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Johnson Service Group is actively searching for a Fiber Construction Manager in the Melville, NY area
Contract duration: 12-months plus (high probability of being extended)
Fiber Construction Engineer experienced with outside plant (OSP) and inside plant (ISP) cable construction in aerial and underground facilities, with a thorough knowledge of all issues related to local and state permitting, pole and conduit licensing procedures from Utilities & Municipalities, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Capability to manage multiple construction contractors.
From project qualification and design through punch-list and close-out, ensure that projects are completed to client and internal specification, on time, and within budget.
50% travel to project/client sites in and around Melville, NY area (20-mile radius)
o Reimbursed for mileage when driving to project sites
Work hand in hand with Fiber Engineers.
Manage all external vendors necessary for timely completion and within budget.
Conduct initial constructability review in accordance with project specifications.
Develop Construction Bid Package and competitively bid project to subcontractors.
Manage development of permit and construction plans
Order and track delivery of 3rd party materials
Oversee site construction, managing schedule and subcontractors to customer and internal requirements.
Coordinate all construction activities with local and state agencies with regards to permitting and licensing.
Attend company and client status meetings.
Provides communication on milestones, on time delivery, and general updates to leadership and project management/service delivery resources
Ensure that all jobs are maintained in a project tracking system with complete accuracy.
Responsible to negotiate costs within scope of project, hold vendor accountable to ensure budget is maintained; ensure project managers and customers are aware of issues that will impact project completion or cost.
Responsible to problem solve issues that may occur onsite and make recommendations based on priority and need to ensure the project and budget are maintained.
Experience / Requirements:
2+ years telecom construction experience
2+ years direct telecommunications experience with 3+ years of supervisory contractor construction experience preferred
Experienced with both Outside Plant Construction techniques (aerial & underground) and Inside Plant Construction
Familiarity with test equipment and techniques for performing Grounding and Bonding Tests, RF Sweep test, OTDR, Optical Power Meter and Passive Intermodulation (PIM) testing (preferred)
Working knowledge of NESC, NEC and OSHA standards (preferred)
Education: 2-year technical degree or equivalent work experience; and/or BS in Construction Engineering, or equivalent work experience (preferred)
PMP certification (a plus)
Valid drivers license required
Johnson Service Group is an EEO / An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer