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Construction Foreman

Edinburg, VA 22824, USA Req #975
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Shentel (NASDAQ: SHEN) is a regional telecommunications company successfully providing a broad range of telecommunication solutions for over 110 years.  Shentel is committed to enriching the lives of the customers we serve with the highest quality telecommunication services by making major investments in technology easy.  It is our vision to provide rural communities with access to the same level of telecommunications services as those found anywhere else in the US.  With operations in multiple states, we provide our customers with wireline and wireless telephone, Cable TV, and internet.  In addition Shentel is proud to be an affiliate of Sprint.  We own and operate the more than 1000 towers that support our wireless network and employ the teams who work in our 48 Sprint stores, provide customer service, and operate the wireless network.  We are looking for dedicated people with professional attitudes who take pride in providing superior customer service, closing sales and driving success of all of the facets of our business.  We're Shentel.  Always connected to you.  Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. 

Job Summary:
The Construction Foreman is responsible for administering construction plans for assigned telecom Outside Plant (OSP) work, while directly training and supervising the assigned construction crew. Responsibilities include assuring safety at the work site and directly supervising all on site activities for construction work orders. The Construction Foreman leads all construction activities which includes but not limited to meeting schedule and budgeting estimates, acquiring all necessary material and equipment for job completion, and communicating with crew members and internal and external customers for job status updates.
 
Qualification Requirements:
a. Education: AS degree in a relevant engineering or technology field is preferred. Other candidates with a strong technical background and substantial industry or military experience will be considered.
b. Experience Level: i. 7 or more years of industry experience ii. 3 plus years in OSP Construction
c. Special Requirements: i. Ability to lift and carry 75 pounds ii. Ability to operate all construction equipment required for OSP cable placement methods iii. Advance knowledge of National Electric Safety Code (NESC)
iv. Strong project management experience
d. Skill Requirements: i. Detail oriented and strong organizational skills ii. Demonstrated strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills iii. Excellent written and verbal communication skills iv. Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously
e. Licenses or Certifications: i. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) ii. VA811 Computer Based Training (CBT) Excavation Certification iii. VDOT Intermediate Work Zone Traffic Certification


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Other details

  • Job Family Engineering & Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Edinburg, VA 22824, USA