OSP Engineer

Surprise, AZ, USA

Job Type

Full-Time On Site

Overview

Zona Wyyerd (“Zona”) is seeking an OSP Engineer who will be responsible for supporting the construction of FTTH GPON plant by pulling fiber, splicing and other duties related to plant construction. In addition, this role will support plant maintenance and repair and support

About Zona Wyyerd

Zona is Wyyerd’s first operating subsidiary to have the full opportunity to pursue its locally-focused, GM-led strategy with three balanced customer pursuits: 1) Residential and Small/Medium Business, 2) Wholesale and Enterprise Business, and 3) Smart Community (i.e., services provided to municipalities and not-for-profit agencies),. By extension, supporting the establishment and perfection of shared best practices with other GM’s and Wyyerd’s local operating ‘playbook’ are also key priorities.

Zona, formerly known as Accipiter Communications, began in 1996, and is a fiber-based communications company with a 1,100 square mile area serving region in Maricopa and Yavapai Counties in Arizona. Zona currently serves businesses, government entities and residential communities such as Vistancia and Sun City Festival. Since its acquisition by Wyyerd Group in July of 2019, Zona has been setting the building blocks to launch an aggressive expansion plan aimed at dramatically increasing its geographic reach and the customer base it is able to serve over the next several years. Zona Wyyerd’s main office is located in Surprise, AZ.

About Wyyerd Group

Wyyerd Group, via its local operating entities, delivers fast, affordable, fiber-based internet access and related services, currently operating in four states and is expanding both organically and inorganically (via m&a). As described above, we believe that each community/region is unique and should be supported by an equally unique, thoughtful, and locally-managed internet-access business, led by a local GM and a local team with lean support and guidance from a central team. Wyyerd has also undertaken the effort to build progressive software to enable local support of customers, networks, financials and people. Wyyerd’s vision is to become the cornerstone partner for internet connectivity, fiber and facilities interconnection, smart community enablement and sustainable development, one community at a time across the US and Southern Canada.

Responsibilities

The OSP Engineer is a vital part of the Zona Wyyerd team. Zona has near-term plans to dramatically accelerate expansion and, in doing so, the construction of new plant. The OSP team is responsible for working with outside contractors to enable the rapid deployment of plant in order to enable this expansion, and the OSP Engineer play a key role in this process.

Responsibilities
-Management of the end-to-end construction process
-Creating the overall design with best cost in mind
-Engage engineering firm to assist in the low-level and high-level design
-Order and manage materials
-Manage construction and engineering contractors to meet proper timeframes and quality of work specifications.
-Instruct inhouse cable install and splicing crews, layout timelines and workload
-Assist with cable placement and splicing as needed
-Confirm all plant has been installed as design at the completion of each project
-Work with engineering firm to ensure all plant updates have been uploaded into our inventory system and is correct
-OSP support on maintenance, repair, and relocation of plant
-Working effectively with other people and teams in the organization
-Assist in business case development
-Perform inventory system audits of the existing plant
-Other duties as required

Experience/Qualifications
-High school diploma or equivalent
-College degree and/or equivalent 3 to 5 yrs experience in similar field
-Positive attitude, willingness and eagerness to learn new things, team player
-Ability to understand/learn the fiber network construction process
-Working computer knowledge and Microsoft Office knowledge
-Understanding of basic electricity
-Understanding and interpreting plant maps
-Telecommunications wiring color-code competency
-Must have clean driving record
-Ability to pass drug test
-Understanding of ISP services
-Ability to work with others on all responsibilities

Additional Requirements
-Requires sitting, hearing and talking, occasional standing and walking, and infrequent bending at the waist, twisting of the upper body, kneeling, walking on uneven surfaces, squeezing and crouching.
-Requires infrequent lifting and carrying of from 1-40 pounds.
-Close detail work requiring visual acuity.
-Must be able to perform sedentary work.

This position description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with this position. While this description is intended to accurately reflect the position’s activities and requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties as necessary