We are happy to be working with out client who provides a full range of engineering, construction and testing services, including aerial and underground construction capabilities for coaxial, and fiber optic cable systems, on the OSP Engineer Level 3/4 based on Glendale, WI. Relocation assistance is available.
Whats In It For Me?
Market Value Compensation Company vehicle provided for in and out of market work activities. 112 hours PTO (14 days personal time off) per year, and paid holidays. Company provided cellular phone and computer/laptop. Travel expenses (lodging/per diem) is paid when out of market.
Position Summary: We are currently looking for an Outside Plant Engineer that is highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail. Must have in-depth knowledge and experience with route engineering, permitting, CAD drawing, database entry, relocations, and inspections of underground and aerial construction projects.
Engineer aerial and underground facilities. Maintain records of fiber rings and splice locations and network topography. Manage emergency restoration including coordinating and managing crews, ordering materials and supplies, and coordinating with customers. Verify available fiber through maps and documentation. Identify and assign hub, panel, and port for customer circuit turn-up and test. Propose fiber path from splice case to build port. Research and acquire permits, Rights of Way and Easement Agreements. Respond to and plan for fiber relocations Manage and conduct QC on outsourced contractor fiber engineered projects. Schedule fiber construction projects and oversees compliance of safety standards and quality control of fiber construction projects. Estimate OSP projects by detail. Prepare project documentation, maps and CAD drawings. Consistently exercise independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance; coordinating inhouse and contracted resources to meet customer deadlines, efficient allocation of fiber assets throughout network, and tactfully resolving customer concerns. Review and validate As-Built documentation from Subcontractors. Manage and maintain network mapping software/database. Attend customer meetings, and perform site surveys/walk-outs, as necessary, to understand customer requirements and time frames. Prepare and communicate project status reports on a consistent basis. Accurately complete timesheets, expense reports, mileage reports, and other job-related paperwork.
Requires a Bachelor of Science Degree in a relevant field of Engineering and five years of related experience (technical knowledge of the industry, construction practices, and local governing authority rules for placement of telecommunications facilities) Ocalc, AutoCad Map3D andGIS a plus Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical specifications, professional documentation and blueprints. Ability to write reports, correspondence and documentation. Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, customers and other employees of the organization. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions of practical situations. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or scheduled form. Demonstrated skill in the use of AutoCAD, MapInfo, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook, O-Calc (or equivalent), Lode Data, GPS handheld systems, and other software as necessary. Has a strong understanding of fiber optics and dark fiber applications, familiarity with Digger’s Hotline (or “One Call” system equivalent) and their field markings. Knowledge of NECS codes. Requires a valid driver’s license and must be insurable. Out of town travel and overnight travel may be required. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet ambiguous deadlines. Has a working knowledge of splicing documents/splice matrix’s (preferred).