OSP Network Planner

Henkels & McCoy Inc   •  

Grand Rapids, MI

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 333 days ago


Henkels & McCoy, Inc. (H&M) is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, H&M brings yesterday’s experience to the evolving infrastructure needs of today. We consistently rank in the top ten of Engineering News-Record’s Specialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for our safety performance. H&M is also a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the electric line construction industry, is currently seeking an OSP Network Planner for its Telecom program in Grand Rapids, Michigan.


The OSP Network Planner will be responsible for the development, coordination, maintenance of the ESRI based fiber management system. This includes interacting with customer, engineers, designers, quality, and construction personnel to implement a functional and cost effective system.


The position is located at the Grand Rapids, Michigan metro area office.

Major Job Elements

Major Job Elements:

  • Provide administrative management of the network GIS system being utilized for design and construction of the fiber network
  • Ensure engineering/design activities comply with company and contract requirements and support overall constructionschedule
  • Coordinate efforts across subcontractor platforms to ensure compatibility and integration of systems
  • Provide technical support for construction, including participation in construction planning
  • Support the development or acquisition of applications to facilitate field reporting, as-builds, records reporting including inspections, bills of materials, and progress tracking
  • Assist in the development and implementation of field computer applications to facilitate the control and collection of data for mapping (gps) (gis) (kmz), inspection, quantity performance, schedule performance, as-build documentation, and subcontract administration
  • Coordinate with the professional services firm(s) to assure completeness and correctness of design and construction documents
  • Ensure that engineering deliverables are compatible with client’s requirements



  • Have five years of project experience. Two (+) years in telecom preferred
  • BS Degree in Engineering, EngineeringTechnologies, or Construction Management preferred. Relevant project field experience may be substituted for education
  • Must have computer skills in MS. Office programs, field applications for surveying and data management
  • Have a high level of written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office program, OSP record data base applications, and computer aided drafting systems
  • Ability to perform field site meets; meet with developers, customers, local agencies
  • Fiber management and splice coordinator
  • Construction experience
  • Skilled with ESRI ArcGIS, Autodesk AutoCAD, KMZ

DISCLAIMER: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job requirements, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. Please read the following requirements for background investigation prior to considering employment at Henkels & McCoy.

  • I-9 Employment Verification
  • Drug Test
  • Motor Vehicle Driving Records
  • Criminal History
  • Sex Offender Register
  • Terrorist Watch List
  • Credit History
  • Employment History
  • Background Check
  • Education Verification
  • International Background Check (If required)