OSP Inspector – Lubbock, TX

About JSI

JSI is the consulting and broadband solutions leader for Rural and Tier II Service Providers. Over the past several years, JSI has expanded its services from compliance and regulatory consulting to business and finance consulting. In addition, with the recent acquisition of two broadband engineering firms, JSI is offering engineering, implementation, and managed services of broadband solutions. With billions of dollars of new investments every year and the critical need to extend broadband offerings across the country, the US communications space has been growing rapidly, and JSI is well-positioned to partner with our clients to help them succeed.

 

We are in a period of unprecedented growth and are seeking several talented telecom Outside-Plant (OSP) Inspectors who possess a genuine interest in providing expert supervision of construction crews to ensure construction contractors are placing fiber optic cable according to the customer’s requests(buried, underground, aerial)  and engineering work prints (staking sheets).

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Working on-site with the crews daily (in varied weather conditions)
  • Ensuring correct depths of facilities, placement, takes sequential numbers (numbers every two feet stamped into cabling), and that the correct number of pedestals/handholes, among other things, are installed and in the desired locations
  • Assisting in the establishment of schedules, co-ordination, monitoring of workflow, and assisting in the tracking of cost expenditures
  • Preparing reports,  documents and maintain project records
  • Resolving design and staking sheet problems in the field during construction and, when necessary, interpreting company guidelines for specific applications
  • Providing quality control to ensure construction/engineering standards/specifications are adhered to
  • Interacting with landowners, permit agencies, as well as other company departments

 

 Qualifications:

 

  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must have your own vehicle. Mileage will be paid according to the Federal Standards
  • Some knowledge of telecommunication engineering/construction practices is desired
  • Must be able to read schematics, maps, and work prints (staking sheets)
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and possess basic computer skills
  • Previous work in Telecom Inspection with RUS experience preferred
  • Must be capable of performing repetitive physical motions that include bending, standing, climbing, and walking on uneven terrain (in varied weather conditions)
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed
  • This position requires US Citizenship or a Permanent Resident status

 

At JSI, you will have a career that is rewarding and challenging on every level of the organization.

JSI is committed to providing our employees with:

 

  • Professional growth and development opportunities
  • A diverse, dynamic, and stimulating work environment
  • Educational opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • A competitive salary and benefits package
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