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Director of Construction

Job Title
Director of Construction
Job ID
Work Hybrid
Washington,  DC
Other Location
Baltimore MD
Position Overview
The Director of Construction is tasked with managing fiber optic network performance in accordance with industry, corporate and customer standards in outside plant applications.  The Director of Construction will be responsible for estimating and controlling all capital and expense projects, supervising the installation of and maintenance of conduit, fiber optic cable and related equipment, developing and implementing work schedules necessary for supervising the daily work of all subordinates to provide locating of the network and repairs and maintenance of same.  Training subordinates in the proper use and maintenance of OSP equipment is mandatory.  Acting as the company liaison, the Director of Construction will represent corporate interests when interfacing with local, state and federal governmental agencies in matters affecting the fiber optic network.  Additionally, providing technical support to the sales, marketing, network support and splicing service departments will be required.  “Trouble Management” reporting, emergency restoration / disaster recovery and general contractor and other vendor related duties are required.
Essential Job Functions
  • Manage and maintain fiber network to achieve company and customer satisfaction
· Supervise activities of all subordinates, develop their work schedules and training
· Assist marketing, sales, business and engineering by providing technical guidance
· Budget & expense management, cost estimating, Trouble Management  tracking
· BS Engineering related field or Construction Management or related experience 
· Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
· Proficient w/PCs ,Microsoft Office Applications ( Word, Excel, Project,  etc), OSP Insight, Visio, DeLorme and other mapping software
· Current valid driver’s license
· Utility construction experience in metropolitan, rural and long haul arenas
Other Skills/Abilities
· Ability to understand mapping programs and key identifiers in a fiber optic network, read and utilize GPS units and record network positioning
· Ability to manage and / or prepare, splice and test FOC via use of power meters / light source, OTDRs and reporting requirements, fusion splice equipment and various types of locating devices
· Knowledge of “Call Before You Dig” rules and regulations as they apply to a network utility provider
· Knowledge of grounding principles in an underground utility network
· Knowledge of OSHA safety rules and regulations as they apply to locating and providing repair and maintenance within a fiber optic network
· Knowledge and ability to operate a FOC monitoring system
Physical Requirements
· Must be able to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel and reach
· Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
· Must have visual acuity
· Must be able to lift 0-25 pounds
NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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