Field Operations Construction Manager

at Verizon
Location New York, New York
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


When you join Verizon Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We're a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward - and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here. What you'll be doing... You'll work with cross functional teams including Engineering, Customer Service Center, Logistics, Motor Vehicle and Contract Administration to plan, organize and schedule the building and maintaining of Outside Plant infrastructure. Leading, motivating, developing and coaching union represented employees. Developing action plans to drive efficiency and mitigate customer and network service issues. Creating an environment of teamwork with your peers and direct reports. Prioritizing workload based on due dates and customer requirements. Tracking jobs status and accomplishments including the close out of completed jobs. Maintaining productivity and cost reports. Completing daily administration such as, quality inspections, daily time reporting, safety inspections and training for all direct reports. What we're looking for... You're organized, motivated, and detail oriented, and known for your sound judgment. Solving problems creatively and constantly looking for ways to improve processes are some of your strengths. You're comfortable holding people accountable for their performance and their adherence to policy, and you're able to inspire and engage diverse groups to do their best work. Someone who has the presence to seek guidance from your peers and manager. You'll need to have: Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience. Four or more years of relevant work experience Technical knowledge of OSP underground systems and typical construction standards. Three or more years of experience in Outside Plant Design, Engineering and Planning. Valid driver's license. Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time. Even better if you have one or more of the following: Bachelor's degree or four or more years of relevant work experience in field operations (Line, Splice or Telecom Installation/Repair) - Copper and fiber. Willingness to work a flexible schedule. Ability to read and interpret Engineering construction plans and specifications. Ability to work with construction superintendents and professional engineers. Strong negotiation, communication and cost estimating skills. Experience administering processes and policies as they relate to: safety, attendance, performance work rules and code of conduct. Knowledge of Safety Compliance Plans/OSHA. Experience in managing union represented employees. Experience managing teams while traveling through assigned territory. Strong leadership skills. Ability to clearly communicate up and down organization. Experience in developing high performance teams with a positive culture. Strong organizational, time-priority management and results-driven leadership skills. Experience providing coaching, guidance, feedback and motivation to employees. Customer Service experience. Proficient skils in Microsoft Office/Google Suite and other virtual collaboration tools such as Zoom, Blue Jeans, etc. If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above. COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process. Equal Employment Opportunity We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate

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