• OSP Designer

    Job Locations US-KS-Overland Park
    Posted Date 11 months ago(1/5/2018 10:04 AM)
  • Overview

    The OSP Designer is responsible for all aspects of OSP design including office design, field design, drawing markup, permitting, quality control, quantity takeoffs, and construction specification development for various telecommunications projects.  




    We're looking for the kind of people that our customers want to work with.
    Providing the level of service we're committed to, takes great talent.  That's why we promote a progressive work environment with constant growth opportunities.  With continuing education, professional development, competitive benefit programs, and diversity, are all core to how we build teams.  We position our customers for success by positioning our employees for success.


    • Works under the direction of the project manager to produce OSP designs consistent with industry and client standards.
    • Interprets a variety of information to produce designs including: right of way maps, existing utility drawings, public infrastructure design plans, construction specifications, and other design guidelines.
    • Independently determines the locations for cable or conduit installations considering all existing surface and/or subsurface improvements and constructability issues.
    • Independently determines splice locations, manhole locations and/or marker pole placements.
    • Interprets permit agency requirements and incorporates them into project designs.
    • Interprets and implements client OSP standards during project design.
    • Provides direction to technical staff during drawing production.
    • Utilizes electronic data collection technology as appropriate.
    • Assists project manager with the development of project bids by producing manpower and productivity estimates.
    • Interact with staff members of BHC RHODES, Public agencies, and the Client.



    • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, previously doing construction inspection and design.
    • Knowledgeable of directional bore layout and bridge attachment design.
    • Knowledge of fiber optic cabling and splicing.
    • Must be technically proficient with outside plant, public works, and site development projects.
    • Must be able to propose a location for buried telecommunications utilities considering all existing surface and/or subsurface improvements. They must be able to record information accurately and have knowledge of interpreting utility drawings, public works improvement drawings, and construction specifications. 
    • Must have good verbal communication skills.
    • Knowledge of construction techniques is required.
    • Must be organized with paper records and their own time.
    • Must be available for periodic travel as a function for the job for up to 2 weeks at a time. Capable of walking several miles per day over rugged terrain.
    • Must be proficient in MS Word and Excel.
    • Experience with AutoCAD and ArcGIS is preferred but not required.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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