job summary: The ideal candidate for this role will have more than just service provider experience. Experience in developing plans and leading broadband initiatives are key for this role. Up to 25% travel. OSP (Outside Plant) Solutions Architect is responsible for leading the planning, design and pricing efforts for Outside Plant project opportunities ranging from small to very large. The Solution Architect is a key role in both internal and customer facing discussions for new opportunities and current projects. This role requires significant outside plant engineering, construction experience with field experience. location: RICHARDSON, Texas job type: Permanent salary: $105,000 - 115,000 per year work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Lead design efforts for private broadband networks, middle mile networks and fiber backbone projects This includes designs of aerial, buried and underground projects, new facility projects, new customer service-related projects. · Manage engineering partners performing engineering design work and provide design guidance, standards, quality assurance, etc. · Prepare scope of work language for engineering and construction services. · Lead discussions with construction partners for service delivery negotiations and expanding support partners for new markets based. · Manage 3GIS system oversights and inputs for standards, design details and Jira ticket creation. · Review and/or assist in preparation of site drawings and permit application drawings. · Oversee the posting of OSP design data into 3GIS system, including but not limited to facilities placement, cable count, fiber counts, count throws, ripples, etc. · Interpret codes, standards, requirements, and guidelines to complete assigned projects. · Interpret engineering drawings and assist with layout/design engineering work for construction. · Help with project schedule development and support staff planning for engineering and construction functions. · Manage workflow and time so project schedule are met. · Take ownership to understand all guidelines and applicable codes, design and construction standards specific to each project. · Communicate with project leadership on a regular basis, providing project status, identifying critical path items, risks and potential scope changes. · Interact with customer and project team to resolve issues. · Perform quality control engineering designb work for completeness, accuracy, customer requirements, and overall presentation. · Provide technical leadership and inputs for sales pursuit activities for broadband or middle mile designs, including proposal inputs, P&L inputs and direct interface with the sales team and customer to define requirements and scope of work. qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 7 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: GIS3GISOutside PlantSolution ArchitectBroadband 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. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.