Construction Manager

Job Description:

Dell Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is seeking a highly skilled-self motivated individual with strong leadership skills and successful background in telecom construction to fill the position of Construction Manager.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for all construction projects, including improvement and maintenance of telephone facilities.
  • Supervises construction crew which includes cable splicer’s, line and ground workers, heavy equipment operators and mechanics.
  • Supervises construction progress, ensures quality standards and completion dates
  • Trains and directs aerial and buried cable construction crews.
  • Pre-surveys job sites to determine needs for workers, equipment, materials, parts and safety provisions.
  • Schedules personnel for projects and makes site inspections to check public safety precautions and use of prescribed safety equipment and procedures.
  • Responds to outside plant emergency calls.
  • May oversee contractors installing underground conduit and cable.
  • Travel throughout ILEC/CLEC area required.
  • Provides General Manager (GM) with accurate and timely status reports, ensuring GM is fully aware of all issues.


  • Bachelors Degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in telecommunications, wireless infrastructure and telecom construction.
  • 5+ years of supervisory or management experience.
  • Excellent computer skills; ability to read and interpret maps.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate employees, set priorities and complete tasks on time.
  • Valid driver’s license required, CDL preferred.
  • Background check required.

Dell Telephone Cooperative, founded in 1956, serves 10,500 square miles in rural west Texas and southern New Mexico, providing advanced telecommunication services to 1,500 ILEC members. Delcom, Inc., a subsidiary of Dell Telephone, provides advanced voice and data solutions to 3,000 CLEC customers.

Dell Telephone offers an excellent, comprehensive benefit package; salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please submit a resume, salary requirements, and three professional references to:

Denny Bergstrom, General Manager
PO Box 67
Dell City, Texas 79837