OSP Engineer - II

Job#: 1376349

Job Description:

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OSP Engineer
Location: Erie, PA
30 Month Contract

OSP ENGINEER Description:

  • This individual is a Telecommunications Professional and must be capable of engineering routine and specific outside plant work orders for BAU and Rural BB services.
  • The candidate must be capable of providing administrative and field support to the outside plant work forces.
  • Also responsible for designing, maintaining, and optimizing network infrastructure in specific geographic locations including but not limited to the Central PA area near Erie, Bradford, Warren, Forest, McKean, Dubois areas.
  • This work will include designing upgrades, repairs, and enhancements to the Outside Plant telephony network which includes all structures (such as poles and conduit systems), cable (copper & fiber) and associated equipment for aerial, underground, buried, and customer premise equipment for multi-tenant buildings.
  • The engineer will design HBW and HiCAP service order requirements within a geographical turf and design solutions to extend fiber or copper service solutions to customer locations.
  • He/she will coordinate with a variety of departments and also have direct customer contact.
  • The engineer needs the ability to work in a diverse environment, handling business and residential customers, and must be able to solve complex problems with innovative solutions.
  • The engineer must be able to price out solutions and select the most effective design.
  • The engineer has the authority, up to a set dollar limit, to choose and implement solutions independently.

The candidate will perform the following work functions:

  • Respond to service requests for Hi-Cap/HBW circuits by reaching out to customers both over the phone and by conducting site visits.
  • Responsible for engineering the placement of OSP structure, facilities and electronics to meet service demand.
  • During physical field visit the individual must be able to identify/recognize incorrect or unsafe conditions (e.g. missing anchor/guy) and design proper corrective plant configurations.
  • Design Engineering Work Orders in ICGS/IDDS and other CAD programs
  • Tracking and monitoring construction and other departments, which may include contractors, to assure timely completion of the engineering work orders and plans issued.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or technical/science/mathematics fields or prior work experience in the telecommunications field.
  • Proficient computer skills (windows-based programs and google systems).
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Customer contact skills and good written and oral communications skills are necessary.

Desired Skills/Experience: (valuable, but not required to obtain the position)

  • Prior working experience and basic knowledge of Outside Plant Engineering Practices & knowledge of TIRKS, Canvas, LFACS and IDDS/ICGS
  • Experience with the CAD program as well as high proficiency with MS Excel and/or MS Access, Google sheets would be particularly useful.









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Millcreek, PA, US

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Date Posted:
October 18, 2023