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Job Summary:

The Engineering Supervisor is responsible for engineering functions specific to the implementation of Outside Plant Network copper and fiber, aerial and underground, within a specific geographic region. This position will ensure work order packages which may include detailed field notes, staking, cut sheets, schematics, and permit/easement/private ROW details are completed by their team. The Engineering Supervisor should be familiar with the OSP engineering process from planning to construction and will have the ability to assist in providing cost effective solutions for the placement of communications facilities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Will support, direct, and evaluate the Engineering Department.


Ensures engineering work packages are complete prior to submitting to QA/QC Department
Provides leadership to their team.
Completes performance evaluations for team members 2 times a year.
Conducts corrective training and feedback to team members as needed.
Ensures all specifications and construction requirements for cable placing, splicing, equipment selection, safety, commercial building applications and conduit systems are followed.
Conduct meetings with Client to go over all project prior to final design.
Pro-active in anticipating and initiating jobs so they are complete when the customer wants the service.
Assist Leadership with new Project quotes and budget submittals.

Required Skills/Abilities:

Basic Knowledge of industry and technology trends
Basic knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles
Basic knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating
Ability to create processes to help team be successful
Proficient computer skills
Ability to accurately report on all stages of project.
Must have a high level of initiative and follow-up support capability working with limited supervision.
Strong interpersonal & verbal communication skills
Ability to multi-task
Comfortable working with tight deadlines

Education and Experience:

Minimum of 3+ years related work experience in OSP and/or ISP fiber detailed design.  Highly preferred 5+ years’ experience.
Knowledge of RUS (Rural Utility Standards) coding & National Electric Safety Code (NESC) Standards a plus
Experience with permits, easements, ROW regulations, fiber optic and copper Networks.
Experience in interpreting client request and apply design standards to work product
Familiar with construction focused on fiber builds
Knowledge/experience with Web Applications and the GIS design domain.
Flexible and able to think quickly working to resolve design issues and makes decisions.
Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously
Functions as a technical specialist with minimal supervision

Physical Requirements:

Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Vision to allow prolonged periods of computer work
Vision to allow differences in colors, shades and brightness
Light to moderate lifting is required
Must be able to bend, stretch, kneel, and squat to use different types of office equipment
Regular, predictable attendance is required
Must be able to tolerate moderate noise (business office with computers, phones, printers, and light traffic)
Ability to work in open workspace with others
Class E license is required
Must be able to traverse all necessary terrain at a job site or stairs in a home

To apply for this job email your details to Heather.Christine@sellcon.us