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Telecom OSP Stakers-Inspection - Missoula/Bozeman, MT (Remote)

John Staurulakis
Rockland, ID
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Telecom OSP Field Engineer/Staker – Missoula and Bozeman, Montana


For the past 60 years, JSI has been one of the undisputed leaders in consulting and broadband solutions for Rural and Tier II Service Providers. Today, our company is deeply committed to creating equal opportunities for all Americans by closing the digital divide in our country. As part of that commitment, JSI recently acquired Mid-State Consultants, Inc.—a premier telecommunications engineering firm with a focus on rural broadband access issues—to further assist our clients as they try to take advantage of the unprecedented amount of state and federal funding that is now available for the expansion and maintenance of broadband networks across the United States.

To support its strategic expansion, JSI is now seeking on behalf of its Mid-State Consultants division several talented Outside-Plant (OSP) Field Engineers in Missoula and Bozeman, MT, (additional oppotunities in Omaha NE, Northern/Southern Wisconsin, Northern Illinois, Southern Minnesota, Upper/Lower Michigan MI, Nephi/NE UT, Missoula, Rockland ID, West Lake LA, South Central VA, Lubbock TX) who possess a genuine interest in:

  • Working outdoors and having the flexibility and travel opportunities that such positions typically afford;
  • Having the opportunity to learn how to use cutting-edge and proprietary technology to better serve our clients as well as for personal career-advancement purposes; and
  • Helping our company to ensure that no American is left on the wrong side of the digital divide, without access to vital healthcare, education, and telework options.


In general, a Mid-State Consultants OSP Field Engineer will be expected to perform field work-type engineering and staking. This position will involve taking notes and drawing the routes where telecom facilities will be placed, which can be buried, underground, or aerial. In particular, an OSP Field Engineer’s essential functions will include, among other things:

  • Conducting site walks;
  • Collecting relevant information, as well as accurately documenting existing measurements and proposed placements;
  • Making notations of land conditions and other relevant structures or landmarks;
  • Determining the ideal location for new above- and below-ground facilities and equipment;
  • Creating hand-drawn or computer-aided design (CAD) sketches of recommended engineering plans while in the field;
  • Accurately depicting new construction route opportunities on work prints/staking sheets; and
  • Traveling for extended periods of time.


  • Previous experience and knowledge of OSP Telecom Construction and Engineering is desired; 
  • Working knowledge of RUS practices and terminology is desired;
  • Ability to read and understand maps, drawings, and diagrams for telecom facilities construction;
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Acrobat;
  • Working knowledge of Google Earth/Maps;
  • Highly organized, self-starter, and detail-oriented;
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills;
  • Superior time management and strong attention to detail;
  • Must be capable of performing repetitive physical motions that include bending, standing, climbing, and walking on uneven terrain (in varied weather conditions);
  • Must provide own vehicle, but will be paid per mile; and
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed.
  • This position requires US Citizenship or a Permanent Resident status.


Competitive pay commensurate with experience and skills. Full benefits are available.

Training will be offered to the right candidate.

For more information on the physical demands of this position, please contact Human Resources.

If you feel you meet the above required skills and experience, please send an updated resume attention Laura Wilson

John Staurulakis


Rockland, ID
83271 USA



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