Telecommunications Outside Plant Engineer
Inver Grove Heights , Minnesota
September 08, 2017
Telecommunications Outside Plant Engineer

Summary of position: OSP Engineers play a vital role in the production of our high-quality Telecom designs. Our expectation is that a candidate will possess a well-rounded work experience and the ability to adapt to new technologies. Responsibilities: OSP Engineers are responsible for design of outside plant facilities; which will include cable (copper, fiber), equipment (cabinets, cross-connects, terminals), facilities (hand holes, manholes, poles); either manually or by using client-designated CAD Software per the contract requisites. OSP Engineers will also be expected to handle any permitting requirements, as well as obtaining said requirements or information as it pertains to Right of Way, tree trimming, crossings or the like. OSP Engineers must be capable of assembling and producing a complete job package, cradle-to-grave, per the contracted work specifications.

Requirements: The successful candidate must be familiar with most or all of the following:
  • Outside plant design in various environments (aerial, buried, Underground)
  • Gathering field data, existing plant inventory
  • Completing service orders and other BAU requirements
  • A solid understanding of copper and fiber splicing
  • Ability to read and interpret outside plant records (data, maps)
  • Make-Ready pole engineering (including safety practices)
  • Telephony-standard symbols and procedures
  • A level of comfort with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Outlook, Excel, Word
  • Public right-of-way and private easements

Preferred Requirement: 5+ years of telephony or engineering operations experience; or an Associate's Degree in a technical discipline and 3+ years technical/telephony experience with 2+ years directly related to OSP Engineering; or an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must demonstrate a solid understanding of outside plant design
  • Willingness to travel when a field visit is required

Required experience:
  • technical/telephony: 3-5years

Reports to: Director/Area Manager

About TEKsystems:

Join TEKsystems®, a leading IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services firm, and get your career on the fast track. We have more than 100 offices worldwide, and we partner with over 6,000 clients and place over 80,000 consultants per year. At TEKsystems, we seek to understand our consultants' skills, goals and interests, allowing us to present targeted job opportunities on a contract, contract-to-hire or direct placement basis. TEKsystems' leadership in the market stems from our sincere and personal commitment to driving the success of our customers, consultants and each other.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email for other accommodation options.

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