Construction Manager II-OSP in Lincoln, NE at Windstream

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1440 M Street
    Lincoln, NE
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    2 to 4 years
  • Date Posted:
    2/14/2020

Job Description

Job ID:20000473

Position Overview:

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

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.