Waveguide Solutions is a turn-key fiber optic network design, engineering and construction company based in Nashua NH with an additional offices throughout New England as needed for customer builds.

Location: New Hampshire

The GIS Department at Waveguide is hiring again and adding to staff! We are seeking a full time GIS Engineering Technician to assist with designing Fiber Optic Networks across New England and beyond.

The GIS Engineering Technician will design and engineer Fiber Optic Networks; develop and update GIS maps, drawings, and data detailing telecommunications plant and related equipment; and support the construction, operation and maintenance of fiber optic networks and infrastructure. This work will include the creation, editing, collection, and verification/QC of spatial data and associated attributes using ESRI’s ArcGIS software. This position will report to the GIS Manager.

GIS Engineering Technician position is a a full time permanent job opportunity. Although Waveguide is based in NH, we are willing and able to accommodate remote work locations for the right candidate, with a locational preference for New England candidates.

Essential Job Functions:

The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented technician capable of supporting data and mapping needs required to design, construct, identify, deploy and track telecommunications infrastructure and services. The GIS Technician will undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Operate GIS hardware and software systems, including ArcPro, ArcGIS 10.8.x, ArcGIS Online, AutoCAD, Trimble Software, customer specific Fiber Management software such as Schneider Electric ArcFM or 3-GIS, Microsoft Office, computers, plotters and data collection devices.
  • Gather, create, edit, and integrate geospatial data and associated attribute information in geodatabase formats including Shapefiles, KMZ’s, and file geodatabases.
  • Assist in publishing/converting information to ArcGIS Services and external sources including AutoCAD, Google Earth, Excel, Mobile platforms & GIS mapping portals.
  • Georeference/digitize GIS data, identify and correct errors introduced when merging data sets from multiple sources.
  • Find and use freely available resources to gather GIS and related data files and to investigate potential data corrections and updates.
  • Process and support field data collected with the ESRI App Suite (Collector, Field Maps)
  • Document and maintain records on data processing procedures.
  • Create and maintain innovative web maps and mapping portals using ArcGIS Online and legacy systems.

Required Qualifications:

Your entry level knowledge of current ArcGIS systems (ArcGIS 10.8.x, ArcPro 2.x, ArcSDE, ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Online), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access) will be required to accomplish your role successfully. Knowledge of and experience with other GIS and CAD software (including open source software), Trimble software and hardware, AutoCAD, Microsoft Visio, SQL Server, Visual Basic, Python, HTML or other programming languages and of web and database design, development and maintenance are highly desirable.

  • 4+ years of GIS experience (collegiate + public/private industry experience)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geography, Engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Science or related field
  • Possess interpersonal skills with an ability to effectively work within multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Ability to prioritize, adapt and meet deadlines, must be able to work independently
  • Strong written/oral communication skills and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience publishing with ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online and Portal for ArcGIS
  • Overall proficiency in the use of Esri platform and app suite

Requirements and Working Conditions:

This position is performed in an office environment.

About Waveguide

Waveguide has been the dominate player in the Northeastern region of the US for over 20 years when it comes to turnkey Fiber Optic networks. We have remained on the forefront of the industry demands and trends throughout our history by implementing and utilizing the latest technologies to complete our work. Our current customer base consists of large regional and national broadband companies, local and national incumbent phone and cable companies, universities, data centers, municipalities and the private sector. We continue to be a recognized industry resource for Best Practices within all of these service offerings:

* Turn-key fiber optic network design, engineering and construction * Utility and make-ready management * GIS and CAD mapping services * GPS field mapping and data collection * Hub and Head-end construction * COAX and HFC construction * DAS, Wireless and Small Cell design and construction services * Project Management services * OSP maintenance and restoration services * Plant audit and field surveys * Network upgrades, new builds and extensions * Project management

Benefits Competitive Pay & Full Benefits to Include:

Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Ortho Insurance, Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dependent Care FSA, 401(k) Plan, Profit Sharing Plan, Paid Time Off (PTO), Employee Referral Program Fully paid for: Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, AD&D, Life Insurance Additionally Offered: Voluntary Supplemental Life, and AD&D Insurance. Waveguide is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer promoting diversity in the workplace. EEO/AAP/M/F/D/V.


Interested applicants, please apply below:

Or, submit your resume and cover letter to:

resume@waveguidefiber.com