Job Vacancy Director of Construction, Telecommunications TAK Communications

Job title: Director of Construction, Telecommunications

Company: TAK Communications

Job description: Description

TAK is one of the largest and fastest growing communications, broadband, and technology service companies in America. We strive daily to provide the best customer experience, delivering on our mission of BEING OUR CUSTOMER’S HERO, EVERY DAY.

With our continued growth, we are looking for a Director of Construction to join our team in the Jackson, MS area. The Director of Construction will provide management and strategic direction for construction projects and teams across our southern footprint.

The Role

  • Provide daily management and strategic direction for multi-state projects and teams
  • Manage internal and external resources to achieve project deadlines and goals
  • Actively lead start-up process of new construction activities and/or regional acquisitions; identify/assess risk, manage cost expectations, define project scope, schedule, quality, and feasibility to ensure concept decisions become reality
  • Routinely visit project sites, working with local leaders and teams
  • Actively manage and solve for supply chain issues, demonstrating collaboration and creativity
  • Provide top level customer relationship management
  • Partner with executive leadership to ensure proper financial management of projects: establish project level budgets while maintaining local operating budgets
  • Manage monthly and annual department P&L budgets; providing additional reports and metrics as required
  • Provide mentoring and direction to team, developing an internal talent bench
  • Create measurable standards of performance and consistently measure performance against established goals
  • Lead with safety as the #1 priority: ensuring all teams follow company safety standards and all federal, state and local laws
  • Other responsibilities as needed


  • 5+ years of relevant underground construction, aerial, coax and fiber experience, including significant experience in a leadership role required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering and/or equivalent work experience a plus
  • OSHA 20 Certification (or ability to obtain) is preferred
  • Passing of all pre-employment requirements (MVR, Background Check, Drug Screen)
  • Network and asset knowledge and planning to include Aerial and Underground assets and network inventory knowledge
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Open to a variety of schedules; evenings and/or weekends as needed
  • Ability to travel daily as needed, +/- 50% annually as business needs require
  • Ability to build and cultivate positive relationships with internal and external customers
  • Ability to complete work indoors, outdoors, in tight spaces and elevated by bending, reaching, twisting, climbing, sitting, and working while standing up to 70% of the time
  • Ability to safely work and navigate various terrains and job sites
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds as needed

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Expected salary:

Location: Jackson, MS

Job date: Sun, 16 Jul 2023 07:56:50 GMT

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