OSP/ISP Inspector

Advantage Engineers
Manassas, VA
Aug 13, 2022
Aug 19, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Advantage Engineers, a Network Connex company, enables the future of telecommunications through innovative solutions that solve engineering challenges. Through the ingenuity of our people, nationally recognized and award-winning, Advantage Engineers provides a full range of engineering and consulting services to guide mission-critical Wireless, fiber, and broadband infrastructure projects from design through deployment. With 18 locations, more than 300 highly trained staff, and PEs licensed in all 50 states. The OSP/ISP Inspector must have a great deal of drive, motivation, discipline, confidence, and the ability to work independently. You must be deadline-oriented with strong assessment and planning skills along with knowledge of telecommunications infrastructure, OSHA safety standards, right of way, and permit acquisition. Well-versed in OSP/ISP industry standards and adheres to project-specific, local, state, and federal rules and regulations. Proficient with as-built schematics, dry utility plans, plats, and diagrams. Responsibilities: Field Assignments/Procedures: Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project. Prepare and update site status reports, databases, and project forecast reports. Field survey and engineering of proposed fiber route, collecting data necessary to complete pole attachment applications, and/or buried installation applications. Responsible for fiber network design characteristics to meet client requirements, including but not limited to fiber assignments, splice placement, address validation, logical schematics, and fiber optic component assessment. Aerial and underground make-ready surveys; outside/inside plant route selection and verification. Submit permits and follow up on any jurisdictional and other agency permits. Identify essential materials and tools to carry out the scope of work. Perform and/or supervise a feasibility walk to determine whether the proposed route may be properly constructed according to quality and technical standards. Assist in developing new business opportunities with clients. Other duties as assigned. Continuous Improvement: Provide input and assistance in investigating and creating new techniques and methods that may increase the Company's efficiency. Incorporate cutting-edge applications to arrive at the desired result on projects. Alert supervisor of any issues that may affect client relations. Provide recommendations for solutions. When opportunities arise, assist with the development of new business opportunities with clients. Readiness to rotate between projects and clients to help the organization meet deliverables and goals. COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS: 5+ years of experience in Outside and Inside plant engineering, design, planning, maintenance, and installation. Previous project planning, scheduling, and management experience desired. Possess a Bachelor's degree, technical college diploma, or equivalent years of experience. Strong attention to detail and ability to follow directions. Able to effectively collaborate with employees at all professional levels and ability to respectfully follow supervision. Thorough knowledge of MS Office 365 suite. Database, customer tracking systems experience a plus. Must be comfortable reviewing engineering drawings. Extensive experience with SiteTracker or similar project management software. Thorough understanding of TIA and ISO standards. Must have reliable transportation to travel to sites and work remotely. Driving record must meet Advantage Engineers insurance standards and must maintain a valid state Driver's License. OSHA 10 and/or OSHA 30 desired. CPR/First Aid Certification desired. OSHA PPE Certification a plus. BICSI Certification a plus. Fiber Splicing Certification a plus. Roadside Worker Safety Certification a plus. IND123