TheNetwork Specialist I - OSP Engineering & Construction is expected to assist in the creation and interpretation of OSP Design maps using 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, process change orders and monitor job progress to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget.
You will have responsibility to lead small group cross functional meetings and drive strategic growth in specific brownfield markets across the given market area.You may be required to interact with contractors to monitor OSP activities in the field, safe work practices and have QC functions to approve OSP placements as 'FINAL/AS-Built'.
The individual filling this position is responsible for continually working 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 negotiate 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 have an emphasis on ROW, Easement and Pole Attachments(Make Ready Processes) and will interact with members of Net Ops Compliance as well as working with communities on their permit ordinances.
*This position has the opportunity to be remote.*
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