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Job Reference: IL051717OSPI
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Engineering
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Willowbrook, Illinois
G4S Region: G4S Technology
Country:United States

G4S Business Unit:US - G4S Secure Integration
Closing Date: July 23, 2017

Job Introduction:

The incumbent supervises and maintains control of outside plant (OSP) activities surrounding a given work site, maintains accurate records of construction underway, and makes recommendations in support of the project schedule.  Based on the interpretation of the daily and weekly schedules, effectively runs a crew of two or more, or supervises subcontractor tasking in order to meet or exceed assigned tasking.  Accurately gauges capabilities of assigned crew members in order to provide input to daily and weekly project tasking.


Role Responsibility:

  • Fully understands the work according to the terms of the Prime Contract.  Supervises in-house and subcontract installers performing OSP activities.  Ensures that crews safely perform work in accordance with industry standards, the contract’s scope of work, construction drawings, and specifications under the terms of the agreement.  Must be able to detect unsafe working conditions and make recommendations to the installers on ways to perform the work safely.
  • Accurately interprets underground utility records, power utility grid maps, railroad validation maps, and plat maps in order to prepare engineering field notes in sufficient clarity and detail to facilitate conversion to CADD programs.
  • Makes recommendations for changes in running line or construction methodologies due to knowledge of or experience in environmental conditions, construction access by crews, or congestion of utilities.
  • Understands and actively participates in the engineering, permitting and construction processes in order to support the requirements of the project contract.
  • Documents and accounts for own and subcontractors’ work performed at any phase of construction using standard company procedures, and provides written correspondence to the team, the Owner, and to governmental agencies as required.  Will instruct installers to correct deficiencies and will record the deficiencies in an effort to monitor the quality of the installer’s work over a period of time.
  • Monitors the daily progress of an installer and communicates with Manager if the installer is falling behind in their work or is ahead of schedule.
  • Determines and executes correct procedures for OSP fiber optic cable splicing, termination, testing, and documentation.
  • Must be an effective communicator and have the required experience to know when a problem exists and how to remedy the situation.
  • Must be able to electronically record daily inspections utilizing a pre-formatted Tracking Sheet.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervision.

The Ideal Candidate:

One year of OSP engineering or construction experience, or BS/BA degree in construction management or engineering, or an acceptable equivalency in education and experience.  A degree in any engineering discipline acceptable, but civil, mechanical or electrical preferred.  Desirable work experience includes field engineering lead responsibility/project charge responsibility.  Supervisory experience a plus.  If required by job responsibilities, incumbent must possess a valid driver’s license.

About the Company:

Why work for G4S Secure Integration?

  • Global experts in the assessment, design, construction, maintenance and management of communication networks and electronic security systems
  • Over 20 Years of proven experience as an established large-scale systems integrator providing unified communications and security solutions
  • Financially Sound Company, Highly Regarded by Customers & Industry Peers
  • Highly Competitive Compensation Plan & Comprehensive Benefits Package

G4S Secure Integration is a systems integrator that brings innovative, flexible and cost efficient thinking to the design, construction and maintenance of stand-alone or integrated communication networks and electronic security systems.  For over two decades, we have offered commercial, industrial and governmental clients an efficient single point of contact for all their project issues. A trusted partner to customers and suppliers around the world, G4S Secure Integration takes great pride in delivering outstanding technology, superior customer service and a great return on investment.

G4S Secure Integration has deployed over 2 million fiber miles in more than 200 metropolitan and rural areas and completed over 1,500 large-scale, electronic security systems projects in the United States, Europe, Asia, Central America, and the Middle East.

Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, G4S Secure Integration is managed by executives from the telecommunications, construction and security industries.  For more information, visit the company’s website at or call (866) 221-5641.

We offer an attractive, competitive compensation plan, an outstanding comprehensive benefits package, and significant opportunity for professional growth and advancement in the rapidly expanding security/telecommunications industry.  We strongly encourage inquiries from qualified women and minority candidates.  While interest from all applicants for employment with G4S Secure Integration is genuinely appreciated, we can respond only to those candidates with qualifications closest to the job requirements.  For confidential consideration, please visit  and apply on-line.  No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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