Outside Plant Field Engineer – Sign On Bonus!!!

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Full-time Employee



Austin, Texas

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Pay Rate & Details

$20 to $30 an hour


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Job Description

Outside Plant Field Engineer – Sign On Bonus Included
OSP Field Engineer is responsible for the design and layout of OSP (Outside Plant) telecommunications network to include aerial, buried and underground Fiber network design and layout, underground conduit, manhole/hand hole, building entrance and riser facilities, utility, road and railroad crossings and other complex ROW issues. Candidates must be familiar with engineering in the public right of way and on private property. Other responsibilities of this position include researching plats and ROW dimensions at various municipalities, contact existing gas and electric companies for verification of facilities, and fully assess and design cost effective routes to various POP’s. Aerial experience coordinating between telcom’s and electric companies is a requirement as well. Candidates must possess the ability to meet or exceed business unit goals while maintaining quality standards, controlling expenses, and following company and business unit directives and practices.

The successful candidate must meet a majority of the knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience requirements outlined below:

Support the design and engineering process by planning and preparing drawings for construction of new, overlay, and removal or rearrangement of existing fiber optic and/or copper cables, and conduits.
Completes designs in accordance to customer specifications and guidelines
Prepare permits and or private easements, and research ROW limits
Ability to meet tight deadlines in order to meet critical schedules
Able to read and understand highway/road prints, be able to identify conflicts with existing outside plant facilities, select routing of lines and equipment required for relocation projects.
Be able to design a cost-effective path for Aerial and Buried environments in an Urban area.
This position requires field work performing audits of the route and physically recording field notes. As such this position requires a lot of walking, and the ability to remove hand hole and man hole lids
Experience and understanding of GPS tools; GPS marking using Trimble gear and Android based collector is considered a plus.
Excellent oral/written communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
Deep understanding of communications engineering and related systems
Minimum of 2-4 years of OSP experience
Exceptional critical thinking ability
Knowledge of National Electric Safety Code (NESC) Standards
Sign on bonus ranging from $500 - $2000 depending on experience.

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Cancelled/Expired Listing
Listed: 9/28/2018
Expires: 12/27/2018