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Outside Plant (OSP) Engineers needed

Full-time Employee


Centennial and Colorado Springs


As soon as possible


Outside plant experience maintaining networks and architecture

Other Requirements

Valid driver's license is required for this role / Must have experience or understanding of CenturyLink network and systems

Job Description


The primary responsibility of the OSP Engineer revolves around the construction and maintenance of plant infrastructure, design, and engineering as well as providing a route analysis of telecommincations outside plant. These engineers are the backbone of telecom and service provider companies since they are the primary designers of the entire network.


- Overseeing and managing field engineering activities responsible for planning, designing, and obtaining permits for new cable routes
visit customer sites to gather OSP site survey information, evaluate customer requirements and determine the OSP equipment required
- Work as part of a multi-faceted team consisting of engineering, construction, project management, and scheduling personnel, all with a common interest of delivering results to the customer
- Coordinate with drafting and/ or GIS personnel located in remote offices to produce construction drawings to be used to construct the network
- Develop base mapping and provide field engineering services required to prepare permit drawings, OSP construction drawings, and final as-built drawings in electronic format
- Provide field engineering services required to prepare permit drawings, OSP construction drawings, and final as-built drawings in electronic format per customer specifications
- Research and incorporate permitting requirements from jurisdictional authorities (i.e., state, county, city, railroads, and others) into the OSP design
- Recommend final route based on most economical solution and permitting agency’s requirements 
- Research and evaluate various route options associated with the projects. Research shall include aerial and underground options, existing customer conduit and other third party conduit 
- Daily engagement with customer’s engineering team and project management staff via emails / phone as well as occasional in-person meetings
- Maintain safe working habits and conditions according to regulations and policies


- 2-3 years of experience in the OSP Engineering field 
- Prior experience of aerial and underground construction methods and engineering requirements
- Cable placement and splicing methods and practices experience
- Must have working knowledge or experience with Century Link network and systems
- Must be able to pass pre-employment background check and drug test 
- Effective communication skills
- High School Diploma or GED 
- Valid Driver's License
- Ability to travel and Work extended hours; overtime and weekends as needed
- Must have reliable transportation and a clean driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

- Familiarity in permitting requirements for state and local agencies 
- Working understanding of the RUS (Rural Utility Service) units and their meaning process


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About Us

Pauley Construction is a regional contractor providing infrastructure solutions for the installation and maintenance of utility systems further offering regional contracting services throughout the West United States, specializing in full turnkey services for the design, installation and maintenance of utility infrastructure. Pauley has a highly skilled, diversified workforce that allows the flexibility to choose the most cost-effective and least disruptive placement methods. Our experienced and knowledgeable employees have helped us become a respected name in the utility construction industry.

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Pauley has served its customers located across many of the major Western markets, including Arizona, California, Colorado and Wyoming. Founded in 1991, Pauley is dedicated to meeting and exceeding its customer needs by adopting new technologies and providing superior customer service. From deep-ditch excavation, hand-digs, aerial construction to technical services including fiber and copper splicing, Pauley will get the job done right while guaranteeing on-time delivery.

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