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Construction Manager in Portland, OR at Empire Telecom

Date Posted: 1/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Responsible for all construction activities on telecommunication sites and overseeing all aspects of tower erection including; safety, on-site management and coordination of crews, training and staffing. Ensure all interested parties are aware of any issues that will impact project completion or cost.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but may not be limited to the following:

  • Provides oversight during construction on all assigned construction projects
  • Must be able to establish, maintain, and manage sub-contractor relationships
  • Responsible for planning, budgeting, and directing the construction project
  • Reports project status and performance data as required to management
  • Must track and coordinate material delivery, schedule construction, and drive completion to meet schedule and budget expectations
  • Schedule and manage subcontractors and materials delivery
  • Ensure safety and quality control requirements at your sites and with your crew
  • Compile all site-specific closeout documentation for your work effort
  • Provide supervision, training, development and performance management of direct reports
  • Maintain equipment and vehicles in an operational condition at all times
  • Assists with bidding jobs and projects

Supervisory Responsibilities

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 5+ years of construction experience, preferably with microwave and wireless site construction experience
  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer and Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Organized with a strong attention to detail and capable of working with minimum supervision
  • Must be able to read, comprehend and interpret site plans, construction drawings and scopes of work
  • Must be able to create materials list based on plans/scope of work, order and compile materials for crew in advance of deployment
  • Recognize and provide a safe work site with acceptable quality and efficiency
  • Working knowledge of safety standards and regulations in tower industry
  • Demonstrated expertise in construction skills, rigging, safety and general industry knowledge
  • Present professional image at all times
  • Comfortable working in an outdoor and indoor work environment (direct exposure to sun and heat)
  • The ability to work weekends, nights and in extreme weather conditions if necessary
  • Travel may be required and the ability to commit to long term on site assignments
  • Ability to stoop, stand, sit, climb, handle items with hands and fingers, see clearly 20ft or more, talk and hear clearly
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to pass pre-employment testing (drug, background and MVR)

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) in construction, engineering or heavy industrial experience; 2-4 years of experience in construction management role


  • Must have or obtain OSHA Construction 10 hour Safety Training Card; 30 hour OSHA course a plus
  • Must have or obtain First Aid and CPR certification
  • Anritsu Site Master Certification
  • PIM Tester
  • RF Safety Awareness
  • Comtrain or Gravitec