Manager, Construction - Huntsville, AL at WOW!

Date Posted: 6/20/2022

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Job Description

The Mgr, Construction is responsible for the daily activities, management and budget compliance of the construction department.  Activities include but are not limited to, strand mapping, design, new build construction, line extensions, joint trench, cable relocation, pole maintenance, permitting and as-built mapping.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:

  • Manages the construction and engineering activities related to required relocation, replacement of outside HFC network and pole transfers in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Manages of all approved joint trench projects within the service territory including developer relationships, pre-construction meetings, joint trench placement and timely activation.  Proactively pursues all joint trench opportunities within the region service territory.

  • Directs subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work, interpreting specifications, and coordinating various types and phases of construction to meet company guidelines.

  • Executes approved new build, rebuild and upgrade projects within the region including planning, tracking, budget compliance, certification, workforce management and adherence to company construction standards.

  • Establishes and maintains strong communication and good working relationship with all local utilities, developers and permitting offices.

  • Maintains accurate as-built maps for region.

  • Prepares construction proposals and cost analysis for internal and external projects.

  • Effectively manages inventory and forecast needs required to meet department objectives.

  • Manages supervisory and engineering personnel, inspectors, and suppliers to resolve construction problems and ensure construction standards.

  • Inspects work in progress to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.

  • Prepares or reviews reports on progress, materials used and costs, and maintains work schedules.

  • Conducts construction activities within federal, state, and local environmental rules and regulations.

  • Ensures department’s compliance with the company’s vehicle policy.

  • All other duties as assigned.

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


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.


Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or three to five year’s related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:

Word processing, spreadsheets, Internet software, email, inventory, contact management

Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • regularly required to talk and hear

  • frequently required to sit, stand, bend at the knees and waist, and walk

  • frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • required to use hands to type, handle objects and paperwork

  • required to reach and hold on to items at chest level or reach above the shoulder

  • required to use close vision and be able to focus 

  • occasionally required to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • while performing the duties of this job the employee is exposed to outside weather conditions with limited frequency and for varying periods of time

  • travel may be required

WOW! Offers a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k with a company match

  • Paid time off and paid holidays

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • RSU Stock grant awarded upon hire with 2 yr vesting period

WOW! Also offers significant discounts on broadband packages for employees residing in our service areas.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran