CED Classifieds: Area Inside Plant Director - Cablevision

Tue, 06/12/2007 - 8:00pm


Title: Area Inside Plant Director, Cablevision

Background: CABLEVISION is one of the nation's leading entertainment and telecommunications companies. Its cable television operations serve more than 3 million households in the New York metropolitan area. The company's advanced telecommunications offerings include Interactive Optimum digital television, Optimum Online high-speed Internet, Optimum Voice digital voice-over-cable, and its Optimum Lightpath integrated business communications services.

Job Location: Parsippany, New Jersey

Job Description: The Area ISP Director is in charge of managing the facilities of Cablevision's primary inside plant.

Principal responsibilities include:

  • Directing a staff of 57+ operating a Master Headend, 20 hubs providing iO/OOL/OV service to 1M subscribers.
  • Preparing, reviewing and administering Capital and Operational budgets.
  • Reviewing, designing and standardizing procedures for maintenance operation and outage handling.
  • Preparing and administering activation plans for Video and new service launches in conjunction with Digital Services, Network, Product and Programming.


  • 7+ years CATV/Telecom operational management experience.
  • Engineering degree or equivalent industry experience.
  • Strong technical knowledge across headend, IP, network platforms
  • Budgeting/forecasting capabilities and ability to prepare project plans.
  • Project management experience for activation of services and enhancements.
  • Proven ability to motivate/develop staff with the organization.
  • Ability to establish relationships throughout the organization to facilitate project implementation; ability to explain issues, projects in terms appropriate to the audience.



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