Manager OSP Construction


Date: Nov 25, 2022
City: Charlotte, NC
Contract type: Full time

Summary: The Manager OSP Construction directly manages and oversees all aspects of multiple OSP construction and maintenance programs, within the assigned geographic or customer territory, from conception to completion.

This includes: development of OSP construction programs and oversight of each program’s organization, scheduling, implementation and completion; material and equipment management; budget management; and responsibility to collaboratively work with and support others contributing to OSP construction program, whether employees or external vendors. This position is responsible for managing Supervisors OSP Construction, other direct reports as assigned, and for overseeing performance by vendors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Direct and supervise OSP Construction Supervisors and crews.

  • Determine labor requirements and engage with Human Resources to recruit, hire and/or re-assign employees to ensure adequate staffing levels are met.

  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems as part of overall OSP programs.

  • Prepare and submit performance requirements, material needs, timing information, budget estimates and other operational documents in support of KGPCo proposals and quotes.

  • Evaluate construction methods and determine cost-effectiveness of plans.

  • Schedule OSP construction programs in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.

  • Study OSP construction program specifications to determine appropriate construction methods and needs.

  • Obtain necessary permits and licenses.

  • Manage and track inventory, materials and equipment including program inventory, tools, vehicles, equipment and supplies.

  • Select, coordinate and oversee vendors that complete specific pieces of OSP construction programs, such as tower crews, line crews, splicing crews, subcontractors, staff augmentation providers, landscapers, painters or plumbers.

  • Meet contractual conditions of performance set by customer.

  • Monitor budget and input data for systems to prepare progress and cost tracking reports for internal and external use.

  • I nvestigate damage, accidents, emergencies and delays; determine and take action to mitigate impact.

  • Confer with employees, vendors, customers, owners, architects and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.

  • Be familiar with KGPCo safety and quality programs and manage OSP construction programs according to applicable safety requirements.

  • Monitor programs to be sure site safety inspections are conducted and ensure safety and quality guidelines are followed by employees and vendors.

  • Analyze, manage and mitigate risks.

  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques.

  • Hire full-time and temporary laborers to contribute to each program.

  • Other duties, as assigned.


  • Adhere to, promote, and accept personal responsibility for compliance to:

    • Federal and Local Occupational Safety and Health Regulations

    • Industry Consensus Standards

    • KGPCo Injury and Illness Prevention Program Manual

  • Participate in job site safety/hazard analysis


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.


  • 7 years OSP construction management experience or equivalent combination of education, training and other experience.

  • Prior management experience required.

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, Outlook).

  • Ability to manage multiple programs at once with no decline in customer service or quality control.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent planning, organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of construction management processes, products, means, methods, rules, regulations and quality standards.

  • Competent in conflict and crisis management.

  • Excellent time and budgetary management skills.

  • Capable of interfacing well at all levels within a large organization and customer base.

  • Capable of interfacing well at all levels within a large organization and customer base.

  • Exhibit personal power and leadership

  • Exhibit self-awareness

  • Exhibit a tendency for continuing education and self-improvement

  • Exhibit enthusiasm and determination

  • Exhibit industry awareness

  • Exhibit exceptional organizational skills

  • Exhibit the ability to live the KGPCo Values

KGPCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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