High Point, NC, USA Req #1099
Thursday, May 13, 2021

Company Overview

Lumos is a growing fiber service provider delivering high-speed broadband internet, Wi-Fi, digital voice, streaming TV, and other hosted communications services to residential and small business customers within Virginia, as well as in North Carolina where we are known as NorthState.  We currently have an expanding network of over 5,000 routes miles of fiber with robust Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) broadband expansion plans underway to accelerate serving more homes and businesses with connectivity throughout the region. Our product offering is available to nearly 200,000 addresses and growing.

We are more than your average internet company. Our customers enjoy the fastest fiber speeds available built on a network they can truly count on – all backed by local, expert customer care teams. We know that fast, reliable Internet is what our customers need to stay connected to the things that matter. That continuous connection is our commitment to our community.  Lumos and NorthState are sponsored by EQT Infrastructure, one of the most successful global private equity firms in the fiber industry space.


The Position

We are searching for an experienced OSP Engineer to join our team.  The OSP Engineer performs detailed outside plant facility engineering tasks that includes estimating, analyzing, designing, planning, budget tracking estimates against actual costs for copper and fiber cables, poles, direct buried and conduit systems. This position is responsible for preparing and interpreting engineering plans, drawings and reports; prepare loop loss design for load and repeater electronics, plan and design field mounted switch serving areas, perform pole, conduit and buried facility design measurements to support company and industry OSP design standards and economic feasibility studies. This position is responsible for specific job budget development and tracking. This position is responsible for periodic job inspections and quality control. Position is responsible for all electronic and manual mapping data input in ILEC and CLEC markets in Virginia and West Virginia. Position is responsible for all ILEC and CLEC new service requests.


  • Copper and fiber cable field design, cost estimating, splicing sequences, and planning and design loss calculations.
  • CAD and manual mapping/drafting, ICMS records updates and research, Permits.
  • Estimating, cost studies, customer contacts, negotiating land acquisitions for easements and land purchases for field mounted switching units.


Qualifications and Technical skills:


  • Associates degree in electronics or technical field and/or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of four years OSP construction and/or splicing or six years telephony experience. Must be familiar with company and industry OSP construction and splicing methods and procedures.

Key Competencies:  Must be able to multi-task, must have good mathematical aptitude, must be able to manage multiple projects and to manage multiple job budgets, must have can do attitude to negotiate and influence property owners and customer decisions relating to easement and land acquisitions, strong computer skills. Strong analytical skills

Location: High Point, NC Area


Benefits: Includes Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement, Gym Reimbursement, Paid vacation/holiday leave and more.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Associate Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • High Point, NC, USA