OSP Network Engineer
Company: Frontier Communication
Posted on: October 11, 2021
This position is responsible for the application engineering of
telecommunications outside plant in a local serving exchange
environment. Subject matter expert of and for all technical
aspects of outside plant facilities work such as but not limited to
cable sizing, cable counts, cable records, permitting for right of
ways and easements. This position works as a team member with
Network Planning, Central Office, Transmission and Operations to
support the growth, replacements and upgrades of telecommunications
plant facilities. This position also supports sales,
marketing, operations and regulatory as needed.
Specific requirements of the position
- Engineering design for outside
- Perform field staking.
- Proactive review of outside plant
facilities to determine necessary upgrades and enhancements.
- Communicate with state, county,
city and national indices to gain information on planned projects
that involve growth and changes.
- Coordinate with all utilities for
project design and construction to utilize joint trench.
- Communicate with all peers and
departments to insure proper project planning.
- Maintain accurate cable records
- Attend pre-construction meetings
for project designs.
- Apply for permits as required
(State, DNR, City, County, Townships).
- Maintain and investigate right of
ways and easements for releases.
- Prepare project justifications for
approvals including EWOP documents loaded into Varasset.
- Prepare loop studies as
- Prepare cost estimates for
- Respond to DOR’s as needed.
- Update records according to
- Land base into FROGS/Spatial
Engineer (Frontier AutoCAD based GIS) system.
- Assist in annual budget
- All other activities with respect
to the needs of the business.
detailed knowledge of outside plant activities. Knowledge of
engineering tools to include the following, FROGS/Spatial Engineer
(Frontier AutoCAD based GIS), Adobe, Microsoft Word, Microsoft
Excel, email and other vendor software. Excellent
organizational skills, communications skills (written and verbal)
and customer relations will be utilized in achieving desired
results and are critical to the position. Outside plant
construction and project management experience and inventory
management experience. Experience in right of way, private
easement and permitting with local, state and federal
entities. Must be able to manage multiple projects in various
stages of activity.
- B.S. in
Engineering or equivalent, or a minimum of 4 years of outside plant
related experience, preferably in a local exchange
- Must be
able to demonstrate knowledge with heavy emphasis on outside plant
design, cable count layout, and capacities.
- Must have
a solid knowledge of telecommunications outside
- Must be
able to participate and lead project teams to achieve team
objectives and goals.
interpersonal skills are very important in discussions and meetings
with engineering team, regional managers, vendors, local
supervisors and technicians.
Keywords: Frontier Communication, Manteca , OSP Network Engineer, Other , MANTECA, California
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