System Planner

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Network Regional Planning & Implementation - System PlannerDesigner


Scope of the position


The selected individual will be responsible for the planning and coordination of building all aspects of commercial access networks. One of the planner’s accountabilities is to make sure that their design adheres to Rogers engineering guidelines ensuring they are technically sound, serviceable, cost effective and completed within required timelines.


Departmental interlocking is especially essential in this role to ensure project details transfer effectively between the various individuals and departments. The System Planner will verify that all fields are completed, updated and milestones are accurately scheduled in RPATS (Rogers Project and Tracking Software).


The Selected candidate will report directly to the Regional Planning & Implementation manager (Ottawa). The System Planner will be responsible for the following duties: (This is not an exhaustive list)

  • PlanDesignCoordinate RCTV HFC Coax Fiber Network Architecture within Rogers standards and guidelines associated with new service delivery, plant upgrades and rehabilitation activity while ensuring they are technically sound, serviceable and cost effective.
  • Field survey new and existing plant structures and routes for estimation and design of projects.
  • Initiate necessary permits, utility applications and drawings associated with fiber/coaxial plant installations.
  • Liaise with local utilities, municipalities and private property owners in order to facilitate the timely completion of projects.
  • Prepare cost estimates, bill of materials and various other documentations for associated projects.
  • Maintain and report on project status through Rogers project tracking system (RPATS).
  • Investigate, coordinate and provide detailed synopsis of special projects for budgetary purposes within required timelines.
  • Communicate with customer implementation specialists (CIS), construction department personnel, design contractors and developers to ensure a smooth flow of information between the groups.
  • Be aware and adhere to all applicable Health and Safety regulations, in accordance with legislation and related company policy.
  • All other duties as assigned



  • Post-secondary diploma in one of the following is preferred: Electronics Technology, Data Communications, Project Management or Civil Technology.
  • Core Competencies: Integrity, Individual Accountability, Operational Excellence, Customer Service Orientation, Teamwork and Collaboration, Adaptability and Initiative.
  • Role Specific Competencies: Innovative/Creative Thinking, Problem Solving/Judgment, Achievement Orientation and Listening, Understanding and Responding.
  • Minimum 5 years CATV or Telecom industry experience, preferably in Construction and/or Planning.
  • Working knowledge of CSA standards, municipal by-laws, regulatory and utility standards.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Oracle, AutoCAD and Adobe Acrobat
  • Self-motivated individual with strong multi-tasking and project management skills, able to work in a fast paced team environment.
  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic/experience requirements.
  • Must have a valid Ontario driver's license with a safe driving record

Rogers is an Equal Opportunity Employee

 Schedule: Full TimeShift: DayLength of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)Work Location: 475 Richmond Rd. (100), Ottawa, ON Travel Requirements: Up to 10%Posting Category/Function: Technology & EngineeringRequisition ID: 118237 WHY ROGERS? As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We’ve been embracing and leading change for over 50-years, and we’ll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow. We recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work: 
  1. Simplify and innovate
  2. Take ownership of the what and the how
  3. Equip people to succeed
  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
 Why Rogers?  Because your tomorrow inspires our today. What makes us different makes us stronger. Rogers has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Everyone who applies for a job will be considered. We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at [email protected] to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process. Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering || Canada (CA) || ON || Ottawa || SF:LI ||


Full time
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