Oustide Plant Engineer


Dumfries, VA


Surveying & Engineering (PSG)

Who is Team Fishel?

Since 1936, we’ve been the Best Choice in utility engineering and construction. Safety is our top priority and is key in everything we do. We’re industry professionals driven by high performance for our customers and each other. Interested in joining our Team?


Team Fishel is hiring Outside Plant Engineers (OSPE) to support projects in Northern Virginia for our Professional Services Group (PSG). Previous OSP Engineering experience is required.


  • OSPE must have knowledge of buried cable, underground conduit systems and building entrance design.

  • You will support the design and engineering process by planning and preparing drawings for construction of new, and removal or rearrangement of existing fiber optic cables, and conduits to obtain optimum and economical utilization of communications facilities.

  • Must be able to read and understand highway/road prints, be able to identify conflicts with existing outside plant facilities, and select routing required for work projects.

  • You may be required to provide on-site construction inspection to insure design specifications are met by the construction contractor. Further duties will include but are not limited to: CAD design, bore and trench planning/design, redlines, field notes, conduit proofing, locating, QC prints, manhole/handhole layout and butterfly drawings.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to track, prioritize, and complete multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Analytical and research skills.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work with others in a Team environment.

  • Thorough knowledge of accepted telecommunication engineering practices.

  • Thorough knowledge of conduit and buried cable placement and splicing methods.

  • Ability to travel locally, and overnight from time to time.

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience with underground fiber optic systems.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, and other telecommunication software.

  • Previous experience with underground utility design and planning.


Team Fishel offers excellent industry training and a career development path for our Teammates. Competitive pay and benefits, including health insurance, 401k, and a company profit sharing plan!

Join Team Fishel, your future and your team.


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