Engineer II - Federal

Herndon, VA
Jan 20, 2022
Jan 22, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Specialty Trades
Full Time
About LumenLumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen's network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at , LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.The RoleThe Engineer II - OSP performs applied research, development, and design of underground OSP conduit infrastructure and fiber optic cabling.The Main ResponsibilitiesPerform applied research, development, and design of underground Outside Plant conduit infrastructure and fiber optic cablingManage and coordinate OSP fiber projects from design through As-Built deliveryWork includes design, permitting, and field decisions applicable to OSP construction projectsPerform survey work, schedule planning and implementation, and quality control of permit drawings, construction drawings, and As-Builts. Review inspection reports and redline changes. Review, analyze, and resolve field construction problems and discrepanciesCoordinate subcontractors, materials, inspectors, tools, and equipment to complete projects on schedule and within budgetCommunicate verbally with construction subcontractors regarding proper procedures for placement outside cable plantProvide interpretation of plans, detail sheets, and specifications for subcontractors and inspectorsPrepare applications and drawings for right-of-way and construction permitsPerform quality control of drawings and As-Builts prepared by computer-aided design (CAD) personnelMake running line changes in accordance with (IAW) local regulations (eg, city, county, state, railroads). Analyze Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) traces, evaluate characteristics of fiber, and document test resultsHandle complex engineering assignmentsInterface with OSP installers, locators, project managers, inspectors, and permit authorities to complete comprehensive packages with sufficient detail to allow future use in maintenance and new construction activitiesProvide technical expertise on OSP projectsCreate legible drawings in a format suitable for draftingRead complex roadway plans and construction drawingsExcavate handholds if requiredSplice and test fibersAnalyze OTDR traces for the purpose of evaluating splice lossCreate splice diagrams, schedules, and fiber connectivity documentsDraft detailed packages of complete procedures for fiber cutovers, rollovers, and turn-upsPerforms augmentation to design toolsPerforms site surveys, attending meetingsAssists installation team when necessaryProduces Engineering Design Packages (EDPs)Creates, updates, and reviews technical documentationAble to travel by auto or airplane on short notice for surveys, meetings, and projectsWhat We Look For in a CandidateEducation and Experience:Position requires minimum two years of underground utility construction engineering layout and follow through experienceBS in Engineering or equivalent work experience (five years construction engineering or similar discipline)Security Requirements:US Citizenship requiredTS/SCI with Poly preferredMust maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information (applicants selected will be subject to a government security re-investigation)Other Requirements:Must have a valid driver's license have a clean driving recordTravel requiredRequisition #: 266316EEO StatementWe are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"A' ). 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