Wireless / Fiber Construction Manager
Parsons Corporation - San Francisco, CA

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Wireless / Fiber Construction Manager – San Francisco, CA

Parsons offers the stability and recognition of an industry leader coupled with an entrepreneurial spirit. We deliver landmark commercial infrastructure that supports global initiatives in energy, power, renewables, environmental, healthcare, education, communications and capital improvement programs. We are hiring colleagues with a “can do” mindset. If you thrive in a high energy environment and on professional challenges, let’s get started!

Parsons delivers safer, healthier and more sustainable communities.


Parsons requires a Wireless/Fiber Construction Manager who will be onsite full time and direct the day-to-day operations of self performing installation staff, subcontractors and superintendents while they are engaged in the construction installation and in-service testing fiber & other wireless communications systems related to this work. The initial 16 month project will be located in the San Francisco area with expectations of project growth to additional west & east coast markets which may require relocation. This position will involve oversight of project staff & subcontractors through infrastructure design, procurement, build and testing of fiber optic cable & links to wireless communication networks associated with Positive Train Control systems as mandated by the Federal Railroad Authority with Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (RSIA).

Position Overview

Designs, plans, organize, and supervise pre-construction & construction activities for an assigned regional area of a construction program. Schedules major construction tasks, manages services of subcontractors (including the approval for payment). Coordinates the activities of internal lower level superintendents, crafts and subcontractors. Ensures continuity of job progress and maximizes efficiencies. For assigned area, serves as the primary point of contact with the client peers, subcontractors, permitting jurisdictions and utility providers. Responsible for job safety, quality, schedule and regulatory compliance. Required on site daily at construction site(s) or project office. Travel with extended stays required where site locations dictate.

Specific Responsibilities


Assists the assigned Project Manager or Design Manager in planning, directing, supervising, and controlling the execution of technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the project.


Makes recommendations and participates in the planning for engineering, permitting & construction operations.


Interfaces with local jurisdictions and utility providers for permitting and infrastructure delivery.


Participates in engineering & utility site walks and reviews construction drawing documentations.


Monitors subcontractor operations including enforcement of all contractual


Monitors subcontractor operations including enforcement of all contractual obligations.


May oversee the work of Construction Superintendents


Reports schedule progress and works with program team in determining any changes required to maintain commitments.


Performs duties of Safety Manager on each assigned project to ensure safe working conditions in compliance with OSHA regulations, Project Safety Plan, Subcontractor Safety Plans & Activity Hazard Analysis.


Performs quality control functions for each assigned project to ensure all aspects of the work are performed according to contract documents and industry standards. Maintains/submits quality verification reports and ensures completion and transmittal of third party quality control reports.


Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


4-year degree in construction-related field (or equivalent construction-related work experience) required

10 to 12 years of experience in field construction is required

Specific experience with fiber systems and/or wireless carrier builds is preferred.

Experience in developing communications systems for the railroad industry and managing work in railroad right of ways desired.

Experience in the construction of other telecom/data infrastructure at domestic and/or foreign locations a plus.

Proven leadership capability is required.

Demonstrated knowledge of


communication site development processes impacting construction


permitting processes


antenna systems installation/testing


site grounding/testing


tower/mount installation practices


utility coordination


bill of material development


civil construction & quality assurance practices


construction safety practices


Fiber optic cable installation

Ability to lead engineering construction drawings & redline as needed.

Ability to analyze antenna systems and component sweep test data, earth resistance test data & ground systems tests.

Parsons Advanced Technologies Corporation is a wholly owned subsiderary of Parsons Corporation and offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, rewarding and fun work experience where enthusiastic, responsible people use their energy, talent and dedication to make a difference in the world.

We provide career growth and development, a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance; tuition reimbursement program; credit union membership; and a 401(k) plan. Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.


Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2010, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, professional services, and innovative alternative delivery solutions to private industrial customers worldwide as well as to federal, regional, and local government agencies. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, environmental, and defense/security. Currently, more than 10,500 Parsons’ employees are engaged in more than 4,500 projects in 50 states and 24 countries. These dedicated workers speak 72 languages collectively, and hold more than 7,900 college degrees and professional registrations. Parsons' employees continue to go anywhere in the world, meet every technical and management challenge, and persevere until the job is done.


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Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, & management services firm. Parsons is a leader in many diversified...