SRI Telecom
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • 25+
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full benefits for medical, dental and vision. Offer 401K as well.


Company Information:

In the exploding business of modern telecommunications, SRI is at the forefront of this expansion by helping companies build, integrate & staff their cutting-edge networks. SRI is proud to only work with the largest service providers in the country which gives us endless opportunities for business and personal growth!

Description of Role

SRI Telecom is seeking a OSP Construction Specialist with relevant project coordination experience to contribute to all areas of expertise with various cross functional project teams. The successful specialist is responsible for overseeing/monitoring the field activities of Construction Technicians and/or contractors to ensure new construction, repair, and system maintenance activities are completed in accordance with established standards. Administers some aspects of construction activities, including materials, labor, and resource allocation planning. Acts as lead in teams and projects. Has developed knowledge and skills in own discipline. Still acquiring higher level skills. Works with moderate guidance in own area of knowledge.

Tasks

  • Ensures the execution of overhead/underground construction duties such as: placing hardline cables, frame and strand poles, transfer facilities between poles, place cable in joint trench, and safe operation of construction vehicles and cable trailers.
  • Performs on the field ride-out/walk-out of project sites for the purpose of surveying, gathering, and recording details, finding solutions, monitoring progress, performing post-construction review.
  • Develops cost estimates for a project, monitors job costs, evaluates change orders and controls the cost of work in progress to budget.
  • Investigates and monitors accurate record keeping with regards to project start, milestone dates, production logs, material costs, and labor expenditures.
  • Instructs work site safety standards; conducts work site visits to ensure compliance with safety standards and participates in regular safety meetings with the crew.
  • Ensures that resources (i.e., vehicles, equipment, and inventory) are maintained in proper working order.
  • Supports Specialists and leadership team with coordination of projects.
  • Generates logs and reports on construction, projects, materials, and expenditures.
  • Reviews, resolves, follows-up customer request and complaints.
  • Monitor's performance of construction crew to established goals and objectives.
  • Advises, trains, and guides technicians.
  • Coordinates all phases of construction projects including pre-construction meetings, site surveys, permit and license applications, make-ready, design and documentation, material procurement, contract labor requirements, and plant activation.
  • Oversees the activity of subcontractors.
  • Meets and interacts with Government/Town officials and representatives from Utilities, Contractors, outside agencies, consultants, and internal business partners.
  • Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Skills & Responsibilities

  • Project Management skills required.
  • Knowledge of the National Electric Codes
  • Excel, Outlook skills required.
  • Cross functional team coordination skills required.
  • Ability to take ownership of jobs/tasks and drive to completion.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills required.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills required.
  • Be a Self-Starter who can work independently after proper training and mentorship.
  • Ability to learn new proprietary software, download and compare data skills required.

Work Schedule

  • Monday through Friday 7 am – 4 pm, OT as needed, nights/weekends as needed

Benefits

SRI offers W-2 employment with access to a comprehensive benefits package such as 2 weeks' paid vacation, 7-paid holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, 401k, HSA and others!

Salary

This position pays $25/hour+ on up, depending on experience.

Location: 60525

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