OSP Inspector - III

Schaumburg, IL 60173

Posted: 07/18/2019 Industry: IT/Software Development Job Number: 49280

OSP INSPECTOR -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.


OSP Inspector III


OSP Inspector services that include live auditing of all Outside Plant (OSP) facilities in an OSP construction environment. 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.


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 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.

Must demonstrate expert job knowledge & not rely on personnel to identify industry standards.

Required to submit daily updates to include, but not limited to, summary of work performed, next-day work locations, customer contact/complaint calls, timesheet reporting, as directed by the Verizon representative.

Required to attend periodic meetings, as directed by the representative.

Required to investigate and provide damage reports any time a damage is incurred on Verizon facilities or the facilities of another industry provider.

Responsible for ensuring that all locate wires and ground wires are terminated, as required, at the start of all work functions and must confirm that all locate wires and ground wires are terminated at the conclusion of all work functions.

Must ensure that all pedestals covers, closures and hand holes are securely sealed or closed with the appropriate hardware & report all noncompliance or sub-standard conditions to a representative.

Supplier/Candidate provided

  • Hardhat
  • Steel toe boots
  • Leather Gloves / Kevlar Gloves
  • Orange Safety Vest / Yellow Safety Vest (RR requirement / approved)
  • ANSI approved boots
  • Safety Glasses
  • Voltage Detector
  • Safety Cones ( 2 Minimum)
  • Safety beacon / warning lights
  • First Aid kit

  • Camera or phone with Camera
  • Screwdriver
  • Snips
  • Cable knife
  • Diagonal pliers
  • Tone Generator
  • Tone Probe
  • Can Wrench Klein 68005
  • Manhole / handhold hook
  • Cable / gravel depth Probe
  • Measuring wheel
  • Marker Paint and wand (I am not sure we want them marking anything?)
  • Socket set
  • 2# Hammer
  • Measuring tape (25 ft.)
  • Height Stick or Range finder (for pole inspection)


Minimum High School Diploma


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

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, Fiber, Optic Network, Inspector, 3GIS

Anders Fleming

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