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Colorado Springs Utilities Network Transport Supervisor in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Network Transport Supervisor

Job Type: Information Technology

Pay Range $136,177 to $149,323

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Date First Posted 5/15/23

Network Transport Supervisor

Who We Are...

Colorado Springs Utilities, a four-service utility provider with a 100-year reputation of integrity, gives you an experience unmatched by other utility companies. We continuously strive to stay ahead of the business curve with our established priority to update and incorporate state-of-the-art technology and provide a work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy. In fact, we were recently awarded the Diamond Designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA), recognizing our utility for having some of the highest ratings in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvements among the more than 2,000 public utilities in the nation.

Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is the perfect blend of mountain and city living. U.S. News analyzed 150 metro areas in the United States to find the best places to live based on quality of life and the job market in each metro area, as well as the value of living there and people's desire to live there.

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Why should you apply to this role?

As a Network Transport Supervisor, you will join our talented Network Transport Services Portfolio responsible for leading the Field Engineering Team within Network Transport Services. You will be responsible for organization-wide initiatives that help create the vision and guide the evolution of our business, systems, and technologies. You will help to ensure that future state plans exist and that initiatives on roadmaps are aligned back to company goals. You will be at the forefront of influencing alignment on and adoption of enterprise telecommunications architecture standards and direction.

*This job is eligible for relocation assistance to aid with the costs associated with moving to the Colorado Springs area.

Key Focus Areas:

  • Manage the analysis, design, testing, implementation, integration, security and administration of complex technology solutions

  • Hire, supervise, develop, coach and mentor staff; monitor and evaluate performance

  • Establish policies, procedures, and practices to optimize functionality and assure standards for safety, efficiency, and quality control are enforced

  • Responsible for advanced engineering and analytical activities associated within the telecom function

  • Manage the financial, human, and equipment resources necessary to maintain SLA’s

  • Develop and implement short- and long-range strategic / operational goals, plans, programs and initiatives

  • Evaluate proposals; negotiate, execute and manage key contracts; ensure contractors’ obligations and contract terms are met

  • Manage major work plans and project initiatives; monitors and evaluates work progress; ensures achievement of milestones through to completion

  • Develop and manages annual budget

  • Direct personnel and resources in researching, responding to and resolving service requests

  • Manage staff and resources to support inspections, testing, planned outages and special projects

  • Manage scheduled and unscheduled installations, repairs and replacements

  • Serve as representative to and liaison with contractors, consultants, customers, agencies, and other divisions

  • Develop and present reports, findings and recommendations

  • Determine requirements, create Statements of Work (SOW), and negotiates contracts for equipment and services

  • Develop, supervise and evaluate workforce development strategies, programs, apprenticeships and certification programs

  • Provide on-going capacity management, performance management, and re-design support for network systems

  • Create and maintains documentation related to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records

  • Ensure network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications

  • Manage and utilize software applications to provide security, monitoring, capacity and fault management on telecom network equipment

  • Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network administration, usage, and disaster recovery

Who you are...

You are likely someone who comes with at least six years of relevant and progressively responsible experience in the telecommunications space, and a Bachelor’s Degree in a technology or related discipline. Experience with and knowledge of SCADA, ADMS, DRM, DER, Microgrids, Smart Grids, and project solution architecture is highly beneficial. Understanding of distributed communications needs in a utilities context is valued, as is exposure to diverse systems, technologies, and processing environments.

In addition to the technical aspects of this job, you excel at building and maintaining teams, relationships and driving results through collaboration and clear, effective communication. You are also a critical and analytical thinker with the ability to navigate the evolving technology landscape and possess a willingness to research and review creative solutions, and navigate new and existing challenges in the network transport space.

This role requires a valid, non-restricted driver's license

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What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you

  • The ability to stay ahead of the business curve with our established priority to continually update and incorporate state-of-the-art technology.

  • The opportunity to work for a pioneer in providing four utility services in one enterprise with a 100-year reputation for integrity.

  • A work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy.

  • The stability vital for growth-oriented careers.

Our Commitment to our Employees…

Our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. They keep the lights on, gas flowing, water coming in, and wastewater leaving. We do not just say people are important – we prove it! That’s why we are honored to invest in protecting the health and financial security of our employees and their families through our rich benefits program.

  • Time Off – Because everybody needs time off to recharge

  • Vacation – New employees accrue 13 days of paid time off to start, while our more tenured employees accrue 24 days per year

  • Personal Leave –3 days per year of personal leave

  • Paid Holidays –10 paid holidays per year

  • Sick Leave – Accrue 12 days of sick leave annually for those days when you or a family member is feeling under the weather

  • Vacation Buy – Purchase up to 40 hours of additional vacation time

  • Pension Plan – Looking forward to a comfortable lifestyle once you’re done working? The Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) provides you with retirement benefits and peace of mind when you retire

  • Medical – Select from three comprehensive medical plans, starting at $10.00 a month. Employees also enjoy access to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Wellness Program – Voluntary wellness program that allows you and your spouse to each earn up to $500 to use towards healthcare expenses, $100 in Visa gift cards, and up to $400 in gym membership reimbursements

  • Dental – Select from two dental plans, with in-network PPO preventive care covered at 100% and access to orthodontia coverage

  • Vision – Voluntary plan that covers full vision care services and discounts on LASIK eye surgery

  • Retirement Saving Programs – Supplement your pension plan with voluntary retirement programs such as the PERAPlus 401(k) and MissionSquare’s Roth IRA and 457 plans

  • Disability Coverage – Short-Term (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD) insurance available for purchase

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Makes the going a little easier by aiding with mental health, stress management, work-life balance, financial and legal matters, and much more

  • Long-Term Care Insurance (LTC) – Whether it's due to an accident or a serious illness, LTC insurance is available for purchase to help you and your loved ones

  • Life Insurance – Company-paid life insurance and supplemental coverage available

  • Tuition Reimbursement – Employees are eligible to receive up to $5,250 annually for Tuition Reimbursement

  • Qualifying Public Service Employer – Payments made towards student loans may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

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  • All positions will be posted for a minimum of 5 calendar days.

  • Starting pay will be determined within the posted pay range based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate; if there is a single pay rate posted, the job starts at that rate.

  • Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B, or TN visas). Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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Job Type: Information Technology