OSP Telephone Specialist

Ayres Associates   •  

Waukesha, WI

5 - 7 years

Posted 240 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Qualifications required:

  • A minimum of five years engineering work experience in either network engineering/planning or OSP engineering/planning
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field and/or equivalent a plus
  • Knowledge of the telecommunications industry including activities of OSP engineering design, design by RUS codes, engineering mathematics, OSP engineering and communications system analysis, design and equipment applications and related areas of OSP engineering
  • Knowledge of CAD OSP layouts and systems, Centurylink NDS, BSTCAD, Microstation, AutoCAD Civil3D and/or AutoCAD, LFACS and associated software
  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills with the ability to conduct effective client meetings
  • Knowledge of telephone locating
  • Ability to work effectively independently and with other team members in multiple offices
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal rules and regulations related to telecommunications projects
  • Must have knowledge of CenturyLink OSP technical practices and regional procedures, knowledge of AT&T and Frontier practices a plus
  • Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong computer skills including MSOffice suite
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record
  • Working knowledge of FDOT roadway projects and design requirements for relocation of telephone facilities a plus. Knowledge should include FDOT plans reading proficiencies, creation of relocation mark-ups, utility work schedules and conflict matrix.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide design engineering, construction and administration support for copper, coaxial and optical fiber systems
  • Design and prepare detailed construction plans for developments, road relocation, and other infrastructure
  • Assist in developing cost-effective telecom solutions that meet or exceed business requirements
  • Actively follow new trends and emerging telecom technologies
  • Maintain required documentation and apply for all required permits
  • Complete and manage required permits and documents necessary for pole attachments, buried work, easements and ROW
  • Review and/or prepare engineering records, reports, drawing, documents, etc.