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Project Management
Construction Estimator
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Cox Communications | Tulsa, OK
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Job Description

Unleash Your Potential with a Career at Cox Communications Cox is now hiring! At Cox, we connect people to the things they love. Now we'd like to connect with you. Cox Communications is looking for sharp talent to join our team and be the voice of our brand. Now Hiring for:

Construction Estimator Job Number: 184368 11 Openings!

Role Summary

Plans and Estimates new, rebuild and upgrade construction projects.  Performs Virtual engineering, creates efficient route designs and estimates costs. Allocates fiber. Plans network splicing for coax and fiber optic networks. Obtains/creates access and right-of-way documents. Coordinates permitting and pole applications, joint-trenching, and make-ready for utility poles. Identifies Fiber, FTTH, and Hybrid Fiber Coax (HFC) networks and ensures backbone is available for launch or deployment of products. 

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Performs virtual engineering of proposed residential and commercial projects and ensures alternative routing delivers the most cost effective design for construction.
  • Provides estimates in an office environment utilizing enterprise supported tools and provides estimates within department +/- % guidelines
  • Verifies serviceability, surveys proposed service routing, and estimates material, construction, and labor costs
  • Coordinates all processes, communication, accountabilities, and procedures associated with estimates. 
  • Researches and reviews plans, gathers necessary data and listing material requirements for project
  • Able to identify areas of high-interest to Cox Business
  • Monitors all facets of Estimation across all related Boundary Partners
  • Reaches out to other Cox locations and Boundary Partners for sharing of best practices, lessons learned, reliability and operational efficiencies.
  • Responsible for system integrity across all tools including but not limited to Oracle, GNIS/myWorld, Workflow (TOMS/Optix/BID), ICOMS
  • Establishes aggressive timelines for work to ensure projects meet due dates.
  • Ability to explain and educate others in fiber and HFC design practices and availability
  • Ability to multi-task between multiple enterprise tools and all means of communication.
  • Releases addresses as serviceable and notifies other departments of serviceability.
  • Able to read and interpret civil engineering drawings and DOT as well as all applicable rules and regulations
  • Ability to function as a company representative with other utility and state/local entities



  • HS diploma, Graduate Equivalency Diploma (GED) or relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated analytical, technical problem solving, written and oral communication skills are essential
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Interacts effectively at various organizational levels and with different audiences (e.g. internal and external customers) across multiple mediums


  • AS/AA or BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired (i.e. Business, Engineering, Electronics, etc.)
  • 3 or more years of experience preferred in related field (i.e. Construction and/or Design). 
  • Prior experience with a mapping platform, GNIS/myWorld preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel) and familiarity with billing and ticketing systems (e.g. ICOMs and UET)
  • Proficient in managing/updating a Project Management tool (e.g. Optix, BID, and TOMS)COX-567

Benefits of working at Cox include: Free Internet and other Cox discounted services Medical, dental, and vision benefits starting on your first day! Retirement benefits including 401(K) matching Up to 22 days of Paid Time Off during first year, plus 7 Paid Holidays Tuition assistance Commitment to our communities including volunteer opportunities Career advancement opportunities across the Cox family of companies Cox is an Equal Opportunity Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran Employer.

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About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with 6.2 million total residential and commercial customers. The third-largest cable television company in the United States, Cox offers an array of advanced digital video, high-speed Internet and telephony services over its own nationwide IP network. Cox Business is a full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions for commercial customers, providing high-speed Internet, voice and long distance services, as well as data and video transport services for small to large-sized businesses. Cox Media offers national and local cable advertising in traditional spot and new media formats, along with promotional opportunities and production services. Cox Communications wholly owns and operates the Travel Channel.