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OSP Design Engineer

Edinburg, VA 22824, USA Req #1355
Friday, May 8, 2020
Shentel (NASDAQ: SHEN) is a regional telecommunications company successfully providing a broad range of telecommunication solutions for over 110 years.  Shentel is committed to enriching the lives of the customers we serve with the highest quality telecommunication services by making major investments in technology easy.  It is our vision to provide rural communities with access to the same level of telecommunications services as those found anywhere else in the US.  With operations in multiple states, we provide our customers with wireline and wireless telephone, Cable TV, and internet.  In addition Shentel is proud to be an affiliate of Sprint.  We own and operate the more than 1000 towers that support our wireless network and employ the teams who work in our 48 Sprint stores, provide customer service, and operate the wireless network.  We are looking for dedicated people with professional attitudes who take pride in providing superior customer service, closing sales and driving success of all of the facets of our business.  We're Shentel.  Always connected to you.  Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. 

Job Summary:
The OSP Design Engineer is responsible for coordinating all design and drafting of Shentel copper, coax, and fiber optic network projects utilizing Shentel’s design and drafting software. The OSP Design Engineer also creates accurate network maps, layouts, drawings, detailed electronic construction prints, and BOMs using field survey documents provided by Outside Plant Engineers; as well as designing large network augmentations and long term forecasts for various cable types.


Qualification Requirements:
a. Education: AS degree in a relevant engineering or technology field is desired. Other candidates with a strong technical background and substantial industry or military experience will be considered.
b. Hold a valid government issued driver’s license.
c. Experience Level:
    i. 5 or more years of experience in the communications industry is required
    ii. 3 or more years of experience in outside plant engineering disciplines to include copper, coax, or fiber optic design
d. Special Requirements:
    i. Strong project management experience
    ii. Fiber engineering or construction background
e. Skill Requirements:
    i. Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
    ii. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    iii. Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously

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Shentel will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws.  If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please email employment@emp.shentel.com and provide your name and contact information.

Other details

  • Job Family Engineering & Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
  • Edinburg, VA 22824, USA