Responsible for providing leadership and direction to manage all construction activity in assigned RDOF Region and the states with an estimated budget of $700 - $900M and a team of approximately 40 employees. Develop RDOF region construction teams and secure and support construction contractor resources to meet construction schedule and FCC milestones in all areas. Work closely with Field Operations region leadership to ensure they are informed and have input to construction plans, BAU operations are not compromised, and there are consistent processes to activate/handoff plant. Work closely with VP of Design, VP of Plant Regulatory Strategy & Deployment, Legal, Government Affairs, Procurement, Customer Operations, Marketing and Corporate Leadership to plan/execute the overall project.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible to ensure compliance with all construction and design standards
Establish and ensure all projects are managed consistently in PRISM, using standard project management planning/scheduling documents, and standard reporting.
Ensure standard invoicing/approval processes are followed and in place for all projects.
Ensure all as-builts are submitted accurately and timely.
Minimize impact to BAU operations in the region.
Establish and direct quality control programs for construction that are consistent with corporate construction/design standards in the RDOF Regions.
Develop list of qualified bidders for construction, issue RFPs working with procurement, and secure contract labor necessary to meet project goals.
Develop plan to secure all permits and pole attachments working closely with contractors, design, pole owners and federal, state, and local agencies.
Develop and maintain good relations with local utilities, vendors, contractors and government agencies.
Ensure adherence to company safety standards
Ensures field compliance with corporate engineering standards, policies and procedures
Lead role in developing budget and forecast planning, and managing expenses for the construction projects in your RDOF Region.
Manage RDOF construction capital and make sound investment decisions
Identify engineering/construction opportunities and promote change and initiate ideas
Oversight of the change management approval process for the RDOF construction project
Perform other duties as requested
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
Knowledge of company products and services
Advanced Knowledge of FTTH, HFC, and IP Networks
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to supervise and motivate others
Ability to use personal computer and software applications
Knowledge of all FCC compliance reports and other rules and regulations
Comprehensive understanding of applicable local and state rules and regulations
Comprehensive understanding of OSHA rules and regulations, both federal and state
Comprehensive understanding of HVAC and power distribution systems
Advanced knowledge of Digital Transmission
Advanced knowledge of Electronic theory
Advanced knowledge of Federal Communications Commission regulations
Advanced knowledge of Fiber Optic theory
Knowledge of National Electric Code and National Electric Safety Code
Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field, or equivalent experience
SCTE/BCTE certification or equivalent
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training
Related Work Experience
15+ years construction/engineering management experience
10+ years demonstrated experience with construction project management
10+ years demonstrated exceptional leadership skills
Office environment 50% - Field 50%
Exposure to moderate noise levels
Travel as required
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