Zayo Group

Regional OSP Operations Specialist - Washington State

Pay56,500.00 - 79k / year
Employment typeFull-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: R0013289

      Company Description

      Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 141,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.

      Zayo is seeking an OSP Project Specialist who will be primarily responsible for providing end-to-end customer support and solutions; planning and implementing fiber connectivity solutions; managing customer orders and handling customer service requests; coordinating installations; executing and serving as single point of contact for customers, post-sale; and providing direction and project ownership by leading the implementation, execution and communication of projects/orders for customers.

      This OSP Project Specialist role does require On Call availability.


      • Responsible for daily management of construction vendors to expedite the construction and splicing of OSP facilities.

      • Ability and willingness to pull on call duty to respond to network outages and emergency restoration activities.

      • Managing relationship to jurisdictions and ROW contacts such as cities, counties and railroad. Working in close relationship with underlying rights group to identify and prepare encroachment permitting, franchise agreements and building access agreement.

      • Oversees timely permitting submittal and on time performance of engineering and construction vendors.

      • Assists in the planning and implementation of fiber connectivity solutions programs and projects that adhere to approved plans, budgets and schedules.

      • Provides specialized telecommunications technical expertise.

      • Coordinates and facilitates with internal and external resources to effect the timely completion of projects.

      • Oversees, product and/or service of the unit(s) managed may involve highly technical activities or programs; or policies, procedures, controls and services required to support the sound financial, operational and competitive position of the company.

      • Designs and Implements commercial and carrier fiber networks, infrastructure, backbone and lateral builds.

      • Works within a Data Center environment implementing customer-installation projects and services.

      • Creates and tracks project budgets in relationship to Network Operations.

      • Provides direct interface with customers, subcontractors, jurisdictional authorities and interoffice personnel. Supports customer meetings as necessary which requires in person meetings and travel to client and/or construction sites.

      • Oversees procurement of equipment and materials related to the assigned projects.

      • Executes Bid Process, inclusive of budgetary requirements and the tracking thereof.

      • Verify and update project documentation.

      • Timely tracking of project progress and budget in Salesforce and manual tracker.

      • Timely update of budget requests, purchase orders, project close out and internal service orders in Salesforce.

      • Perform on-site surveys and attend field meetings required to ensure projects meet the delivery/ commitment dates identified.

      • Occasionally meet with various municipalities and vendors to review project scope and to ensure positive communication is maintained.


      • Bachelors’ Degree, preferred.

      • Minimum of 7 years' in the telecommunications industry with outside plant, fiber optics, telecommunication architectures, optical transport equipment, and project management experience. Must be conversant/have working knowledge of structured cabling, routing, switching, and IP protocols.

      • Minimum of 4 years' familiarity with all types of outside plant construction and experience managing large capital projects.

      • Familiarity with Email, MS Excel, Word, Google Earth and AutoCad.

      • Ability to manage multiple aggressive RFP and design construction schedules and responses.

      • Ability to understand and read construction documents.

      • Familiar with all facets of OSP management, including quoting, construction and delivery.

      • Proven negotiation skills.

      • Business minded and able to maintain a commercial focus.

      • Occasionally meet with various municipalities and vendors to review project scope and to ensure positive communication is maintained.

      • Full ability and willingness to pull on call duty when assigned, as dictated by the needs of the business.

      Base Salary Range: $56,500 - $79,000 annually, commensurate with experience.


      Benefits, Rewards & Wellness

      • Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

      • Retirement 401(k) Savings Plan

      • Fitness membership discounts

      • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

      Zayo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial or local laws.

      This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

  • About the company

      Zayo Group Holdings, Inc., or Zayo Group, is a privately held company headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, with European headquarters in London.