The Network Specialist II - OSP Engineering is expected to assist in the creation and interpretation of fiber optic, CATV, and copper/DSL OSP Design maps using AutoCAD, Lode Data, and GIS based mapping software. You will have to understand, interpret, and track progress for numerous projects concurrently in the given market area. you will continually monitor design costs of completed projects to help improve future project costing.
You will have the responsibility to lead small group cross functional meetings, and drive strategic growth in specific brownfield markets across the given market area. You will be required to interact with contract consultants to facilitate and monitor OSP design.
The individual filling this position is responsible for supporting the Right of Way (ROW) Team while they work with various governmental agencies to protect the TDS OSP network from being jeopardized by permitting requirements or proposed road improvements. You may be required to support TDS teams in negotiating with municipalities, other utility companies from a network and a legal perspective for the purchase, lease and/or sale of inner ducts, fiber and/or complete networks.
This position will work closely with our sales organization as well as Field Services. It will also work closely with our Right of Way (ROW) team on Easement and Pole Attachments (Make-Ready Processes) and will interact with members of Net Ops Compliance.
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