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Ting - Outside Plant Field Engineer

Full-time Employee

North Carolina

Holly Springs

Job Description

The OSP Field Engineer performs detailed outside plant facility engineering tasks that include analyzing, estimating, planning, designing, budgeting and tracking estimates. The OSP Field Engineer will work closely with cross-functional teams to develop project budgets and economic feasibility studies. This position is responsible for preparing and interpreting engineering plans, drawings and reports. Planning and designing field mounted electronic locations for serving areas. The OSP Field Engineer will also perform pole, conduit and buried facility design measurements utilizing company and industry OSP design guidelines and standards. The position will work closely with the Fiber Design team to provide accurate electronic mapping data for the region.


Perform pre-construction fiber designs to determine most optimal fiber routes for customer laterals and backbone
Develop and maintain good relations with local utilities, vendors, contractors and government agencies
Perform data collection tasks to secure state, county, city and other special permits in conjunction with the company’s permitting team.
Develop accurate statement of work (SOW) splice packages, to include cost estimates and Fiber routes in conjunction with the design team (primarily in CAD, GIS or Google Earth formats)
Work with the design team to prepare conduit drawings for use with power companies and developers
Administer customer contacts, negotiation of land acquisitions for easements and land purchases for field mounted equipment
Perform oversight on fiber optic testing in relation to accepting newly installed fiber plant or trouble repairs
Perform post construction quality assurance of contractors work to ensure work is met to standard telecommunication construction standards and has met the scope of work requirements
Performs other related duties as assigned by the manager to ensure effective operation of the department


Solid knowledge in OSP construction methods and practices as set by RUS, Telecordia, and BICSI
Prior experience as OSP Design Engineer or 5+ years OSP experience in fiber construction and maintenance
Demonstrate understanding of access networks on various fiber architectures
Experience with fiber to the home (FTTH) networks is preferred
Strong communication skills required
Great customer service skills required
Displays leadership qualities required
High school diploma or equivalent
Working knowledge of Google Suites and Google Earth Software


Ability to work in all climates
Ability to walk long distances over varying terrain


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About Us

Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) is on a mission to make the Internet better. As a company, we embrace a people-first philosophy that is rooted in respect, trust, and understanding to encourage freedom, inspire innovation, and promote inclusivity; creating an environment for everyone to thrive!

Ting Internet, a Tucows company, is revolutionizing Internet access in the United States. We have already launched Gigabit speed service in Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Colorado, Idaho and California, laying the groundwork for rapid scale. We are investing millions in building and operating Fiber networks, partnering with progressive towns across the US to change what people expect from their Internet service provider.

Tucows is a 25-year old success story that has evolved from a start-up domain service provider to becoming the second-largest domain wholesaler in the world while expanding our business with Ting Internet and developing our Mobile Service Enablement (MSE) platform. Our growth has been incredible, smart and measured. Our success has been built on a solid technical and financial foundation. We have doubled our workforce in the last 4 years and continue in rapid expansion mode, providing services to millions of customers around the world.

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