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Telecommunications Outside Plant (OSP) Inspector   

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Telecom OSP Inspectors


Actively hiring for positions in:

Nephi, UT

Missoula, Bozeman, Big Sky, Valeria, Ennis, and Melrose, MT

New Castle, WY

Northeastern Iowa

Stoutland, MO

Upper Michigan and Schwartz Creek, Michigan




For the past 60 years, JSI has been one of the undisputed leaders in consulting and broadband solutions for Rural and Tier II Service Providers. Today, our company is deeply committed to creating equal opportunities for all Americans by closing the digital divide in our country. As part of that commitment, JSI recently acquired Mid-State Consultants, Inc.—a premier telecommunications engineering firm with a focus on rural broadband access issues—to further assist our clients as they try to take advantage of the unprecedented amount of state and federal funding that is now available for the expansion and maintenance of broadband networks across the United States.

To support its strategic expansion, JSI is now seeking on behalf of its Mid-State Consultants division several talented telecom Outside-Plant (OSP) Inspectors who possess a genuine interest in:


  • Providing expert supervision of construction crews to ensure construction contractors are placing cable according to the customer’s requests and engineering work prints (staking sheets); and

  • Helping our company to ensure that no American is left on the wrong side of the digital divide, without access to vital healthcare, education, and telework options.




Among other things, the essential functions of an OSP Inspector at Mid-State Consultants will include:


  • Working on-site with the crews on a daily basis (in varied weather conditions);

  • Ensuring correct depths of facilities, placement, takes sequential numbers (numbers every two feet stamped into cabling), and that the correct number of pedestals/handholes, among other things, are installed and in the desired locations;

  • Assisting in the establishment of schedules, coordination and monitoring of workflow, and assisting in the tracking of cost expenditures;

  • Preparing reports and documents and maintaining project records;

  • Resolving design and staking sheet problems in the field during construction and, when necessary, interpreting company guidelines for specific applications;

  • Providing quality control to ensure construction/engineering standards/specifications are adhered to; and

  • Interacting with landowners, permit agencies, as well as other company departments.




  • Some knowledge of telecommunication engineering/construction practices is desired;

  • Must be able to read schematics, maps, and work prints (staking sheets);

  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office—and in particular Microsoft Excel—and possess basic computer skills;

  • Previous work in Telecom Inspection with RUS experience preferred;

  • Must provide own vehicle, but will be paid per mile;

  • Must be capable of performing repetitive physical motions that include bending, standing, climbing,
    and walking on uneven terrain (in varied weather conditions); and

  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed.

  • This position requires US Citizenship or a Permanent Resident status.



Competitive pay commensurate with experience and skills. Full benefits are available.

Training will be offered to the right candidate.

For more information on the physical demands of this position, please contact Human Resources.

If you feel that your experience and skills fit the above requirements, please send a current resume to Laura at: lwilson@mscon.com