Outside Plant Technician in Texarkana, TX at Windstream

Date Posted: 11/17/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID:23003290

***Please note that this position follows an initial Union job bidding process***

About the Role:  

As an Outside Plant Technician, you will primarily assist in the planning of outside plant jobs involving the installation, removal or rearrangement of outside plant facilities. You will review plans and specifications provided by engineering to create construction drawings and measurements that specify the location of OSP facilities. As an OSP Technician you will also maintain reports, records and complete inspections.

What You’ll Do: 

•         Collaborate on the planning, analysis, design and engineering of outside plant network structures and facilities, that have both fiber and copper, while ensuring the cost-effective utilization of materials and labor. 

•         Organize complex activities for the development, construction, implementation, and maintenance of Outside plant engineering projects. 

•         Utilize sound engineering practices and company objectives to identify and resolve complex problems in a creative and effective way.  

•         Skillfully communicate to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships and see projects through to completion. 

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

•         Must be available to work in any assigned location and to attend schools for training, which may require overnight travel. 

•         Perform other work as assigned or as business needs demand.


Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance
  • https://windstreambenefits.com
  • Participation in Windstream’s benefit plans by employees in bargaining units is subject to the terms of their collective bargaining agreement


Windstream DEI&B Statement:

Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and the inclusive, equitable culture we are building fosters belonging and empowers each one of us to create amazing customer experiences.  

 Our Employee Resource Groups:

•         WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group

•         WOW – Women Employee Resource Group

•         WINPRIDE – LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group

•         WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group

•         WARG – Ability Resource Group

•         LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group

About US:

Windstream Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of advance network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.

Job Requirements


  • 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.