OSP Drafter

Westerville, OH
Added: March 5, 2024
Who We Are

SAM is the nation’s largest combined geospatial solutions and inspection service provider in the industry. We use the industry’s most advanced software and hardware for collecting and analyzing complex spatial data across a wide range of markets and scientific disciplines. Our national reach, expertise, and applied technologies uniquely equip us to capture physical environments from coast to coast — delivering practical insights and high-quality spatial data with unrivaled speed and accuracy.

Your Impact at SAM

The OSP AutoCAD Drafter will work with the engineering / design team on the production of outside plant drawings for fiber-based telecommunications infrastructure projects and will report to the Project Manager - OSP Engineering and Design.

Responsibilities will include the drafting of communications infrastructure using AutoCAD, with an emphasis on Road Moves and OSP fiber optic cable infrastructure projects such as FTTx, and 5G. Knowledge of the standards and specifications of utility Right-of-Way owners, utility owners and OSP construction practices for fiber optic cable plant is a plus.

  • Draft OSP construction drawings in AutoCAD for jurisdictional permitting
  • Research and define local jurisdictional regulations, coordinate permit application process and ensure that design conforms to specifications
  • Interpret underground, direct buried, and aerial telecom facilities records on maps and fielding notes

What You Bring to SAM

  • 2+ years of relevant telecommunication industry experience required
  • Strong experience with AutoCAD in a Telecom setting is required
  • Fundamental knowledge of design techniques, tools and principals involved in production of outside plant designs is a plus
  • Strong organization skills
  • Familiarity with design standards relative to FTTP, FTTB, and FTTC is a plus

Our Perks

  • Company paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance (HSA and FSA plans available)
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays and parental leave) - Accrual starts immediately
  • 401(k) program offers 100% employer match up to 5%
  • Paid continuing education courses and tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program - Your mental health is our priority
  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings (Ask about our Career Pathing!)
  • Trainings throughout the year - Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed events for employees throughout the year
  • Passion for our Community - You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Our Culture

Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for eleven consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee’s development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry’s leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!


SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.