Construction Engineer in Bluffton, South Carolina, US at Hargray

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

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 closeout forms for OSP work orders.

Duties & 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 the project to Engineering Manager.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned to ensure the effective operation of the 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 an understanding of communications distribution networks on fiber, copper, and HFC platforms.
  • Solid knowledge of OSP construction methods and practices as set by RUS, Telecordia, and BICSI.
  • Experience in Micro station CAD software desired.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Visio, Excel, and Word. 

EOE/ Disability