Outside Plant (OSP) Inspector – Southern Central Virginia

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.

To support its strategic expansion, JSI is now seeking on behalf of its Mid-State Consultants division, several talented and experienced Outside-Plant (OSP) Inspectors for positions for Virginia, and across the United States.



In general, an OSP Inspector will be responsible for 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).

  • 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, coordination, monitoring of workflow, and assisting in the tracking of cost expenditures

  • Preparing reports, and documents and maintaining 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


  • 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, and 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


Competitive pay commensurate with experience and skills. Full benefits are available. Training will be offered to the right candidate. For more information on the physical demands of this position, please contact Human Resources. 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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