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Shentel Sr. OSP Engineer in Radford, Virginia

Shentel (NASDAQ: SHEN) is a regional telecommunications company successfully providing a broad range of telecommunication solutions for over 110 years. Shentel is committed to enriching the lives of the customers we serve with the highest quality telecommunication services by making major investments in technology easy. It is our vision to provide rural communities with access to the same level of telecommunications services as those found anywhere else in the US. With operations in multiple states, we provide our customers with wireline and wireless telephone, Cable TV, and internet. In addition Shentel is proud to be an affiliate of Sprint. We own and operate the more than 1000 towers that support our wireless network and employ the teams who work in our 48 Sprint stores, provide customer service, and operate the wireless network. We are looking for dedicated people with professional attitudes who take pride in providing superior customer service, closing sales and driving success of all of the facets of our business. We're Shentel. Always connected to you. Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. Job Summary: The OSP Engineer is responsible for performing general outside plant engineering for Shentel OSP cables to include copper, coax, and fiber optic network projects utilizing Shentel’s design and drafting software. The OSP Engineer determines cable routes, obtains easements, processes permits, designs network plant extensions, system re-routes and capacity upgrades. Additionally, the OSP Engineer coordinates contractors and provides engineering support to construction and operations teams. Qualification Requirements: a. Education: AS degree in a relevant engineering or technology field is desired. Other candidates with a strong technical background and substantial industry or military experience will be considered. b. Hold a valid government issued driver’s license. c. Experience Level: i. 3 or more years of experience in outside plant engineering disciplines to include copper, coax, or fiber optic design d. Special Requirements: i. Project management experience ii. Able to interpret technical material and blue prints with knowledge of fiber optic technology e. Skill Requirements: i. Detail oriented and strong organizational skills ii. Excellent written and verbal communication skills iii. Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously Knowledge of: a. Outside plant networks (copper, coax, fiber, ancillary optics) b. Microsoft Excel, AutoCAD, Visio, Mapcom, LodeData or other network mapping and design tools. Shentel provides a drug-free workplace and is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. _ *If you require accommodation or assistance to complete the online application process, due to a medical condition or impairment, please contact a HR Representative at 540-984-5241 or *employment@emp.shentel.com. When you contact a HR Representative please identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. We will assist you promptly._ * * For technical issues with the website, pleasecontact _employment@emp.shentel.com._ _ _EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency* _ _ Apply Now *Job Family: Engineering & Operations Job Function: Broadband Pay Type: Salary Required Education: High School