A Network Specialist- Route Acquisition is an entry level position, responsible for completing tasks related to securing and maintaining the legal rights of occupancy and use of real property/ land for the placement of TDS facilities and equipment in advance of construction. Tasks include preparing and securing permits (ex. Utility Pole Attachments, Railroad Crossings, Federal, State, County, and Local), easements, rights of entry, and leases pursuant to requirements of law and TDS policy. This position regularly interfaces (via email, phone and in person) with internal teams/departments (NS, NO, AP, GRA, Legal, etc.) and externally with contractors, customers, property owners, government permit authorities, utilities and railroads.
This position is an exciting, fast paced opportunity for highly skilled and motivated individuals seeking to help #TDS, one of the nations leading broadband providers, make peoples lives better by helping provide people access to the essential broadband services of the future. This position will mainly work to support the growing organizational needs surrounding facility colocation, such as joint use pole attachments, as TDS urgently strives to rapidly upgrade and expand its fiber optic broadband networks to meet the demands of today and realities of tomorrow.
**This position can be hired out of our offices in Madison (WI), Contoocook (NH), Fort Collins (CO), or Knoxville (TN)**