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Senior Construction Manager

Full-time Employee

New Hampshire



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Local Candidate Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university required and three to five years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Description

The wide variety of tasks a Senior Construction Manager may fulfill include: account management; supervision of employees and external consultants; handling daily staff assignments; planning and administering budgets; controlling income and revenue; and tracking program expenses.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage day to day activities for multiple assigned OSP construction projects:

Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems as part of individual OSP projects.
Prepare and submit performance requirements, material needs, timing information, budget estimates and other operational documents in support of KGPCo proposals and quotes.
Prepare proposals and quotes.
Evaluate construction methods and determine cost-effectiveness of plans.
Schedule OSP construction projects in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
Study OSP construction project specifications to determine appropriate construction methods and needs.
Obtain necessary permits and licenses.
Manage and track inventory, materials and equipment including project specific inventory, tools, vehicles, equipment and supplies.
Determine labor requirements and engage with Human Resources to recruit, hire and/or re-assign employees to ensure adequate staffing levels are met.
Direct and supervise subordinate employees and vendors involved in managing and performing day to day OSP Construction activities.
Select, coordinate and oversee vendors that complete specific pieces of OSP construction projects, such as tower crews, line crews, splicing crews, subcontractors, staff augmentation providers, landscapers, painters or plumbers.
Meet contractual conditions of performance set by customer.
Monitor budget and input data for systems to prepare progress and cost tracking reports for internal and external use.
Monitor OSP construction progress, make adjustments necessary to meet deadlines, specifications, building codes, safety codes and other applicable regulations and input data for systems to prepare progress reports for internal and external use.
Investigate damage, accidents, emergencies and delays; determine and take action to mitigate impact.
Confer with employees, vendors, customers, owners, architects and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
Be familiar with KGPCo safety and quality programs and manage OSP construction projects according to applicable safety requirements.
Monitor projects to be sure site safety inspections are conducted and ensure safety and quality guidelines are followed by employees and vendors.
Regularly and continuously review the work progress for each OSP construction project.
Analyze, manage and mitigate risks.
Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques.
Travel requirements vary by project, can be up to 50%.
Other duties, as assigned.
Hire full-time and temporary laborers to contribute to each project.
Possess valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.


7+ years of OSP construction experience and education or equivalent combination of education, training and other experience.
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Ability to manage multiple projects at once with no decline in customer service or quality control.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent planning, organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills.
Capable of interfacing well at all levels within a large organization and customer base.


Bilingual (Spanish, Portuguese) a plus.
Thrives in a dynamic, fast paced environment with many simultaneous responsibilities.
Customer-facing leadership and account management experience.
Prior management experience.
Knowledge of construction management processes, products, means, methods, rules, regulations and quality standards.
Competent in conflict and crisis management.
Prior time and budgetary management skills.
Able to read and understand RUS engineering and construction designs.
Able to understand MSO, CATV, and telecom engineering workprints.
Knowledge of and experience overseeing compliance with Telcordia standards, NEC standards, OHSA regulations, and national and local construction codes and specifications.

Manages subordinate supervisors; is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these units. Carries out Supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


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KGPCo is the country's largest communications product distribution and service solution provider in the telecommunications industry. A Tier 1 woman-owned diversity business, KGPCo is the only large-scale organization that combines a comprehensive suite of communication network management, engineering, and implementation services with a national logistics network and portfolio of manufacturer partnerships. In addition, our recently launched Solution Innovation Center serves to evaluate cloud solutions developed and operationalized in a live network environment.

Our Story
Since 1973, KGPCo has built unique offerings of Supply Chain, Distribution, Integration Services, and network services including OSP, ISP and Network Cloud by understanding industry challenges and relying on the solid foundation of hard work and perseverance established by founders Kathleen and Dale Putrah. It's this legacy that has established an unequaled Customer First philosophy for KGPCo - Products / Services / Network Cloud

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