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Construction Project Manager

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Construction Project Manager
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Mid to Southern Indiana,  IN
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Job Title: Construction Project Manager
Operating Unit: Gudenkauf
Department: OSP Construction
Reports To: General Manager
Employment Status: Full-time, Exempt (salaried)
Primary Location: Mid to southern, Indiana  

We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to any other employees in the same or similar role.

Company Profile:


Gudenkauf-Congruex was formed in 1977 and acquired by Congruex in 2017 to take advantage of historic demand for digital connectivity. The digital networks we design and build for our clients enable everything in the modern world to operate, from healthcare and energy to transportation and social interactions.

Few companies in our industry can operate at scale and self-perform services like our multinational team. Our clients choose Gudenkauf-Congruex to deliver turn-key digital networks under a single platform. Our unified vision is to become the best end-to-end provider of network design and build services in the U.S.

We are the One Congruex Family. We are building tomorrow, together.

Why Work At Gudenkauf-Congruex

We offer opportunities at all levels across the nation – from students to industry veterans – in areas of engineering, construction, and professional services.

We value the wellbeing of our people and offer competitive compensation, health benefits, wellness resources, 401(k) retirement planning, and employee recognition and leadership development programs. Options may vary by geographic location.

The pillars of Gudenkauf-Congruex culture are GRIT, safety, inclusion, and family.
  • GRIT: Our GRIT values are part of our company DNA and the touchstone for our multinational workforce. 
    • Guts - having the guts to do the right thing
    • Reliability - being reliable to deliver what we promise
    • Innovation - innovating every day
    • Teamwork - embracing teamwork together as One Congruex 
  • Safety: We are committed to 24/7 safety practices on our jobsites, within our offices, and all the places our team exists in between.
  • Inclusion: Congruex embraces our team’s diversity and promotes an inclusive workplace for all.
  • Family: We are a family-oriented company committed to the long-term health and development of our people.

Job Summary:
Responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget. The Project Manager plans and designates project resources, prepares budgets, monitors progress, and keeps stakeholders informed along the way.

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Must have 5-7 plus years telecommunications experience (fiber long-haul, distribution, fiber to the home).
  • Determine and define project scope and objectives
  • Must have excellent organization and planning skills
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Manage internal, external and cross-functional teams
  • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Track project costs in order to meet budget; responsible for P&L
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
  • Review complete project documents for conformity and quality assurance
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
  • Manage relationship with clients and communicate expected deliverables
  • Must have 7+ years in construction management
  • Must have experience in Aerial and Underground Telecommunications construction methods and specifications; Fiber to the home experience is helpful
  • Must have knowledge of resource management and scheduling methods
  • Must be competent in conflict and crisis management
  • Must be able to manage multiple work projects/zones simultaneously with a constant eye on quality
  • Must have knowledge of jobsite safety practices
  • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
  • Must haver a valid Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record 
  • Forklift certification preferred.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Must have 5-7 plus years telecommunications experience (fiber long-haul, distribution, fiber to the home).
  • Bachelor's degree in business, Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or a related field or a related field
  • 7+ years of aerial and underground construction
  • 5+ years of project management in the telecom construction industry.
  • 3+ years of experience supervising and managing personnel, including project support staff
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience with project management software tools
  • Advanced experience with MS Excel, Visio, and Google Earth
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Experience coaching and educating project teams to strengthen team members’ capabilities and skill sets.
  • Experience in construction quality management and assurance, including testing, special inspection, permitting, and system commissioning.
  • Experience working on projects involving design permitting and construction.
  • Skilled in interpreting telecommunications construction drawings in hard copy and digital format, GIS experience is a plus.  
  • Experienced in providing redline updates to construction plans  
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office 
All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.


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