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Outside Plant Project Engineer

Full-time Employee


Office location: Elm Grove




24.00 to 32.00 per hour depending on experience


Minimum of a High School diploma (college work in a related field preferred) and five to seven years of related experience (technical knowledge of the Telecommunications industry, construction practices, the National Electric Safety Code, and local governing authority rules for placement of telecommunications facilities) or 10 or more years of related experience. Experience in planning and constructing copper and fiber optic network additions and estimating OSP projects in detail.

Other Requirements

Must be detail oriented and able to function efficiently and accurately with minimal supervision. Requires skill in the use of MS Excel, MS Word, GPS handheld systems, and other industry-related hardware and software, and the ability to write reports and prepare project documentation. Must have a professional demeanor, along with the ability to communicate effectively with vendors, customers and other employees of the organization. Out of town travel and overnight travel will be required.

Job Description

Position Summary

The Outside Plant Project Engineer is responsible for fiber optic and copper route engineering, pole line and underground route field documentation, construction permits, construction oversight, and project tracking, in accordance with company policies, procedures and quality standards, while meeting customer delivery requirements.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Engineer aerial, underground, and inside fiber optic routes
• Assist in the development of full scale project plans, including drawings and records of fiber and copper routes, splice locations, construction notes, bills of materials and project overviews.
• Quality assurance, including managing and conducting QC on construction projects.
• Manage all projects to meet or exceed minimum specifications of Construction Policies, NESC, NEC, OSHA, State, County and all other applicable agencies.
• Maintain a high level of productivity, assuring time-frames are met for projects occurring simultaneously and track and generate reports on project status.
• Respond to DOT requests for information and plan for facility relocations, attend DOT meetings.
• Attend customer meetings; perform site surveys and walk-outs as necessary to comply with customer requirements and time frames.
• Work with designated customers and prepare all deliverables within each customer’s own specifications.


Northwind Technical Services, LLC

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About Us

Northwind Technical Services, LLC Is a full service telecom outside plant engineering firm that provides efficient and accurate solutions for our clients’ needs. In a collaborative team environment, we provide cost effective services with strict attention to detail and high quality standards.
We Offer:
• Compensation commensurate with experience
• Travel expenses (lodging/per diem) are paid when out of market
• Company vehicle provided for in and out of market work activities
• Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k) match, disability and life insurance
• 112 hours Paid Time Off (PTO) per year, plus paid holidays

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