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Job Title: OSP Make Ready Engineer

Listing Created: April 6, 2017

Job Location: Kansas City, KS


TelForce Group is looking for an OSP Make Ready Engineer in the Kansas City, KS area.

OSP Make Ready Engineer Description:
• Ideal candidates will be experienced in Make Ready (MRE) design of aerial copper and fiber optic cable onto utility power poles (distribution)
• Technical knowledge and understanding of right of way and easements is required
• Advanced knowledge of aerial construction, including span lengths, pole loading, anchoring, guying, and attachment heights, as well as familiarity with joint use regulations are all a plus
• Position requires the capability to manage subordinate project personnel
• Manage development of permit and construction plans
• Attend company and client status meetings

OSP Make Ready Engineer Qualifications:
• Minimum of 3+ years related work experience
• Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years OSP design and construction experience and 2-3 years direct telecommunications experience in the area of Make Ready
• Candidates should have 3 years of supervisory construction experience
• Excellent communications skills, strong organizational skills, a high level of integrity, a strong team player, and attention to details are all critical traits of successful Engineers
• Must have experience in power pole make ready design and construction, materials and the costs associated with make ready construction and power pole replacements
• Must have an in depth knowledge of National Electric Safety code (NESC) and pole loading analysis
• Must have an in depth knowledge of pole loading analysis data collecting techniques and pole loading analysis software
• Must be able to read, decipher and understand various power company schematic diagrams and construction drawings
• Must understand Power Company’s material ordering systems (i.e. STORMS) and other variations of material ordering systems
• Candidate will be required to evaluate a large number of problematic power poles and various situations from multiple sources and make a determination of the problem and provide a solution and resolution
• Candidate must be familiar with National databases i.e. NJUNS and others
• Candidate must be familiar with third party attachers, communications, CATV and other pole attachers and must provide solutions and guidance for re-positioning of third party attachers on a power pole
• Candidate will be required to mentor and train less experienced personnel

Candidates must be at least 18 years old and be able to pass a Background, Drug and DMV screening to be considered for all job openings. Candidates must have a valid driver’s licenses and be insured; some jobs may require travel up to multiple weeks at a time. Please send all resumes with certifications relative to the job to sonia@telforcegroup.com. In subject line, please note the position you are applying for, a current resume in Word format, 2 references, phone number and email. We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion. All resumes submitted to TelForce will become the property of TelForce and shall have the right to display to a third party or in our database for consumption. Call Sonia at 269.330.0661.


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