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Field Construction Manager (Outside Plant Engineering & Construction) Prince George, BC

Full Time

Join our team

This is a transformational opportunity to work on TELUS' #1 strategic investment; delivering an extraordinary customer experience by expanding and maintaining our PureFibre and copper infrastructure. We are on a mission to ensure speed and capacity for generations to come, and to create the foundation for access to future solutions like the connected home, smart cities, and our TELUS Health applications.

Here's the impact you'll make and what we'll accomplish together

You will work together with our build partner(s) to maximize the build efficiency, increase schedule predictability and identify unit cost efficiencies while driving sustainable & strong engagement with our partners. You will provide field level oversight to lead the construction of our outside plant network while providing guidance around standards, quality and safety to build partner groups.

Here's how
    •You will lead TELUS' build partners involved in the build of all TELUS PureFibre infrastructure
    •By handling the implementation of our Outside Plant infrastructure across various communities in British Columbia
    •By verifying that work site safety is being followed and by promoting a safe work environment through in-field safety audits
    •You'll be responsible for maintaining high quality standards and compliancy to ensure workload is retired as planned to meet strategic objectives by working closely with various internal and external teams to develop consistent operating processes within the construction discipline
    •Part of your role with be to identify and remove challenges that would otherwise impede progress and actively communicate build project status and any risks
    •We will trust you to ensure the quality of construction through in-field quality audits and activity seek solutions with build partners
    •You will review financial documents in order to ensure accuracy and to find opportunities for savings

This role is 70% in field (on the ground in neighborhoods and communities assigned) and 30% mobile office based.


You're the missing piece of the puzzle
    •With your customer First passion and your ability to maintain a high level of performance under varying conditions and time constraints you will bring your experience collaborating with customers to resolve customer service issues
    •With this desire to move the team forward, you can exemplify, illustrate, promote and apply the TELUS values
    •You have behavioral flexibility, tenacity and positive oral and written communication skills, demonstration of sound judgment and decisiveness coupled with a proven track record as an authentic leader who leads by example
    •Validated ability to analyze, monitor and manage a budget
    •With your talent to improve performance through observing, assessing and sharing information about performance expectations with various teams.
    •Put your strong collaboration and influencing skills to use across the organization and up and down the hierarchy
    •You have the aptitude to learn with an entrepreneurial spirit and a proficiency to prioritize in a dynamic environment
    •You have a related degree/diploma or equivalent related experience

    •Previous related management experience
    •PMP certification
    •4+ years Telecom outside plant build experience
    •Prior experience with TELUS systems like JIRA, SAP, MyWorld, SpatialNet, SRM

    •Robust knowledge of Copper & Fiber Outside Plant and related work-site safety
    •G-Suite & Microsoft group of programs
    •Strong oral, written and interpersonal skills
    •Class 5 driver's license

Who is TELUS?

We're a high-performing team of individuals who collectively make TELUS one of the leading telecommunications companies in Canada. Our competitive consumer offerings include wireline, wireless, internet and Optik TV™. We also deliver a compelling range of products and services for small, medium and large businesses; and have carved out a leadership position in the health, energy, finance and public sector markets with innovative industry specific solutions.

Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn't matter who you are, what you do or how you do it, at TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected. Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

Do you share our passion?

At TELUS, you create future friendly® possibilities.

At TELUS, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.
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