Design Manager

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Division: Telecommunications
Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Job ID: 17366
Job Status: Full Time Regular


Job Description

Job Status
Full Time Regular

Job Summary
You are an experienced Design Manager with expertise in Telecommunications, Outside Plant or Production Design/Engineering of a Fiber Optic Network. All production related activities flow through the Production Manager, and you are a critical member of the Engineering Management team focused on exceeding goals.

Join the Ledcor Technical Services team in Elmhurst, IL, in this exciting and dynamic role!

  • Direct supervision of Designers, including performance management and training.
  • Coordinating with designers to ensure scope of work has been adhered to.
  • Proposal and estimate preparation, review and costing analysis.
  • Ensuring scheduled deadlines and project deliverables are maintained for all engineering related assignments.
  • Managing work to approved budgets and schedules.
  • Following company standards and procedures related to Health & Safety while performing assigned job duties. Incorporating safety into all aspects of designs.
  • Quality and safety reviews of outside plant civil design and analysis of underground and pole transition infrastructure.
  • Providing feedback and collaborating with Design & Engineering Managers for process improvements and procedural changes.
  • Provides oversight of contract labor management, including developing consistent scope of work requirements, assisting with pricing negotiations and providing approvals for contract labor company selection.
  • Other duties as required.

  • 10+ years of experience working within Telecommunications, Outside Plant or Mapping Operations of a Fiber Optic Network, with at least 5 years' experience in a management capacity
  • Graduate from a technical college program (preferably in one of the following areas: civil, electrical/telecommunications, GIS
  • Demonstrated leadership in innovation related to areas such as: business process, service delivery methods, and technology application
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check and pre-employment drug & alcohol requirements
  • Strong MS Office skills, experience with CAD/Microstation/3-GIS/ESRI/ArcGIS would be an asset
  • Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple project stakeholders and interpret their needs
  • Up-to-date knowledge of construction telecom documents, drawings, specifications and current construction practices and methodology
  • Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills to grow & enhance strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven ability to plan and organize service delivery team workloads for multiple project deadlines and quality standards
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check and pre-employment drug & alcohol requirements

Work Conditions
  • Office based position

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair.

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Ledcor is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.


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