Senior Outside Plant Design Engineer

Location: Elmhurst, IL, United States
Job ID: R1765
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

You are a highly skilled aerial and underground Designer with Civil or Telecommunications Design experience. You are seeking an opportunity to join a dynamic company known for its' ability to provide stability, professional growth opportunities, and an award-winning corporate culture. In this role with Ledcor Technical Services, you will design Outside Plant (OSP) fiber optic communications infrastructure, and work to support the design and construction of backhaul and FTTX networks. You’ll be an integral part of the project team and will have opportunities to coach and mentor others, as you design networks using a variety of tools, most notably AutoCAD, ensuring constructability issues are incorporated into the network designs. Projects will include fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), fiber-to-the-node (FTTN), fiber-to-the-business (FTTB), long-haul and cell site work.

Ledcor Technical Services is a division of the Ledcor Group of Companies. With over 8000 employees, Ledcor is one of North America’s most diversified construction companies. Grow your career with this exciting new opportunity.

Join our Ledcor team today in Chicago, IL or Austin, TX today!

Job Description:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining knowledge of current OSP design principles and industry standards, and performing in compliance with updated Safety Codes, Electric Codes, customer practices and procedures
  • detailed planning of outside plant elements (both aerial and underground) and producing fiber designs of proposed telecommunication networks. 
  • Identifying quality issues and providing solutions to the team for discussion
  • Reviewing design drawings prepared by others for design compliance and constructability
  • Providing technical support to junior designers, providing detailed feedback
  • Maintaining organization of project drawing files, records, and documentation while keeping company database current

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience working in telecommunications or related field
  • Graduate from a technical college program (preferably in one of the following areas: civil, electrical/telecommunications, GIS)
  • RF plant design is considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of HFC and PON architectures
  • Advanced proficiency with AutoCAD
  • Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple project stakeholders and interpret their needs
  • Willingness to contribute actively in team discussions, sharing experiences and ideas
  • Willingness to provide mentorship to Junior Designers and assist them with the development of their technical skills

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Company Description

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

Ledcor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Date Posted
Aug 8, 2019

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723 N. Oaklawn Avenue, Elmhurst, IL, United States

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