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Engineer II / Construction Project Administrator

CenturyLink, Inc Omaha, NE

Job Description

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.

Job Responsibilities:

CenturyLink is looking for Engineer II and Construction Project Administrators in SD and NE. These company recognized individual contributors  will develop and define plans for the implementation of new plant construction. The ideal candidate is responsible for engineering design plans and specifications, including gathering field data. The individual in this position will assure the most feasible, and economical means are used to complete the work. An Engineer II will screen held orders, engineers small subdivisions, building entrance cable, or held orders, and obtains permits as well as meets with and serves as a point of contact for larger entities, municipalities, government entities, developers/builders. The CPA will do more project coordination and keep projects on pace and in budget. These individuals when required will conduct formal meetings and/or presentations regarding engineering and construction plans for the receipt of pricing proposals or bids. Each partners with network planning and identifies projects for budgets and prepares justification. This employee provides cost data to support capital planning and budgeting, at a project level. Monitors and controls project expenditures against their owned projects. 

*** Please note, we are looking for candidates able to work in the following areas: North Platte & Omaha, Nebraska***

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience and education
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of current approved products and technology used in engineering remote electronics, FTTT, GPON, Ethernet , MTU, MDU, aid to construction (BART), Joint use poles and held orders.
  • Proficiency when working in Microsoft Office products
  • Must have good communication skills and the ability to give presentations.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and satisfactory driving record. MVR check required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or related field
  • Proficiency when working company approved systems like Fireworks & BidMaster, WFMT, NDS,NBIE, and Martens.
  • Knowledge of OSP design and a willingness to learn and to support the Engineer II and Senior Engineers.

Alternate Location: US-Nebraska-Omaha

Requisition #: 120323

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

No Discrimination. 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, 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. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug test and background check.


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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