OSP Engineering Technician III
Communication Network Engineering, Inc. (CNE)

JOB SUMMARY:  The Outside Plant (OSP) Engineering Technician III provides project management support and design assistance and leads the inspection and construction supervision of telecommunications outside plant construction projects. This role typically works under limited supervision.


  • Serves as a Project Manager for outside plant construction
  • Creates project plan and maps out task assignment to OSP Tech I and Tech II
  • Attends client Board Meetings as Project Manager and Subject Matter Expert
  • Prepares project plan, design, and execution
  • Prepares construction drawings, including electronically drawn staking sheets (Visio) and maps (AutoCAD/GIS)
  • Partners with contractors to determine the needs of the project, including ped staking, fiber placement routes, and bore locations
  • Prepares construction units and progress reports for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Researches and acquires private easements
  • Collects field data utilizing GPS units and other collection tools
  • Performs on-site inspection and supervision of the outside plant construction to ensure compliance with the plans and specifications
  • Records as-built records for the project
  • Performs aerial fielding and prepares for analysis
  • Updates construction drawings with as-built data
  • Completes as-built mapping using ArcGIS or AutoCAD
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Associate degree in Telecommunications, Drafting, Construction Management or related field, preferred
  • Five years of experience in the utility construction industry
  • Prior project management experience preferred
  • Prior experience leading others
  • Knowledge of aerial design and construction practices and procedures of fiber facilities, preferred
  • Experience with pole loading analysis software such as O-Calc, preferred
  • Comprehensive computer skills (Microsoft Office, Visio, and AutoCAD experience preferred)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to excel working both independently and as a part of a team
  • The ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Extended travel required
  • The ability to work overtime during construction season and as needed based on overall project workload
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable
TO APPLY:  Please apply on our website through this like: OSP Engineering Tech III | Communication Network Engineering Careers (ukg.net)

Communication Network Engineering, Inc. has the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either the Employee or the Employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.