Journeyman Outside Plant Engineer

Clearance Level
Network Engineering
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ117454

Travel Required: 50-75%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, an Outside Plant (OSP) Engineer Senior is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on an OSP Engineer joining our team to support the Army customers in various locations.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an OSP Engineer supporting a federal government customer, you will be trusted to focus on providing Outside Plant engineering site survey analysis, engineering design, and preparation of final engineering drawings and change orders as required.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Analyze requirements, develop solutions, provide list of materials for OSP.   

  • Conduct site surveys, document findings, brief Government stakeholders and develop a workable solution ensuring it is within scope, achievable and complies with the customer’s design criteria.

  • Provide OSP/Power/Grounding designs.

  • Document engineering solutions and provides support to PM on customer status and review presentations.

  • Travel to other company locations or Customer Sites as necessary

  • Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to EH&S policies and procedures

  • Ensure that contract specifications and quality are met whether explicitly or implicitly implied per the following: Fiber optic and copper cable outside plant performance requirements, USAISEC, OSPDPR requirements, Telecommunications Industries Association (TIA) Cabling Standards, Rural Utilities Services (RUS) Telecommunications Standards for Outside Plant

  • Attend meetings held on installation/implementation progress for the site/base personnel

  • If required, obtain/retain a government security clearance at the level required to perform the duties of the position

  • Understand and adhere to all GDIT Ethical and Compliance policies

  • Perform other duties as required

  • **HEAVY TRAVEL REQUIREMENT to other Locations or Customer Sites as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical area or equivalent combination of education, skills and experience in related discipline

  • 5+ years related experience

  • Knowledge of Microsoft software applications and other software applications as required (Visio, PowerPoint, Word, Excel)

  • Extremely detailed oriented

  • Must be willing to travel a significant amount of time

  • Pass GDIT background screening prior to start


  • Experience working with Army Customers.

  • Experience using Autodesk AutoCAD

  • BICSI RCDD or OSP Designer Certification preferred


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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The likely salary range for this position is $58,781 - $98,176, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/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, or veteran status, or any other protected class.