JOB CODE: EFR501
JOB TITLE: Mgr, Construction
Manage construction efforts of in-house and contract labor for new construction, maintenance and rebuild projects. Responsible for safety and quality of work performed within the construction department.
Achieve budgeted financial objectives for the Construction Department. Develop an effective front line Leadership team and assist them with developing their direct reports as to drive a high performance culture and environment.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Achieve financial objectives and control costs by assisting in negotiating contracts.
Track and trend expenditures and approve invoices within budgetary guidelines.
Manage inventory requirements for construction projects.
Authorize company expenditures related to construction activities.
Assist in preparing annual budget.
Comply with system, corporate and FCC requirements by compiling and generating reports and statistics on construction activities on a timely basis.
Build and maintain positive relationships by representing Charter with utilities, developers, permitting agencies and government officials.
Handle customer and contractor problems related to construction.
Maintain open communications with other departments.
Analyze needs and designs for construction projects.
Ensure appropriate staffing is in place.
Perform field walkouts as required.
Coordinate with engineers and developers in designing the plant; draw and sketch installation and location of equipment and cable; complete bill of materials (BOM) needed for planned construction.
Monitor contractor performance.
Ensure adherence to terms and conditions of agreements.
Perform site inspections for quality control for in house and contract labor.
Oversee permitting and make-ready process.
Review and approve damage claims.
Establish positive employee relations through effective communication and ongoing support.
Adhere to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.
Know, understand and follow company policies.
Perform other duties as requested by manager.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Ability to manage emergencies and rapidly changing priorities, and to effectively direct the work activities of others under all work conditions
Ability to supervise and motivate others
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to work independently
Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Knowledge of company products and services
Ability to use the following hand tools electric drills, hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers
Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts
Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment
Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)
Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed
Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires
Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting
Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with position (e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters, etc.)
Ability to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs)
Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time
Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections
Ability to use handheld communication devices and applications
Ability to dig in all types of soil
Ability to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner
Ability to operate machinery used for underground/overhead cable installation
Ability to read general to complex system layouts from blueprints
Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics
Knowledge of National Electric Code and National Electrical Safety Code
Bachelor's degree in technical discipline or equivalent experience
Technical training in cable construction techniques and design preferred
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E)
Related Work Experience
5+ years construction work experience
3+ years Leadership experience
2+ years project management experience preferred
Finance and Budgeting experience preferred
Certifications and/or Licenses
Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards
Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements, crawlspaces and/or manholes
Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions
Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
Work performed near power lines and electricity
Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles
Work and travel in inclement weather
Office and field environment
24 x 7 Operation
Moderate Travel Required