OSP Engineer I - Fiber
The OSP Engineer is responsible for performing general outside plant engineering for Shentel OSP cables to include coax (HFC), FTTH, and fiber optic network projects utilizing Shentel’s design and drafting software. The OSP Engineer processes service orders, determines cable routes, obtains easements, processes permits, designs network plant extensions, system re-routes and capacity upgrades. Additionally, the OSP Engineer coordinates contractors and provides engineering support to construction and operations teams.
a. Education: AS degree in a relevant engineering or technology field is desired. Other candidates with a strong technical background and substantial industry or military experience will be considered.
b. Experience Level:
i. 3 or more years of experience in outside plant engineering disciplines to include copper, coax, or fiber optic design
ii, Experience in Right-Of-Way and easement acquisition and law; experience in communications with property owners and permitting agencies. Strong permitting background preferred.
c. Special Requirements:
i. Project management experience
ii. Able to interpret technical material and blue prints with knowledge of fiber optic technology
iii. Knowledge of invoicing and “Make Ready” experience strongly preferred
iv. Hold a valid government-issued driver’s license
d. Skill Requirements:
i. Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
ii. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
iii. Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously
iv. Computer based programs and field equipment use, specifically Microsoft Office products
Shentel provides a drug-free workplace and is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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- Job Family Engineering & Operations
- Job Function Glo Fiber
- Pay Type Salary
- Required Education High School
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