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Mediacom Manager, Construction in Des Moines, Iowa

Manager, Construction

Job Posting Location Des Moines, IA

Working Hours Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm

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Position: Manager, Construction

Who we are:

Since 1995, Mediacom Communications has become a coast-to-coast presence with operations in 22 states and a team exceeding 4,000 people with the mission of bridging the digital divide between America’s major cities and America’s smaller regions. The services we offer—faster, more reliable internet service; expanded, free digital and HD TV choices; and superior technology in home security and phone service—are a direct result of our powerful culture of growth and innovation. As we continue to grow, so do our career opportunities. We aim to be at the forefront in delivering easy-to-use, high-tech entertainment, communications, and internet products to the communities we serve. To achieve this, Mediacom Communications seeks talented professionals to partner with us in meeting these challenges and realizing what we can imagine. Take that next step toward your future and join our growing team!

Position Overview:

Responsible for complete project management of new build and rebuild construction projects and expenditures. Manages the construction department.

Company Benefits:

Along with that rewarding feeling, you’ll be given the Power to Succeed in your career while enjoying ongoing training and a generous benefits package designed to be flexible and relevant to your needs. You'll find all sorts of advantages to joining the Mediacom team including:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance!

  • Paid vacation, holidays and flex paid time off!

  • 401K with generous company match!

  • Employee discounts on Mediacom services, where available. In areas where Mediacom services are not available, a reimbursement of internet/cable services are provided !

  • Education Enrichment up to $5,000 per year for qualified employees!

  • Employee Wellness Program!

    Position Responsibilities:

  • Prepare for approval all capital projects and expenses, maintain proper documentation for each project and capital account.

  • Generate monthly reports as necessary.

  • Responsible for construction maintenance and new construction; assures compliance with Mediacom standards.

  • Assure that policies and procedures are effectively implemented by managed personnel.

  • Assure compliance of construction requirements with all franchises.

  • Assist with the preparation of the capital and operating budgets; assure proper use of capital expenditures; monitor material status of all projects.

  • Interview, hire, develop, evaluate, discipline and terminate assigned personnel.

  • Coordinate project implementation and management tasks.

  • Be present on-site for project meetings both to ensure effective initial planning and on-going review.

  • Review construction project proposals or plans to determine time frame, procedures for accomplishing project, and allotment of available resources to various phases of projects.

  • Maintain all project plans, organization and resources to deliver the respective solutions and services.

  • Responsible for schedules for meetings, budgets and communicating status with management.

  • All other duties as assigned.

    Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.

  • 5+ years cable construction environment, including at least two years in management experience.

  • Strong leadership skills with proved ability to work with motivate and mentor employees.

  • Strong organizational and management skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Applicant must be able to independently complete large complex outside plant projects.

  • Must be expert in the area of construction drawing preparation, transmission design, fieldwork and estimates with complete related work order documentation.

  • Must possess expertise in planning, cost-studies, central office, fiber optics, right-of-way negotiation and easement execution.

  • Knowledge of National Electric Codes related to plant construction, maintenance, materials and design is desired.

    Get to know us: Mediacom Communications is known by our Mediacom brands, including: Xtream TV, Phone and Internet, Xtream Xpert, Xtream Wifi360Pro, Xtream Hotspots, Mediacom Bolt, Mediacom Digital Home, Mediacom Business and OnMedia. When you join Mediacom, you are joining a powerful team of more than 4,000 individuals working together to serve more than 1.55 million customers in 22 states and connecting them to what matters most.

    Our Awards: Mediacom is proud to have received the following recognitions: 2024 Best Managed Companies, 2023 Best Managed Companies, 2022 Best Managed Companies, 2021 Best Managed Companies, 2019 Best Company for Women to Work, 2017 Best Company for People of Color and Women to Work, Content & Connectivity Human Resources (C2HR)’s 2021 Social Impact Award.

    Who you are matters here: Mediacom Communications is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for all employees and applicants for employment. Mediacom Communications prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military status, marital status, status as a parent, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, reprisal for participation in protected EEO activity, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. These protections extend to all employment policies, practices, and actions, including, but not limited to, recruitment and hiring; job assignments; performance management; rewards; promotions; training and development; reassignments; discipline; and separations.

    Disclaimer: When making a job offer, we consider several factors in our determination, such as years of related work experience; relevant skills and qualifications; education level; and certifications/licenses.


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