Manager Construction - Rural Development
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Manage construction efforts of in-house and contract labor for new
construction, maintenance and rebuild projects. Responsible for
safety and quality of work performed within the construction
department. Achieve budgeted financial objectives for the
Construction Department. Develop an effective front line Leadership
team and assist them with developing their direct reports as to
drive a high performance culture and environment.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and
enhance the customer experience
Achieve financial objectives and control costs by assisting in
Track and trend expenditures and approve invoices within budgetary
Manage inventory requirements for construction projects.
Authorize company expenditures related to construction
Assist in preparing annual budget.
Comply with system, corporate and FCC requirements by compiling and
generating reports and statistics on construction activities on a
Build and maintain positive relationships by representing Charter
with utilities, developers, permitting agencies and government
Handle customer and contractor problems related to
Maintain open communications with other departments.
Analyze needs and designs for construction projects.
Ensure appropriate staffing is in place.
Perform field walkouts as required.
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
Monitor contractor performance.
Ensure adherence to terms and conditions of agreements.
Perform site inspections for quality control for in house and
Oversee permitting and make-ready process.
Review and approve damage claims.
Establish positive employee relations through effective
communication and ongoing support.
Adhere to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations,
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
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Ability to manage emergencies and rapidly changing priorities, and
to effectively direct the work activities of others under all work
Ability to supervise and motivate others
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to work independently
Ability to use personal computer and software applications (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,
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
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
Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of
Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending,
Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment
associated with position (e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters,
Ability to perform job from high places (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
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
Ability to operate machinery used for underground/overhead cable
Ability to read general to complex system layouts from
Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics
Knowledge of National Electric Code and National Electrical Safety
Bachelor's degree in technical discipline or equivalent
Technical training in cable construction techniques and design
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI,
Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within
Company required standards
Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
Construction work experience- 5+
Leadership experience- 3+
Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Project management - 2+
Finance and Budgeting
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
Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day
Work performed near power lines and electricity
Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power
Work and travel in inclement weather
Office and field environment
24 x 7 Operation
Moderate Travel Required
#LI-ME2 EFR501 313546 313546BR
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