Infrastructure Engineer (Greater Boulder Area, CO)

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Company Description

Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.

Position Description

Position requires significant experience in common systems engineering standards (Bellcore / Telcordia). The applicant will design and specify material for AC and DC power equipment including commercial AC power building entries, switchboards, transformers, generators, UPS backup systems, rectifiers, power distribution, batteries, grounding systems, fire control systems and HVAC systems. ladder racking and ironwork to support cables and additional materials required to support installation.

Position requires experience in building construction techniques and management of construction projects. In addition to the critical infrastructure systems, position requires design and layout of the telecom ladder racking to support cables, fiber raceway, equipment rack layouts and all ironwork as required to support.

Position also requires maintenance of central office records, including updates to floor plans and front equipment drawings to reflect installations and completing capacity management reports for all AC and DC power equipment.

Tier 2 support 24X7X365 to Field Operations and NCC and overall management/oversight of all Critical Infrastructure (CI) equipment as needed: AC power distribution, buildings, grounding, fire systems, generators, ATS/MTS, Uninterruptable Power Systems (UPS), DC Power Plant Systems, and Cooling systems to ensure operational integrity, improve efficiency and reduce operational costs.


  • Manage AC and DC power plant capacity, expansion projects, and recommend improvements for all infrastructure required for telecommunications equipment at all central offices, hub sites, and mini-hub sites. This includes land, buildings, internal structures, fire control systems, grounding systems, and HVAC systems.
  • Maintain capacity management, trend analysis and exhaust date reports for UPS, rectifier, and battery reserve backup capacity.
  • Perform AC and DC power distribution audits and evaluate all existing central offices, mini-hubs and long haul equipment shelters.
  • Determine generator capacity, transformer capacity, rectifier capacity, controller settings, batteries, primary distribution, secondary distribution, cable size and distance and confirm voltage drop calculations. 
  • Maintain accurate documentation and provide recommendations for improvements if required.
  • Plan and budget for AC and DC power plant installations, upgrades and augments to provide AC and DC power for telecommunications equipment.
  • Coordinate with other departments to determine quantity of AC and DC power required and design layout of distribution system to optimize cable size and rack layouts. 
  • Develop detailed engineering specifications, configurations and material lists for power installations, upgrades and augments.
  • Supervise equipment installation problems that require immediate solutions and decisions. Enforce contractors' compliance with Zayo and Bellcore standards and specifications by performing inspection and quality control of power equipment installations. Verify contractor/subcontractor construction adhere to Zayo, Bellcore, and National Electrical Code standards.
  • Create and implement design and installation schedules based on accelerated and very tight deadlines.
  • Prepare bid packages and evaluate bids to determine awarded contracts.
  • Coordinate work forces (contractors, technicians) during construction.
  • Review payment invoices for all vendors for the design, construction, and expansion of all new and existing critical infrastructure systems at central offices, mini-hubs and long haul equipment shelters.
  • Write Method of Procedures (MOPs) for all CI equipment repairs and augments.
  • Assists Field Operations and NCC/NOC technicians with Operation Support issues, that may require vendor or manufacturer support.
  • Develop reliability reports to assist in identifying areas of concern that could develop into future problems.
  • Subject Matter Expert on CI equipment issues for all PG’s and advises them on solutions for technical problems or barriers.
  • CI Equipment inventory accuracy and Data Integrity in SF


  • Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, and or Civil Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 8+ years in a telecommunications of all Critical Infrastructure (CI) equipment: AC power distribution, buildings, grounding, fire systems, generators, ATS/ MTS, Uninterruptable Power Systems (UPS), DC Power Plant Systems, and Cooling systems to ensure operational integrity, improve efficiency and reduce operational costs
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, SalesForce, and Database applications
  • Project Management experience required
  • CO base pay: $75,000 - $90,000

Benefits, Rewards & Wellness

  • Annual Incentive Plan (AIP) - Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary AIP which is based on the performance of the Company, an employee’s business segment, and the individual employee

  • Sales Incentive Plan - Full-time Zayo sales employees are also eligible for discretionary incentive cash compensation through our Sales Incentive Plan

  • Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Retirement 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Fitness membership discounts

  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Please note, in accordance with Zayo's commitment to providing and maintaining a workplace free of recognized hazards, all U.S. and Canadian employees and any employee, vendor, customer, or visitor who enters a Zayo office or facility in the U.S. and Canada must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of such vaccination. If you are hired by Zayo, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

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In Colorado we have campuses in Downtown Denver and on 29th Street Mall in Boulder, where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!

What are Zayo Perks + Benefits

Zayo Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial security to our employees and their families.

Volunteer in local community
Provides up to 16 hours a year to volunteer in the community
Partners with Nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Employee Resource Groups Mental Health & Disability Advocacy | Pride | Women's | Multicultural | Veterans | Sustainability
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Employee Resource Groups Mental Health & Disability Advocacy | Pride | Women's | Multicultural | Veterans | Sustainability
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,850 annually.
Disability Insurance
Short & Long term disability insurance are a free company provided benefit to all full time employees. They cover 60% of annual salary up to $5000/$10000 monthly maximum payout
Dental Benefits
Preventative, minor, and major dental services and treatments are covered under Zayo's plans.
Vision Benefits
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health Insurance Benefits
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life Insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Pet Insurance
Offered at a discounted rate to all Zayo employees
Wellness Programs
We offer incentives for employees to participate in many wellness activities.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) Matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
We encourage our employees to give back to our communities by providing 4 hours of Volunteer Time Off per quarter.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational Clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness Subsidies
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning

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