Position:  ISP/OSP Engineer
Location:  Chantilly, VA
Job Id:  112
# of Openings:  1

We are looking for full-time ISP/OSP Engineers to join our team!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under general supervision, performs field engineering of proposed projects in order to provide optimum routing alternatives ensuring the most cost-effective designs are developed for construction projects.
  • Provides suggested cable routings, drop/house/unit count and proposed/actual pedestal locations and other topographical data intended to afford design personnel the optimum opportunity to design the most effective plant placement.
  • Provides field investigation of construction projects both aerial and underground construction.
  • Provides Auto Cad or hand drawn drawings depicting pickup locations and proposed routings.
  • Provides Post-wire drawings of commercial/MDU construction. Provides estimated costs to provide services to projects.
  • Meet with appropriate agencies to secure right-of-way agreements and easements for the placement of telecommunications facilities required to complete construction.
  • Attends on sight meetings with appropriate stake holders to explain construction procedures and cable routing, as necessary.
  • Perform field verifications of existing plant in order to provide accurate pick up points for new development and commercial plant extensions.
  • Attend departmental meetings to understand and address the goals of the organization.
  • Gather street addresses and unit count information for database additions/corrections as required.
  • Coordinates with in-house project coordinators, maintenance technicians and permit engineers as required to engineer plant extensions correctly and reflect current plant powering changes.
  • Performs accurate drafting of field engineering with all footages verified and necessary construction notes illustrated.
  • Coordinates with commercial designer to assure field engineering is reflected accurately and designed accordingly. Reviews project cost data for after-the-fact projects to assure accuracy.
  • Researches system plant maps to determine system extension effects on surrounding cable plant and node placement sizing.
  • Performs small system preliminary extension design for high priority projects when necessary.
  • Coordinates with company contractors as needed to verify existing conduits and plant.

Qualifications:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years fielding/engineering experience in the telecommunications industry preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED; some college preferred.
  • Valid local driver’s license with good DMV record, with ability to travel
  • Ability to function independent of a supervisor.
  • Adaptable computer skills and ability to research online information from various sources.
  • College level courses in AutoCAD drafting/CATV design are a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products preferred.
  • Excellent verbal, written, phone, and interpersonal skills are a plus.

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