Planner I

Level 3 Communications


Responsible for supporting Network Advancement project success during pre-planning phase by ensuring data accuracy, preparing preliminary business case, managing vendor priorities, initiating and managing task completions by other organizations, various reports supporting project status and team metrics.

Additionally, position will require evaluating and planning optimal network capacity utilization and design requirements. Evaluating inventory and billing to identify savings opportunities by consolidation network footprint to improve overall Corporate EBITDA. Developing tools and report views to support team in finding savings opportunities through analyzing current network designs, port/route consumption trends, new technologies and future opportunities for augmentation.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

Advanced data/economic analysis skills

Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Detail oriented with an intense focus on quality

Exceptional organizational, prioritization, and communications skills

Strong computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Excel, Visio and SQL

Positive and professional attitude, appearance, and demeanor

Solid entrepreneurial spirit

Experience in an engineering role that included a substantial business/financial focus (preferred)


Essential Duties

Documents detailed technical methodology for installation of network equipment of lesser complexity, including written directions, graphical equipment layouts, and equipment topology.

Ensures all capacity constraints are identified such that all due dates are met and potential issues identified.

Develops understanding current network configuration and technology to ensure capacity and efficiency of the planned designs.

May assist in requirements, development, implementation and use of reporting procedures and methodologies to analyze network utilization and predict growth trends under direct supervision.

Prepares status/progress reports and updates management on projects.

May assist with the evaluation of new products to enable new service introduction, cost savings, and /or performance utilization under direct supervision.

May participate in cross functional teams to better understand the architecture and operations of the network with direct supervision.

Basic Qualifications

Minimum skills required to perform in this role.

Education Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or up to 2 years of relevant job experience. Relevant job experience is described as:

Job experience in similar industry

Job experience with similar essential duties Physical Requirements:

Office – Sits 5 to 7 hours per day; Bend, reach, stoop and crouch; lift 10 lbs.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Education and Experience

Experience: <2 yrs

Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Field Of Study: Computer Science, Engineering, or Mathematics

Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.

Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.

About Level 3

Level 3 (LVLT) provides global communication services that strengthen the growth, efficiency and security of enterprise, government and carrier customers around the world today, Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets, spanning three continents and more than 60 countries.

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Job: *Operations / Service Delivery

Title: Planner I

Location: Colorado-Broomfield-CO:Broomfield:Interlocken 3000

Requisition ID: 39360

Other Locations: United States-Oklahoma-Tulsa-OK:Tulsa:100 S. Cincinnati Avenue., Suite 1200, United States-Colorado-Littleton-CO:Littleton:10350 Park Meadows Dr


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