Project Engineer-OSP Telecom

Job Locations US-KS-Lawrence
Positions Available


Bear Communications is committed to the pursuit of growth and use of innovative technologies to improve our company and increase our service offerings. We envision a future where our company is the number one communications provider in the region.


Project Engineer                 


  • The Project Engineer will reviews and supports implementing construction plans and fiber projections for our large fiber project.
  • Creates project schedules and works with contractors to assure the work is done appropriately and on time.
  • Supervises and coordinates subcontractors’, field installations; coordinate construction systems scheduling; research and suggest options on constructions means, methods and equipment; estimates materials.
  • Reviews and coordinates drawings and submittals.



  • Working knowledge of contract and subcontracts 
  • Prepare work scopes and organize cost structure
  • Prepare, monitor and update Master Schedule
  • Document impacts to project
  • Identify and formalize changes in the project
  • Distribute change documents to all affected parties, issue and expedite requests forquotations to subcontractors and vendors, and review quotes for fairness and accuracy
  • Prepare estimate of change order work
  • Assemble and submit complete accurate change request in accordance with ownercontact requirements - expedite approval of change orders.
  • Assemble and notify all parties of approved change orders in accordance withowner contract requirements
  • Keep all cost, commitment and projection information current in the job costing system
  • Preparing monthly progress reports by incorporating all new subcontractamounts, material purchases costs to date and change orders
  • Preparing monthly fee and cost status reports


  • College Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field or equivalent
  • experience in the construction industry. Prefer telecommunications fiber optics construction experience.
  • Requires engineering knowledge in construction
  • Proficient PC skills including a proficiency in various software used in the project controls  
  • Clear verbal, writing and presentation AND listening skills
  •  Excellent listening skills; strong communication skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex issues
  • Effective participation in team environment
  • 3+ years of experience as a Project Engineer


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