Engineer I OSP in Commerce, GA at Windstream

Date Posted: 8/4/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    45 Georgia Avenue
    Commerce, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    0 to 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    8/4/2022

Job Description

Job ID:22004690

About the Role:



Windstream’s team of Engineer I-Outside Plant are team members who represent our leading telecommunications brand that connects consumer and small business partners across the United States.  This team cares about technology and connecting customers to products they value.  This team creates meaningful connections with customers that that builds long-term relationships.  The candidate will be responsible for tasks associated with both business and residential customers utilizing copper cable, fiber cable, and electronic pair gain facilities. This position will work on problems of complex scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.





What You’ll Do:




  • Design line setup and staking specifications, and cable and line extensions

  • Assist in the planning, analysis, and recommendations in support of new construction of outside plant network structures and facilities, including digital loop carrier systems and technology

  • Organize complex activities for the development, implementation, and maintenance of OSP engineering projects

  • Utilize a wide range of experience, sound engineering practices, and company objectives to resolve issues in creative and effective ways

  • Utilize a high level of communication and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships

  • Perform engineering design evaluations including cost-effective utilization of materials

  • Perform administrative work relating to projects and assignments

  • Promote a positive change in the company's business strategy through achievement of customer and internal specific objectives and technological innovation of practical and profitable nature

  • Identify pole ownership, right of way and permit requirements for proposed routes

  • Assess situations, seek multiple perspectives, gather additional information if necessary, identify key issues, to solve complex problems

  • Conduct 30% of work in the field and 70% in the office on average; varies per market





Do you Have?




  • Conversational communications skills

  • A college degree in Engineering or similar discipline and/or 2+ years technical experience





Even Better:




  • CAD/E, Microstation, AutoCad or other similar design programs

  • Excel experience

  • Previous telecommunications experience or courses in telecommunications

  • Experience working with city, county and/or state agencies





Our Benefits:




  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans

  • Identify Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

  • 401K Plan

  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life and Child Life Plans

  • Educational Assistance Plan



About Us:



Windstream is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S. Windstream offers bundled services, including broadband, security solutions, voice, and digital TV to consumers. The company also provides data, cloud solutions, unified communications and managed services to business and enterprise clients. The company supplies core transport solutions on a local and long-haul fiber-optic network spanning approximately 150,000 miles. 



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Minimum Requirements:



College degree in Engineering or a related field and 0-2 years professional level experience; or 4+ years professional level related Engineering/Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required. This is a safety sensitive position.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:College degree in Engineering or a related field and 0-2 years professional level experience; or 4 years professional level related Engineering/Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required. This is a safety sensitive position.

EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.