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Senior Manager - Construction

Company: Frontier
Location: Myrtle Beach
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Manager - ConstructionDescriptionThis position will provide team leadership to local construction managers as they perform direct oversight of outside plant construction employees and activity in their respective assigned geographic areas. The Sr. Manager will ensure that local managers on their team collectively achieve all construction goals for both large company initiatives and BAU activities that support daily orders or local commitments. This position reports to the Director of Construction & Engineering and as such must provide feedback to the area leadership team on performance against objectives and work closely with engineering partners to ensure that both teams are aligned and assist each other in meeting goals. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Ensure that their team meets project in-service dates while ensuring through appropriate inspection that projects are constructed as designed or as modified if field conditions necessitate after consultation with engineering. Any field changes MUST be captured by the JIM process to secure necessary approvals.Manage work and workforce under established capital and expense budget objectives. This includes ensuring that there is an accurate review and approval of contractor invoices, a timesheet review with appropriate oversight of overtime authorization, and ensuring proper material use is aligned with projects.Work closely with vendor partners to ensure that they manage their work and perform as outlined in their agreements and resolve any conflicts that may arise.Help remove roadblocks associated with permit requirements by communicating with permitting agencies and resolving any concerns proactively or addressing grievances for complaints that may arise.Responsible for setting team goals in alignment with department goals and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to ensure priority focus and pursuit of consistent improvement and simplification. Consistently provides feedback and direction to staff to ensure employee development, engagement, and business knowledge; complete employee performance appraisals/reviews at intervals specified by the business but informally frequently enough to ensure consistent performance feedback.Partners with Human Resources to ensure firm, fair, and consistent application of HR practices/policies and labor agreements.Ensures employee advocacy and a positive work environment by listening and responding to employee feedback, issues, questions, and concerns promptly. (When possible, 24-hour response time to all employee relations issues).Maintain a safe work environment by conducting regularly scheduled safety meetings, applicable safety training, and reinforcing state/federal safety requirements within the workplace.Required Skills:
5+ years of prior supervisory experienceMust be able to interact with internal/external customers and various community leaders to establish relationships and assist with problem resolutionMust possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills along with a strong work ethic, and the ability to work well under pressure and/or with deadlinesExtensive knowledge of engineering, plant service center, and outside plant functions.Must possess basic PC skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Advanced knowledge of outside plant construction functions (Line & Splice) for both copper and fiber and in all placement scenarios (Aerial, buried, underground).Must possess a basic understanding of electronics, electrical circuitry, network installation, maintenance, and testing of central offices as well as FTTH and data networkingMust be available 24/7 to support off-shift technicians and emergencies as needed.Must be able to work in inclement weather.Training/ Education Required:
BA/BS in Telecommunications, Operations Management, or Business Administration preferred or applicable OSP Construction work experience.Must possess a valid state drivers licenseFrontier salaries are estimated by third parties and may or may not reflect actual or total compensation. Please confirm with your recruiter.We are deeply committed to attracting talented team members in the US from all backgrounds regardless of race, age, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, disability status, or nationality. However, at this time, we are not sponsoring any Visas.Frontier Communications is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Keywords: Frontier, Wilmington , Senior Manager - Construction, Professions , Myrtle Beach, North Carolina

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