General Manager - Construction (Cell Towers)
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Job Description
: POSITION: General Manager-Construction (Wireless Communication Towers)

REPORTS TO: Vice President of Operations

LOCATION: Columbia, MO

OVERVIEW

A leading manufacturer of wireless communication towers has an immediate opening for a General Manger-Construction. Reporting to the Vice President of Operations, the GM-Construction represents the Company as the expert on construction issues relating to construction (installation) of the Company’s wireless communication towers. The GM-Construction has overall responsibility for all aspects of the Company’s construction services, including overseeing the preparation of bids/quotes, hiring/managing the company’s Project Managers and other construction staff; selecting/contracting with reputable subcontractors and OEM installers; completing projects on-time/on-budget; and providing excellent and timely service to clients and their representatives.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
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Ensure construction projects are completed according to mutually agreed-upon timelines of clients and Company, and in accordance with Company policies, procedures, and construction standards.
· Visit construction sites, as appropriate, for pre-construction inspections to confirm bids/quotes are comprehensive, and conduct site visits during construction and post-construction.
· Ensure accurate and complete records are maintained for projects and appropriate closeout documents are distributed in a timely manner in accordance with corporate and customer standards.
· Act as the Company’s safety observer while at sites to ensure compliance with the Company’s safety program.
· Prepare budgets; develop and manage construction schedules; create scopes of work and RFQs; conduct competitive bidding; award contracts; and supervise subcontractors. Use knowledge of prevailing rates for all tower and ground work and ensure the Company is receiving competitive rates from subcontractors.
REQUIREMENTS
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Degree in construction management preferred or equivalent experience.
· Five to eight years of experience in cellular tower construction at the Project Manager or higher level.
· Ability to develop and manage budgets.
· Knowledge of the construction marketplace, including having relationships with qualified, quality subcontractors and specialty contractors.
· Advanced knowledge of site acquisition procedures, including regulatory and permitting processes.
· Ability to read and understand blueprints.
· Ability to direct and diagnose work flow problems, critical paths and institute remedies.
· Customer service orientation with a strong problem solving approach - strong interpersonal skills.
· Strong computer skills - MS office and project management software knowledge.
· Ability to travel to project sites with exposure to heavy equipment and environmental conditions.
COMPENSATION

Base salary of $90,000 with bonus potential up to 50 percent of base. Full benefit package. Relocation allowance may be offered as appropriate.

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