Utility Construction Specialist
Construction Specialist Job in Durango, CO
I am currently partnered with a company who is seeking a qualified individual to fulfill the role of
Utility Construction Strategist
. This full-time, salaried position will join the Fiber team, and a division of one of the top service providers in the region. This position will report to the Director of OSP Administration. The company is looking for someone with experience in Power Generation.
Utility Construction Specialist
, you will work on a market and project basis with our Fiber team, focused on competitive joint use, permit and easement acquisition, right of way coordination, and overseeing projects to completion based on affected timelines. This includes, but is not limited to, maintaining established relationships with entities such as pole owners, municipalities, counties, townships, and more to obtain easements in an expeditious manner based on provided fiber designs. In addition, the Strategist will perform permit, easement, joint use, and land-based market analysis to determine competitor movements and potential competitive advantages or strategic moves to make that ensure the company’s future success in a market.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Design and act on competitive strategies for permitting, joint use, rights of way, and other methodologies of fiber construction that give the company’s marketplace advantages
With Engineering team and other company resources, file proper easements for fiber construction with local authorities, and track accordingly within the companies area of operations
With Engineering team and other company resources, file joint use applications for fiber construction with proper authorities, and track accordingly
As necessary to maintain project schedules, with leadership and Engineering team, research and develop methodologies and resources for quicker easement/right of way acquisition
Collaborate with Accounting and Engineering to help ensure financial aspects of a fiber build are tracked appropriately
Take part in weekly project calls to keep team members apprised of statuses of easements, permits, right of way, and other jobs
Analyze and develop internal processes and implement procedural changes as appropriate to enhance success
Provide budgetary and timeline-based reporting on fiber projects
All other duties as assigned
A qualified candidate for the Fiber Joint Use Permit Strategist must possess the following skills, or have equivalent experience and/or qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent required
1-5 years of experience in Power Generation
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Excellent organizational skills and must be detail oriented.
Great knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, as well as ability to quickly learn and work within proprietary computer applications.
Flexibility to work outside of standard 8am-5pm hours and be willing to travel on a limited basis.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with demonstrated problem-solving abilities
This position requires sitting to complete work with a computer using a variety of software applications and telephone.
20%+ / - of the time will be spent walking and standing in the field with various weather conditions, as well as occasional lifting and / or carrying and / or pushing / pulling of items less than 25lbs.
Visual and audio acuity is essential to this position.
This company is often on the cutting edge of new technology deployments and works in a multitude of different situations with many different entities. A successful candidate will be a critical thinker, willing to both come up with new solutions and work with existing team members to collaborate on a best way forward in unique situations.
Please submit a resume for consideration. Only those qualified applicants with a provided resume will be contacted.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.
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