Black & Veatch OSP/Fiber Design Engineering Specialist 4 in Denver, Colorado

OSP/Fiber Design Engineering Specialist 4



Date published:12-Oct-2016

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Telecom

Business Plan:ENS


The Telecommunications Division delivers telecommunication infrastructure solutions to utilities, local and state government agencies and the commercial wireless industry. Through a unique combination of experience, expert resources and innovative solutions, Black & Veatch supports the entire range of both legacy and emerging technologies used in today’s wireless and wireline networks, voice, video, Internet and data systems and utility automation.

Primary Purpose:

Contract-to-Hire, potential to convert to a permanent B&V professional. Functions as an OSP technical specialist and in a lead role. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

This individual is a Telecommunications Professional and must be capable of engineering routine and specific outside plant work orders, both distribution and feeder.

Ideal candidates will be experienced in OSP design of copper and fiber optic facilities, in aerial, underground and buried applications.

Technical knowledge and understanding of right of way and easements is required.

General understanding of aerial construction, including span lengths, pole loading, anchoring, guying, and attachment heights, as well as familiarity with joint use regulations are all a plus.

Position requires the capability to train, manage and develop subordinate project personnel.

Candidate should have experience with initial design and constructability review in accordance with project specifications.

Experience developing Construction Bid Packages and competitively bid project to sub-contractors.

Manage development of permit and construction plans.

Order and track delivery of 3rd party material.

Coordinate all construction activities with local and state agencies with regards to permitting and licensing.

Attend company and client status meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of 5 years related work experience in Fiber/OSP Design

Excellent communications skills, strong organizational skills, a high level of integrity, a strong team player, and attention to details are all critical traits of successful B&V Engineers.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in engineering technology or sciences preferred or any other degree, specialized training, or experience, that makes the individual uniquely qualified to perform the job responsibilities. Industry recognized credentials preferred as needed.

Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years construction management experience and 2-3 years direct telecommunications experience.

Industry recognized credentials preferred as needed.

Knowledge of AT&T OSP design processes, tools and design management methods

Non-Technical (Lominger) Competencies:

• Written Communications

• Drive For Results

• Decision Quality

• Priority Setting

• Planning

• Delegation

• Directing Others

• Conflict Management

• Informing

• Listening

• Dealing with Ambiguity

• Customer Focus

• Building Effective Teams

• Supervisor Competencies

Technical Competencies:

• Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

• Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines

• Intermediate ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.

• Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends

• Intermediate knowledge of company quality program

• Intermediate knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles

• Intermediate knowledge of procurement & contract administration

• Basic knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating

• Intermediate knowledge of technical aspects of the proposal process

• Intermediate business & financial acumen

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