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Construction Manager II-OSP

Construction and Facilities

Construction Manager


Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

The OSP Construction Manager II 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. 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 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 Even Better: - CAD/E, Microstation, AutoCad or other similar design programs - Previous Outside Plant Construction Manager experience - Experience with working with city, county and/or State agencies - Management of Contractor experience. Our Benefits: - Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans - 401K Plan - Health & Flexible Savings Account - Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans - Educational Assistance Plan - Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance - Windstream DEI&B Statement: Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and the inclusive, equitable culture we are building fosters belonging and empowers each one of us to create amazing customer experiences.   Our Employee Resource Groups: · WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group · WOW – Women Employee Resource Group · WINPRIDE – LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group · WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group · WARG – Ability Resource Group · LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group