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OSP Field Engineer - Telecom

Company: TrueNet Communications, a Fujitsu Company
Location: Bend
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Job Description:

TrueNet Communications is currently seeking OSP Fielders in Oregon to facilitate construction projects and activities with our clients. The typical schedule is M-F during normal business hours with some flexibility dependent upon business needs.

The OSP (Outside Plant) Fielder is responsible for gathering the necessary field information regarding aerial, buried, or underground OSP telecommunications cables and associated facilities for facilitating the design of work orders to place new network cables, utility poles, hand holes, terminal cabinets, etc., or to rearrange or modify the existing network.

Essential Position Functions:

  • Locate, sketch, and document detail information of OSP facilities: cables, poles, ground structures, terminals, manholes, and equipment.
  • Acquire the necessary field information, record verifications, document preparation, required to prepare work order construction prints.
  • Take detailed, measurements, notes, and photos of the proposed telecommunications network construction locations, cable routes, and equipment site.
  • Complete field surveys, ROW (right of way) drawings, asset documentation, etc. to determine best routes for construction.
  • Compile data required for the preparation of plans or work order drawings.
  • Complete field notes and send them to the appropriate design team and/or management.
  • Perform tasks such as walkouts, inspections, testing, etc. as required.
  • Collect pole data for attachments and/or pole loading as required.
  • Perform any research as requested by the company/customer.
  • Adhere strictly to safety guidelines and requirements.
  • Follow guidelines set forth by the customer.
  • Other duties as assigned

    Education and/or Experience:
    • High School Diploma or GED required.
    • Must have 2+ years' experience as an OSP Fielder or similar and relative engineering experience.
    • Strong knowledge of the NESC (National Electric Safety Code); Telecom construction specifications required.
    • Demonstrated ability to make field decisions on constructability of plans required.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize industry tools; such as measuring wheels, height sticks, pull finders, MH/HH hooks, etc.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required.
    • Intermediate ability with Windows operating systems.
    • Intermediate ability with Microsoft office applications - Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
    • Ability to prioritize and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Able to effectively handle multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communications skills.
    • Must be able to work alone, and with a team.
    • Must be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check.

      Physical Demands:

      The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Frequent walking/note taking in extreme hot or cold environments
      • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
      • Must be able to work all shifts, weekends and holidays if necessary
      • Must use ladders as needed
      • Travel locally between work sites, customers premises
      • Be willing to work in all weather conditions
      • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, management, peers, et al.

        Work Environment:

        The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those of a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • Up to 75% travel required.
        • The work environment is that of being in the field and limited time in the office environment.
        • The position requires working independently, as well as part of a team.
        • This position requires verbal and face-to-face contact with others daily.
        • Ability to work all shifts, weekends and holidays if necessary.
        • Frequent use of a computer is necessary.
        • This position requires use of all general office equipment.

          All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

          TrueNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans.

          California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA),

          We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position (H1B, etc.).

          TrueNet Communications is a national infrastructure engineering and specialty contractor serving the wireless, broadband, and telecommunications markets. We plan, design, build and support communications infrastructure for our clients across North America. Join our team of professionals where you can advance your career in a fast pace, GROWING industry! We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, paid time off and paid holidays.

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Keywords: TrueNet Communications, a Fujitsu Company, Bend , OSP Field Engineer - Telecom, IT / Software / Systems , Bend, Oregon

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