31 Jan
PULSE Broadband Construction Services Supervisor
Colorado, Loveland , 80537 Loveland USA

DescriptionOur PULSE Broadband Construction Services Supervisor is responsible for the management and supervision of the Broadband Construction Services group which provides engineering support in the design, construction project management, staking, inspection, and maintenance of the department's fiber facilities. They lead and manage all phases of fiber construction projects including procurement, design, construction and commissioning.The pay range for this position is $46.41 to $67.30 per hour with a hiring range of $46.41 to $56.86 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications.A current resume is required, and a cover letter is preferred.This opportunity will be available until filled, with a first reading of resumes on Thursday, February 15, 2024.Pulse is a trusted local utility committed to connecting the Loveland community. We provide reliable connections our residents need, backed by exceptional customer service and fair rates. Established in 2018, Pulse is an investment in our local economy. We are currently building our Pulse team and looking for talented people to make our vision a reality for all of Loveland. We are looking for innovative, creative and passionate staff members that are excited to be a part of our journey.Essential Functions

Coordinates capital projects with other City staff, local, state, and federal governmental agencies, contractors, and the public.

Informs customers, contractors, developers and engineering consultants of potential project needs, costs, and requirements based on departmental guidelines.

Manages staff to support fiber system design, construction project management, inspection, and commissioning to ensure timely completion of projects.

Coordinates with the utility locate team either internally or contractor to ensure fiber is located for public and private projects.

Serves as a liaison between GIS and locate team.

Manages the fiber inspection team either internally or contractor to ensure all construction is properly installed and documented.

Initiates and supervises the preparations of detailed engineering work in construction, maintenance, planning, estimating and applications for the entire fiber system.

Assigns work and tracks the progress and the quality of the work.

Works closely with the Power Development Review Coordinator for all DRT, CRT and Building Permit projects to ensure fiber delivery to all new construction projects.

Assists in the procurement of contractors, specialized subcontractors, construction management firms, and inspection firms for projects.

Manages and coordinates all contractors utilized in the construction process.

Performs construction observation and administration duties to ensure budget, contract and schedule compliance.

Provides input regarding surveying and materials testing during design and construction.

Researches and resolves customer concerns and complaints. Serves as department representative regarding all fiber infrastructure issues including damages and emergency repairs.

Collaborates with State, County and Local agencies to evaluate the impact that their projects may have on the fiber system.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees: planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Advises the City regarding unforeseen construction problems and negotiates change orders with contractors or consultants.

Conducts all project correspondence, approves and processes contractor pay applications.

Assists City staff during emergency operations.

Other Job Functions

Provides guidance to support staff in the collection of field information and design work.

Advises the City on recommended design or specification changes for ease of construction ortechnical correctness.

Acts as liaison between other City departments, utilities, contractors, developers and customers.

QualificationsEducation: 4 Year / Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related field is required. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may substitute for education requirements on a year for year basis. Experience:

Five (5) years' experience at the level of project engineer or project manager required.

At least 3 years of previous management or supervisory experience required.

Utility experience in electric, fiber and network engineering or telecom is preferred.


Must possess a valid Driver's License

Certified Construction Manager (CCM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Project Management and construction skills.

Requires ability to prepare specifications and project cost estimates, and ability to work and communicate with workers in various fields such as architecture, engineering, building trades, contractors, subcontractors, regulatory agencies, and citizen groups.

Ability to communicate diplomatically and effectively with coworkers, private industry representatives, technical consultants, and the general public.

Knowledge of design and construction process of municipal projects, building codes, and project related regulations and procedures.

Ability to independently and creatively solve problems encountered during construction.

Ability to handle difficult situations with patience and good judgment.

Must have working knowledge of AutoCAD, Procore, GIS and Microsoft Office.

Ability to perform cost analysis.

Ability to prepare bid specifications.

Knowledge of easements and right-of-way acquisition procedures.

Knowledge of permit application procedures.

Knowledge of cost estimation methods and reference sources.

Ability to prepare construction drawings, material specifications, schematics, site plans and design specifications.

Ability to read and interpret legal descriptions, plat maps and other references.

Knowledge of basic accounting principles and budgetary processes.

Excellent leadership skills including verbal and written communication skills, negotiation and conflict management skills.

Knowledge of overhead and underground fiber or telecommunication design and construction practices and standards.

Knowledge of National Electric Codes and National Electric Safety Codes; city, county and state codes and standards; and trade organization standards.

Management Level: Supervisor for Benefitted Employees

Provides direct supervision to professional, technical, and skilled employees to assure accountability to department and organizational goals and objectives.

Focus on day-to-day operations and ensuring tasks are completed efficiently.

Interprets policies and exercises independent judgment and decision making within department.

Makes personnel decisions related to hiring, performance, or disciplinary actions.

Champions and embodies the company's mission, vision, values, and culture.

Working Environment

Frequent exposure to routine office noise and equipment.

Frequent exposure to heat and noise along with working outside in the elements.

May be required to bend, push, pull, stoop and kneel to perform essential functions of the job.

May traverse uneven ground; work at various heights above ground or in confined spaces.

May be required to move and maneuver heavy weights up to 50 pounds infrequently, but moderate heavy weights on afrequent basis.

Sufficient eyesight to judge distances and avoid construction hazards.

Communicate and receive verbal instruction at distance of up to 75 feet.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.City of Loveland job descriptions are designed to describe the general nature and level of work necessary to perform well in the job; they are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, and qualifications. City of Loveland job descriptions may be updated periodically, and additional activities, duties or responsibilities may be assigned by management as deemed appropriate.With over 300 days of sunshine, and just 30 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park in the heart of northern Colorado, Loveland is an ideal community for anyone to call home. Known as the Sweetheart City, this vibrant cultural hub is home to nearly 500 sculptures and public art installations, the world-famous Valentine Remail Program, and picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains. The community is bustling with a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene. Enjoy headliner concert and theatre productions, professional hockey events, endless community recreation and open space opportunities, art and sculpture shows, and several local festivals. Loveland also boasts an award-winning golf course and an inclusive library and community center. Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE!In 2020, Loveland was the only Colorado City to win the Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence, is the top residential recycling City in the state for 4 consecutive years and has been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S. and as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America.Apply today to join more than 800 employees who work to meet the core values of: Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness. The City of Loveland is a diverse and welcoming community organization and our employees enjoy a competitive benefits program, various opportunities for growth and development, and an exceptional work-life balance.A vibrant community, surrounded by natural beauty, where you belong!Benefits InformationBenefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes

Two (2) medical plans, Dental, Vision (for self/ spouse/ children)

Employee Health & Wellness Center (self/family)

Paid vacation, holidays, and medical leave

Flexible spending including Dependent Care

Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-term and Long-term disability, and voluntary Critical Illness Coverage

Retirement 401a, 457, Roth (pre-& post tax) and company match

Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program

Voluntary 529 College Invest program

Tuition Reimbursement

Personal and Professional Development opportunities

Discounted recreation passes

Employee recognition program

Exceptional work-life balance

Market based pay & regular performance reviews

Local Government employment is eligible for Public Loan Forgiveness Program

The City of Loveland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.The City of Loveland participates in E-Verify. In accordance with E-Verify requirements, upon your date of hire the City of Loveland will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. E-Verify Notice of Participation. Learn more about your right to work. Visit E-Verify.gov (https://www.e-verify.gov/employees) for more information.Employment offers will be conditional on the successful completion of a driving record and criminal history background check.QualificationsEducationRequired

Bachelors or better in Construction Engineering

Licenses & CertificationsRequired

Valid Driver's License




3 years: Management or supervisory experience

5 years: Project engineer or project manager experience


Utility experience in electric, fiber and network engineering or telecom

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