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LIVE - OSP Engineer II TX 51782

Houston, TX 77001

Posted: 02/28/2024 Job Number: 8214

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.
Job Description:

The Outside Plant Fiber Design Engineer is responsible for detailed Fiber Optic network design for fiber-based networks. It requires an in-depth understanding of current fiber optic design standards and industry processes, as well as close coordination with site fielding staff and drafting personnel. Typical OSP design responsibilities range from initial pathway routing determination to final detailed design generation. The engineer is accountable for final design content, budgets, splicing schematics, and document generation supporting Outside and Inside Plant communication facilities.

  • Create high-level preliminary route design and facility specifics to manage fielding request instructions.
  • Support the team and Operations with new designs for small cells, Macros, 3rd parties, and ODN.
  • Perform design within allocated budgets and time frames.
  • Provide design lead and Project Managers with updates on progress and roadblocks.
  • Advise the Engineering Lead regarding design progress and roadblocks discovered during the design process.
  • Participate in developing process improvement concepts.

Project Execution Responsibilities Include:
  • Produce KMZ files for High Level Designs, Notice to Proceeds, Cost estimates, ordering materials, and BOMs to build partners.
  • Perform detailed design in GIS based systems.
  • Support design via any jurisdiction permits drawings required.
  • Understand project milestones and monitor their status, providing regular updates to Project Manager.
  • Support QC and as-built efforts with design changes/updates.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or relevant experience.
  • Related work experience in OSP fiber detailed design & fiber splicing.
  • Deep understanding of outside plant fiber optic network infrastructure alternatives.
  • Familiarity with construction focused on fiber builds.
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Flexible and able to think quickly to resolve design issues and make decisions.
  • Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Functions as a technical specialist with minimal supervision.

Preferred Technical Competencies:
  • Fiber Network Planning
  • Fiber routing for aerial and underground installations
  • Manhole design including splicing and racking
  • Design of networks, ODN, CRAN, splicing, and fiber terminals
  • Splice testing and analysis OTDR results
  • Knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles
  • Knowledge of CAD, GIS based systems, and KMZ files

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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