Who We Are:
For almost 30 years, Smith Bagley, Inc. (SBi) has served the communications needs of underserved rural communities and tribal lands in the Southwest. Our cellular division, Cellular One, is a leading regional provider of mobile technology and wireless communications service operating a network of more than 230 cell sites, covering 60,000 square miles. We also own Sunstate Technology Group, an IT Firm that serves a wide variety of organizations from Fire and EMS to healthcare and schools. Discover our values and what makes us tick in this quick video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClBQVq-9y9E
What Can You Expect From SBi?
SBi offers a competitive salary range to meet you where you are today with a clear path to success where you may be rewarded with: a free cell phone account, monthly fitness and wellness reimbursements, employee assistance programs, quarterly bonuses as well as an incredible benefit package that includes: Medical/Dental/Vision/Short & Long Term Disability/ Life Insurance/401k.
What Does SBi Expect From You?
YOU are a perfect fit if you’re highly productive and good at setting goals, keeping track of progress and taking initiative to improve your work. Always ready to take the first step, you’re action-oriented, practical and focused. You take a lot of pride in practicing excellence in the ordinary and following through with the tasks that have been assigned to you or your team.
Job Description Summary:
The Outside Plant Fiber (OSP) Engineer will design the most efficient and cost effective fiber optic cable routing & fiber strand assignments for assigned projects that vary in scope, size, and complexity, and will be responsible for each phase of project construction through completion. The OSP Fiber Engineer will ensure all aspects of Right of Way (ROW)/Permitting are approved by required permitting entities and ensure construction drawings to be used by construction contractors bidding on the project are accurate & complete. The OSP Fiber Engineer will be responsible for the documentation of any before/after construction variances in project scope, cost, materials & assignment of fiber strands. The OSP Fiber Engineer will work with internal & external stakeholders and vendors to facilitate project completion on-time, within budget, and with customer satisfaction.
The OSP Fiber Engineer reports to the Fiber Development Manager to deliver regularly maintained project plans, design (routing, cost estimates, fiber assignments), ROW/Permit authorizations, construction drawings, and project completion records.
The OSP Fiber Engineer, after attending AZ811/Locator training, and upon certification, will be required to respond to tickets generated by the AZ 811 (Blue Stake). The OSP Fiber Engineer determines if the planned digging will impact SBi’s existing fiber cable using geospatial records (GIS), or construction drawings. The OSP Engineer is responsible to inform the AZ 811 caller via email, and/or phone call within 2-working days whether there is a conflict and when it will be marked, if no conflict – give the all clear to excavate, or inform the caller a reschedule will be required before the fiber optic cable can be marked and an excavation delay will be required.
The above declarations are not intended to be an “All-Inclusive” list of duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and be a reasonable representation of its activities.
Pay: (Salary) $50,000 – $60,000 per year DOE
Generous Benefits Package: Paid Time Off, Sick Pay, Medical (PPO or HSA), Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability; 401K, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!