Construction Engineer in Bluffton, SC at Hargray

Date Posted: 11/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General Description of Position:


Inspects OSP construction and verifies work is done according to specifications.  Verifies contractor invoices and prepares final close out forms for OSP work orders.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Works with a design engineer to prepare detailed construction plans and estimates labor and material costs for commercial, MDU & multi-line residential drop facilities.
  • Performs inspections of the communications utility construction site.
  • Performs acceptance tests for copper, fiber and CATV cables.
  • Places material orders through the procurement system for all OSP work orders.
  • Coordinates schedules with builders, developers, and joint use utility companies.
  • Ensures that work order files are complete and current.
  • Provides project management to ensure project remain within capital budget boundaries.
  • Prepares and obtains easements and permits from private owners and applicable agencies.
  • Inspects all OSP work orders and maintenance construction to determine quality and standards are met.
  • Responsible for preparing as-built staking sheets, correct tabulation of footage units and unit breakdown for work order projects.
  • Performs final inspection of work orders and close-out documentation of project to Engineering Manager.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to ensure effective operation of department.


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience as RUS/OSP inspector or 5+ years OSP experience in cable construction and maintenance.
  • Must demonstrate understanding of communications distribution networks on fiber, copper, and HFC platforms.
  • Solid knowledge in OSP construction methods and practices as set by RUS, Telecordia, and BICSI.
  • Experience in Microstation CADD software desired, 3GIS.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Visio, Excel, and Word.



EOE/ Disability