Colliers Engineering & Design

OSP Senior Project Engineer

Job Location(s) US-TN-Brentwood
Utility Design Engineering
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings


Colliers Engineering & Design is seeking a Senior Project Engineer to join our Utility Design Engineering team in Nashville, TN! The OSP Project Engineer will perform various field and desk top design functions revolving around projects including, but not limited to, site surveys, field engineering, OSP design, encroachment permitting and CAD of aerial, underground, and buried telecommunication systems.


  • Work directly with project engineers to develop construction drawings for utility projects 
  • Plan and prepare preliminary layouts and detailed design drawings from engineering notes, sketches, and/or other drawings 
  • Research and obtain standards/codes required by clients and Jurisdictions and ensure drawings comply 
  • Research and obtain local land base & existing utility as-built shapefiles for import 
  • Review drawings for completeness, accuracy and quality 
  • Organize/maintain all revisions of project drawings, plot files and project-related information in a logical and well-structured manner 
  • Create permit drawings, utility schematics and as-built drawings 
  • Submit encroachment and specialty permits (city, county, state, local municipalities, CSX, NSRR, etc.) 
  • Input as-built information into client specific records/mapping systems 
  • Adhere to task level budgets and project schedules 
  • Periodically make trips to the project location to collect necessary information for design drawings 
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned by manager CAD Designer/Draft & Design (Telecommunications) 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil Engineering, or a related degree preferred but not required
  • 7+years' experience in OSP fiber optic and/or coaxial engineering and design
  • PE license is preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated AutoCAD/Civil 3D or similar software skills with the ability to design site layouts concept through completion
  • Knowledge of local city, county and state land use processes and regulations
  • Implement quality assurance practices and follow SOP’s to ensure quality is maintained and a consistent product is delivered
  • Ability to interact well with coworkers, clients, and regulatory agencies


What We Offer

At Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That’s why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities.


This dedication begins with supporting a work life balance through a generous compensation package that includes: company paid medical, dental, and vision coverage; paid pregnancy disability leave; short- and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; a company-matched 401(k)/Roth; paid time off that includes parental and military leave; employee referral and professional license bonuses and a straight time policy that compensates exempt employees for billable hours worked in excess of 40 billable hours within a work week.


We have also created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Women’s Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities.


Apply today to learn how you can join our team of professionals, so we can help you Accelerate Your Success!




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