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Employer: IT&E
DBA: IT&E
Address: P.O. Box 500306
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
96950 United States
Phone: 670-234-6600
Contact IT&E via email

Job Vacancy Announcement JVA
JVA Type: Renewal
Island Saipan
FLSA Covered? No, not covered
DOD related? No
PERM related? * No
VEVRAA related? No
Original Number of Openings: 1
Number of Openings Currently Available 1
Specific Worksite location: Chalan Lau Lau
Job Classification: Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Job Title: Telecommunications Engineer (Outside Plant)
Announcement Number: 18-12-63558
Job Classification: Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Opening Date: 12/7/2018
Closing Date: 12/22/2018
Salary Range: $28891 to $47653 / Annually
Job Title: Telecommunications Engineer (Outside Plant)
Job Duties: Job Summary: The Telecommunications Engineer (Outside Plant) plans, designs, and provides engineering support for IT&E’s Outside Plant Operations, which primarily involves the fiber and copper design for backhaul, distribution, and PON/GPON, FTTX. It also includes additional rearrangement and removal of outside plant facilities for copper and fiber (FTTH) to meet subscriber needs; conducts field surveys for new customer connection services and other underground projects, to include the preparation of industry standard design plans and drawings, accompanying work documents for OSP construction orders, cost estimates and associated submittals for processing permits from government agencies. Posts engineering field work into the Micro Station (CAD) System; and investigates customer complaints. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The Employee will: 1. Provide design-engineering support to the development of FTTx solutions and architecture, PON/GPON as well as PtP. 2. Prepare and provide recommended Engineering concept plans of all assigned projects for management review and approval. 3. Provide economical, innovative, achievable solutions to meet enterprise, organizations or subscriber needs for requests for fiber or copper solutions to residential homes, businesses and Multi-Dwelling Units. 4. Advise, consult, and coordinate with other departments on network requirements and development of outside plant engineering implementation plans. 5. Conduct pre-construction surveys with Contractors to verify all routing and necessary requirements for the final Engineering design plans 6. Prepare Industry standard Outside Plant Engineering and design plans in Microstation/Computer Aided Design (CAD) or similar format of cable routes and associated ancillary equipment and cost estimates of OSP Fiber access networks from the Operator’s point of view, to be submitted to Management for funding approval. 7. Process the local government permits or any additional federal permits necessary to do digging/trenching work, installing pedestals, cross connecting cabinets or other equipment on Public land and public Right of Ways. 8. Issue work orders to authorize construction contractors to install cable facilities as designed within a scheduled timeframe; conduct random spot checks during construction to ensure conformance of contractor with the plan and contract unit specifications. 9. Coordinate closely with contractors to review project plans, and oversee contractor work to final completion of the projects. 10. Conduct final quality inspection of the job performed upon receipt of invoice by the contractor; ensure that corrective measures are taken if discrepancies are noted. 11. Ensure post drawings of the completed work (as-built drawings) are filed in the MAIN U-STATION folder in the engineering server for a permanent record. 12. Prepare lists of materials and quantities needed for special projects undertaken by the company; prepare as-built drawings upon completion. 13. Ensure equipment vendor/manufacturers’ performance standards are fully compliant with the required specifications, meeting both North American and international standards. 14. Ensure equipment and engineering expenses are in accordance with the approved capital and operations budgets 15. Cross-train other engineering and technical staff in various aspects of this position to prepare them to fill in as needed and for possible succession. 16. Supervise project-assigned staff in the accomplishment of the duties and responsibilities of this position. 17. Assist on emergency calls from OSP technicians in such incidents as cut/damaged cable, damaged pedestal, need to identify the exact location of a cable, and the need to relocate a pedestal. 18. Conduct site surveys, complete staking/marking of IT&E cable facilities and plan relocation of outside plant facilities which are in the areas of proposed construction of the CNMI Government agencies such as the utilities corporation, department of public works, Mayor’s office. 19. Assist sales department to explain technical functions regarding the addition, rearrangement or removal of cable facilities to meet subscriber needs. 20. Assist other engineers in their areas of responsibility, as needed. 21. Perform other related duties or tasks as assigned or required.
Qualification Requirements: Minimum Qualification Requirements: Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in telecommunications, or civil engineering or related field. Work Experience: Four years progressive design experience in the technical and/or engineering aspects of telecommunications specifically in buried/underground outside plant design (copper and fiber). Licensure/Certification/Professional Association: Vendor certification for network systems equipment installation and maintenance is desirable, but not required. Outside Plant Copper and Fiber Design certification preferred.
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Hours per Week: 40
Hours per Day: 8
Payment Frequency: Biweekly
Three-fourths Guarantee 655.18(b}{17}:

"The employer may voluntarily offer the three-fourths guarantee but it is not required as a condition of placing a job order to be filed in connection with an H-2B application pursuant to 20 CFR 655.5. Three-fourths is defined as an offer to workers full-time employment for a total number of work hours equal to at least three-fourths of the workdays of each 12- week period (or 6-week period if the employment covered by the job is less than 120 days.)."
Overtime Available: No
Overtime Rate: $0
Rate x 1.5 per hour Exempted: Yes
Specify All Payroll Deductions: All federal and local taxes; all others depends if employee signs up for example 401(k), medical & dental, supplemental life, and all other benefits.
Required tools, supplies and Equipment to be provided: All tools, supplies & equipment needed to do the job.
Anticipated starting date of employment: 12/21/2018
Anticipated closing date of employment: 12/22/2018
Housing Provided: No
Food Provided: No
Transportation required: No
If transportation is required, daily transportation to and from the worksite(s) will be provided to the workers. Daily pick-up place(s) will be at: 0
Fringe Benefits: 401 (k) (matching up to 6%; $0.75 to a $1.00) Life Insurance (100% Basic Life) Gas Card ($0.57 off gallon at IP&E) Medical Insurance (65% of monthly premium) Dental Insurance (50% of monthly premium) Employee Telephone Discount. Workers compensation provided.
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