectations and timelines.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of surpassing customer needs and meeting stringent project schedules. This individual should excel at balancing strategic oversight with hands-on project management, always maintaining a keen eye for industry trends and operational efficiency.
This Role Offers:
• Competitive base salary plus full benefits package: medical coverage, vacation time, retirement account with 401(K) company match, free travel, expense account, and other perks.
• High level of influence within new initiatives, major projects, cutting edge technology, and strategy.
• Company is looking at projections of 300% employee headcount growth, as well as 400%+ in fiber project contract acquisition.
• Competitive industry pricing with healthy margins on nodes and fiber.
• Regarded as “People’s Best Vendor” reputation in the industry. This earns them first pick of market share in new build regions, due to their focus on high quality results and strong client relationships.
• Company culture of investing in its employees through career advancement and continuing education, plus top-level industry coaching from best-in-the-business leadership.
• Company is heavily invested in growing operations and capital expenditures to meet high market demand for large-venue projects.
• Lead a team of professionals within the business unit dedicated to CATV and HFC network operations, aligning efforts to meet customer expectations and project timelines.
• Oversee and manage all stages of the design and deployment process, ensuring the quality and integrity of data at all phases.
• Support internal teams, working collaboratively with operations, field resources, and sales teams to align operational strategies and field requirements.
• Utilize knowledge of cable industry platforms, tools, and operations management procedures to facilitate smooth operations.
• Ensure safety measures are incorporated into daily work activities and foster a culture of safety and excellence within the team.
• Manage P&L and participate in the preparation of detailed cost estimates and documentation.
• Organize proper training sessions for employees and ensure safety standards and production compliance are met.
• Travel to work sites as necessary to meet with field resources and customers.
• Bachelor’s degree in a technological, engineering, or related field.
• 10+ years of experience in CATV-related hybrid fiber-coaxial networking, design, and systems.
• Must have experience providing vendor/contractor services directly to Comcast (Engineering, construction, etc.)
• Strong knowledge of industry platforms, tools, and processes, with a familiarity of inside/outside plant equipment, design, and construction techniques.
• Proven leadership skills, with experience growing teams and managing relationships with industry professionals.
• Excellent problem-solving skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to influence others.
• Experience with CAD, field engineering, estimating, bid, and proposal processes.
• Demonstrated ability to manage large regional or national operations.
• Proficiency in financial management, including budgeting, cost estimation, and profit & loss analysis.
• Deep understanding of safety protocols and quality assurance processes within the construction industry.
• Ability to identify potential challenges, devise effective solutions, and implement risk mitigation strategies.
About Blue Signal:
Blue Signal is an award-winning, executive search firm specializing in telecommunications recruiting. Our telecommunications recruiters have a proven track record of placing top-tier talent in the industry, with deep expertise in wireless, fiber, network infrastructure, etc. Learn more at bit.ly/46Gs4yS.
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