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Velex Construction Supervisor in Des Moines, Iowa

Velex, Inc. is hiring a Construction Supervisor in Des Moines, IA market.

Who We're Looking For:

Velex is currently looking for a Construction Supervisor to join our growing team. The Construction Supervisor is expected to manage crews on the construction site and implementation of cell site upgrades.

What You'll Do:

  • Represent company on site walk for project opportunities as requested

  • Represent company on site and in the field as the single point contact for projects assigned

  • Manage in-house crews and subcontractors performing work on projects assigned

  • Manage material orders and deliveries in alignment with schedules

  • Work to reduce costs through good planning and timely execution of the work

  • Manage all required documentation and deliverables required by customers

  • Responsible for P&L for projects assigned; coordination with Operations Manager

  • Responsible for developing and adhering to project budgets

  • Responsible for safety on all projects

  • Responsible for accurate and timely field reporting and invoicing

  • Maintain quality control

The Qualities You Possess:

  • Proven time management and organizational skills

  • Leadership with skills to positively influence others, collaborate with teammates, communicate on the level of others, listen and understand people in circumstances common in the workplace

  • Excellent communicator, communicating clearly and often

  • Ability to embrace corporate values, understand the company mission and exemplify leadership behaviors.

  • Independent work style and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

The Skills and Background You’ll Bring:

  • Substantial experience at the project level to perform wireless projects assigned

  • 5 to 10 years experience in the telecommunications industry in an organization of similar or greater complexities with the capacity to understand and manage multiple projects, multiple customers and personnel

  • Ability to climb the tower as needed

  • Knowledge of multiple carriers

  • Ability to manage more than one crew at a time

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with an MVR record that classifies you as insurable and the ability to drive long distances on and off road and to tow trailers

  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical; must be 21 years of age or older

  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, and drive or ride in a truck for long periods of time

  • Must be available to travel up to 100% for weeks at a time if required and flexible to work shift work to include maintenance window and weekends if needed

  • Good oral and written communications skills and the ability to speak, write and read English

  • Local to market

  • Periodic air travel will be required

Please Note: This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice.

This position is Exempt based on the FLSA laws. Our company uses E-verify and third party background check services during the hiring process.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Time Type:

Full time

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We are the future of Telecom.

Deploying 5G networks faster, cheaper and more efficiently while maintaining excellent safety. We are the hard working, courageous industry leading professionals who bring Telecom to life. Our expertise and knowledge enables us to be agile, adaptable and flexible to meet your needs so we can collaboratively deliver the future of 5G and beyond.

Whether you are expanding geographically with new site and network builds, or require existing network maintenance, we have the ability to upgrade and enhance your company now.

At Velex we are powering progress.