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Senior Outside Plant Engineer (OSP) job in Louisville

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Job Ref:  RW241763
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Kentucky
City:  Louisville
18/10/2016 05:14
Job Description

Lead/manage Outside Plant (OSP) engineering survey and design teams:

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

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

� Manage 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.

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

� Manage/develop final design package for each distribution area to include final Google Fiber-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

� Strong experience with Make Ready Engineering tasks for power and comm spaces on poles; pole loading analysis (PLA) to include use of standard PLA software; and pole attachment permitting and application processing.

� 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

� Manage 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 to Google fiber.

All effort associated with: preparing permit applications (UG permits; temporary use of ROW; cabinet placement; excavation for vault placement or pole change outs or any permit required by the legal body with jurisdiction); permit control and site acquisition negotiation activities necessary to procure access to private land owner/HOAs ROW/ROE. (Owner will pay pass-through permit fees).

Support new business initiatives--opportunity identification/assessments; proposals; pricing; labor/material model development to meet financial goals.

Provide field support; tools; design guides; equipment; and materials as specified by project and program financials. Provide training and technical data resources to the team--through GDIT; OEM; and trade organization sources.


Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent.


Minimum of 8 -10 years' experience in commercial telecommunications engineering; underground/aerial designs; Make Ready engineering and construction; operations; maintenance/repair and/or installation.

Proficient in MS Word; Excel; Arc View/GIS; and Visio software. In-depth knowledge of Commercial Standards; National Electric Safety Code (NESC); RUS Requirements; State and Local Requirements (per Metro market assigned); Telcordia (formally Bellcore); RUS; BICSI; and military specifications applicable to the contract

BICSI RCDD is 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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