OSP/ISP Field Engineer

  • Redmond, WA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Job Description

Who We Are

We are Nexius, and we’re using the power of curiosity, excitement and intelligence to shape the future of communications. Every day, our talented team members are working with communications providers in 25 countries, designing and building their networks to accommodate new customers and new services, and providing strategic services and business intelligence to help them make smart decisions that keep their businesses competitive and growing.
What Makes Us Special

There are a number of factors that have contributed to our success and growth over the years, but it all boils down to innovation, agility, and expertise.  With new technologies and approaches surfacing every day, the communications industry is in a constant state of change. If you’re not out in front of these innovations, you’re behind them.  Hiring some of the brightest minds in the industry, we have remained ahead of the curve with regard to virtualization/cloud, machine-to-machine interfaces, data intelligence solutions and other emerging technologies.  

Network operators partner with Nexius for its continuous, ahead-of-the-curve innovation, and progressive approach to building networks that advance schedules, reduce costs, and increase the quality of service.  Our delivery teams leverage state-of-the-art software and automation tools providing unequaled consistency, accuracy, and visibility.
Nexius is currently hiring an OSP/ISP Field Engineer in the Seattle, WA area.
What You’ll do:
  • Responsible for the design, permitting and submission of work orders and instructions to construction personnel in the build-out of fiber optic outside plant facilities/network.
  • Create the detailed design for cable and associated infrastructure in deployments of Fiber-to-the-Home, Fiber-to-the-Tower, point to point Metro Area Networks and Intercity Networks. 
  • Take high-level planning objectives and standards and produce work orders, job prints/maps, materials list, permit applications and method of procedure documentation for the procurement and construction of outside plant fiber optic networks.
  • Familiarity with local permitting and franchising requirements or ability to determine local requirements
  • Must have a full understanding for outside plant installation and maintenance technician activities
  • Optical transmission engineering, maintenance and repair activities.
  • Experience and understanding of GIS software solutions for the cable telecom industries
  • Coach and train other engineers.
  • Responsible for the coordination of construction activities, responding to field and construction inquiries and change requests, and completion of as-built documentation.


The Skills and Background You'll Bring:
  • Outside Plant Design, Engineering and Construction experience.
  • Has great communication skills and fresh perspectives
  • Lives or wants to live in the Seattle Metro Area
  • Enjoys working with a great team of internal and external customers
  • Seeks to find solutions prior to presenting problems
  • Combines proven technical skills with strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills to successfully deliver over the course of the deployment cycle
  • Uses a strong work ethic to navigate a variety of daily responsibilities
  • Has a persistent, will do what it takes to get it done, attitude
  • Understands the importance of responsiveness and holds those deliverable teams accountable to that standard
  • Is a progressive thinker with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Wants to help us deliver innovative end-to-end technology services worldwide
  • Project Management and issue resolution.
  • Knowledge of NEC Codes
  • Knowledge of Building infrastructure. (fire rated and load bearing walls)
  • Experience with CAD and GIS software applications for engineering design, workflow and order management.
  • Experience with GE Smallworld GIS/CAD software application.
  • Familiarity with Rural Utilities Service (RUS) specification of units of work, specifically 515a-d.
  • Experience with various fiber cable technologies, including blown fiber, Corning Flex-Nap, and various PON solutions and architectures.
  • Experience with fiber optic testing standards, equipment and processes.
  • Must be willing to and able to perform minor cable routing, equipment mounting corrections, and splicing.
  • Experience with Aerial, Buried and Underground fiber cable Design.
  • Ability for routinely travel to local job sites for field engineering, site survey and auditing purposes.
  • Ability to periodically travel to company, customer and construction sites within the USA.
  • Periodic air travel will be required
Please Note: This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice. This position is exempt based on the FLSA laws. Nexius uses E-verify and third party background check services during the hiring process.


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