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Senior OSP Design Engineer, Fiber (BAU) - Mt Vernon

Company: Clearwave Fiber LLC
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

***This is a hybrid position, with 60% of your time in the field. The successful candidate will be located in the Mt Vernon, Fairfield, Centrella, or Harrisburg, IL area.The Senior OSP Design Engineer will perform design and cost estimates about new-build and over-build of Clearwave Fiber's OSP facilities. Primary responsibilities include utilizing basic GIS-based field and drafting tools to perform field operations such as taking field notes, drafting such field notes, submitting permits, obtaining financial approval on a given project, and performing QC on construction prints and splicing sheets from outside contractors and other sources. Additionally, this position will support supervisors in the planning and managing of weekly and monthly schedules, as well as identify resource gaps for upcoming workloads. The ideal candidate for this role should constructively challenge assumptions in the spirit of continuous improvement and guide junior-level engineers to solutions through collaboration.Duties and Responsibilities:Develop overall OSP system design for new developments and over-builds for fiber facilities.Prepares cost estimates and material requirements for projects, manages project financials, and performs financial true-up of projects at the close.Prepares conduit drawings for power companies and developers.Prepares and maintains detailed assignment documents of fiber projects and communicates these with Facility Engineers.Evaluates new OSP products and designs for possible implementation.Assists in the preparation of the annual engineering budget. Manages the purchase orders and vendor invoices.Initiates OSP work orders for construction.Uses CAD design software to produce fiber designs and bill of materials.Forecasts service demands to develop short, medium, and long-range plans.Works with network engineers to incorporate network elements.Provides current new development land base and notifies mapping technicians when all changes are complete.Performs aerial plant engineering, including make ready and pole loading analysis.Prepares permits related to ROW, Railroad, and DOTs.Perform QC work in the field.Performs QC of construction prints and splicing sheets submitted by outside contractors and other sources.Work with mapping technicians to provide/create/update special maps for OSP, sales, and management.Provides input on best practices, permit processes, field construction methods, and telecom products.Performs other related duties as assigned to ensure the effective operation of the department.

Associate degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Construction Management, or equivalent experience.A minimum of 10 years' experience in Outside Plant Engineering Design, Construction management, or OSP Field Inspector.Ability to communicate orally and in writing, as well as give effective presentations to Supervisors and Managers. Also, escalate problems and issues constructively.Ability to work independently and with supervisors to develop solutions to complete assigned tasks. Shows initiative and offers assistance when needed without being asked.Advanced Intermediate knowledge of outside plant engineering and field design.Advanced Intermediate understanding of telecom products offered and how to deliver these products to external customers.Acts as a subject matter expert on all aspects of technical components required for field development and has working relationships with permit agencies.Advanced Intermediate understanding of the permit process for city/county/DOT/Railroad permits.Basic knowledge of electrical theory.Advanced understanding of purchase orders and vendor invoicingAdvanced knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including Visio, Excel, and Word is required.Advanced knowledge of drafting software is required.Advanced knowledge of 3GIS is required. BenefitsClearwave Fiber appreciates the role our associates play to help the company grow, and in return an excellent benefits package is offered to our associates to recognize the importance of their contributions, such as:Lucrative short-term & long-term bonus plansMedical, dental, and vision plans - start when you start!Life insurance (self, spouse, children)Paid time off401(k) - 100% company match (vesting and matching starts upon hire, up to 5% of eligible compensation)Employee Assistance PlanEmployee Referral PlanAdditional PerksFree services if living within service areaTuition reimbursement - Clearwave encourages staff members to pursue ongoing education and gain industry certificationsAdvancement opportunitiesCollaborative work environmentAbout us:Clearwave Fiber, a 100% Fiber Optic Internet provider offering business, enterprise, and residential communications services, is expanding its network to reach new communities across the Midwest and Southeast regions. This new venture was formed from Hargray Fiber and Clearwave Communications. Clearwave Fiber has the financial backing of Cable One, GTCR, Stephens Capital, and The Pritzker Organization. Our Team of more than 400 colleagues is committed to delivering the most advanced technology and customer service. If you enjoy technology and are passionate about working with a new venture with strong investment partners, we'd like to invite you to consider joining us in this endeavor. Our Core Values:Purpose - We are about more than ourselves.Ownership - We are owners.Courage - We embrace challenge.Resourcefulness - We find a way.Simplicity - We focus on what matters. Pre-hire Processes:Clearwave Fiber is committed to keeping our associates and customers safe. Job offers are contingent upon the results of background, drug screening, and reference check. Only after successfully passing these pre-hire clearances are individuals approved for hire and ready to start their successful and rewarding career. EOE/ DisabilityPI197637983

Keywords: Clearwave Fiber LLC, Evansville , Senior OSP Design Engineer, Fiber (BAU) - Mt Vernon, Engineering , Harrisburg, Indiana

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