Field Engineering Specialist II 

Job#: 2021088

Job Description:

Field Engineering Specialist
Location: Cedar Rapids
Contract Duration: 12 months
Pay Range: 30$-33.50$/hourly based off experience and background
To apply, email a Word copy of your resume to [email protected]

Performs non-routine to moderately complex engineering detail and field work, ensuring work orders are complete and all requirements are met. Assists in selecting cost effective and safe project designs. Serves as a primary customer contact for assigned communities regarding new or changes to existing fiber documentation systems.



  • Handles non-routine to moderately complex data entry and data entry automation projects in the Fiber Manager GIS system
  • Plans fiber route input sequences for construction plans and as-builts including as-builts, preparing necessary maps and sketches, ensures accuracy of slack calculations, and enters correct splicing assignments.
  • Performs a variety of analysis including, but not limited to, completion of dark lease applications while adhering to regulatory requirements.
  • Tracks and reports work related functions necessary to support the business processes including creating work requests, GIS/Mapping System, and various other systems.
  • Provides technical support for automation of data input tasks from construction plans and red lines.
  • Works with hourly and salaried supervisors in scheduling work.
  • Assists network engineering in development of project scopes and schedules by selecting and specifying sites.
  • Interacts with operations managers to assist with map utilization field training.
  • Keeps current in knowledge and understanding of company procedures, rates, rules, practices, standards, and application of construction materials.



  • Good knowledge of math, physics and fiber construction practices.
  • Working knowledge of Fiber Manager or ArcGIS.
  • Demonstrated survey and data input and design skills within a GIS system.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management)
  • Ability to understand scripting or other automation capabilities available in ArcGIS and/or Fiber manager.









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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Madison, WI, US

Job Type:
Engineering and Technicians

Date Posted:
March 20, 2024