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CATV Construction Manager

Full-time Employee


Grand Rapids and surrounding areas


ASAP, contingent on background check and drug screen.




Management/Supervisory experience in CATV construction, Ability to work in a fast paced time sensitive environment and handle multiple tasks and last minute changes per customer or company mandate, Professionalism while interacting with people of all dispositions, High school diploma or GED, Proficient using MS Word and Excel, Must pass a background check, drug test, and motor vehicle check, Must possess a valid driver’s license for at least 2 years.

Job Description

We are looking for an individual with 3+ years of Fiber and coaxial construction work experience with at least 6 months supervisory experience. You must demonstrate a full understanding of Node plus zero system design, powering and activation. Are you customer focused, detail oriented and, enjoy managing a fast pace day to day operation with multiple challenges? Join the Kanaan Communications Team!

• Manage in house and subcontracted resources performing outside plant (OSP) construction and activation.
• Conduct pre-construction meetings.
• Interface with customers to coordinate schedules, plans and risks.
• Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations.
• Accurately forecast resource requirements based on completion deadlines.
• Conduct and manage quality control to ensure projects are executed safely and to specifications.
• Forecast, order and manage material usage requirements.
• Oversee training and certification of in house and subcontracted resources.
• Manage process of collecting, reviewing and distributing deliverables.
• Resolve issues related to damages and customer escalations.
• Ensure quality construction standards while using proper construction techniques.
• Ensure the project gets completed on time and within budget with focus on account management.
• Participate in preparation and review of estimates with attention to the following: adherence to cost control system, equipment requirements and utilization, construct ability, form work, materials, manpower, general conditions, schedule, insurance, etc.
• Communicate directly with customers as appropriate acting as the escalation point for project issues.
• Develop a strong working relationship with Project Managers to maximize new opportunities and revenue.
• Ensure that customers are informed of project progress, issues and projected completion dates.
• Assure the timely completion and submission of all required reports.
• Participate in accident investigations with fleet and safety employees. Determine degree of prevent-ability and coach employees on safe driving habits.

• Demonstrate a full understanding of Node plus zero system design, powering and activation.
• 3+ years of broadband cable construction experience and minimum of 6 months of supervisory experience
• High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor degree in business or equivalent experience preferred
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Excellent planning, organization and project management skills.
• Able to multitask and prioritize.
• Strong Microsoft Office computer skills.
• Knowledge of project management processes, means and methods.
• Knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards.
• Understand of all facets of the underground cable construction process.
• Familiar with construction management software packages.
• Able to read and understand financial metrics and identify remedies to financial issues.
• Able to stand, sit, bend, kneel, push/pull, reach, and stretch 30-50% of time.
• Able to lift and carry up to 80 pounds.
• Must pass a background check, drug test, and motor vehicle check.
• Must possess a valid driver’s license for at least 2 years.

• Paid Time Off
• Paid Holidays
• Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance/Long Term Disability/Short Term Disability
• 401(k) with Company Match
• Company Stock Purchase Plan
• Educational Reimbursements


Please apply at:

or Reply to this ad, you can also call (734) 228-4397

Thank you,

Kanaan Communications, LLC.

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About Us

Kanaan Communications, LLC provides a wide range of services to telecommunications providers including engineering services; outside plant construction (Aerial/Underground); plant maintenance; network upgrades including node splits, fiber & coax splicing, and activation/certification work. We have a specialized power supply team providing maintenance, capital improvements and on demand services. Kanaan Communications can be your full service contract partner.

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