Outside Plant Engineer in Export, PA at Windstream

Date Posted: 4/24/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    4792 Old William Penn Hwy
    Export, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/24/2021

Job Description

Job ID:20004047
Windstream is considered an essential business and we are HIRING NOW. As our company responds to COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and communities is our top priority!

About the Role
The Outside Plant Engineer is responsible for designing and developing moderately complex Outside Plant equipment installation, modifications, and upgrades and/or construction activities. The candidate will be responsible for tasks associated with special circuit orders and will support 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 and will work closely with OSP Field Engineering on orders requiring construction to support the ordered product.   
Responsibilities:
  • 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
  • Communicate with city, county and state permitting agencies
  • 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

Job Requirements

Do You Have:
  • At least two years of telecom industry work experience with an Engineering degree OR six years of telecom experience without a degree. 




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 Holdings, Inc.is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small business, enterprise organizations along with carrier partners across the United States. 

 
 
 

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, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and veteran status. 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.