Please Note: This job has a 97% travel requirement
Supervise, plan or organize aerial construction efforts through In-house construction teams and contract labor for new construction, maintenance, rebuild projects & storm restoration. Responsible for In-house productivity, safety and quality of work performed within the aerial construction department. Responsible and/or supports the hiring, training, development, production and performance management of the In-house aerial construction teams and contract labor.
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Coordinate with engineers and developers in designing the plant; draw and sketch installation and location of equipment and cable; complete bill of materials (BOM) needed for planned construction.
Monitor In-house construction teams and contractor performance and ensure adherence to terms and conditions of agreements.
Perform site inspections for quality control of In-house construction teams and contract labor.
Monitor daily production and submit/review daily production reports.
Reconcile submitted invoices to work completed in the field.
Coordinate permitting and make-ready process is followed and before construction work.
Communicate with Manager or designated delegate to provide updates about construction progress.
Review and process damage claims, communicate/update appropriate parties when required
Establish positive employee relations through effective communication and ongoing support.
Adhere to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.
Know, understand and follow company policies.
Perform other duties as requested by manager.
Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak the English
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Ability to supervise and motivate others
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to work independently
Ability to use personal computer and software applications (https://i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Knowledge of company products and services
Ability to use the following hand tools electric drills, hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers
Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts
Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment
Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 32 ft. high and 90 pounds)
Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed
Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires
Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting
Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with position (https://e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters, etc.)
Ability to perform job from high places (https://i.e. poles and roofs)
Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time
Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections
Ability to use handheld communication devices and applications
Ability to dig in all types of soil
Ability to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner, knowledge of CDL requirements
Ability to operate machinery used for underground/overhead cable installation
Ability to read general to complex system layouts from blueprints
Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics
Knowledge of National Electric Code, National Electrical Safety Code and OSHA
Knowledge of HFC/FTTH construction and Architecture
High School Diploma or equivalent work experience
Associates degree in electronics or related field, or equivalent experience
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E)
Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards.
Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
3+ years of OSP construction work experience in Telecom field
Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Project supervision in HFC/FTTH construction
Preferred Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Supervisory or leadership experience - 1+
Office and field environment
Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements, crawlspaces and/or manholes
Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions
Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
Work performed near power lines and electricity
Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles
Work with or near Aerial & UG machinery & vehicles
Work and travel in inclement weather
Travel Required with In-house crews
EFR400 2023-16693 2023
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