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Telecom System Planner (Google)

Ontario - Hybrid
Full Time, Permanent

Lynx Planning & Engineering Inc. has an exciting new opportunity working with our Google Fiber team (travel to the USA is not required). The selected candidates will be responsible for the preparation of permits, design, design-documentation and record keeping of GPON FTTH planning, utilizing Computer-aided Design (CAD) software and other various software applications. In addition, the incumbents will be responsible for ensuring that all plans are accurate and are designed and drafted to all applicable standards and specifications.


Preparation of new-area FTTH design drawings and packages

Draft municipal consent civil drawings; illustrate proposed routing in relation to existing underground (micro-trench/nano-trench/directional bore) and aerial facilities. Create applicable cross-sections and details. Select cable/duct route that will most likely pass permit approval; both aerial and underground scenarios, and weighing scenarios through make-ready and costing analysis exercises

Prepare fibre splicing documentation/packages specific to client requirements and specifications

Develop project-specific construction notes, material requirements and identify associated labour tasks

Meeting with clients to discuss project scope and strategies

Input project as-built information into GIS system; update maps and databases

Be aware and adhere to all applicable Health & Safety regulations, in accordance with legislation and related company policy

This position description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by applicants for this position. The applicant may be requested to perform tasks other than those stated in this description.



3+ years of experience in a comparable position

Experience as an outside-plant FTTH designer is preferred

Preferred Post-secondary education/training either in Civil, Architectural, Electrical, or Telecommunications Engineering

Advanced knowledge of AutoCAD required

Proficiency with Microsoft Office; particularly with Excel, Word and Outlook

Strong command of the English language, both spoken and written

Able to clearly communicate with internal and external project teams

Detail-oriented with solid problem solving and analytical skills

Multi-tasking ability; adaptable to changing priorities and deadlines

Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative and resolve problems independently; monitors own quality of work


Outside plant design and drafting; HFC and FTTH, fibre optic technology

Professional AutoCAD experience

GIS software experience

Experience with aerial and underground permitting, procedures, and processes; identifying critical pass/fail locations, and route selection, utility standards

Quality control

Ability to interpret technical material and plans

Demonstrated knowledge of electrical power, power distribution, power protection, and applicable code and industry practices

General understanding of broadband, telecom, cable and internet is an asset


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Salary will be commensurate with experience and we offer a comprehensive benefits package.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those invited for interviews will be contacted.

Lynx Planning & Engineering welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Lynx Planning & Engineering reserves the right to contact only those candidates who best qualify for this position. If your submission is not selected, we thank you for your application and will retain it for future opportunities. Only Canadian residents who are eligible to work in Canada and reside in Canada at this time will be considered. Non-residents need not apply.