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CenturyLink, Inc Omaha, NE

Job Description

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink for more information.

Job Summary

The CPA will coordinate between Network Services Teams in the engineering and construction departments to maintain efficient flow and quality for capital construction projects. 

Job Description

Assist with many administrative tasks related to both construction and engineering projects through the use of data, spreadsheets, databases, and analytics.

Assist Engineering and Construction management team with administrative duties relative to tracking of customer held orders.

Develop and recommend processes and procedures to enhance department workflow.

Prepares and maintains a wide variety of spreadsheets and databases in support of the department.

Streamline data formats and may develop new worksheets, databases, or other software tools to facilitate data entry and tracking.

Coordinates various assigned project activities that may include gathering and reviewing a variety of data using company resources, compiling and formatting data to a finished product, and getting necessary approvals in order to meet requirement management timelines.

The CPA communicates with other departments and department staff regarding project requirements, timelines, or project-related


The CPA will act as a technical resource for other less experienced staff. Interface effectively with Engineers, Construction Supervisors, Contractors, Project Managers, FE, WMC to effectively monitor and manage completion of work, improve overall performance and resolve specific issues. Participate in FOAs and share key learning.

Stay engaged with projects and be able to accurately read out status in a timely manner and/or update databases, etc as applicable (i.e.- FTTx, CDFS, AFOR, GPON).

Actively participate in calls (Construction scheduling, CDFS project, etc)


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience and training.
  • 4-5 years of Inside Plant/Outside Plant knowledge and experience.
  • Strong customer service and communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills required, including experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, etc.).
  • Must have a valid driver's license, with a satisfactory driving record. MVR check will be required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction practices and procedures, including underground, buried and aerial construction of copper and fiber facilities. Central office configurations and routing switching.
  • Previous experience with supervision of projects, or project management.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with FireWorks/BidMaster, WFMT, NDS, and other CenturyLink proprietary systems.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or related field, preferred.
  • Previous supervision/project management in construction or telecommunications environment


Bachelors or Equivalent in Engineering General

Alternate Location: US-Nebraska-Grand Island; US-Nebraska-Omaha

Requisition #: 154820

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at 

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, œprotected statuses).  We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.  Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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