Construction Manager # JN -072021-67244

Birmingham, Alabama
Industry: Construction
Job Number: JN -072021-67244


  • Will be supporting small cell/Fiber and potentially DISH 
  • Responsible for all aspects of construction on Client projects including; Vendor selection, on-site management, coordination of subcontractors, OEM installers and customer representatives.
  • Represent Client as the expert on construction issues relating to construction/modification of towers and collocation or DAS and small cell projects, along with the associated inside & outside plant construction methods.  
  • Oversight for DAS and small cell projects will include activities related to above and below-ground fiber installation, hub construction, node construction and related utility make-ready.  
  • Ensure all assigned projects are completed according to mutually agreed upon timeline and budget of customer and Client.  
  • Ensure all work is conducted in accordance with Client policies and procedures in support of Client objectives. 


Essential Job Functions 

  • Directly advise and influence decisions of District and/or Program and Project Managers in all aspects of construction work. 
  • Actively participate in and make recommendations in Vendor selection process. 
  • Attend deployment and other customer meetings as subject matter expert for Client. 
  • Develop customer relationships that may result in influencing customers to award service work to Client. 
  • Make regular trips to sites during construction including: bid walk, precon walk, in progress site visits, punch walks and construction closeout. Provide direction to general contractors when doing ground work. 
  • Understand prevailing rates for all construction work and ensure Client is receiving competitive rates for quality work. 
  • Responsible to negotiate costs within scope of project, hold Vendor accountable to ensure budget is maintained; ensure District and/or Program and 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. 
  • Ensure all work is completed in accordance with Client construction standards, processes, and procedures. 
  • Ensure accurate and complete files are maintained for projects and appropriate closeout documents are distributed in a timely manner and are in accordance with corporate and customer standards. 
  • Ensure that all jobs are maintained in a project tracking system with complete accuracy. 
  • Act as Client safety observer and Quality Assurance representative while at the site ensuring compliance with Client safety program and related workmanship practices. 



  • High School degree 
  • A valid driver’s license required 


Experience/Minimum Requirements 

  • Minimum three (3) years of telecommunications/wireless construction experience 
  • Knowledge of Outside Plant Construction techniques (aerial & underground) for SCS. 
  • Familiarity with test equipment and techniques for performing RF Sweep test, OTDR, Power Meter and Passive Intermodulation (PIM) testing for SCS. 
  • Working knowledge of NESC, NEC and OSHA standards. 


Other Skills/Abilities 

  • Knowledge of budget development and execution 
  • Knowledge of construction management process 
  • Knowledge of site acquisition procedures, including regulatory and permitting process 
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints 
  • Ability to direct and diagnose work flow problems, critical paths and institute remedies 
  • Customer service orientation with a strong problem solving approach - strong interpersonal skills 
  • Strong computer skills - MS office and project management software knowledge 


Working Conditions:  

  • Will be required to travel to project sites with exposure to heavy equipment and environmental conditions 90% of the time.  
  • Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions 10% of the time. 

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