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Director of OSP Fiber Engineering and Planning - IN

Elkhart, IN 46516

Posted: 04/04/2023 Industry: OSP/Fiber: Director Job Number: 6811

Job Description

  Welcome to Broadstaff! We are one of the industry's most trusted staffing partners for all things Telecom - Wireless Infrastructure. With over 30 years of combined experience in Telecom, Energy and Technology, our team remains devoted to helping companies find great people and helping people find great jobs.  
The Company is seeking a Director, OSP Fiber Engineering and Planning to serve in a critical leadership role that oversees all field engineering, drafting, design and permitting. This position requires extreme leadership and management skills to oversee and build a team of professionals to ensure quality and on-time delivery of all fiber designs to support a consistent construction schedule. It is imperative that the Director feels comfortable working in a fast paced, high growth organization and possess excellent organizational skills.

  • Support Company‚Äôs FTTH geographic expansion plans by leading an organization that includes full-time employees and outsourced vendor partners to perform FTTH engineering, inspection, and quality control of work performed.

  • Develop, strengthen, and expand our inside OSP engineering design capabilities to provide flexibility and less reliance on outsourced vendor partners.

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects concurrently to achieve our annual FTTH objectives.

  • Be proactive and forward looking to ensure there is a strong pipeline of FTTH designs in progress & construction ready to absorb unforeseen delays without impacting annual FTTH build targets.

  • Report weekly on the number of FTTH passings by status: approved, design, permitting, construction-ready 

  • Ensures accuracy, timeliness, and consistency of the accounting for budgetary governance, project scheduling and status reporting.

  • Optimize the existing OSP infrastructure & design to support a lower cost per passing and provide a positive customer experience.

  • Drives the development of consistent execution through operationally efficient and effective processes.

  • Provide guidance to team and help find solutions for issues quickly and in a cost-effective manner.

  • Ensures designs, BOMs and addresses are accurate, calls attention to and resolves any discrepancies quickly and with authority.

  • Responsible for fiber capacity management and data integrity of all fiber routes.

  • Simplify complex goals and projects into easier to understand short term goals.

  • Knowledge of job-related processes including, but not limited to field engineering, drafting and design, and material procurement to allow for good financial decisions.

  • Strong understanding of all related software and tools used in the engineering and design life cycle management. (CAD, GIS, ESRI, Vetro, etc.)

  • Set and manage priorities for contractors and teammates.

  • Deliver exceptional results to internal customer and external stakeholders.

  • Identify, coordinate, and build relationships with city, state and federal entities as required.

  • Lead and manage all aspects of the department including but not limited to: hiring,, coaching, counseling, developing, creating positive teamwork and ensuring a rewarding work environment
Qualifications (Certifications, Training, Education Requirements, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 10 or more years of management experience in related field (i.e., OSP Fiber Engineering, Fiber OSP Construction,, and Telecommunications)

  • Leadership and strategic management skills to develop, coach, and direct the performance of a team to achieve goals and objectives.

  • Strong sense of ownership, problem solver, sense of urgency and ability to be proactive by developing contingency plans around unforeseen delays

  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills fostering an inclusive, supportive environment by motivating and developing staff at all levels.

  • Executive presence with which to interact and influence at all levels of the organization.

  • Skills and ability to clearly and concisely communicate verbally and in writing to convey complex concepts clearly and logically.

  • Critical thinking and analytical skills, including the capacity to identify, assess and prioritize competing interests and needs.

  • Proven ability to adjust quickly to shifting priorities, multiple demands, ambiguity and rapid change

  • Preferred: BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired (i.e. Business, Engineering)

  • Preferred: 10+ years of management and leadership experience at the director and/or executive levels developing Network upgrade and build strategies in a telecommunications business environment preferred.

  • Must hold a valid driver's license Must have a valid driver's license and be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screening.
Broadstaff, LLC., provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected classification protected by federal, state or local laws.     
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