OSP Field Engineer

Summary:  The position of OSP Field Engineer is responsible for collecting detailed technical information about existing telecommunications equipment and facilities and other utilities to support Outside Plant engineering projects. 

The Field Engineer should be able to collect a variety of field data to support all types of OSP Aerial and Buried Fiber Optic and Copper cable projects to include the design of conduit infrastructure and do the appropriate research for permitting and right-of-way.

Job Requirements

                        Responsibilities

  • Conduct field and site visits to collect relevant project information.  This will include exact measurements of existing equipment, site details, digital images, staking, etc. which will then be coordinated with the Outside Plant Engineer for further design.
  • Read and interpret client cable records and facility drawings
  • Collect pertinent information to apply for permits and easements.
  • Submit an organized job package for each project that could include maps, field notes, drawings, and digital images.
  • Perform inspections during and after construction to ensure compliancy with original designs and customer specifications
  • Dress appropriately and present a professional appearance at all times. 
  • Work safely and independent of supervision

                        Requirements                                                                           

  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical degree preferred
  • OSP Engineering experience on US Government / Military facilities is preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to travel to be onsite and to work effectively outside in variable weather conditions
  • Knowledge of telecommunications OSP practices and ability to read and interpret engineering drawings is a must.
  • Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel.
  • Must be able to pass a background check & drug screening.
  • Secrete Clearance preferred or be willing to apply for one.


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