• Director of Construction-OSP Telecom

    Job Locations US-MO-Grandview
    Positions Available
  • Overview

    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 a company vehicle, competitive salary, and 3 weeks paid vacation within your first year of employment!

    And…we are currently looking for a Market Director to ensure that the planned construction projects are completed to customer specifications, time lines and budget while overseeing all administrative, engineering and construction activity.

    Position Summary:
    The Market Director must have the ability to work closely with Project Managers, Construction Managers, Customer Supply Teams, Engineering, Logistics/Warehouse suppliers, and General Contractors. Previous experience working on large telecommunications construction projects is necessary


    • Responsible for entire project contract, planning and implementation
    • Ability to multi-task and work under tight timelines and thrive on day to day operational pressure with both excellent managerial expertise and sound people skills
    • Ensures compliance and documentation of all applicable safety requirements
    • Oversees the Director of Construction in providing direction and oversight for contractors at the worksite
    • Oversight of procurement and costs including scope, budgets and scheduling from kick-off through commissioning and final acceptance by owner
    • Works and resolves issues with the design and engineering contractor
    • Conducts periodic meetings with client personnel throughout design, start up, performance testing and final acceptance
    • Analyzes customer and operation needs and incorporates this into estimates for additional services/features/installation or for changes to approved design
    • Oversight of material warehousing and materials
    • Responsible for project job cost, maintenance and manpower scheduling
    • Tracks, compiles and organizes data related to generating costs and schedules
    • Oversees the Project Control Manager in the development and implementation of standardized project documentation and directives for the project
    • Determines and communicates acceptable variances in procedures for specific projects
    • Identifies new process improvements and technical changes that address customer communication needs
    • Develops and utilizes process to alert key people of conditions and delays that may negatively affect deliverables and or costs for each project
    • Responsible for timely completion of project close-out reports identifying project lessons learned, project cost variances and causes, project schedule variances and causes, project performance accuracy and customer satisfaction


    • BS Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field and/or equivalent experience
    • Minimum of five (5) years of progressive leadership experience, including management of Engineering, Procurement, Construction or Telecommunications built project
    • Familiar with all facets of OSP management, including quoting, construction and delivery
    • Understanding of permit processes, locates and working with municipal agencies and utilities
    • Demonstrated ability to think pro-actively with excellent problem solving skills
    • Proven interpersonal skills and customer focus approach
    • Ability to manage multiple aggressive RFP and design construction schedules and responses
    • Prior Claims or Repair & Return experience preferred
    • Familiarity with OSHA and other safety regulations
    • Established organizational and time management skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft applications such as Project, Excel, and Word.
    • Able to consistently meet or exceed deadline expectations
    • Comfortable in the dynamic atmosphere of a construction organization with a rapidly expanding customer base
    • Experience managing large capital projects
    • Handles challenges and deadlines well
    • Capable of managing multiple design construction schedules and responses
    • Adept in understanding and reading construction documents
    • Proven negotiation skills
    • Business minded and able to maintain a commercial focus
    • Familiar with managing over 100 employees
    • Willing to work long hours
    • Prepared to work outside as well as an office setting


    Bear is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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