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Senior OSP Fiber Design Engineer

Full-time Employee





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Must be a veteran experienced Outside Plant (OSP) Designer, responsible for detailed design of OSP elements (aerial and/or underground) and fiber designs of telecommunication networks. You'll be an integral part of the engineering team and will design networks using a variety of tools, ensuring constructability issues are incorporated into the network designs.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities
• Expert level detailed layout and design of PON (GPON / FTTH) networks and broadband plant extensions utilizing various programs while incorporating safety into all aspects of the design
• Guide, mentor and quality check work of junior designers.
• Support projects such as GPON FTTH deployments, node splits, hub collapses and transport project designs.
• Perform quality control and field checks of construction and inspections.
• Reading and interpreting outside plant records (data, maps, fiber network designs)
• Maintain knowledge of current OSP design principles and industry standards, and perform in compliance with updated Safety Codes, Electric Codes, customer practices and procedures.
• Conduct site walk for data collection of all surface features and underground utility data necessary to support the preparation of the construction drawings that are complete and suitable for construction.
• Perform system design, create BOM and provide construction quotes for requested projects.
• Collaborating with team members from other divisions to overcome project challenges and issues
• Following company standards and procedures related to Health & Safety while performing assigned job duties.
• Ensuring schedule deadlines are adhered to and project deliverables are maintained.

• 5-9 years of experience working within telecommunications OSP FTTP fiber design, copper design or RF plant design is an asset.
• Graduate from a technical college program preferably in civil, electrical/telecommunications, GIS or equivalent experience
• Expert knowledge of outside plant design practices and municipal permitting requirements is a requirement
• Organized and self-motivated with strong attention to detail
• Strong MS Office skills, experience with AutoCAD, ESRI/ArcGIS, 3 GIS would be an asset
• Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple project stakeholders and interpret their needs
• Working knowledge of construction or telecom documents, drawings, specifications and current construction practices and methodology
• Willingness to contribute actively in team discussions, sharing experiences and ideas
• Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities


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About Us

Additional Information:
PalniES designs wireline or wireless networks that span North America. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network design.

Employment Equity
PalniES is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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