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OSP Designer II

ReadiTech IT Solutions
Casselton, ND
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

OSP Designer II

Position Title:  OSP Designer II                                             Department: Engineering

Reports To:      Project Manager                                            FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


General Summary:                                                                                                            


The OSP Designer II position will perform a variety of technical, design, and GIS/CAD duties related to the design of outside plant (OSP) telecommunications projects. Duties include but are not limited to the design/layout of fiber, preparation of engineering drawings, interaction with customers/developers and field audits. Position will be located in Bismarck, ND, Casselton, ND, or may be remote out of Fargo, ND.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with design, plans, specifications, reports, maps, schedules, estimates, data collection, and documents and agreements as needed
  • Use GIS/CAD software and equipment to prepare and revise technical drawings using company established standard procedures
  • Provide quality control by reviewing completed work to ensure compliance with ReadiTech Engineering quality standards
  • Work is generally independent and collaborative
  • Collaborate with design team to solve design issues
  • Communicate consistently with the project manager, client and contractor
  • Read and interpret construction plans to assist with client management and effectively communicate to answer inquiries from coworkers, clients, or the public
  • Providing support and service through excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrating excellent listening skills and the ability to ask probing questions, and understand concerns to reach a mutually beneficial resolution
  • Having a strong work ethic and be a self-starter, able to effectively manage multiple priorities and adapt to change within a fast-paced environment
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to operate motorized vehicles
  • Regular, reliable, consistent and punctual attendance is required
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required to fulfill job function or as assigned


 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:                                                             


  • Knowledge of company policies, procedures, products and services.
  • Knowledge of company safety policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the latest CAD equipment, software, and training to improve CAD efficiency and accuracy
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, ESRI GIS, and CAD systems
  • Ability to perform field site meetings with developers, customers, and local agencies
  • Ability to become familiar with the plans and specifications, maps, and related material for each project and be able to utilize information appropriately
  • Ability to apply principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to design and production
  • Ability to work independently and mentor, lead and direct others on this project
  • Demonstrate ability to communicate well with a positive & friendly manner both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrate the ability to accept responsibility for and work under occasional stressful situations with frequent interruptions
  • Demonstrate desire to learn new skills as technologies change
  • Demonstrate the ability to multi-task


Education and Experience:   


  • Associate degree in telecommunications, drafting technology or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in fiber design and construction management including understanding of aerial, underground, OSP fiber and substructure design
  • Knowledge of telephone industry standards, local telecom practices and procedures, local city state and governmental rules and regulations
  • Experience with OSP database applications







Seeing: Must be able to read computer screen and various reports.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception,

and the ability to adjust focus. 75-100%


Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with customers and business contacts. 75-100%


Standing/Walking: (walk on uneven terrain up to three miles per day). 75-100%


Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling. 75-100%


Lifting & Moving: (frequently up to 50 pounds; occasionally up to 75 pounds)/Pulling/Pushing. 75-100%


Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: Must be able to write, type and use phone system. 75-100%


Note:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.     

ReadiTech IT Solutions


Casselton, ND
58012 USA


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