OSP Engineer in Grand Rapids, MI at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 11/20/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Immediate need for a talented OSP Engineer with experience in the Telecom Industry.
This is a 12+ Months Contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Grand Rapids, MI. Please review the job description below.
 
Job ID: 19-52537

Key Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for managing all engineering and construction activities associated with
  • expanding and maintaining the OSP network infrastructure.
  • Familiar with engineering and operational requirements of maintenance and fiber
  • relocation efforts.
  • Leads large scale projects, driving productivity through use of vendor resources to
  • meet deliverables.
  • Engages appropriate internal and external organizations with professional
  • written/verbal communications to accomplish required tasks.
  • Coordinates project activities with contractors, developers, municipalities and
  • consultants.
  • Proposes solutions supported by sound engineering and operational productivity to
  • achieve goals in creative and effective ways.
  • Recognizes vulnerabilities in network infrastructure and makes intelligent decisions
  • to ensure reliability – within financial constraints.
  • Prepares detailed cost analysis, project specifications, spend forecasts, route
  • mapping, requisitions, and business justifications.
  • Processes reports, vendor invoices, material receipts, and other administrative duties
  • as assigned.
  • Receives general instruction, otherwise performs independently with minimal
  • supervision, exercising latitude to achieve daily objectives and approaches to
  • critical/complex assignments.
  • Multi-tasks to effectively manage a wide range of simultaneous activities often.
  • interrupted by other demands.
  • Handle fiber verification and mapping activities.
  • Maintain records of fiber splicing and topography.
  • Perform route analysis and develop aerial and underground fiber route maps.
Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • Strong leadership and project management skills.
  • Excellent oral, written, and listening skills, capable of interacting with customers and
  • co-workers at most levels including executives.
  • Detail oriented, well organized, and effective in multi-tasking.
  • Capable of working independently to achieve deliverables and resolve
  • urgent/complex issues.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of fiber optic engineering principles within OSP
  • job related functional area to include general practices, procedures and industry
  • standards.
  • Strong Computer Skills (Databases, Processes, and Administrative) - Comprehensive
  • knowledge and skill for more complex applications to include Word, Excel, Visio,
  • AutoCAD, Microstation, ArcGIS/ESRI, 3GIS, Google Earth, etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of FTTx network design/implementation and well as GPON
  • architecture preferred.
  • Knowledge of the network plant and local practices.
  • Working knowledge of right-of-way, property rights, and permit acquisition.
  • Inside Plant knowledge is a plus.
Our client is a leading Telecom Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration. 
 
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