OSP Inspector in Schertz, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

Job Snapshot

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    Schertz, TX
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Job Description

Job #:  1024423

Job Title: OSP Inspector
Location: Austin & Schertz, TX openings (but 95% field work, not sure how often you would be needed to actually come on-site)
Client: #1 Telecommunications Industry Leader
Type of Position: 1 year contract (with very good potential for perm conversion based on job performance)
The client requires candidates to work on a W2 basis

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. 
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 (see below).
  • 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

Minimum High School Diploma Preferred
7 AM to 4 PM Monday through Friday (one unpaid hour for lunch).  OT available with supervisor’s approval.
  •   Contractor will need to provide own vehicle and tools. Mileage will be reimbursed on a weekly basis at the current government rate of $0.58/mile
  •   Work Environment: 95 % in the field.
  •   Laptop and camera with phone will be 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

  • 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)

•As a contract employee of Apex Systems, you are eligible for Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Shorter Term Disability; Hospitalization Coverage; Direct Deposit; Weekly Pay Periods; Training and Development Programs; Corporate Discounts / Perks and our Referral Program.
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