The UCOMM Fiber Engineer’s primary responsibility is to manage Outside Plant (OSP) documentation per Client IT drawing standards. This includes Fiber Allocation Tables, Fiber Diagrams, Key Maps, Link Drawings, Site Drawings, Wavelength Allocation Tables and Logic Drawings as well as keeping the GIS and allocation database (GE’s PNI) updated. Candidate must have at minimum 5 years in ISP/OSP fiber design and construction experience with familiarity of standard installation practices such as ADSS, directional boring and other aspects fiber network design and construction. Candidate must also have prior experience in project management with strong organizational skills to manage projects from concept to completion.
Candidate must be able to work with little direction (self-starter) to ascertain fiber optic construction scope of work which is a small but critical part of very large electrical projects. Also they should have the ability to provide a project estimate, bid and execute the work managing material and labor within the original estimate to achieve project success. Project goals are to determine the fiber scope of work, develop construction drawings or coordinate with engineering vendors to create engineering drawings that adhere to Client IT drawing standards, procure material and labor contractors to execute the work compliant with OSHA and Client safety standards and most importantly complete as-build documentation for maintenance records. Coordination with Real Estate, Environmental, Transmission Engineering and Substation Engineering is necessary to ensure that all necessary Rail Road, Wetland permits etc. are obtained and that the proposed fiber design does not impede electrical operations.
The candidate should have access to reliable transportation to travel within the Northern Illinois Client territory. It should be expected that office to field time would be approximately a 60/40 mix. Below is a list of items the candidate should be able to perform.