Construction Operations Lead

Location: 

Parsippany, NJ, US, 07054

Brand:  Lightpath
Requisition #:  431

Lightpath is one of the largest competitive local exchange carriers in the tri-state area. We own and operate our infrastructure "from the ground up" by deploying over 20,000 route miles connecting 13,500 on-net/LIT buildings, With a strong portfolio of cutting edge solutions for Internet, WAN, Voice, SD-WAN, Security & Cloud services, we enable Enterprise customers of all sizes the ability to react to new challenges while developing best practices for the future. With Lightpath’s continued focus on network excellence and a “customer first” service commitment, we are building a workforce of the best talent that will meet the needs of our customers and reflect the diverse communities we serve.

Responsibilities

 

  • Review construction packages to identify Right Of Way issues and verify if police supervision are required.
  • Complete SOW (Statement of Work) for project and forward to vendors for project quotes. Based on expected project cost, follow corporate policies and preparing bids/ RFQ (Request For Quote).
  • Submit vendor quote for Oracle input.
  • Schedule walk through meeting with customers and landlord for projects.
  • Field verify construction package for possible Right Of Way issues, change at customer’s location, change in services ordered, etc.
  • Once notified of contractor award, review quote, advice contractor of award, if underground is required have contractor call in mark outs (Code 53).
  • Secure any Certificates of Insurance required from vendors.
  • Review project B.O.M. (Bill of Materials) secure and/or order materials for contractor and advise management of any inventory issues.
  • Complete all related Netcracker tasks for overbuilds, augments and new builds.
  • Advise management of expected construction timetable, complete IBO (Initial build order) and COC (completion of construction) for all projects as required.
  • Update all systems notes during project and complete all tasks as required. Updates should be completed at a minimum of once per week.
  • Once project is completed by vendor, preform Quality control check before releasing the project to the next group.
  • Responsible to proof all invoices and as-built for accuracy. Quality control/sign off on vendor’s invoicing for adherence to rate card pricing (and/or quote), items billed for were delivered, vendor was productive, etc.

Qualifications

 

  • Must be a High School Graduate, preferably with some college background.
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years’ experience in outside and inside plant construction with one year of supervisory experience.
  • Must be fully proficient with PC’s and associated software. 
  • The individual must have good interpersonal skills and prior experience in project management.
  • He/she must have thorough knowledge of construction practices and procedures as well as knowledge of fiber optic materials and practices. 
  • The supervisor must be able to read and understand maps, building prints, architectural drawings, system prints, and engineering work orders.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in the state of their residence. 
  • The supervisor must have a thorough knowledge of fiber and network design and be capable of making field modifications to engineering work orders as required to meet changing customer requests.

Lightpath is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark