OSP Engineer III

  • Location: Great Falls, MT
  • Type: Contract/Temporary
  • Job #94119

Mountain Ltd. has an opening for an OSP Engineer III working in the Great Falls, MT area.

Since 1979, Mountain Ltd. has successfully created and supported turnkey engineering solutions for traditional and wireless telecom providers across the United States. We are a national leader in the industry, providing high-quality engineering, on-time service delivery, and skilled personnel paired with innovative technology and creative solutions. Specialties include OSP/ISP engineering, design, permitting, right-of-way and CAD for traditional and wireless telecommunications companies.


This individual The OSP Engineer performs detailed outside plant facility engineering tasks that includes estimating, analyzing, designing, planning, budget tracking estimates against actual costs for copper and fiber cables, poles, direct buried and conduit systems. This position is responsible for preparing and interpreting engineering plans, drawings and reports; prepare loop loss design for load and repeater electronics, plan and design field mounted switch serving areas, perform pole, conduit and buried facility design measurements to support company and industry OSP design standards and economic feasibility studies. This position is responsible for specific job budget development and tracking. This position is responsible for periodic job inspections and quality control.

Performs duties such as collecting field data, preparing/organizing permit packages for submittal to the appropriate entities, maintaining complex files, keeping records, searching, and investigating information contained in files, processing departmental documents requiring specific knowledge of functional operations, posting records including accounting and continuing property records, typing correspondence and reports from rough drafts, and assisting engineers as requested.

Responsible to understand and design network elements providing Fiber to the Home, Copper DSL, Metro-E Ethernet, TDM, Sonet, and fiber solutions.  As such they will be required to interface with multiple groups and collaborate on intra- and inter-state designs for implementation.  They will be expected to write projects implementing a solution and have a working knowledge of the equipment used to provide answers to questions regarding installation and function of the equipment when being placed in-service.  They will also be required to understand circuit design, functionality of these devices and will be expected to understand and work in the system used for this purpose. This position will work with local retail, wholesale, and municipalities regularly.

• Ability to identify existing voice/data  plant, electric, and other utilities on the site plans as well as in the field
• Ability to indicate existing voice/data plant location and relocate facilities and knowledge of obtaining right of ways and easements where required
• Must have experience managing other OSP Engineers and reviewing/correcting their projects
• Expert in obtaining right of ways and easements where required
• Must be capable of engineering routine and specific COE/OSP work orders, including more complex projects including road moves
•Must have expert knowledge of COE/OSP principles, work order procedures, voice/data industry standards, PC applications, and COE/OSP record and/or computer aided drafting systems
•Must have own tools such as a measuring wheel, height stock, pull finder, laptop, etc.
•Experience with the local networks
•Ability to perform quality control on engineering work for other members of the team Experience/Understanding with the National Electric Safety Code (NESC) for engineering requirements.

Thank you for your interest in Mountain Ltd. For more career opportunities, please visit us at www.mountainltd.com


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