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Windstream Services, LLC


Engineering and Architecture

Architectural Engineering



Perry, Georgia, United States

Manager Engineering Description About Us: Windstream Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S. About the Role: As a Manager-Engineering you will lead a vital team representing our leading telecommunications brand that connects homeowners, small business, enterprise, and carrier partners across the United States. In this position you will be accountable for the safe and successful engineering, design, and installation of aerial, buried and underground cable. You will have the authority to allocate resources and make engineering and construction decisions for the assigned areas in accordance with company policies, standards, guidelines, and commitments. Accountable for managing the overall project execution performance including scope, engineering, cost, safety, quality, schedule, implementation, and customer satisfaction. What You’ll Do: - Conduct weekly meetings with staff, provide general direction and accountability for the engineering, construction, quality, schedule, and cost control of assigned jobs. - Ensure availability of resources with proper expertise of tools/processes to support engineering project execution. - Manage call out teams and handle after hours issues including on holidays, weekends, emergencies, and escalations. - Visit construction job sites and validate workmanship. Ensure job requests are within budget. - Attend management calls and meetings as requested. Participate in continuous safety training. Attend training to stay up to date on emerging technologies. - Work on problems and perform analysis of data requiring evaluation of a variety of factors. - Exercise sound judgement in selecting engineering techniques for obtaining solutions. - Plan and analyze recommendations, work guidance or deviations in support of new OSP construction including fiber to the premise (FTTP) and any modern technology requirements. - Oversee the wireline engineering and construction projects to ensure projects are complete and within budget. - Work with the materials coordinator to verify materials for the job. - Take corrective action with employees, as necessary. - Promote a culture of innovative solutions that embody accountability and efficiency. - Reports project status and performance data as required to management. - Report to the Staff Manager while having several Direct Reports. - Travel required up-to 50% of time in assigned area of responsibility and overnight stays as needed. Also, may be required to deploy to another State for Engineering and or Constructing Fiber Builds with as much time away as 1-3 Weeks. Do You Have? - Self-motivation. Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple engineering jobs simultaneously and meet the job in-service dates. - Authentic and collaborative communication skills. - Ability to discuss technology and connecting customers to products they value to create meaningful connections and long-term relationships. - Able to reconcile engineering and construction activities and manage changes during the engineering processes. - Knowledgeable of engineering and Construction practices. - Able to apply a broad knowledge on a variety of vendor equipment and outside plant and outside plant electronics disciplines. - Ability to lead a group of individual contributors to accomplish the goals of the department. - Ability to effectively lead and provide managerial insight and direction to a technically oriented workforce dealing with multiple projects and diverse customer needs. - College degree and 5-7 years of experience with 2+ years supervisory experience within Engineering and Construction. - A valid driver’s license. Even Better: - Ability to coordinate multiple projects while maintaining budgetary emphasis. - Familiarity with PC and software to include CAD and Microsoft. - OSHA Training, NEC Training. Certifications within the Telecom Industry. - Knowledgeable in quality construction practices. - 7+ years of relevant (OSP/ISP telecommunication industry) construction experience. Our Benefits: - Medical, Dental, Vision InsuranIND123