OSP Field Supervisor

US-AL-Huntsville
Category
Communications
Positions Available
1

Overview

Fiber OSP Construction Supervisor - Huntsville, AL

 

Why join the Bear family? We offer an exciting, challenging and dynamic work environment. Bear Communications is committed to the pursuit of growth and use of innovative technologies to improve our company and increase our service offerings. We envision a future where our company is the number one communications provider in the region.

 

Why else? We offer an inclusive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision. Plus paid training, company vehicle, competitive salary, and 3 weeks paid vacation within your first year of employment!

 

And…we are looking for a construction supervisor who is qualified to perform field inspections of cable/fiber placement, cable fiber splicing, construction work, pre-survey of construction packages, data preparation and documentation in reporting field results, field meetings, with client personnel, as well as, government agencies and construction contractors. 

Responsibilities

  • Assisting in building out both underground and aerial aspects of the FTTH network, which requires the quality to be held to the strictest of standards. Supervise in-house and subcontract resources.
  • Generate reports and provide feedback based upon information received and knowledge of industry standards and experience
  • Provide technical support for Field Operations and Customers
  • Customer service, including: interfacing with the customer, providing guidance in getting the best solution for their application
  • Adhere to and promote the environmental, health & safety policies of Bear Communications.
  • Working knowledge in underground utility construction, including conduit construction, knowledge of Outside Plant Safety and Procedures, working knowledge of engineering work prints, ability to understand and interpret construction documents as applicable
  • Responsible for managing timelines and ensuring the schedule is maintained by our contract partners
  • Ensure start and completion dates for each aspect the MSO expectations. Pre-plan to ensure that resources are available for the start of construction, splicing and clean-up
  • Complete construction work sheets every morning and ensure their accuracy
  • Track daily production for each crew and ensure to achieve schedule demands at all times.
  • Monitor and track work of our contractors to ensure accountability and accuracy, as well as making sure that specifications are being met and standards are being following for both construction and safety
  • Ensure all crews have safety vests, cones, truck signs, hard hats and any other required safety gear. Safety is very important and our crews must maintain a professional appearance.
  • Ensure that all crews have appropriate tools and equipment on site at all times. If they are not properly outfitted shut the crew down until verified
  • Keep the Project Manager updated on progress of the fiberhood, as well as any issues that may arise

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years’ experience working in the telecommunications industry
  • Self-starter with integrity and confidence who strives to achieve in even the most challenging environments with limited supervision
  • Able to comprehend and follow work instructions, apply basic math, and solve problems
  • Team player with well-developed interpersonal skills who is comfortable in a cross-functional, multi-cultural environment
  • Mechanically oriented individual with the ability to solve problems and implement change
  • Strong communication and writing skills with the ability to clearly explain issues to contractors and fellow employees
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Good time management
  • Practical experience a must
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Capable of using a computer 

Bear Communications, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Females, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply!

 

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