OpenCape is always looking for talented individuals to help us further our mission and become part of our award-winning team.

OpenCape is expecting a busy year of growth and expansion. As such, we foresee adding positions over the coming year. As more detail and clarity on these positions becomes available via our planning process, we will officially post and market openings. As positions become available we will post them here. Feel free to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates.

Current Openings

Outside Plant Manager/Fiber Plant Engineer

(Full Time) Posted June 18th 2021

The Outside Plant Manager/Fiber Engineer will work with our team of OSP Engineers providing a wide range of duties to effectively and efficiently maintain and grow the OpenCape Network. This position will develop engineering plans for Network expansions, upgrades and repairs. Effectively communicate and work closely with the leadership team and Network Operations Manager before site visits to get an understanding of the project requirements, expectations, and timeline. Obtain and prepare the backup material, maps, contacts, data, and any other materials needed by contractors to advance and complete their work. Work efficiently with contractors to ensure their estimates are feasible. Assist in recognizing potential customer prospects while in the field and communicate developing leads to the team. Assist, as needed with oversight of managing build-out, quotes with vendors, and communicate with Network Operations Manager & CTO about project specifications and plans for build-outs. This position is an excellent opportunity to join a growing organization with significant opportunities for professional advancement.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and design plans for network expansions
  • Maximize the most feasible and economical building plans for customers and the organization
  • Supervise buildout projects from start to finish. Effectively communicate with customers and the OpenCape team throughout the project.
  • Maintain and update the OSP network system.
  • Complete Dept. of Transportation (DOT) Project Management:
  • Plans, documentation, paperwork, meetings, and coordinate communications with team and vendors

Additional Responsibilities – Prior experience preferred but will train the right person:

  • Inspect and assess poles for builds and licensing.
  • Respond to emergency outages and coordinate response with team and vendors
  • Identify, investigate, and respond to accidents involving utility poles with OpenCape attachments.
  • Assist in ongoing inspection of the 550+ mile network to identify repairs or maintenance needed and coordinate with vendors.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or higher in engineering or related field and relevant equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years related experience in engineering, fiber-optic networks, or telecommunications.
  • Experience with Windows-based programs.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, OSPInsight, ICGS, Visio or equivalent programs · Possess both internal and external leadership and communication (both written and oral) skills

Working Conditions:
This position works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions the majority of the time. Could be required to travel to local project sites with potential exposure to heavy equipment and environmental conditions. This position may require on-call rotation involvement.

Full-time OpenCape employees are eligible to participate in the annual bonus program which is based on the performance of the Organization. Excellent benefits including health, dental, 401 (k) with match, and family-friendly, mission-driven environment.

Qualified? What’s Next?
Looking to fill this position immediately. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and salary request to info@opencape.org Based on the documentation provided, you may be given the opportunity to engage in a Zoom interview soon after applying. Zoom interview will determine the next steps.

About OpenCape
OpenCape Corporation is a 501c3 nonprofit technology company headquartered in Barnstable, MA. OpenCape owns and operates a state-of-the-art fiber-optic network built to serve local governments, businesses, and residents of Southeastern Massachusetts, the Cape & Islands. Our fiber network is on par with the most sophisticated and technically proficient fiber networks in the world.

EEO Statement
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all personals regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sex stereotyping, gender identity, gender expression or transgender status), national origin, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, age, protected genetic information, status as a parent, marital status, or political affiliation. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals.

Marketing and Communications Intern

Summer 2021 - (Part-Time - flexible)

Seeking college-age to student work closely with senior management to expand our marketing/communications team. Duties include social media, and/or, communications planning and strategy. Must have valid driver's license in good standing and vehicle. OpenCape Internships are paid positions. Email CV and Letter to info@opencape.org.

Anticipated Openings

OpenCape is expecting a busy year of growth and expansion. As such, we foresee adding the following positions over the coming year. As more detail and clarity on these positions becomes available via our planning process, we will officially post and market openings. Anticipated openings may be added or removed without notice.

Sales

(Full Time)

OpenCape will continue to expand and grow our sales/business development team in the coming year with a new staff position likely toward mid-year 2021. The ideal candidate would have telecommunications/fiber experience, but must also be an experienced "seller" capable of closing business in our service footprint.

Customer Care & Development

Main Street Initiatives-Hyannis (Part-Time) OpenCape will be expanding our success with the Falmouth Main Street Initiative and bring PON service to Hyannis for small business/residential service. This individual will work to facilitate sales and ensure stellar customer service and satisfaction.

Marketing & Communications

(Full Time)

As OpenCape continues our current growth trajectory we will likely add a Marketing-Communications professional to direct channel marketing and brand communications. We will seek someone familiar with PR/Marketing/ Online Marketing & SEO, Event Planning, Partner Marketing, etc.

*Anticipated Positions may be added or removed without notice.