Outside Plant Engineer (Powhatan)


: $112,190.00 - $162,300.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Position Summary
The Outside Plant Engineer performs detailed outside plant facility engineering tasks that includes estimating, analysing, designing, planning, budget tracking estimates against actual costs for fiber cables, poles, direct buried and conduit systems. This position is responsible for preparing and interpreting engineering plans, drawings and reports; 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.

This position is responsible for specific job budget development and tracking. This position is responsible for periodic job inspections and quality control. Position is responsible for all electronic and manual mapping data input in CLEC markets in Virginia and West Virginia. Position is responsible for all CLEC new service requests.

Estimating, cost studies, customer contacts, negotiating land acquisitions for easements and access agreements. Managing/coordinating permits for poles, third party make ready, VDOT and Municipality permits.
Conduct site surveys, fiber cable field design, cost estimating, splicing sequences, and planning and design loss calculations

Education: Associates degree in electronics or technical field and/or equivalent work experience

Minimum of four years OSP engineering/construction and/or splicing or six years telephony experience. Must be familiar with company and industry OSP engineering/construction and splicing methods and procedures.
Must be able to multi-task, must have good mathematical aptitude, must be able to manage multiple projects and to manage multiple job budgets, must have can do attitude to negotiate and influence property owners and customer decisions relating to easement and land acquisitions, strong computer skills. Strong analytical skills

Associated topics: diagram, electrical engineer, electrician, energy, lighting, schema, signal processing, wind, wire, wiring * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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