CSC Holdings

Senior Director of Construction

6 days ago(1/12/2018 10:29 AM)
Requisition ID
2018-17312
Area of Interest
Information Technology
Business Unit
Business to Consumer
Position Type
Full-Time
US-TX-Plano

Overview

Suddenlink Communications is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to reviewing the talents and experience of each applicant compared to the specific job opening, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status or sexual orientation. We give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and military veterans. If you have a disability or are a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and/or apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation. Please contact us at 314-965-2020. This option is reserved for candidates who need support applying to Suddenlink as the result of a disability, and not intended for other purposes. 

 

Responsibilities

The Senior Director of Construction Services is responsible for the oversight and directing of Altice USA, Outside Plant (OSP) Construction for the Suddenlink Division involving activities in any or all of the following areas new construction, construction upgrade, fiber optics, planning, design.  OSP construction involves Commercial (SBS), Carrier, and Residential Construction.  The VP of OSP Construction directs all aspects of construction projects to ensure their completion according to standards, specifications, schedules, budgets and contractual commitments and provides direction and guidance to Construction Directors, and Design Supervisors and other personnel to ensure the coordination of activities and the timely, accurate completion of projects within budget.

 

Develops and implements standards to ensure efficient design and construction of all HFC and FTTx OSP Construction. Ensure such standards are enforced through testing and implementation of new build of OSP Construction.  Oversight of OSP includes but is not limited to new build, upgrade, infrastructure modification, fiber interconnect and node splits on existing or new plant construction.  Implements and monitors reporting systems for control of activities, schedules and costs.  Develops, recommends and meets expense and capital distribution budgets and labor costs.  Develops and forecasts budgets for capital expense/distribution, inventory/materials, and labor costs; manages/creates MTD and YTD reports based on actual spend vs. budget allocations.  Ensures the integrity of the design mapping system by both internal and external designers, by making the necessary adjustments in a timely, accurate manner.  Develops RFPs, negotiates contract labor costs, and assists in the selection and evaluation of contract bidders for projects and design.  Develops and presents monthly reports regarding new build, addresses of new build, and miles of OSP construction developed, tested, and implemented.  Maintains relationships with city, county, state officials utilities and other organizations to ensure permits, pole attachment agreements, easements, and other permissions are adhered to by standards set forth by such agencies.  Ensures that Contract Labor and selected Vendors meet safety and audits are addressed and adhered to by standards set forth by Suddenlink Communications Safety Department. Responsible for measuring the performance of all individual contributors, team leads, and supervisors in the upgrade construction function.  Oversees and manages the performance of work performed by contractor and/or in-house personnel.  Effectively partner and collaborate with other Departments such as Engineering, Field Operations, Finance, Safety, for effective and timely implementation of OSP construction. Communicate, support, and collaborate with Technical Operation Leaders to assess and develop ROI on OSP Construction to determine go/no go on new construction.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Ten or more years of HFC, OSP and/or FTTX construction design and implementation.
  • Five or more years of Leadership experience.
  • Experience with contractual documents and budget preparation.
  • Vendor management and relation experience.
  • Expert knowledge of cable television theory of operation and construction procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic management principles.
  • Advanced mathematical skills.
  • Experience with timely management of T & E reporting.

 

Preferred Experience/Requirements

  • Four year degree in Business, Engineering, IT or related field.
  • Leadership experience in CATV, VOD, HSI, VOIP Engineering.

 

            Working Conditions

  • Primarily office environment.
  • Some day and overnight travel required.
  • At time working in an outdoor environment required.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

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