OSP AutoCAD Drafter / Designer
Austin, TX 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description
Job Details
Job Location  
94 - FSG Telecom - Austin, TX
Position Type  
Full Time
Education Level  
Associate's Degree
Salary Range  
Travel Percentage  
Local Travel Only
Job Shift  
Job Category  

Facility Solutions Group is dedicated to timeless contribution and service in lighting, electrical, energy, and technology fields. Our mission is to consistently provide our customers with superior value through quality products, service and support by contributing to the quality of life of all employees.

As one of the nation’s largest single-source providers of lighting and electrical products, electrical services, electrical construction, energy management, and telecom solutions is expanding their staff and seeking an OSP AutoCAD Drafter / Designer to join the Telecom team.


As an OSP AutoCAD Drafter / Designer you will report directly to the divisional A&E Department Manager. The A&E department is responsible for partnering with key customer stakeholders to coordinate design assistance and implementation of the required deliverables. The position will be supported by subcontractors and a design team to produce high-value solutions that will become industry standards.

OSP AutoCAD Drafter / Designer will:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, base-mapping, GIS and layering, fundamental knowledge of Outside Plant, running line, conduit and cable design for copper, fiber optics, coax, manholes, hand holes, Make-Ready Engineering and poles (aerial and underground).
  • A thorough understanding/ experience in the Outside Plant telecom industry, public right-of-way, private easements, existing utilities such as water, sewer, electric, gas, and other underground and aerial utilities.
  • Knowledgeable in city, county, state and local municipalities encroachment permits, Traffic Control and specialty permits (e.g., UPRR, Caltrans, etc.), easement right away and various environmental permits are highly desired.
  • Must be able to interact with the local municipalities, Telecom engineers and construction/maintenance forces to acquire OSP Records, ICGS, Assessor Maps, map info, AIS and Construction Prints.
  • Site surveys, translating field notes to develop and update conduit/ cable engineering design drawings in AutoCAD.
  • Create fiber route, copper cable route and microwave tower project drawing packages and floor plans to scale in compliance with City, State, and County standards



The successful candidate must meet a majority of the knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience requirements outlined below:

  • AutoCAD course work preferred - Associate's Degree or Bachelor's
  • Minimum of two years of related experience
  • Must be able to pass a drug and background screen
  • Experience reading parcel maps, utility prints and as-builts
  • Experience reading permits and setting up traffic control
  • Understanding of communications engineering and related systems is preferred
  • Previous experience working in computer aided design, AutoCAD, MicroStation, MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point) and database proficiency
  • Be skilled in multi-tasking with strong attention to detail
  • Basic mathematical skills and calculation skills are required
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • Understand routing of utilities and placement techniques
  • Use mature judgment in all aspects of the job
  • Ability to develop permit packages (City, State, Rail) etc.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to problem solve
  • Prior experience pulling land base maps preferred
  • Utility profile drawing experience preferred
  • Wireless, architectural, distribution network design, electrical, industrial experience preferred


  • Top of industry wages
  • Stable employment
  • 401K Program with matching contributions
  • Medical, Dental and Life benefits
  • Accrued vacation time upon qualification
  • Advancement opportunities for outstanding performers

FSG is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Salary and Benefits
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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