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WindStream Communications Manager-Local Operations in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Manage the day to day operations and maintenance of geographic location assigned. Lead and direct a team of Service Technicians. This position includes overseeing of installation and maintenance of all Optical/Transport equipment, Voice switches and Core Data devices in the Windstream network. This may include equipment such as Juniper MX series routers, Cisco routers, Cisco, Cyan, Fujitsu, Nortel and Lucent Transport equipment. This position will also manage customer premise Transport and data equipment and oversee the operation and maintenance of the various DAC’s. Responsibilities: * Manage installations, support, and repair of Windstream networks as well as customer facilities in a timely manner * Provide employee performance management: coaching, development, and training * Monitor and control expenses within a defined budget * Responsible for the installation and maintenance of over 55,000 circuits within the Windstream network * Ensure Windstream’s power infrastructure is installed and maintained properly. This includes but is not limited to battery, generator, UPS and rectifier maintenance. * Responsible for the maintenance of Windstream’s buildings, vehicles, elevators, fire suppression systems and property maintenance * Oversee and schedule technicians for all MOP (Method of Procedure) activity for these different work groups with the various Network Operations Centers and Engineering teams to ensure they are completed as scheduled * Oversee CO-LO and DATA Center sites located in Lexington. Responsible for all Central Office security applications and systems * Monitor adherence of safety practices: Provide and record safety training and ensure everyone follows safety rules and procedures. Ensure all safety related data is stored properly and accurately such as OSHA and accident reports * Responsible for adhering to budgets * Promote positive company image to the public: Work with city, county, state and federal officials as well as local customers to maintain a positive image of Windstream Qualifications: * 3-5 years of telecommunications experience * Must have a valid driver’s license * 2-3 years of leadership experience

Minimum Requirements: College degree and 5-7 years professional level experience with 2-3 years supervisory experience; or 9 years related technical and/or telephony experience; or an equivalent combination of education and technical level related experience required.

Primary Location: *US-Oklahoma-Broken Arrow

Job Category: Field Operations

Requisition ID: 19003600

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.