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Job Ref:  RW245353
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Utah
City:  West Valley City
18/10/2016 05:13
Job Description

Job Description

Outside Plant (OSP) Engineer for survey and design:

� In depth experience designing OSP systems in the commercial market; including Fiber To the Home FTTH deployments. Includes aerial and underground Fiber Optic cable systems; Passive Optic Networks (PONs) systems; splicing; testing; termination; cable placement; heavy construction/infrastructure; and aerial make ready tasks.

� Experience with Make Ready Engineering tasks for power and comm spaces on poles.

� Engineer Fiber To The Home (FTTH) field surveys and designs�with aerial and underground cable plant deployments

� Engineer FTTH commercial market designs to link multiple large design areas; each serving approximately thousands of homes; municipal and community facilities; multiple dwelling units (MDUs) and; in the future; large businesses.

� Engineer the FTTH designs using Satellite imagery (or other aerials)

� Develop final design package for each distribution area to include final approved design drawings; splicing details; and bills of materials (BOMs); permits and easement documents.

� Deliver preliminary designs using Make Ready Engineering; OSP Ride Out Activities; including: preliminary design pole verification; parcel verification; design verification; utility verification; routing obstacles; aerial to underground percentage verification

� Experienced in developing Fiber counts and Splicing Schematics in a PON System.

� Be knowledgeable and manage creation/use of base maps and clean-up of provided utility aerial and underground utilities data; parcel maps; DOT and any other maps from all sources; pole surveys from electronic means; addresses; DOT maps; utility ROW and attachment requirements; gather any local ordinances or requirements; complete preliminary strand mapping; all other preliminary data collection not specifically called out; define FTTH HUT boundaries and propose HUT locations

� Responsible for Red-line conversion; as-built validation; splicing one-line diagrams; updated splicing sheets; compilation of all updates into a GIS format; and handover of redlines; GIS file; and completed as-builts

� Knowledge of FTTH design and Outside Plant Engineering practices.

� Familiar with GIS (Geographic Information Systems); ESRI and shapefile functionality

� Accurately interpret underground utility records; railroad validation and plat maps.

� Interact with CADD/GIS Operators � verify completion of accurate engineering drawings and as-built drawings.

� Maintain day-to-day communication with the Engineering Manager.

� Respond clearly and effectively to spoken requests over the phone or in person; and to verbal or written instructions.

� Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers; supervisors and the general public.

� Maintain regular; consistent and professional attendance; punctuality; and personal appearance according to company policies.

� Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role.

� Adhere to company policies; regulations; procedures; and principles.

� Assist in other duties as needed and directed.

� Must be able to add; subtract; multiply; and divide in all units of measure; using whole numbers; common fractions; and decimals

� Ability to comprehend detailed instructions

� Ability to effectively communicate the English language verbally and in writing

� Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions

� Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups; customers; co-workers; and general public

� Ability to maintain confidentiality of information

� Maintain a valid driver's license

Provides technical advice and guidance on installation; adaptation; configuration and/or enhancement of company technical products; programs and systems.

1. Provides technical advice and guidance on installation; adaptation; configuration and/or enhancement of company technical products; programs and systems.

2. Provides expertise for resolving technical problems.

3. Modifies products; programs and systems to customer requirements.

4. Serves as company liaison with customer on administrative and technical matters for assigned projects.

5. Provides end-user training.

6. Performs various tests and documents results.

7. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

8. Participates in special projects as required.


Bachelors Degree in Engineering.

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent Work Experience


2-5+ years of related engineering experience in commercial telecommunications engineering; underground/aerial designs; Make Ready engineering and construction; operations; maintenance/repair and/or installation.

Proficient in MS Word; Excel. In-depth knowledge of Commercial Standards; National Electric Safety Code (NESC); RUS Requirements; State and Local Requirements RUS; BICSI; and commercial best practices applicable to the contract.

Unique Requirements BICSI RCDD is a plus 3GIS; and/or Weaver Experience a plus If the activities/responsibilities of this position require the incumbent to use a personal; rented; leased; or a company owned vehicle to drive on behalf of GDIT; the candidate's driving record will be reviewed and will be used in assessing suitability for placement. Such activities/responsibilities include: Driving to; from; and/or between work sites or business locations; driving to/from customer/vendor meetings; driving to transport or retrieve documents to/from customer/vendors or any place of business; or; driving in conducting office errands where running errands is a part of the customary activities/responsibilities of the position.
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial NA approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support NA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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