Fiber Network Engineer - Enterprise/FTTH

The Woodlands, TX
Full Time
Experienced

Hello! We are Tachus.

We are changing the way people connect to the Internet by putting technology and customer experience at the center of everything we do. If you like righting wrongs and are looking to join a company that is transforming an industry, then you will love what we're about at Tachus. Connecting to the Internet shouldn’t come with strings attached. The big telcos and cable companies of the past are laced with asterisks and conditions. We are working hard to be THE trusted way to stay connected without smoke and mirrors.  

We are looking for passionate unique individuals who thrive in a creative environment and who are bold enough to impact change. Team and community culture is part of the fabric at Tachus and every day we let our curiosity guide us to make a better Internet platform. We take risks, set ambitious goals , and challenge each other to make founded data-driven decisions. Our way of doing things is proven to work since 2018 and now we are entrusted by 20,000+ active and fiercely loyal customers. Learn more about our history here. 

About the Position:

Tachus is seeking an outstanding individual to fill the role of Fiber Network Engineer - Enterprise/FTTH (Fiber To The Home) to provide field verification and data acquisition of network equipment locations and backbone/backhaul construction route design.  

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Enterprise Engineering:

  • Perform Outside Plant and Inside Plant site surveys, such as:
    • ROW to MPOE entry conduit pathway investigation
    • MPOE to DMarc evaluation
    • Equipment space and power source availability
    • Riser conduit evaluation
    • Establish ISP construction requirements and/or hurdles
  • Provide field data acquisition and photo documentation from the existing plant to DMarc
  • Determine permitting requirements for proposed construction
  • Assist Network Engineering on existing fiber plant capacity
  • Produce construction design and Bill of Materials
  • Supply Project Management reporting of project progression.

FTTH Engineering:

  • Provide field verification and data acquisition of network equipment locations
  • Produce high level backbone/backhaul construction route design
  • Field investigate backbone/backhaul proposed routes and determine potential construction hurdles
  • Determine permitting requirements for proposed backbone/backhaul routes
  • Field investigate neighborhoods to establish construction issues and competitor landscape

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of Enterprise and FTTH operations and design planning
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • QGIS and OSPInsight computer program knowledge is a plus
  • Experience working independently in the field, as well as part of a team
  • Must be prompt, reliable, have a sense of urgency, quick thinking
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to translate information in drawings, blueprints, spreadsheets and as-builts
  • Physical activities include, but are not limited to: climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, sitting, reaching, standing, walking and lifting up to 30 pounds
  • Willingness and eagerness to learn and grow
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States 

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in working for Tachus, please apply with your resume and cover letter. Please include your salary requirements. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected veteran. Starting Pay is based on experience. This is a full-time position located in The Woodlands, Texas. Relocation will not be provided. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401k and paid time off.

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