OSP Engineer

October 20, 2022
Hybrid, Remote, Dover, Ohio
Job Type


Telforce Group is looking for Outside Plant Engineer in the Dover, Ohio area, (Hybrid Remote). Will Reporting to the Director of Operations, the OSP Engineer will provide accurate design and safety monitoring of construction. The OSP Engineer ensures the design, engineering, permitting construction, splicing and as-build are implemented safely and to the required standards and specifications required and defined by Omni Fiber

An OSP Engineer will find themselves in many various roles throughout a typical day.  They need to have skills, experience and behavioral traits that are necessary for their role as an inspector, an investigator, a leader, and manager of aerial and or underground construction crews, an ambassador on behalf of the company to resolve complaints within the community, and other various roles.


  • Maintain understanding of our specifications, standard practices, and safety
  • Conduct walkouts and inspects aerial fiber cable placement on poles and splice points as well as the underground placement of conduit and handholes for quality and correct installation as per the company's technical specifications and/or construction specifications
  • Approve all unitized completed aerial work done to company standards
  • Manage the Primary Contractors and Vendors
  • Manage the OSP construction tracker
  • Monitor the approved budget for each of their assigned work orders
  • Respond to utility strikes, conduct investigation, completes documentation of said strike within 24 hours


  • A combination of education and experience are required: Bachelor’s with two (2) years of experience or Associate with four (4) years of experience or High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and five (5) years of experience. Industry related certifications can be used in place of experience
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent organizational skills
  • Related quality control and/or outside aerial and underground plant construction experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Works well under pressure
  • Ability to walk long distances, and potentially uneven and/or less than ideal ground conditions each day with contractors
  • Capable of working in all temperatures, climate and weather conditions maintaining safe work zone practices
  • Must have excellent communications and diplomacy skills
  • Committed to and driven by quality and safety
  • Ability to distinguish between general audience information and confidential information and to always maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time and recognize which tasks are more urgent or require more attention
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver license and a clean driving record (no DUIs or serious traffic violations).


  • Generous health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401K match
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off + 10 company holidays
  • Company vehicle or mileage reimbursement
  • Internet service allowance
  • Cell phone allowance


  • Highly competitive salary + bonus + benefits


  • Midwest
  • Initial Focus in Northern and Central Ohio


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Dover, OH 44622: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

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 and the ability to travel up to multiple weeks at a time. Please send all resumes with certifications and driver licenses to jessica@telforcegroup.com. In subject line, please note the position you are applying for, a current resume in Word format is required to be considered with 2 references name, telephone and email. All candidates will receive a call back based on your skills set that matches the job opening. 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 data base for consumption. Call Jessica 615-915-3119..

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