Job Details

  • Title: OSP Inspector
  • Code: RCI-VTL-20926
  • Location: Richardson Texas (TX) 75081
  • Posted Date: 06/12/2019
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Status: Open/Slot Over
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  Job Description

  • OSP Inspector services that include live auditing of all Outside Plant (OSP) facilities in an OSP construction environment.
  • Must be knowledgeable in outside plant construction, line, splicing and substructure.
  • Inspector will provide all labor, tools, vehicles, and safety equipment necessary for performing the Services.

Job Duties:

  • Oversees, inspects, and monitors contractual field work, which includes excavations, boring, placement of hand-holes, aerial strand and fiber cable installation, grounding, and monitoring restoration (sod, etc.) of work areas per provided standard.
  • Advises contractors of violations and recommends adjustments to work operations.
  • Applies vast knowledge of OSP construction methods, practices, and safety guidelines.
  • Maintains project notes, which include daily diaries, etc.

Must Have Skills:

  • A minimum of 7-10 years of telecommunications industry construction field experience with specific focus on fiber optic network deployment (i.e. fiber technician, inspector).
  • Knowledgeable in outside plant construction, line, splicing and substructure.
  • Capable of communicating and working with General Contractors (GC) (i.e. communicating with GC where they are at in the project, timeline, etc.).
  • Expert in established safety practices and guidelines.
  • Ability to plan inspection in coordination with contractor’s superintendent and agency personnel schedules
  • Able to adhere to strict company regulations and procedures for the security of company property.
  • Demonstrated ability to validate as-built, project closeout documentation to confirm any red-line changes have been incorporated into the final design and that all project completion requirements are met.
  • Experience In validation that invoiced unit quantities align with construction activities in the field.
  • Able to processes written reports, QA audits, and other administrative duties.
  • Detailed knowledge of construction work print interpretation and municipal permit application review required.
  • Able to receive general instruction, otherwise performs independently with minimal supervision, exercising latitude to achieve daily objectives and approaches to critical/complex assignments.
  • Must have access to late model vehicle in good condition and outfitted with hand tools and safety equipment to perform specific tasks.
  • Must have and maintain a valid state driver's license with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Contractor to provide all, tools, vehicles, and safety equipment necessary for performing the Services.
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Skills:

  • Previous Experience performing inspection services for a major telecommunications provider
  • Knowledge of outside plant engineering in a telecommunications provider environment and fiber optic network construction experience.
  • Working knowledge of 3GIS, Google Earth or other industry standard geospatial applications.
  • General computer application skills required (MSOffice applications, Adobe, GSuite, etc.).
  • Ability to perform “locate services” utilizing provided company equipment.


  • Minimum High School Diploma Preferred

Required Shift:

  • 7 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday (one unpaid hour for lunch).
  • OT available with supervisor’s approval.

Additional Information:

  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Work Environment: 95 % in the field.
  • Laptop provided