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Outside Plant Engineer

Outside Plant Engineer

Location: Prior Lake, MN,     Department: Engineering

Job Number: BC1220

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Outside Plant Engineer                                                                

Prior Lake, MN (Integra Telecom)


Reports To:  OSP Engineering & Design Manager

Company Description

Zayo Group provides Communications Infrastructure services, including fiber and bandwidth connectivity, colocation and cloud services to the world’s leading businesses. In addition to high-capacity dark fiber, wavelength, Ethernet and other connectivity solutions, Zayo offers colocation and cloud services in its carrier-neutral data centers. Zayo provides clients with flexible, customized solutions and self-service through Tranzact, an innovative online platform for managing and purchasing bandwidth and services.

Integra Telecom, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Zayo, is headquartered in Prior Lake, MN.  Integra is the incumbent communications service provider serving the communities of Prior Lake, Savage, Elko New Market, and Webster, MN.  Integra provides voice, broadband, and IPTV services throughout its service area.  Integra owns, operates, and continues to expand its robust fiber and copper based outside plant network to ensure the highest degree of customer satisfaction is achieved.

Position Description

The OSP Engineer responsibilities include but are not limited to the design and preparation of engineering plans for the construction of new and replacement fiber and copper outside plant facilities – managing OSP projects from planning, design, through construction.


The successful candidate will apply engineering and network principles, theories, concepts and technologies to assure that the most feasible, practical and economical means to complete work are utilized.  Be able to work with minimal supervision, be a self-starter and be able to prioritize workload. The Engineer will design work orders for all land developments, new buildings, road moves, preservation, and rehab of facilities. The Engineer will direct, supervise, and inspect the work of OSP construction contractors. This will include permit applications with all governing authorities. Job requires person to maintain positive interaction with internal and external customers, maintain open conversation with Network Operations and all Company departments providing high quality of service to Integra customers.

 Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in outside plant underground utility construction.
  • AutoCAD and/or drafting skills.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Valid driver’s license, with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Be able to work outdoors in an underground utility construction environment.



  • Competitive compensation
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
  • Fitness membership discounts
  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

 Physical Requirement Codes

  • NP Not Present
  • O Occasional (up to 25% of time)
  • F Frequent (26% – 74% of time)
  • C Constant (75% – 100% of time)


Standing/walking: Remaining on one’s feet in an upright position at a workstation or moving about a work area.         X
Sitting: Remaining in the normal seated position.  


Carrying: Moving an object, usually by holding it in hands or arms or on shoulders.     X
Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another using hands, arms and/or shoulders, back and legs.    X
Pushing/pulling: Exerting force on an object so that the object moves away from/toward the force.          X
Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs, and/or hands and arms.         X
Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending body down at the waist.        X
Kneeling: Bending legs at the knees to come to rest on knee or knees.         X
Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.         X
Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.         X
Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise performing precision work with hands.        X
Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending at leg and spine.         X
Bending/twisting: Continual, intermittent flexion or rotation of the wrist or spine.        X
Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.        X
Hearing: Receiving detail information through oral communication.         X
Computer usage or other special equipment to be operated.         X


Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time


Zayo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Zayo does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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