Traveling OSP Resident - #187223


Date: 1 week ago
City: Lubbock, TX
Contract type: Full time
Department: Fiber - Fiber Network Design and Implementation Services

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Lubbock, TX

Reporting To: Scott Goodale


We are now seeking several talented telecom Outside-Plant (OSP) Residents to support our strategic expansion. These positions are located across the US and support our work in providing fiber optic construction across rural America.

We currently have work across the US. If you enjoy the outdoors, work well with a team, and are willing to travel, we encourage you to apply!

An OSP Resident will be expected to be capable of engineering routine and specific outside plant work orders and providing field support to the outside plant workforce. You will be required to be on premises for BAU (Business as Usual) field work-type engineering and staking. This position will involve taking notes and hand drawing the routes where telecom facilities will be placed, which can be buried, underground, or aerial.

Key Responsibilities

An OSP Resident's essential functions will include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing upcoming Fiber-to-the-Premise (FTTP).
  • Staking outside plant (OSP) projects based on an engineering design.
  • Accurately documenting existing measurements and proposed placements.
  • Creating hand-drawn or computer-aided design (CAD) sketches of recommended engineering plans while in the field, making notations of land conditions and other relevant structures or landmarks.
  • Accurately depicting new construction route opportunities on work prints/staking sheets.
  • Determining the ideal location for new above- and below-ground facilities and equipment.
  • Supervising Outside Plant Inspectors.
  • Ensuring engineering plans and specifications are being followed accordingly.
  • Accurately recording units placed each day.
  • Working alongside clients and contractors to ensure a project's success.
  • Traveling for extended periods.

Requirements & Essential Knowledge/Skills

  • Previous experience/knowledge of OSP Telecom Construction/Engineering is desired.
  • Working knowledge of RUS practices and terminology is desired.
  • Ability to read and understand maps, drawings, and diagrams for telecom facilities construction.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Working knowledge of Google Earth/Maps.
  • Highly organized, self-starter, and detail-oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.
  • Superior time management and strong attention to detail.
  • Must be able to perform repetitive physical motions of bending, standing, climbing,
  • and walking on uneven terrain. (You will be exposed to various weather conditions).
  • Must provide own vehicle, but will be paid per mile.
  • Overtime is often required.
  • This position requires US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status.
  • High school diploma or equivalent experience.


At JSI, you will have a rewarding and challenging career on every level of the organization. JSI is committed to providing our employees with the following:

  • Professional growth and development opportunities.
  • A diverse, dynamic, and stimulating work environment.
  • Educational opportunities.
  • Work-life balance.
  • A competitive salary and benefits package.

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