Design Manager

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Location: Irvine, CA, United States
Job ID: R3262
Job Status: Full-Time



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 Irvine, CA!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead production team to exceed goals and timelines
  • Maintain knowledge of current OSP design principles and industry standards, and perform in compliance with updated Safety Codes, Electric Codes, customer practices and procedures
  • Manage project timelines and provide schedule and client updates to Engineering Manager
  • Generate training and procedural documentation
  • Define project scopes and specifications in conjunction with the Engineering Manager at the outset of any new line of business
  • Oversee overall quality and production levels on assigned client lines of business
  • Monitor technological advances, emerging opportunities and trends in the sector
  • Build and maintain business unit resources (internal and external) at the level required to deliver annual forecast of book of business
  • Ensure ongoing employee development and engagement within business unit through implementation of Ledcor employee performance development and management programs
  • Work closely with Ledcor HSE professionals to ensure Ledcor's Corporate safety program and policies are appropriately implemented across the business unit


  • 5+ years of experience working within Telecommunications, Outside Plant or Mapping Operations of a Fiber Optic Network, with at least 3 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

Additional Information:

Company Description

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!

Employment Equity

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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Date Posted
Jun 9, 2020

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