OSP Design Engineer, Strategic Initiatives in Peachtree Corners, GA at Hargray

Date Posted: 12/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

General Description of Position:

Responsible for the design and cost estimates pertaining to the over-build in new Hargray Fiber markets. Will also support the Strategic Initiative team in advancing an existing Hargray Fiber market to grow the addressable and serviceable customers.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops overall OSP design for new commercial over-builds for fiber facilities
  • Evaluates new OSP products and designs for possible implementation
  • Assists in the preparation of the annual engineering budget.
  • Initiates OSP work orders for construction
  • Uses CAD design software to produce fiber designs and bill of materials
  • Forecasts service demands to develop short, medium and long-range plans
  • Works with network engineers to incorporate network elements
  • Prepares and maintains detailed assignment documents on fiber projects and communicates these with facilities engineering
  • Prepares detailed drawings, cost estimates and material requirements for the planned installation of OSP facilities
  • Works with facilities to prepare methods and procedures for cutover on new or rearranged plant facilities
  • Communicates with GIS team to notify of new markets and land base needs
  • Provides as-built fiber drawings to mapping technicians
  • Work with mapping technicians to provide/create/update special maps for OSP, sales, and management
  • 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 OSP Design Engineer or 5+ years OSP experience in cable construction and maintenance
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of communications distribution networks on fiber
  • Solid knowledge in OSP construction methods and practices as set by RUS, Telcordia, and BICSI
  • Experience in MicroStation CADD software desired Bentley Coms specific is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Visio, Excel, and Word