The Outside Plant Engineer is responsible for fiber optic and copper route engineering, pole line and underground route field documentation, construction permits, project tracking, as-built documentation and electronic records preparation in accordance with company policies, procedures and quality standards, while meeting customer delivery requirements. Works with network planning, central office, transmission and operations personnel to support growth, replacements and upgrades of telecommunications plant facilities.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
· Knowledge of Engineering aerial, underground fiber, primary and secondary electrical service lines.
· Understand and know GO 95 and look for GO 95 infractions as it pertains to California regulations.
• Knowledge of wireless telecommunications equipment attachment guidelines as it pertains to GO95.
· Manage all projects to meet or exceed minimum specifications of Construction Policies, NESC, NEC, OSHA, State, County and all other applicable agencies.
· Maintain a high level of productivity, assuring time-frames are met for projects occurring simultaneously and track and generate reports on project status.
· Prepare, manage and maintain project documentation, maps and CAD drawings. Create drawings as needed for records of fiber and copper routes, splice locations, construction notes, bills of materials, riser diagrams and project overviews.
· Research and acquire permits, rights of way and easement agreements.
· Understand JPA application process.
· Understand PG&E processes for pole attachment requests and utility applications.
· Respond to DOT requests for information and plan for facility relocations.
· Review and record As-Built documentation.
· Attend customer meetings; perform site surveys and walk-outs as necessary to comply with customer requirements and time frames.
· Work with multiple customers and prepare all deliverables within each customer's own specifications.
· Bachelor’s degree preferred.
· 3-5+ years of experience with OSP field work.
· Prior experience with GO 95 compliance as it pertains to telecommunications and wireless equipment attachment
· Prior experience with JPA process and familiar with PG&E process
· Ability to read and interpret documents such as technical specifications, professional documentation and blueprints.
· Demonstrated skill in the use of AutoCAD, MicroStation, MS Office Suite, Pole Analysis software, GPS handheld systems, and other industry-related hardware and software.
· Ability to write reports, correspondence and documentation.
· Ability to communicate effectively with vendors, customers and other employees of the organization.
· Some out of town travel and overnight travel may be required.
· Must have a valid driver's license
Please note: No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance is available with this position.
J5 Infrastructure Partners is a telecommunications infrastructure service company that performs site acquisition, leasing, permitting, zoning, structural engineering, utility coordination and equipment installation services directly to all four of the top wireless carriers in the U.S. as well as tower and other infrastructure owners and state and local governments.
J5 is focused on two important themes – serving clients flawlessly and supporting employees so that they can be successful. We believe that people and their ability to deliver value through their expertise, commitment and customer service is what sets us apart in the marketplace. We value each employee and as such, believe that our employee’s well-being, job satisfaction and development is a high priority.
J5 Infrastructure Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.