Construction Project Administrator

at TrueNet
Location Portland
Date Posted January 18, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Join the TrueNet family as a Construction Project Administrator in the Portland, Oregon area. As a TrueNet team member you will receive competitive benefits, excellent pay and flexible work schedules. TrueNet is a leading company in the Telecom Industry and always looking for the perfect addition.

The Construction Project Administrator (CPA) is responsible for contractor management and the associated project management for National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and Foreign Pole Transfer work under the supervision of the Group Manager. Plan, schedule, coordinate, and manage a wide variety of projects involving the construction of ISP and OSP facilities, buildings, road moves, etc. Oversee the construction process from conceptualization to completion including the oversight of engineers, construction supervisors, contractors, various trade workers and project managers. Effectively monitor and manage quality and completion of work and resolve issues. Accurately report on the progress of a project and update databases as applicable, e.g., FTTx, CDFS, AFOR, and GPON.

Essential Position Functions:

* This position will include aerial and underground inspections; and audits of contractors performing inspections, corrections, and foreign pole transfers in accordance with the NESC standards.
* This position will also be involved in the development, trials, and implementation of new processes, process documentation, web applications, and field software involving NESC inspections and corrections, and pole transfer work.
* The CPA will also be expected to be able to assign and dispatch work to contract inspectors via email or through online database applications, with the ability to assist the contract inspectors in resolving NESC or FPT complex issues.
* The selected candidate will be expected to perform training of contract personnel in the accepted aerial plant inspection and correction methods as well as the associated field software applications.
* An understanding of the NJUNS database, JRM, JRM Collect, JRM Notify, BidMaster and SAP is a must.
* In addition, the successful candidate should be familiar with Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint; and proficient/comfortable with Microsoft Excel to include the development of forms, the use of internal and external hyperlinks, as well as simple functions and their structure (i.e. COUNT, COUNTIF, SUBTOTAL, SUM, etc ).
* Familiarity with the current RUS coding is a must in the contract inspection position as well as the ability and desire to continuously learn new systems and applications.
* Knowledge of the NESC, OSP construction techniques, telecom industry OSP best practices, and overall maintenance of a safe job site is a must; with the ability to determine cost effective solutions to bring into compliance complex aerial cable problems.
* The successful candidate works with other team members to assure timely completion, quality work and safe working practices throughout the labor and billing cycle.
* This CPA position works with team members across several disciplines including Business and Consumer, Network Services, various customer groups including homebuilders, general contractors and sub-contractors.
* The selected candidate will possess strong leadership and decision-making skill.
* This is an extremely fast paced work environment

Education and/or Experience:

* Ability to travel as much as 30%-40%.
* Must have a valid drivers license, with a satisfactory driving record. MVR check will be required.
* Minimum 7 years' experience in OSP telecommunications construction or operations with at least two of those years working with the NESC, or equivalent education and experience.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
* Ability to delegate work
* Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
* Ability to build relationships with other departments and vendors
* Ability to manage both capital and expense budgets
* Comprehensive knowledge of construction practices and procedures, including underground, buried and aerial construction of copper and fiber facilities. Central office configurations and routing switching.
* Previous experience with supervision of projects, or project management.
* Proven experience reading blueprints and schematics
* Proven experience and knowledge of building codes and relevant laws to ensure the project is in compliance with building standards and regulations.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

TrueNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans.

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We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position (H1B, etc.).

TrueNet Communications is a national infrastructure engineering and specialty contractor serving the wireless, broadband, and telecommunications markets. We plan, design, build and support communications infrastructure for our clients across North America. Join our team of professionals where you can advance your career in a fast pace, GROWING industry! We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, paid time off and paid holidays.

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