non-tech engineering assistant

Engineering Assistant

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Seeking technical candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in the telecommunications industry. The Engineering Assistant will be trained on proprietary design systems and databases for telecommunications design operations. Will support Project Management by providing document organization, electronic file and data management, database navigation, and reporting.

Paid training provided! This is a long term contract position offered on a remote/work from home basis. Entry-level candidates are encouraged to apply.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (Including, but not limited to:)

  • Support the design of fiber networks for underground and/or aerial environments including but not limited to manholes, hand holes, pedestals, and utility poles.
  • Combine, convert, and upload images and PDF files into internal and external database systems.
  • Maintain client confidentiality and protect operations by using discretion with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Prepare reports by collecting and analyzing information from spreadsheets and take initiative to contact other personnel for necessary missing information.
  • Monitor and log incoming new work.
  • Draft team emails and documents.
  • Read, research, and route correspondences.
  • Maintain calendar schedule.


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Prior knowledge of AutoCAD or other drafting systems is preferred but not required.
  • Office experience in engineering, construction, architecture, or telecommunications industry preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, Adobe Acrobat; Ability to learn new systems and databases quickly.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Deadline driven, self-motivated, and technically savvy.
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal communication skills.
  • Superior time management skills.
  • Extremely organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to be flexible, take direction with ease, including changes to schedule and workflow priorities.
  • Critical thinking skills; make assessments and provide solutions to problems.
  • Ability to maintain professional tact in a fast-paced work environment with internal personnel and clients.
  • Superior customer service. Dedication to providing customers 'White Glove Service'.


  • May be required at times for training purposes.


  • Able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Able to look at a computer screen for long periods of time.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an 'at-will' employment relationship.

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