OSP Engineer/Permitting



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Milwaukee Engineering - (USA) 100 Manpower Place WI Milwaukee , WI 53212



Job Description

Seeking candidates with OSP engineering experience deploying fiber optic networks. Individuals with strong analytical and 3GIS experience a must, Google Earth and other OSP telco industry standard software platforms a plus as well.

OSP ENGINEER -This individual is a Telecommunications Professional and must be capable of engineering routine and specific outside plant work orders, both distribution and feeder. Must be capable of providing administrative and field support to the outside plant work forces. 3-5 years of experience.


* Responsible for managing all engineering and construction activities associated with

expanding and maintaining the OSP network infrastructure.

* Familiar with engineering and operational requirements of maintenance and fiber

relocation efforts.

* Leads large scale projects, driving productivity through use of vendor resources to

meet deliverables.

* Engages appropriate internal and external organizations with professional

written/verbal communications to accomplish required tasks.

* Coordinates project activities with contractors, developers, municipalities and


* Proposes solutions supported by sound engineering and operational productivity to

achieve goals in creative and effective ways.

* Recognizes vulnerabilities in network infrastructure and makes intelligent decisions

to ensure reliability - within financial constraints.

* Prepares detailed cost analysis, project specifications, spend forecasts, route

mapping, requisitions, and business justifications.

* Processes reports, vendor invoices, material receipts, and other administrative duties

as assigned.

* Receives general instruction, otherwise performs independently with minimal

supervision, exercising latitude to achieve daily objectives and approaches to

critical/complex assignments.

* Multi-tasks to effectively manage a wide range of simultaneous activities often

interrupted by other demands

* Handle fiber verification and mapping activities

* Maintain records of fiber splicing and topography

* Perform route analysis and develop aerial and underground fiber route maps


* Strong leadership and project management skills.

* Excellent oral, written, and listening skills, capable of interacting with customers and

co-workers at most levels including executives.

* Detail oriented, well organized, and effective in multi-tasking.

* Capable of working independently to achieve deliverables and resolve

urgent/complex issues.

* Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of fiber optic engineering principles within OSP

job related functional area to include general practices, procedures and industry


* Strong Computer Skills (Databases, Processes, and Administrative) - Comprehensive

knowledge and skill for more complex applications to include Word, Excel, Visio,

AutoCAD, Microstation, ArcGIS/ESRI, 3GIS, Google Earth, etc.

* In-depth knowledge of FTTx network design/implementation and well as GPON

architecture preferred.

* Knowledge of the network plant and local practices.

* Working knowledge of right-of-way, property rights, and permit acquisition.

* Inside Plant knowledge is a plus.