AlticeUSA/CSC Holdings

  • Director of Construction

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/9/2018 9:33 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Area of Interest
    Information Technology
    Business Unit
    Business to Consumer
    Position Type
    Job Location : Location
  • Overview

    Altice USA is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States. We are a subsidiary of Altice NV, a convergent global leader in telecom, content, media, entertainment and advertising founded in 2001 by entrepreneur Patrick Drahi. We are driven by a philosophy to always challenge ourselves. We question everything so that we can find the best way forward for our customers. And in a world where continuous innovation is the only way forward, we are redefining the vision we have for our customers, enterprises, advertisers - and our people.


    The 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.



    • 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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