The OSP (Outside Plant) Construction Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing the construction and installation of telecommunications infrastructure, including fiber optic cables, conduits, and other equipment that is installed outside of buildings or structures.
- The following are some of the typical duties and responsibilities of an OSP Construction Manager:
- Develop and maintain a construction plan that meets project timelines and budget requirements.
- Manage and oversee construction activities to ensure adherence to safety regulations, quality standards, and project specifications.
- Hire, train, and supervise construction staff, including contractors and subcontractors.
- Coordinate with other departments, such as engineering and design, to ensure that construction plans and specifications are accurate and complete.
- Monitor construction progress and communicate updates to project stakeholders.
- Review and approve construction-related documentation, such as work orders, permits, and inspection reports.
- Manage project budget and track expenses to ensure that they remain within budgetary limits.
- Resolve construction-related issues and disputes with contractors, stakeholders, and other parties involved in the project.
- Ensure that all construction activities are in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.
- Conduct site inspections to ensure that construction work is being completed according to project specifications and safety guidelines.
The OSP Construction Manager plays a critical role in ensuring the successful completion of telecommunications infrastructure projects by overseeing the construction process from start to finish. They must have strong project management skills, excellent communication skills, and a deep understanding of construction and telecommunications infrastructure.