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OSP/GPON/ FTTH ENGINEER
Job#: 188012
Positions: 6
Posted: 01/21/2014
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Anywhere, USA
Department: OSP
Category: Engineering
Salary: Hourly
Benefits: No Benefits
Contact: Laura
Business Unit: OSP
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Job Description

AFL provides industry-leading products and services to a wide variety of industries.   AFL’s Services Division has extensive experience in the design and application in telecommunications, broadband, wireless, electric utility, OEM, enterprise, and private network markets. This group provides site development, engineering, and construction expertise, integrated services, and fiber optic products. In addition, AFL’s Services Division manufactures, engineers, and installs fiber optic products and equipment to enable delivery of high-speed voice, video, and data services.

Founded in 1984, AFL is proud to offer engineering expertise, exceptional products and reliable service that help our customers improve their critical and electrical infrastructure. AFL has operations in the U.S., Mexico, Europe and Asia. The company is headquartered in Spartanburg, SC, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fujikura Ltd. of Japan.

AFL Network Services is seeking experienced  OSPE/GPON/FTTH Engineers for immediate contract work on projects nationwide.  Candidates for these positions can be located anywhere in the continental US and Canada and can work from home.

 

 Responsibilities:

The OSP Engineer performs all aspects of OSP engineering for copper and fiber projects and will be heavily involved in activities including the following:

  • Development of OSP planning/design documentation, plans and specification assembly
  • Special drawings/plant records, construction management documentation, and any other duties to ensure projects are completed successfully.
  • FTTH or GPON Experience.

The OSP will meet or exceed business unit goals while maintaining quality standards, controlling expenses, and following company and business unit directives and practices.

The successful candidate must meet a majority of the knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience requirements outlined below.

  • Design, provision, document, and direct Outside Plant Copper and Fiber Optic Cable (UG, Aerial, Buried) and manhole and conduit design.
  • Completes designs in accordance to customer specifications and guidelines
  • Ensures the integrity of the customer access network is maintained and provides support for the deployment of access technologies.
  • Update customer records.
  • Adhere to and promote the environmental, health & safety policies of AFL.
  • Perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / COMPETENCIES               

  • Self-starter with integrity and confidence who strives to achieve in even the most challenging environments with limited supervision.
  • Team player with well-developed interpersonal skills who is comfortable in a cross-functional, multi-cultural environment.
  • Good decision making, analytical, and problem solving abilities.
  • Strong communication and writing skills with the ability to clearly explain issues.
  • Good time management.
Skills/Requirements

REQUIREMENTS & EXPERIENCE
 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, a technical discipline, or equivalent applicable experience.
  • Minimum 3 years OSP Engineering experience.
  • Need strong Micro Station experience.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications network design principals and processes.
  • Experience in GPON or Fiber to the Home ( FTTH)

“IMAGE” experience a huge plus – but not required. 

AFL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not deny employment, benefits, or compensation to any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status or characteristic.  The same applies to hiring and employing persons with disabilities, unless a disability prevents a person from performing the essential functions of a job with or without reasonable accommodation.  

AFL supports the objectives of affirmative action and a work environment without discrimination.  The Company calls upon and expects every individual with the Company to accept a personal responsibility for continuing the successful policy.

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