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Make Ready Engineer in Citrus Heights, CA at ITC

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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Make Ready Engineer

ITC Service Group (“ITC”), is a leading provider of broadband installation, planning, wireless, design and staffing solutions to the telecommunications industry. With over 40 years’ experience in the telecom business, as we continue to grow we recognize that we are only as successful as the people we employ. We provide competitive pay, a positive atmosphere, and career development opportunities. Whether you are just beginning to think about your next job or have already decided to make a meaningful move, we want to talk to you.

ITC Service Group (“ITC”), is seeking an experienced Make Ready Engineer in Citrus Heights, CA. The Make Ready Engineer will utilize programs, procedures, and work processes developed and provided by the project along with standard engineering work planning to complete project deliverables and be responsible for driving quality of deliverables and minimize rework through the application of quality absolutes while working independently and as part of a team. The ideal candidate will have the ability to understand and read cable, power pole, and conduit maps, as well as an understanding of the telephone plant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Complete make ready pole applications for submittal to client.
  • Coordinate with project team members collecting field data in support of make ready engineering.
  • Receive field data and verify data is in format to support MRE work.
  • Review photographic imagery provided with field data to determine optimum alignments and locations.
  • Perform analysis of pole attachments utilizing O Calc and EZ-Load.
  • Prepare pole inventory tables for the pole applications summarizing MRE remedies.
  • Work with Make Ready Designers in preparing cover sheets and design drawings depicting outside plant (OSP) aerial layouts utilizing existing project tools and procedures.
  • Maintain continual status of assigned work through tracking tools assigned by the Project or self-developed.
  • Coordinate as necessary with engineering management, and functional groups to ensure understanding of technical, quality, and cost expectations of the specific design packages.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • All candidates are subject to a mandatory pre-employment background check, drug screen, and must possess and hold a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.

Required Experience

  • Must have at least two years of outside plant experience.
  • Must be able to identify NESC/GO95 clearance requirements.
  • GIS/Database manipulation experience.
  • Experience with pole analysis/winding, loading software, specifically O-Calc/O-Calc Pro and EZ-Load.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Desktop automation skills (Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Strong attention to detail.

ITC Service Group (“ITC”), is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition (including breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by law.