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The Senior Construction Manager is responsible for all technical aspects of the telecommunications equipment deployment at assigned job/sites and is the onsite leader and decision maker on all issues falling under the position’s scope. The Senior Construction Manager is responsible for ensuring the appropriateness of the site for deployment, selecting the employees or suppliers to perform the construction on the site, negotiating the scope items with suppliers, determining and managing the distribution of the equipment and materials necessary for the deployment, planning and scheduling the installation and construction of the job/site, including project schedules, forecasting, and sequencing of work, auditing the construction upon completion, approving the construction as complete or declining the construction as incomplete, ensuring that construction decisions will come within the budget of the job/site, and delegating administrative tasks to Construction Coordinators, who provide support to the Senior Construction Manager. It is intended that Senior Construction Managers delegate construction work in the field, and not perform construction work themselves. It is also intended that Senior Construction Managers take responsibility for the more complicated jobs/sites and, further, share expertise with Construction Managers, as needed.
To ensure the proper deployment of telecommunications equipment on time and within budget, by:
In the pre-sales phase and early phase of the project, providing input to the Customer Project Manager on the level of efforts (including amount of hours) required based on the scope of the project, which will be used to develop the budget for the project.
Understanding the scope of work contracted by the customer, including the minimum thru-put requirements and the end requirements of the customer, and planning and managing execution of the same.
Utilizing the Senior Construction Manager’s expertise of the build elements to:
Evaluate the job/site to determine whether it is appropriate for the customer’s requirements
Determine whether Ericsson will self-perform or use suppliers to perform construction on the job/site
If Senior Construction Manager determines that a supplier will be used, the Senior Construction Manager will select suppliers to perform construction on the job/site, taking into account needs of the construction, expertise required for the job/site, cost and revenue commitments
Build the scope of the job/site by deciding on the step-by-step methodology to build the site, the number of crews needed to accomplish the build, and the materials and equipment necessary to complete the build; if a supplier is used, the Senior Construction Manager may review the proposals of the suppliers and accept or decline such proposals
Develop a plan of record, taking into account when the notice to proceed (NTP) on construction will be provided and, based on expertise, when crews (and the number of individuals on each crew) and materials should arrive on-site for construction to ensure that construction will be performed correctly, on time and within budget
Plan and adjust schedules, as necessary, and work with Customer Project Manager on any necessary changes to the budget, including recommendations to the Customer Project Manager, which will be generally deferred to by the Customer Project Manager
Oversee and direct all construction at the site to determine that the construction is being performed as directed, safely, and correctly
As part of the overseeing of the construction on the job/site, authority to recommend the discipline, removal or termination of employees and to raise issues and concerns to suppliers of external workers
As part of the overseeing of the construction on the job/site, authority to direct and evaluate work of employees and consult with suppliers regarding plans and processes
Lead plan of day (go/no go) meetings, providing guidance, as needed, and determining resolutions to any problems or issues raised during plan of day meetings
Determine whether construction has been properly and accurately completed, as directed by the Senior Construction Manager; if not, reject the construction and require suppliers or employees to perform additional work until the Senior Construction Manager is satisfied that the construction is properly and accurately completed
Preparing various reports, analyses and presentations as necessary, including (but not limited to) status reports on job/site progress and, if any problems, the recommended manner of handling the problem
Assigning administrative tasks for the job/site to Construction Coordinators, including (but not limited to) data entry and scheduling of meetings and calls
Providing performance-related feedback on Ericsson employees performing work on or pertaining to a job/site, as needed and for use in yearly performance evaluations
Entrepreneurial & commercial thinking
Ability to perform at a high level with minimal supervision
Ability to proactively analyze issues and make sound decisions
Ability to work and communicate effectively with people
Ability to multi-task under short duration intense situations
Ability to cope with pressures & setbacks
Ability to deliver results and meet customer’s and Ericsson’s expectations
Planning & organization skills
Strong leadership skills
Strong consultative skills
Ability to think in innovative fashion
Market Project Team
Customer Unit (CU)
Customer Project Management
Environmental Health & Safety (EHS)
Customers (AT&T Special Project)
3rd Party Suppliers
Local governments and property owners
TOOLS & RESOURCES
Good knowledge of:
Microsoft Office suite of programs
Ericsson local data management tools
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QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or equivalent work experience of 6-10 years or similar industry experience
Experience with providing design solutions and guidance of order of operations
Ability to determine site feasibility, as well as site design consulting as needed.
Direct knowledge of general construction processes & procedures
Experience in managing and directing general contractors, construction scope estimation, etc. (Civils, Ground, L&A, Backhaul, MW)
Knowledge of and ability to enforce Ericsson and customer construction and quality standards.
Basic knowledge of troubleshooting practices and techniques.
Good understanding of site acquisition, zoning, permitting, landlord negotiations, leasing laws, jurisdictional requirements and environmental compliance
Ability to interface with customers, property owners, and other internal and external ancillary personnel as needed.
Basic knowledge of contracts (leasing, vendor facing, customer facing)
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Strong ability to learn quickly and adapt to fast tempo and fluid work environment
Strong understanding of EHS statutory requirements impacting Ericsson in the local market
Strong ability to communicate and work with multiple personalities and professional skill levels effectively
Ability to solve common problems effectively
Drive to follow all safety standards and complete approved OSHA 10-hour course for telecommunications industry. If managing crews, then OSHA 30-hour course must be completed (instead of OSHA 10).
Previous experience working on Ericsson equipment portfolio is a plus
Field experience in managing general contractors, construction scope estimation, etc., is a plus.
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore, employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.
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Recruiter – Nikolos Tesseyman
Hiring Leader – Garry Willey
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DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and you may be required to perform additional job tasks as assigned.
Primary country and city: United States (US) || United States : California : Dublin
Req ID: 671548