Manager-Eng and Construction in Muncy, PA at Windstream

Date Posted: 1/1/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    690 East Penn Street
    Muncy, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job ID:21006147

Windstream is considered an essential business and we are HIRING NOW. As our company responds to COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and communities is our top priority.

About Us:

Windstream Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

About the Role:

As a Manager-Engineering and Construction you will lead a vital team representing our leading telecommunications brand that connects homeowners, small business, enterprise, and carrier partners across the United States.

In this position you will be accountable for the safe and successful engineering, design, and installation of aerial, buried and underground cable. You will have the authority to allocate resources and make engineering and construction decisions for the assigned areas in accordance with company policies, standards, guidelines, and commitments.

Accountable for managing the overall project execution performance including scope, engineering, cost, safety, quality, schedule, implementation, and customer satisfaction.

What You’ll Do:

  • Conduct weekly meetings with staff, provide general direction and accountability for the engineering, construction, quality, schedule, and cost control of assigned jobs.
  • Ensure availability of resources with proper expertise of tools/processes to support engineering and construction project execution.
  • Manage call out teams and handle after hours issues including on holidays, weekends, emergencies, and escalations.
  • Visit construction job sites and validate workmanship. Ensure job requests are within budget.
  • Attend management calls and meetings as requested. Participate in continuous safety training. Attend training to stay up to date on emerging technologies.
  • Work on problems and perform analysis of data requiring evaluation of a variety of factors.
  • Exercise sound judgement in selecting engineering techniques for obtaining solutions. 
  • Plan and analyze recommendations, work guidance or deviations in support of new OSP construction including fiber to the premise (FTTP) and any modern technology requirements. 
  • Oversee the wireline engineering and construction projects to ensure projects are complete and within budget. 
  • Work with the materials coordinator to verify materials for the job.
  • Take corrective action with employees, as necessary.
  • Promote a culture of innovative solutions that embody accountability and efficiency.
  • Reports project status and performance data as required to management.
  • Report to the Staff Manager while having several Direct Reports.
  • Travel required up-to 50% of time in assigned area of responsibility and overnight stays as needed. Also, may be required to deploy to another State for Engineering and or Constructing Fiber Builds with as much time away as 1-3 Weeks.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements: College degree in Engineering or a related field and 5-7 years professional level experience with 0-2 years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or 9 years professional level related Engineering/Technical experience with 0-2 years supervisory experience for roles with supervision; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required.

EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.