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Construction Manager

Company: Fastwyre Broadband
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position Purpose/Summary The Construction Manager is committed to providing the highest quality of service to the communities, customers, and employees we serve by supervising Outside Plant (OSP) Construction staff and contractors, ensuring the timely and efficient placement of all OSP facilities within budget, including, but not limited to aerial, buried, underground facilities both metallic and fiber in addition to monitoring technical advances and participates in the formulation of modification of standards. Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage OSP construction projects and activities.
  • Review proposed construction plans and schematic drawings to ensure that proposals are feasible, can be done in the time allotted and adhere to company specifications.
  • Coordinates construction placing with other departments and contractors to ensure timely and economical project installation, within the established schedule. Evaluates contractor invoices for management approval.
  • Provide leadership to ensure proper investments in tools, processes, and people to deliver the identified objectives.
  • Identify and lead the negotiations to select appropriate contractors to support execution of business development and major maintenance projects.
  • Provide leadership to ensure assigned staff successfully achieves company goals and objectives.
  • Responds to customer complaints and initiates action to negotiate a resolution.
  • Recommends purchase of new and replacement construction equipment; maintains current calibration of equipment; monitors equipment and material inventories prior to project commencement.
  • Responsible for the development and monitoring of the section's operating budget.
  • Must be able and willing to travel, as required, to job sites which may include the use of small airplanes and boats.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibility in accordance with the company's policies and procedures.
  • Hire, motivate, and lead a high-performing team through coaching, top-tier talent retention, and directed recruiting efforts.
  • Supervises staff, including training, providing work direction, problem-solving assistance, reviewing performance, recommending salary increases, promotions, transfers, demotions, or terminations.
  • Performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Knowledge, Abilities, & Skills for Success
  • Knowledge of and the ability to comply with Company's Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI) regulations and procedures.
  • Effectively communicate in a positive and professional manner through written and verbal communications in all interfaces with customers/public, fellow employees, and vendors.
  • Ability to use appropriate computer programs (including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Suite) which includes having proficient computer skills and the ability to adapt and learn as programs and processes change.
  • Ability to work as a team member and exert initiative to work independently to reach a goal.
  • Ability to embrace change in the workplace while encouraging others to seek innovative approaches.
  • Ability to function effectively as a team player.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule, as needed, to best serve our customers. Qualifications At a minimum, the Construction Manager must have a bachelor's degree in construction, or equivalent field of study, along with 7+ years of experience with expanded levels of responsibility, including demonstrative experience in the planning and development of projects, making operational and process decisions, 3+ years of supervisor/management experience, and a valid driver's license OR a high school diploma, or equivalent, along with 12+ years of experience with expanded levels of responsibility, including demonstrative experience in the planning and development of projects, making operational and process decisions, 7+ years of supervisor/management experience, and a valid driver's license. Physical Demands
    Select one the following for the each of the items listed below:
  • N (Not Applicable) - Activity is not applicable to this occupation.
  • O (Occasionally) - Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time or 0 - 2.5+ hours/day.
  • F (Frequently) - Occupation requires this activity from 33%-66% of the time or 2.5-5.5+ hours/day.
  • C (Constantly) - Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time or 5.5+ hours/day. Standing N--- O--' F--- C--- Walking N--- O--' F--- C--- Sitting N--- O--- F--- C--' Reach Outward N--- O--' F--- C--- Reach Above Shoulder N--- O--' F--- C--- Climbing N--- O--' F--- C--- Crawling N--- O--' F--- C--- Squatting/Kneeling N--- O--' F--- C--- Bending N--- O--' F--- C--- Keyboarding N--- O--- F--- C--' Driving N--- O--' F--- C--- Hearing N--- O--- F--- C--' Perceiving N--- O--- F--- C--' Communicating N--- O--- F--- C--' Distinguish Colors N--- O--- F--' C--- Outdoor Climate N--- O--' F--- C--- Various Terrain N--- O--' F--- C--- Cramped Workspace N--- O--' F--- C--- Lift/Carry: Up to 10 lbs N--- O--' F--- C--- Up to 20 lbs N--- O--' F--- C--- Up to 50 lbs N--- O--' F--- C--- Up to 75 lbs N--' O--- F--- C--- Up to 100 lbs N--' O--- F--- C--- 100+ lbs N--' O--- F--- C--- Push/Pull: Up to 10 lbs N--- O--' F--- C--- Up to 20 lbs N--- O--' F--- C--- Up to 50 lbs N--- O--' F--- C--- Up to 75 lbs N--' O--- F--- C--- Up to 100 lbs N--' O--- F--- C--- 100+ lbs N--' O--- F--- C--- Disclosure The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills, and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the Company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the Company may deem appropriate. American Broadband, dba Fastwyre Broadband, is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. PI191945835

Keywords: Fastwyre Broadband, Kansas City , Construction Manager, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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