Fiber Designer II

  • location: Newark, DE
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $26 - $36.50 per hour

job description

Fiber Designer II

job summary:

The Fiber Designer II position is a Contract Opportunity sitting onsite in Newark, DE. This job will involve designing continuous fiber routes over existing and new build fiber optic cables, creating fiber splice documents, using as-built information, Spatial, AutoCAD, Excel, among other software. Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring quality of Pre-construction designs
  • Ensuring designs are to Client specifications
  • Involvement with post-construction tasks as-builts are received and records are posted
  • Managing delivery of designs to meet project timelines
We are seeking an experienced Outside Plant Fiber Designer in the broadband HFC industry to support Node Splits. A preferred candidate will be skilled in OSP Hybrid Fiber-Coax (HFC) design with an understanding of OSP construction and engineering.

Experience in AutoCAD, Excel, and design software is required. Training will be provided on OSP Hybrid Fiber-Coax (HFC) design and the understanding of OSP construction and engineering. 
location: Newark, Delaware
job type: Contract
salary: $26.00 - 36.50 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
  • Design and develop layouts for OSP and ISP Fiber design
  • Develop ISP Patch panel diagrams/cable rack layouts
  • Generation of bills of materials, splice sheets, and other supporting documentation for design
  • Review completed design for errors and efficiency
  • Ensure design specifications are maintained
  • Adhere to appropriate quality standards set out in the design requirements
  • Analyze OTDR traces, evaluate characteristics of fiber and document test results
  • Assist in troubleshooting fiber circuits for light and path continuity
  • Analyze current processes and identify possible efficiency gains
  • Create and maintain appropriate technical documentation
  • Supports Specialists and leadership team with fiber design documents
  • Reviews, resolves and follows-up on request and complaints
  • May advise, train, and guide other designers
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable
  • Schedule(s) and overtime as necessary
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3 to 5 years of experience
  • Experience in OR the equivalent education/certification with AutoCAD, Micro-station, Spatial or ESRI
  • Experience in designing and/or constructing telecommunications fiber networks
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Attention to detail and ability to think creatively and strategically
  • High integrity and work ethic
  • Must be able to work independently and without supervision
Our ideal candidate would also possess:

  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with other team members
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Visual design skills are a plus
  • Knowledge of easement, right-of-way, and permit documents is preferred
  • Competence in design methodology, process, and metrics

The essential functions of this role include:

  • working weekends
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • AutoCAD
  • Microstation
  • Spatial
  • ESRI
  • CAD
  • Excel

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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