OSP Engineer

January 31, 2020
Norfolk, VA
Job Type


TelForce Group is looking for an OSP Engineer in the Norfolk, VA area. This is a full time, direct hire position.

OSP Engineer Description:

  • Performs detailed outside plant facility engineering tasks that include estimating, analyzing, designing, planning, budget tracking estimates against actual costs for copper and fiber cables, poles, direct buried and conduit systems
  • Responsible for preparing and interpreting engineering plans, drawings and reports
  • Prepare loop loss design for load and repeater electronics
  • Plan and design field mounted switch serving areas
  • Perform pole, conduit and buried facility design measurements to support company and industry OSP design standards and economic feasibility studies
  • Responsible for specific job budget development and tracking
  • Periodic job inspections and quality control
  • Responsible for all electronic and manual mapping data input in ILEC and CLEC markets in VA and WV
  • Responsible for all ILEC and CLEC new service requests
  • Copper and fiber cable field design, cost estimating, splicing sequences, and planning/designing loss calculations
  • CAD and manual mapping/drafting, ICMS records updates and research, permits
  • Estimating, cost studies, customer contacts, negotiating land acquisitions for easements and land purchases

OSP Engineer Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Electronics or technical field and/or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 4 years of OSP Construction and/or splicing experience OR 6+ years telephony experience
  • Must be familiar with company and industry OSP construction and splicing methods and procedures
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and to manage multiple job budgets
  • Must have a can-do attitude to negotiate and influence property owners and customer decisions relating to easements and land acquisitions
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong analytical skills

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 colby@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 Colby at 615.915.3119.

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