Construction Manager I-OSP in Perry, GA at Windstream

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    2031 U.S. 41
    Perry, GA
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  • Experience:
    2 to 6 years
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Job Description

Job ID:19001700

The OSP Construction Manager has overall responsibility for the design, permitting, material acquisition, construction and tie-in of outside plant construction projects and programs. The employee will monitor all aspects of the project and expedite or escalate as appropriate to achieve the cost, quality and schedule goals for the project. The OSP Construction Manager will also be responsible for generating work prints (design in CAD), cost estimates for job orders, inspections and invoice reconciliation.  


•         Conceptual development and budget management of projects and programs (route development, estimate costs, plan projects, schedule projects, and mapping)

•         Identify pole ownership, right of way and permit requirements for proposed routes

•         Communicate with city, county and state permitting agencies

•         Work with private property owners such as individuals and railroad companies to secure easements and licenses

•         Work with telephone companies and private building owners to secure building entrance approval and installation of building entrances

•         Develop construction bid documents and bid analysis

•         Complete and secure city, state and county permit applications

•         Complete pole attachment applications and pole line make ready review

•         Monitor contractor progress, contractor quality inspection, and timely turnover of assigned projects

•         Monitor and ensure SSP (Single Source Provider) on track to meet service level agreements

•         Read and interpret construction documents, i.e.; prints and plans as well as splicing diagrams that are used in the splicing of fiber optics

•         Review preliminary construction prints from right-of-way authorities and determine potential conflicts; attend utility coordination meetings and construction progress meetings as needed

•         Analyze OTDR (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer) test results and coordinate repairs as needed

•         Conduct 40% of work in the field and 60% in the office on average; varies per market

Job Requirements

  • 2-6 years of commercial construction or telecom industry experience required
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Strong OSP construction knowledge with ability to read and create construction drawings to facilitate new builds, relocations and emergency repairs
  • Intermediate knowledge of permitting, engineering, contractor management, fiber splicing, project management, different types of underground and aerial cable plant installation and maintenance
  • Previous experience with software systems that track job status and scheduling
  • Intermediate computer skills utilizing:  Microsoft Word, Excel, JobTrac, G/Comms, Microstation and/or other CAD/E systems
  • Valid driver’s license required

Minimum Requirements: College degree in Engineering or a related field and 0-2 years professional level experience; or 4+ years professional level related Engineering/Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required; or applicable Military experience may be substituted as deemed appropriate.

EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.