The Outside plant (OSP) refers to cable engineering involving cable connection outside the site such as copper cable engineering and optical cable engineering, and covers all engineering from the ODF/MDF at a site to the ODF/MDF at another site.
The OSP Engineer will be responsible for the detailed design of all civil elements of the fiber network aerial and buried
Layout and design of the fiber network elements in accordance with the network design criteria. This includes developing and defining the optimum route corridor and identify the type of construction required (i.e. aerial, underground, open trench, direction bore, plough, etc).
Perform a right of way and route assessment to confirm the route corridor is acceptable and can be built in the most cost effective manner.
Conduct a route or site walk down to collect data of all surface features and underground utility data necessary to support the preparation of the construction drawings that are complete and suitable for submittal to local jurisdictions to obtain construction permits.