Construction Supervisor Position

Construction Supervisor

Department: Field Services/Construction
Reports To: Chief Technical Officer
Location: Lebanon, Oregon with travel to various remote sites
Pay Rate: DOE

JOB SUMMARY:
The Construction Supervisor coordinates construction efforts through in-house and contract labor for new construction, maintenance, and rebuild projects. As a Construction Supervisor, you have the chance to develop your management and leadership skills, work in a safety-minded environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION:
The essential functions of this position require prioritizing and completing all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner, adjusting for changing priorities and availability of resources, and demonstrating initiative in identifying additional job-related tasks to be completed when time permits.

  1. Installs operates and maintains overhead and underground facilities according to PEAK standards, Oregon OSHA, and the NESC.
  2. Have competent knowledge of aerial and underground utility construction methods appropriate to the specifications of the project.
  3. Direct and supervise internal (Construction Crew, Groundsmen, Splicers, Flaggers) and subcontracted workforce
  4. Requisition supplies and materials, as required by supply chain management, to complete construction projects.
  5. Communicate with supervisory personnel, owners, subcontractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as procedures, complaints, and construction challenges.
  6. Investigate all construction-related claims and delays to ensure proper procedures are being implemented and enacted.
  7. Coordinate with engineers and developers in designing the plant; draw and sketch installation and location of equipment and cable; complete bill of materials (BOM) needed for planned construction.
  8. Coordinate permitting and make-ready process.
  9. Uses broadband line construction equipment to include, but not limited to, stringing equipment, backhoes, excavators, boring machines, cable plows, material handlers, and trucks
  10. Troubleshoots broadband backbone and distribution lines. Works with field service installation teams.
  11. Contributes in all phases of record-keeping, mapping integrity and work order As-Builts.
  12. Responsible for the hiring, training, development, and performance management of staff.
  13. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, driving trucks, operating equipment, loading and unloading material, climbing poles, and working from aerial man-lift devices.
  14. Communicate with the Manager or designated delegate to provide updates about construction progress.
  15. Review and process damage claims.
  16. Supervise all construction operations to ensure that all operations are completed in accordance with customer and industry specifications. This includes ensuring that all employees working on project are working safely and productively
  17. Provide OJT training for employees working under your direction on construction practices and methods to ensure a safe and productive work environment.
  18. Assign daily production to in-house and subcontract laborers and crews
  19. Perform audits of construction operations to ensure work is being completed in compliance with project specifications and monitor safe work practices.
  20. Resolve complaints with property owners in areas where our personnel are working.
  21. Review daily production reports, material usage sheets, keep track of work hours, complete and maintain accurate “as-built maps” for areas built.
  22. Reconcile all issued parts and materials on a daily basis to ensure accurate material usage counts.
  23. Responds with sound judgment to unusual and hazardous circumstances.
  24. Maintains responsibility for verifying the condition of all vehicles, equipment and tools provided for use in the performance of work.
  25. Represents PEAK and its parent companies in a manner conducive to good public relations.
  26. Communicate in a professional, respectful, and courteous manner with all employees, the Board of Directors, customers, and others with whom we may work. Contribute to a successful workgroup through positive interactions, active listening, meaningful collaborations, and the constructive exchange of ideas designed to meet or exceed the organization’s strategic goals.
  27. Complete special projects and other duties as assigned to meet team, department, and organizational goals while actively demonstrating accountability and responsibility for achieving desired outcomes and measurable results.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Qualified candidates for this position will have relevant education and experience necessary to perform the essential functions and meet the minimum performance expectations for this position.

Required Education and Experience —

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid CDL driver’s license with Class A endorsement

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities –

  • Knowledge of broadband industry; project management; construction techniques and terminology; overhead and underground construction standards as well as Oregon OSHA and NESC requirements.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Ability to supervise and motivate others
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
  • Reviews constructed work orders for consistency with the original project design. Tabulates the actual number of units used on the project. Supplies Engineers with a complete set of As-Built drawings once the project is completed.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary to communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external customers, vendors, contractors, and other diverse audiences while providing outstanding customer service.
  • Strong technical, troubleshooting, problem-solving, research, organizational and analytical skills, combined with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet established deadlines. The ability to multitask is also essential while remaining flexible with changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Well-reasoned decision making with high attention to detail regarding organization, planning, workflow, and project prioritization to ensure tasks are completed efficiently and accurately.
  • Highly ethical, self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently and/or with limited direction, as well as cooperatively in a team environment, while consistently demonstrating collaborative, respectful, and productive work habits.

AVAILABILITY, PHYSICAL DEMANDS, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Availability and Accessibility
Due to the nature and scope of the essential functions, the importance of personal interactions with coworkers and members of the public, and the availability of job-related tools, equipment, and resources at work, performance of the essential functions requires regular, consistent availability, accessibility, and presence on-site.

Approximately 40 hours/week may be required to efficiently perform the job duties of this position, including presence at designated internal and external meetings. This position may also require availability and accessibility to respond to and address emergencies and critical situations outside of normal business operating hours in the evenings and/or during weekends.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Receive, understand, evaluate, and appropriately respond to communications from employees, the Board of Directors, and members of the public using available technology, in person and in a public setting when necessary.
  • Maintain professional and respectful communication style to ensure reactions and responses to both emergency and non-emergency situations serve as an example to others of appropriate workplace communications.
  • Provide intellectually sound and well-reasoned answers, recommendations and solutions to identified business problems, issues and/or questions. Efficiently and quickly analyze, process, manipulate, and accurately record extensive amounts of data (some of which is technical in nature) and other information that serves as the basis for this position.
  • Use a personal computer or other technology devices frequently and consistently for the purpose of reviewing, analyzing, creating, transmitting, and presenting documents, data and other business-related information.
  • Frequently lift, transport and/or move up to approximately 75 lbs. each day in the performance of regular duties and occasionally up to 100 lbs. Changes position frequently and works in awkward positions. Required to stand for extended periods of time, sit while driving and/or attending meetings, and walk on uneven ground in all types of terrain. Required to push, pull, twist, reach and use finger dexterity to grip/handle tools, equipment controls, etc. Climbs in and out of buckets of aerial man-lift with a tool belt, materials, and equipment. Work requires regular entering/exiting of vehicle. Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing, and descending a stepladder may also be required.
  • Drive on behalf of PEAK and/or report for work in all types of weather.

Environmental Conditions:
The work environment conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. This position works primarily in the field and is exposed to all types of weather conditions including temperature extremes and rainy environments. Outdoor setting involves all types of property and site conditions, including open spaces, timberlands, urban developments, flat and hilly terrain, building construction sites, and road rights of way. Subject to outside weather/driving conditions.

DISCLOSURES:
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. It is intended as a general guide of the job duties and tasks the person in this position may be asked to perform as part of our PEAK team. It is by no means an exhaustive list of all of the job duties or responsibilities that may be assigned to this position. Position descriptions may occasionally be updated, as necessary, to reflect evolving business needs, and such changes may not be reflected immediately in written form.

Refusal or unwillingness to perform duties and tasks assigned in a positive, professional, and productive manner, even if seeming to fall outside of this description, maybe considered insubordination and a violation of PEAK policies and expectations.

Resume Submission:
Please send your resume or submission via email to jobs@peakinternet.com with “Construction Supervisor” in the subject line.

PEAK is an equal opportunity employer.

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