OSP Field Engineer

OperationsRemote, Arizona


The OSP Engineer Associate is responsible for all aspects of outside plant design services in support of telecom companies. The OSP Engineer Associate will need to understand basic outside plant circuit design, transmission and distribution procedures, cable placement and splicing practices and cable protection. The OSP Engineer Associate will also need to understand and apply general telecommunication industry standards and practices as well as government codes and regulations.

Essential Function:

  • Responsible for designing and developing outside plant equipment installation, modifications, and upgrades using industry standard construction methods in aerial, underground, and buried environments.
  • Supports designs of line setup and staking specifications, and cable and line extensions.
  • Assist in the planning, analysis, and recommendations in support of new construction of outside plant network structures and facilities.
  • Supports and assists with State, Local and Federal permit preparation.
  • Assists in obtaining right-of-way use approval.
  • Responsible for acquiring field data.
  • Assists with as-built changes and updates to drawings.
  • Takes measurements, determines Right of Way (ROW)
  • Creates field notes by hand and/or through digital applications
  • Identify obstructions which may impede construction
  • Field verifies addresses
  • Experience with CenturyLink/Lumen is a plus

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1+ years related experience
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Ability to use laptop/mobile devices to obtain and manipulate data
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office suite programs

Recommended Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of CAD and/or OCALC, SpidaCalc, Pole Foreman, etc. a plus
  • Some college preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills
  • Ability to occasionally learn and operate customer based proprietary software and other computer systems to expedite and facilitate the work order process.
  • Experience with CenturyLink/Lumen systems and processes is a plus
  • Knowledge of construction and planning procedures
  • Ability to read and comprehend engineering schematics.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Basic financial skills to assist in making sound business decisions.
  • Applies acquired job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision - Employer contributes up to 90% of Employee Only premium, plus up to 50% of dependent premium
  • 100% Employer Paid Basic Life, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability
  • 401k - Employer Match; Fully Vested day one
  • Paid Time Off