The MasTec Companies

Estimator-OPE/OSP Engineer

Job Locations US-AR-North Little Rock
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/15/2022 10:00 AM)
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MasTec Communications Group gives you the opportunity to utilize your telecom construction expertise. MasTec Communications Group takes great pride in providing engineering, construction, design, and management solutions that meet the growing telecommunications needs throughout the United States. Join our fast-growing team of professionals and help us provide the highest level of quality service to our customers and communities while maintaining our commitment to safety. Join us in expanding technology for a better community. 


MasTec is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans, and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.


Benefits at MasTec Communications Group, we want to be the best place you could ever work! Launching your career with MasTec gives you access to a variety of opportunities in a challenging, rewarding, and innovative global environment. We are committed to providing a work environment that fosters education, training, and certification on the latest technology and processes. Plus, we offer competitive compensation and full benefits. Benefits include:


- Health, dental, vision (after 30 days)

- Stock options and 401(k) with match (after 6 months)

- Generous Paid Time Off


Incentive programs where opportunities are discovered, and careers are made. MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.


Job Summary

The Estimator-OPE/OSP Engineer provides support engineering services through the highly detailed collection of information from the job site. This position requires a working level of knowledge in all technical aspects of OSP (Outside Plant) fiber and copper networks. The successful candidate is responsible for identifying the existing field design and layout of the OSP telecommunications network, including aerial, buried, and underground fiber network design and layout, underground conduit, manhole/handhole, building entrance, and riser facilities.


  • Identifies, photographs and sketches detailed information of required facilities, including cables, poles, terminals, handholes, & other outside plant infrastructure.
  • Capture accurate measurements of attachment heights, span distances, utility structures, & distances from existing/proposed OSP facilities to centerlines, property lines, and curb lines.
  • Identify power and communication facilities and ownership on utility poles.
  • Record bonding, grounding, guying, and anchor information.
  • Deliver detailed field notes & photographs to the engineering team.
  • Identification of any potential issues with proposed routes.
  • Understanding of OSP construction techniques.
  • Ability to read and understand maps, conduit records, and layout drawings.
  • Be able to utilize tools, such as measuring wheels effectively, height sticks, pull finders, MH/HH hooks, & laser rangefinder.
  • The capability of managing own workload and prioritizing multiple field engineering assignments
  • Negotiate and execute building access agreements


  • 2+ years of experience in fiber-optic/telecommunications/telecom construction industry
  • Knowledge of outside plant activities (Fiber Cable Design, Pole Line Construction, Conduit System design)
  • Ability to read and understand as build prints, and be able to identify conflicts with existing outside plant facilities, select routing of lines and equipment required for projects
  • Familiar with GIS (Geographic Information Systems), ESRI, and Shapefile functionality
  • Experience with IKE data collection tool (a plus)
  • Understanding of National Electric Safety Code and knowledge of OSP construction and engineering techniques
  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Earth.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD (a plus)
  • Experienced utilizing an iPad and/or similar tablet for field data collection (experience with ARC-GIS Collect app is a plus
  • High School Diploma and or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to work 90% of the time outdoors
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Good organizational, written, and verbal communication skills

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