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Manager,Deployment Program Management- Philadelphia or Remote- East coast 10/12/2017

ARRIS Group, Inc. Philadelphia, PA

Location
Philadelphia, PA
AJE Ref #
579733987
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
17001761
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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The purpose of this position is to be responsible for all phases of OSP construction projects in a manner consistent with policies, procedures, quality work standards, customer needs, and applicable local, state and federal regulations. The Construction Manager will report on the status of construction projects and serve as the primary point of contact for the customer, vendors, project personnel, local and state government agencies and utility companies.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project assignments will include short and long term construction projects with associated timelines or multi phased schedules, including dark fiber, residential and multi dwelling projects, aerial and trench, commercial construction, forced relocations, node splits, upgrades, etc. as well as Serviceabilitys, small plant extensions, cable replacements, building rewires, pole replacement, plant repairs, power supply replacements/upgrades, etc.

Demonstrates competence in all areas of fiber construction, cable plant with advanced specialized knowledge.

Manages field serviceability and site survey requests including cost estimates and submission of estimate to payer for reimbursement if applicable.

Manages the preparation and completion of various construction related paperwork and permits. This may include: interstate crossing permits, railroad crossing permits, pole attachment permits, strand map information, system designs, and purchase authorizations, in addition to various weekly and monthly construction reports.

Verify easements and obtain right-of-way agreements as applicable with system new build or rebuild.

Budgeting and accounting of actual material and labor spending against Project Authorizations and ensure accuracy of and approval of contractor invoices.

Manage partners, design centers, various sales associates, building owners, developers, local and state municipalities regarding projects.

Prepares and completes any necessary weekly/monthly and field operation reports.

Works with customer operations and ARRIS engineering regarding system acceptance guidelines and associated paperwork.

Authorize vendor invoices for materials and approved construction extensions.

Coordinate the construction activity with the partner/contractor, ensuring all construction specifications, and safety guidelines are adhered to.

Supports sales at pre-construction and planning meetings.

Mange site inspections and QC adherence

Basic Qualifications:


* 5 years of experience managing teams in fiber plant or CATV Construction

* Highschool Diploma or GED

* Strong computer skills on Microsoft Office

* Ability to lift and carry up to 75 lbs

* Ability to work in various weather conditions

* Ability to travel up to 50%

* Requires a drivers license with a clean record

Individuals should have at least 7-10 years of relevant field experience managing teams in fiber plant and CATV construction, service or plant maintenance, understanding of outside cable plant, basic mathematics, and city/county map reading.

Must have strong computer skills (MS Excel, Outlook, Word).

Strong knowledge of aerial and underground engineering/construction.

Operations background with plant maintenance and RF testing,

Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, working efficiently and effectively under deadlines.

Technically proficient in all aspects of fiber optic engineering, construction, and Splicing procedures.

Ability to organize and control inventories.

Working knowledge of OSHA and FCC regulations and specifications, supervision and office procedures.

Must possess a valid driver's license with good driving record.

Bilingual, preferred

EDUCATION LEVEL

High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) required.

Preferred 2 year Associate degree in electronics or related discipline.

Physical Requirements

This position involves both field and office work. Must be able to work in various weather conditions, which could be extreme hot or cold conditions.

Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds. Position will also involve sitting, standing, stooping, and/or crawling.