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OSP Engineering Manager

Company: Fastwyre Broadband
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Purpose/SummaryThe OSP Engineering Manager is committed to providing the highest quality of service to the communities, customers, and employees we serve by managing all OSP Engineering through Fastwyre.Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Manages and coordinates the installation of telecommunications facilities.
  • Manages the prioritization of projects proposed by each of the markets to establish engineering and project management staffing levels, training, tools, and software across all Business Units that will allow the project teams to achieve the Company's objectives with respect to given projects
  • Provide leadership to ensure proper investments in tools, processes, and people to deliver the objectives given by the Executive Team.
  • Report to OSP Engineering Director on all projects at regular intervals
  • Identify and lead the negotiations to select appropriate contractors (EPC, equipment suppliers, and outage labor) to support execution of Business Development and major maintenance projects
  • Provide leadership to ensure assigned staff successfully achieves Company goals and objectives.
  • Must be able and willing to travel, as required, to job sites which may include the use of small airplanes and boats. Must be able and willing to work on call during nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibility in accordance with the organization'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
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to comply with Company's Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI) regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule, as needed, to best serve our customers.QualificationsAt a minimum, the OSP Engineering Manager must have a bachelor's degree, Master's Degree with P.E. License or PMP preferred and five years' experience in the telecommunications industry and a valid driver's license; OR 10+ years of relevant OSP Engineering experience, including 5+ years of experience directing staff; OR an equivalent combination of education and 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? DisclosureThe 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 Holding Company, dba Fastwyre Broadband, is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. PI202118749

Keywords: Fastwyre Broadband, Kansas City , OSP Engineering Manager, Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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