Design Engineer Professional: CATV Broadband/ Telecommunications OSP Engineering – Regina, SK

Access Communications Co-operative Limited is seeking a focused leader with a positive attitude who thrives on accuracy, multitasking and meeting deadlines to join our team. As a Design Engineer Professional, you will be responsible for designing new and existing CATV and Fibre in Saskatchewan. Access is a fast paced, dynamic organization, with a positive team oriented work environment. As one of Saskatchewan’s Top Employers, we offer competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package.

As a Design Engineer Professional, your main duties will include:


  • Oversee, assist and mentor a team of OSP (Outside Plant) HFC (Hybrid Fibre Coax) Designers

CATV Broadband Engineering & Design:

  • OSP(Outside Plant) HFC (Hybrid Fibre Coax)  Engineering & Design
    • HFC (Hybrid Fibre Coax) Node Splits
    • BAU (Business-as-Usual) design work
  • OSP (Outside Plant) Fiber Engineering & Design
    • FTTX (FTTH – Fibre to home, FTTP – Fibre to the premise, FTTN – Fibre to the Node)
    • MDU’s (Multi dwelling Units)
    • Building entrance facilities design
  • HFC/Fiber MetroE Engineering (commercial business)
  • HFC/Fiber Residential & Commercial Plant Extensions
  • Field Surveys
  • Bill of Materials creation
  • Drafting & documentation
  • Records posting & updates
  • Technical proficiencies: AutoCAD & Trueview or Equivalent and MS Office Suite
  • ROW acquisition & permitting
  • Some knowledge of Earth Topology

Technical Services:

  • An understanding of Plant Construction Management
  • Design and Drawing Quality Assurance/ Quality Control
  • Plant Construction Quality Assurance/ Quality Control
  • Project Management
  • Proficient at building business relations
  • Field visits and audits

Communication Skills:

  • Demonstrated written and oral communications within the organization
  • Business appropriate email communications outside the organization
  • Business appropriate telephone communications outside the organization
  • Clear, Accurate and Timely records keeping


  • Minimum 5-7 years proven experience leading a team of design professionals
  • Must have knowledge of Hybrid Fibre/Coaxial aerial, buried, underground and building entrance design
  • Supporting the design and engineering process by planning and preparing drawings for construction of new, and removal or rearrangement of existing fiber optic cables, coaxial 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
  • May be required to provide on-site construction inspection to ensure design specifications are met by the Design team and construction contractors. Further duties may include: redlines, bore design, CAD, and make-ready analysis, field notes, pole survey, sonde conduit, locating, QC prints, PDF drawings, and preparation of prints


  • Thorough knowledge of accepted CATV & Telecommunication engineering practices
  • Thorough knowledge of aerial and buried cable placement and splicing methods, conduit, coaxial and fiber
  • 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
  • Ability to travel locally, and overnight from time to time

If this sounds like you, please apply online in the careers section at Deadline for application is Friday, June 16th, 2017

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