Senior OSP Engineer

at General Dynamics Information Technology in South Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Job Family: Network Engineering

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, a Outside Plant (OSP) Engineer Senior is not just a singular part of our mission-it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a OSP/ISP Engineer joining our team to support the Army customers in various locations.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a OSP/ISP Engineer supporting a federal government customer, you will be trusted to focus on providing Outside Plant / Inside Plant (OSP/ISP) engineering site survey analysis, engineering design, and preparation of final engineering drawings and change orders as required.

In this role, a typical day will include:

+ Analyze requirements, develop solutions, provide list of materials for OSP / ISP efforts.

+ Conduct site surveys, document findings, brief Government stakeholders and develop a workable solution ensuring it is within scope, achievable and complies with the customer’s design criteria.

+ Provide OSP/ISP/Power/Grounding designs.

+ Document engineering solutions and provides support to PM on customer status and review presentations.

+ Travel to other company locations or Customer Sites as necessary

+ Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to EH&S policies and procedures

+ Ensure that contract specifications and quality are met whether explicitly or implicitly implied per the following: Fiber Optic and Copper Cable Outside/Inside Plant Performance Requirements USAISEC, OSPDPR requirements, Telecommunications Industries Association (TIA) Cabling Standards, Rural Utilities Services (RUS) Telecommunications Standards for Outside Plant

+ Attend meetings held on installation/implementation progress for the site/base personnel

+ If required, obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level required to perform the duties of the position

+ Regular travel to other Locations or Customer Sites as necessary

+ Understand and adhere to all GDIT Ethical and Compliance policies

+ Perform other duties as required


+ Bachelor’s degree in a technical area or equivalent combination of education, skills and experience in related discipline

+ 7+ years related experience

+ Knowledge of Microsoft software applications and other software applications as required (Visio, PowerPoint, Word, Excel)

+ Extremely detailed oriented

+ Must be able to maintain a secret or higher government security clearance

+ Must be willing to travel


+ Experience using Autodesk AutoCAD

+ BICSI RCDD and/or OSP Designer Certification, preferred

+ Experience working with Army Customers.


+ Full-flex work week

+ 401K with company match

+ Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

+ Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

+ Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Job Posting: JC198469577

Posted On: Nov 25, 2021

Updated On: Dec 12, 2021