Assistant Construction Manager

Company: Blue Ridge Communications
Department: Construction
Location: Palmerton, Pennsylvania 18071
Job Type: Full Time
Shift: Monday--Friday, 8AM-5PM (+ on-call rotation)
Pay Rate: Bases on Education and experience

The Assistant Construction Manager reports to the Construction Manager and will oversee construction projects and personnel in all Blue Ridge and Palmerton Telephone service areas. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing strategies and solutions for outside plant architectures including strand, coax, fiber and copper telephone cable
  • Overseeing construction supervisors and working closely with the Engineering department on all projects
  • Working with Utility companies for yearly pole rentals and invoicing
  • Managing relationships with multiple contractors
  • Acting as the main point of contact for all projects and issues with other Utility companies
  • Inventory and ordering of construction material
  • Coordinating and approving State and County pole line relocation projects
  • Reviewing job performance for all construction staff
  • Q/C contractors and invoicing for accuracy
  • Q/C checks of completed projects
  • Providing information and training to construction personnel
  • Creating a positive team environment
  • Participating in on-call rotation schedule
  • Keeping up-to-date with all Utilities specifications and safety procedures
  • Following all company protocols in accordance with union contract


  • H.S. Diploma or G.E.D.
  • 10+ years’ experience in cable and fiber construction with previous management experience
  • Valid PA Driver's License and good driving record
  • Exceptional knowledge reading blueprints and fiber splicing sheets to provide logistics and technical information to construction personnel and contractors
  • Exceptional knowledge of and experience with both RF and Fiber Optics
  • Excellent Project Management skills
  • Excellent Communication skills – Oral and Written
  • Time Management  and Organizational Skills
  • Ability to manage multiple construction projects across Blue Ridge and Palmerton Telephone areas
  • Ability to work effectively and professionally in a team environment