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OSP Design Engineer

Company: ATN International, Inc.
Location: Remote
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Outside Plant (OSP) Design EngineerDepartment: Network Operations, OSP Design*Location: USVI (Must relocate to USVI within 30 days of offer)Reports to: Director of Network OperationsGrade: 21Job Code:NO0027Type of position: Full-time Part-timeJOB SUMMARYThe OSP Design Engineer is responsible for the Survey, Drafting, Design, implementation, and maintenance of OSP network design via Geospatial Platform. This classification involves specialized technical level work of more than average difficulty and responsibility, this position's main responsibilities include fiber optic design, HFC and RGF design). The personnel need in depth knowledge of OSP surveys, HFC RF design, fiber design, and GIS design tool set are important features of the OSP Design Engineer's responsibilities. QUALIFICATIONS OR PREREQUISITESDuties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • High proficiency in fiber optic and HFC design to deliver complete fiber and HFC design packages for construction and splicing
  • Proficiency in Auto Cad, lode data, Crescent Link or similar design tools is required
  • Prepares and interprets electronic and hard copy drawings, surveys, field notes, source documents,and other spatial data for GIS conversion
  • You will be responsible for generating finalized Designs and Bill of Materials (BOM).
  • Attend kick-off and recurring Project related meetings with government agencies such as Department of Public Works and with utility providers, including the local power authority, WAPA, and other local service providers.
  • Design and augment backbone fiber route.
  • Complete Cost Requests from Sales Engineering with firm costs to be provided for all necessary splicing based on existing network fiber conditions.
  • Implement and maintain the Innovative network design through GIS platform and design tool set
  • Deliver fiber optic route and FAP designs to include loss budgets and splice matrix
  • Working knowledge Outside network as-built process using mobile application and GIS online platform
  • Sound understanding of fiber inventory and assignments for various services
  • Interpret walk out data and input information in database
  • Produce complete link loss budgets and calculate laser values
  • Manage and coordinate small and medium construction and design projects
  • Updates and creates GIS maps of the company's utility infrastructure, including admin boundaries, HHP, network components and other similar facilities
  • Utilizes Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment and Esri survey123/ collector for ArcGIS GIS software to collect, edit and update geographic coordinates and attributesQUALIFICATIONS OR PREREQUISITES CONTINUED
    • Performs intermediate to advanced GIS analysis functions, and creates maps and reports to communicate results
    • Performs quality control of all data, which includes spatial alignment, attribute checks, topology validation, and other quality control measures to ensure accuracy
    • Operates a variety of office and specialized equipment in the performance of job tasks, including computers and peripherals such as plotters, printers, and scanners
    • Performs related work as requiredREQUIREMENTS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
      • Highly skilled in Fiber Optic and HFC design and design tools
      • Knowledge of Esri Arc GIS, Spatial 3D solution, OSP Insight, ACAD, Lode Data, Bentley Design, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power point
      • Considerable knowledge of geometry, trigonometry, algebra and coordinate systems
      • Considerable knowledge and working experience with GIS products including, but not limited to, Esri products such as ArcGIS Desktop 10.x and field mobile apps
      • Firm understanding of the federal regulations as it relates to aerial and underground networks
      • Management of outside contractors for maintenance and support
      • Providing clear direction to subordinates in the area of planning and design
      • Ability to function in a matrix environment to accomplish complex tasks
      • Strong quality management background and experience
      • Solid problem-solving skills with proficient attention to detail coupled with strong written and verbal communication skills
      • The physical ability to work eight hours or more in a hot and humid outside plant environment
      • Ability to travel across the USVI islands to perform work
      • Ability to work in outside plant environment in order to perform QA/QC
      • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and speaking
      • Analytical thinker with technical aptitude to solve problems
      • Ability to quickly adapt to change EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
        • Bachelor or Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications Network Engineering or related field from four-year college or university or equivalent industry experience
        • 10+ years in Design and OSP Network Design and Engineering CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
          • Certified in Fiber design, GOPN,
          • Certified in HFC and fiber design preferred
          • Certified in GIS or related platformPHYSCIAL REQUIREMENTS--- Traversing on foot to complete a task; Use of upper extremities to maneuver; exposure to extreme temperatures; subject to both environmental conditions--- Ability to diagnose and detect problems--- Ability to detect problems; climb heights up to 28ft if required--- Must be able to push, pull, bend, stoop, climb, reach, driving, talk, and hear--- Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds--- Low to moderate noise level TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS--- Ability to travel PI201331101

Keywords: ATN International, Inc., Eugene , OSP Design Engineer, Other , Remote, Oregon

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