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Design Manager

Full-time Employee


Canton, MI.


as soon as possible


Competitive salary depending on experience


3+ years’ experience in design and/or telecommunications, experience with SpacialNet, AutoCAD and Google Earth required.

Job Description

Kanaan Communications, LLC is currently seeking a CATV Design Team Manager with an in-depth knowledge of SpatialNet located at our Canton, MI office.  Our mission is to successfully bid, design and permit projects nationwide. Our group consists of individuals with a wide variety of backgrounds and strengths.  Together as a team, we have been very successful in our efforts and have earned a high level of respect within the industry. 

Delegate tasks to Design Technicians, field personnel and contractors for multiple projects and multiple clients.
Communicate and build/maintain relationships with telecommunications clientele, engineering and construction contractors and Kanaan employees.
Generate, manage, and reconcile budgets, financial projections, production, and project tracking reports and communicate this information to clientele on a regular basis.
Provide updates on Design Group products and abilities to promote, sell and manage current and potential clientele.
Maintain close and positive client relationships to secure an acute understanding of expectations on current projects and visibility on any future projects.
Recognize and implement cost-saving measures and improved design processes for revenue and marginal growth. Develop improved project initiation, tracking and quality control processes to ensure that a superior product is delivered for all clientele.
Coordinate efficient design options, typical production turnaround times and scheduling.
Translate field notes into CAD format to produce and manage consistent, high quality CATV designs and maps using AutoCAD, SpatialNet, Lode Data, and Google Earth.
Knowledge of labor codes and how to apply them to design projects.
Manage and update of design software.

Bachelor’s degree preferred
3+ years’ experience in design and/or telecommunications.
Expert level experience with SpatialNet, AutoCAD and Google Earth.
Preferred experience in ArcGIS, Photoshop, Microstation, Lode Data and Bentley Comms CATV Design, and SpanMaster.
Knowledge of CATV and fiber route design.
Strong understanding of telecommunications engineering costs and target margins for generating competitive yet profitable project bids/proposals or budgetary estimates.
Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
Strong Microsoft Office computer skills.
Must pass a background check, drug test, and motor vehicle check. 
Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Paid Time Off
Paid Holidays
Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/Long Term Disability/Short Term Disability
401(k) with Company Match
Company Stock Purchase Plan
Educational Reimbursements


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