Aerial Construction Manager

March 22, 2019
IL, IN, and KY
Job Type


TelForce Group is looking an Aerial Construction Manager in the states of KY, IN, and IL area.  This is a full time, direct hire position. 

Aerial Construction Manager will recruit and train crew members to install and maintain aerial fiber optic cable lines. The aerial construction manager will direct the day to day work of the aerial line crews and periodically visit the work locations to ensure safety practices are being followed and the crews are delivering quality work according to the construction plans and specifications.

The Aerial Construction Manager has the ultimate responsibility for the aerial line crews including training, safety, quality, costs and schedules. The Aerial Manager will work with permitting entities, utility owners and property owners to ensure that the projects are completed in a manner consistent with our permits and attachment approvals.

Aerial Construction Manager Description:

  • Specifying equipment requirements including, bucket trucks, crew trucks, winders, safety equipment and all other equipment required to perform the work.
  • Work with our recruiters to identify and interview and hire crew members.
  • Read and understand construction drawings and specifications
  • Ensure all employees are properly trained in how to do the work and how to work safely
  • Schedule crews so that work is completed to meet company completion dates
  • Manage the day-to-day operational aspects of the aerial line crews such as approval of time sheets and management of PTO
  • Prepare detailed progress reports showing work performed, how the work is progressing against the schedule and the cost of each project.
  • Prepare reports comparing production cost to what the work would cost if done by a contractor.
  • Work closely with other departments to coordinate work schedules and completion dates
  • Respond to network damage reports and direct the restoration of the cable(s)
  • Ensure contract, permit and authorization compliance, as applicable.
  • Review and approve job cost accounting reports submitted to home office.
  • Maintain day-to-day communication with the Vice President of Construction and Maintenance Services.
  • Produce quality results in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Represent company professionally to satisfy immediate customer needs and to foster return business.
  • Respond clearly and effectively to spoken requests over the phone or in person, and to verbal or written instructions.
  • Maintain regular, consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, and personal appearance according to company policies.
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role and those of the project team.

Aerial Construction Manager Qualifications:

  • 5 years’ experience managing or supervising aerial cable placement crews
  • Hands on experience as an aerial lineman installing fiber optic communications cables
  • Strong knowledge of Telecom construction and engineering
  • Experience monitoring crew productivity and reporting crew cost for work produced.

Candidates must have a valid driver’s licenses and be insured; some jobs may require travel up to multiple weeks at a time. Please send all resumes with certifications relative to the job to In subject line, please note the position you are applying for, a current resume in Word format, 2 references, phone number and email. We reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in our sole discretion. All resumes submitted to TelForce will become the property of TelForce and shall have the right to display to a third party or in our database for consumption. Call Taylor at 314.706.2640.

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