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Director of Engineering in Coppell, TX at UniTek Global Services, Inc.

Date Posted: 3/26/2019

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    Coppell, TX
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Job Description

Director -- Outside Plant (OSP) Engineering (Telecom)

The Director - Outside Plant Engineering leads Multi-unit/multi-location OSP design work groups to complete the design of complex OSPE projects. This requires a broad knowledge of outside plant Construction and Design practices and standards for aerial, buried and underground facilities. Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills are also a must for this position. Also required is a familiarity with PC and software to include CAD and Microsoft Office software.


  • Oversee and direct nationwide design of Outside Plant Fiber Network to The Home to a fully constructible job package and maintain the highest standard of deliverables quality.
  • Manage the production of efficient designs for new developments, network construction, and network upgrades.
  • Lead and develop subordinates to meet or exceed client delivery schedules.
  • Establish positive relationships with local customer representatives and third-parties and ensure efficient processes are in place.
  • Support finance metric development, reporting and dashboard reporting.
  • Effectively lead and provide managerial insight and direction to a technically oriented workforce dealing with large volumes of projects driven by dynamic customer needs.
  • Maintain production efficiency objectives for all production personnel.


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Seven years minimum of technical and management work related experience in the telecommunications industry with emphasis on transmission methods, OSP, optical networks, project management and direct customer interface
  • Experience directly managing large and diverse teams
  • Program Management experience to include Large scale projects
  • Must possess outstanding communication skills, written and verbal
  • Must possess the ability to employ good troubleshooting skills and creative problem solving abilities under pressure
  • Must be willing to travel as necessary to meet with internal and external individuals
  • Experience with meeting revenue targets
  • Excellent keyboard skills


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