Construction Manager II-OSP in Birdsboro, PA at Windstream

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    202 East 1st Street
    Birdsboro, PA
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  • Experience:
    2 to 4 years
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Job Description

Job ID:20001000
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!

The OSP Construction Manager has overall responsibility for the coordination of 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 make recommendations to management regarding ways to get the project back on track to meet cost, quality and schedule goals.


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

Recommend contractors and contract negotiations

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

Summarize potential solutions and make logical recommendations to management

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

Perform preventative maintenance testing utilizing OTDR test equipment, analyze results and coordinate repairs as needed.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:  

College degree in Engineering or a related field and 2-4 years professional level experience; or 6 years professional level related Engineering/Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required. IND123

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, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and veteran status. 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.