:Fiber Engineer - MRE / PLA ApprenticeJob Description:MRE / PLA Apprentice. The role of MRE / PLA encompasses a two-fold role. First, is to receive field survey data and to perform MRE and PLA calculations; Second, is to perform quality control review of the PLA work performed by our off-shore teams and then create the needed make ready applications and engineering to allow the OSP Engineers to determine usability of a pole line within the OSP design. The Make-Ready Engineer will perform work associated with make ready engineering in support of fiber to the home (FTTH) projects. Work will utilize programs, procedures and work processes developed and provided by the project along with standard engineering work planning, scheduling and cost estimating to complete project deliverables. The Make-Ready Engineer will drive for quality of deliverables and minimize rework through the application of quality absolutes while working independently and as part of a team.
Directs and coordinates self - performed and subcontracted MRE activities for the project.
Leads meetings and subsequent coordination activities with pole owners / utilities regarding make-ready submittals, design, and construction requirements and activities.
Manages the flow of information required from third parties to assure the timely progress of the MRE work.
Performs make ready installation assessments, and reviews of designs and drawings supporting MRE applications.
Works cross-functionally within the project teams to MRE to ensure a cost-effective plant.
Resolves field initiated questions on MRE and construction.
Provides input to risk assessments, safety practices, and procedures related to MRE and make ready construction work.
Communicates complex technical issues and recommends solutions to client, project and functional management as directed and as appropriate.
Contributes to a project work environment which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction.
Completes make ready pole applications for submittal to utilities local to project markets.
Coordinates with project team members collecting field data in support of make ready engineering. Receives field data and verifies data is in format to support MRE work. Reviews photographic imagery provided with field data to determine optimum fiber alignments and locations.
Preforms analysis of pole attachments utilizing standard industry software such as Spida Calc, O Calc, or Pole Foreman. Utilizing design programs and determines make ready remedies.
Prepares pole inventory tables for the pole applications summarizing MRE remedies.
Oversees Make-Ready Designers preparing cover sheets and design drawings depicted outside plant (OSP aerial layouts utilizing existing project tools and procedures.
Maintains continual status of assigned work through tracking tools assigned by the project or self-developed.
Provides technical direction to team of engineers, designers, drafters, technicians and others who assist in preforming specific assignments.
Provides on-the-job-training of assigned personnel.
Coordinates as necessary with engineering management and functional groups to ensure understanding of technical quality and cost expectations of the specific design packages.
Preforms interface management with minimal technical oversight.
Proven experience and knowledge of make ready engineering processes and procedures.
Knowledge of make ready construction practices, and the economics and schedule impacts involved and current and new methods of design and construction.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Willingness to accept project assignment in North America to support FTTH projects.
Must have the right to work and remain in the US without visa sponsorship.
Demonstrated outside plant engineering and construction experience with a major telecommunications provider is a plus.
Proficient in Pole Loading Analysis (PLA) and Force Diagrams, specifically Osmose O’Calc and Spida SpidaCalc.
Extensive knowledge of GO95 and NESC Knowledge of various California pole line owners rules and regulations.Salary:Organization*
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