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OSP Fiber Design Engineering Specialist - 12 months position in Colorado

Posted by: Empyrean Services <> on January 15, 2017 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
State: Colorado
Country: United States

• OSP Design production-90%
• Fielding Coordination and review 10%
• Primary responsibility is to work collaboratively with the Engineering Manager and the design/engineering team on the production of standards based outside plant design for middle mile and last mile fiber based telecommunications projects.
• Designs are to be based on industry standards, current engineering practices and client requirements/guidelines.
• Responsibilities identified herein define the minimum expectations for the position of the Design Engineering Specialist.

Project Execution:
• Produce preliminary, high level and detailed design working with outside plant fielding teams and clients for component selection, routing and network architecture guidelines.
• Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principals involved in production of outside plant designs.
• Monitor and evaluate design quality and scheduled delivery as defined by the Engineering Manager.
• Utilize GIS based systems to perform design documentation such as ARCGIS and 3-GIS.
• Conform to local jurisdiction regulations as required.
• Operate in a safe manner and in accordance with Division safety policies and standards.
• Mentor new engineers during training process.
• Support design process improvement definition and execution.
• Evaluate design for “Value” engineering improvements.
• Communicate lessons learned to the Engineering Manager and the project team.
• Interpret underground and aerial telecom facilities records on maps and fielding notes.
• Develop running line, splice sheets, loss budgets and other BOM related activities.
• Ability to communicate clearly with contractors.
• Ability to pay close attention to detail and make sound decisions using information at hand.
• Familiar with make ready process and design impacts.
• Able to support network route planning efforts.

Records & Project Close-out:
• Maintain project records and files as defined in the Project Execution Manual and as directed by the Engineering Manager.
• Perform red line updates and QC based design modifications.

• Bachelor's degree in engineering technology or sciences preferred or any other degree, specialized training, or experience, that makes the individual uniquely qualified to perform the job responsibilities.
• 3+ years of related work experience with OSP/ISP Fiber Design highly preferred
• 5+ years related work experience
• Ideal candidates will have some fiber construction experience or insight in fiber network component design and use.
• Candidates will be experienced in OSP design of fiber optic facilities, in aerial, underground, and buried applications.
• All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment on-boarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following:
criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

• Learning on the Fly
• Problem Solving
• Intellectual Horsepower
• Written Communications
• Drive For Results
• Decision Quality
• Informing
• Listening
• Dealing with Ambiguity

• Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and
standards related to assigned engineering discipline.
• Basic knowledge of other disciplines.
• Intermediate ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.
• Basic industry knowledge and technology trends.
• Basic knowledge of company quality program.
• Basic knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles.
• Basic knowledge of procurement & contract administration.
• Basic knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating.
• Basic knowledge of technical aspects of the proposal process.

Empyrean Services is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled)

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