WindStream Communications Construction Manager II-OSP in Forsyth, Illinois
Construction Manager II-OSP - ( 23000242 )
About the Role:
Windstream’s team of OSP Construction Manager’s connects consumer and small business partners to our leading telecommunications products across the United States. In this role you will work to create meaningful connections with customers and build long-term relationships. By analyzing a variety of data, you will solve complex problems for our business and residential customers utilizing copper, cable, fiber cable and electronics.
What You’ll do:
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.
Qualifications - External
Do you have?
Strong and effective technical communication skills, both verbally and written.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office tools including Excel, Word and Outlook
Ability to be a self-starter, able to work with little guidance
Ability to work in a self-directed work group, work easily with others and be a team player
Ability to analyze problems and priorities and make decisions
A love of solving problems and building solutions
A college degree in Engineering or similar discipline and/or 2 years technical experience
CAD/E, Microstation, AutoCad or other similar design programs
Previous telecommunication engineering experience or courses in engineering
Experience working with city, county and/or state agencies
Familiar with RUS Units and their usage
Experience in working with OSP contracts and contract crews
Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans
Identify Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance
Life and AD&D, Spousal Life and Child Life Plans
Educational Assistance Plan
Windstream Services II, LLC is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small business, enterprise organizations along with carrier partners across the United States.
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. This is a safety sensitive position.
Primary Location : US-Illinois-Forsyth
Other Locations : US-Illinois
Work Locations :
Forsyth IL 102 E Shafer St
102 E Shafer St
Job Category : Engineering
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.
Req ID: 23000242
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.
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