OSP Inspector - II

Birmingham, AL 35211

Posted: 05/09/2019 Industry: IT/Software Development Job Number: 48821

Description OSP INSPECTOR -Must be knowledgable in outside plant construction. Line, splicing and substructure. 5-7 years of experience

Outside Plant Inspector

General Duties:
  • Position 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 standards
  • Schedules work and inspection phases with Market Vendor contractor(s), superintendent and agency personnel.
  • Advises contractors of violations and recommends adjustments to work operations
  • Maintains project notes, which include daily diaries, etc.
  • Validates as-built and project closeout documentation to confirm any red-line changes have been incorporated into the final design and that all project completion requirements are met.
  • Validates, in conjunction with local engineering, that invoiced unit quantities align with construction activities in the field

Basic Requirements:
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in the telecommunications industry experience in the construction field with specific focus on fiber optic network deployment (i.e. fiber technician, inspector).
  • Preference for candidates with outside plant engineering and fiber optic network construction experience. Detailed knowledge of construction work print interpretation and municipal permit application review required.
  • Must have experience communicating and working with General Contractors (GC) (i.e. communicating with GC where they are at in the project, timeline, etc.).
  • Preferred candidate will have working knowledge of 3GIS, Google Earth or other industry standard geospatial applications. General computer application skills required (MSOffice applications, Adobe, GSuite, etc).
  • Must meet Verizon Background Check requirements as set forth in the Outside Plant Services Agreement between Suppliers.
  • Must have and maintain a valid state driver' s license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Must follow established safety practices and guidelines.
  • Must adhere to strict regulations and procedures for the security of property.


Normal business hours are defined as 7AM to 4PM Monday through Friday (one unpaid hour for lunch), but may need to be adjusted to meet the needs of the business or as required by municipality due to location/scope of construction. Hourly rates shall be inclusive of the actual pay rates received by Suppliers personnel, FICA, State Unemployment Insurance, Federal Unemployment Insurance, Workers Compensation Insurance, overhead, travel time, profit, and all costs for Suppliers administrative and quality/performance inspection personnel. Hourly rates shall be paid for actual time worked with no minimum or maximum guarantee. During normal business hours, time shall begin and end at the assigned reporting location. For continuing hourly services beyond normal business hours, the overtime rate will start after 4PM. All Overtime must be preapproved prior to working. Overtime rates for assignments outside of normal business hours shall be paid for travel time and the time on the assignment. Billing information for payment must be recorded and submitted on a Supplier Time and Material Work Sheet, submitted Weekly, and approved by a representative. 

Kaztronix is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.In addition, all human resource actions in such areas as compensation, employee benefits, transfers, layoffs, training and development are to be administered objectively, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.
OSP, Inspection, fiber, 3GIS,

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