WindStream Communications Construction Manager II-OSP in Hudson, Ohio

The OSP Construction Manager has overall responsibility for the construction of outside plant construction projects and programs. The employee will monitor all aspects of the project and expedite or escalate as appropriate to achieve the cost, quality and schedule goals for the project. / /


·Review engineering design prints for accuracy and ability to build project as

designed to include clear and concise prints, required units, applicable permits,

right-of-way information, MOP requirements, and site survey forms.

Communicate with city, county and state permitting agencies

·Work with other entities, internal and external to verify easements and licenses

·Work with private building owners to secure building entrance approval and

installation of building entrances

·Monitor contractor progress, contractor quality inspection, and timely

completion of assigned projects

Coordinate results with Broadband implementation and operations team for

success of projects

·Monitor and ensure SSP (Single Source Provider) on track to meet service

level agreements

Issue MOPS and coordinate with SSP and NOC for successful completion

Inspections and reconciliation of job orders

Provide reports to OSP Manager as requested

·Read and interpret construction documents, i.e.; prints and plans as well as

splicing diagrams that are used in the splicing of fiber optics

Analyze OTDR (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer) test results and coordinate

repairs as needed

·Conduct 65% of work in the field and 35% in the office on average; varies per


Minimum Requirements:

College degree in Engineering or a related field and 2-4 years professional level experience; or 6 years professional level related Engineering/Technical experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related Engineering/Technical experience required.

  • 2-6 years of commercial construction or telecom industry experience required

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Strong OSP construction knowledge with ability to read and create construction drawings to facilitate new builds, relocations and emergency repairs

  • Intermediate knowledge of permitting, engineering, contractor management, fiber splicing, project management, different types of underground and aerial cable plant installation and maintenance

  • Previous experience with software systems that track job status and scheduling

  • Intermediate computer skills utilizing: Microsoft Word, Excel, JobTrac, G/Comms, Microstation and/or other CAD/E systems

  • Valid driver’s license required

Primary Location: *US-Ohio-Hudson

Job Category: Engineering

Requisition ID: 18003258

Other Locations: US-Ohio-Chardon, US-Ohio-Hudson

Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.