Construction Coordinator

at Ritter Communications in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

The OSP Construction Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all construction activities including but not limited to: design, permitting, build, and cutover of OSP projects.  The Construction Coordinator must be highly detailed, communicative, collaborative, task driven and comfortable working with technology.  This role requires self-motivation and strong project coordination experience in order to contribute to all areas of expertise with various cross-functional teams.

Essential Duties:


  • Tracks project objectives by reviewing tasks, conferring with management and communicating with contractors;
  • Assigns tasks to internal and external teams including contractor resources;
  • Supports construction manager in the field with newly acquired information and updates of progress;
  • Participates in project calls and provides updates where applicable;
  • Collects updates from construction contractors in the field and provides status reports;
  • Reports on specific project milestones, risks, and issues;
  • Communicates with all teams involved and drive progress for each project;
  • Manages data within proprietary software;
  • Interacts daily with stakeholders to interpret their needs and requirements;
  • Checks and responds to emails;
  • Able to work necessary hours as required to meet project deadlines;
  • Travels to customer sites, project areas, business related events, and other Ritter Communications locations as required;
  • Other related duties and projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:   

  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of telecommunications network design and construction practices;
  • Knowledge of various operating systems, Word, Excel, Explorer and Outlook;
  • Strong organization and time management skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details;
  • Proficient in the use of appropriate project management reporting and tracking software;
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently;
  • Flexible during times of change;
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating;
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments;
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities;
  • Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise;
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial;
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential;
  • Ability to travel for business requirements; must possess a valid Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record.

Education and Experience:

High School diploma or equivalent required; three years of OSP construction work experience and/or demonstrated proficiency equal to job knowledge skills and abilities required.

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Job Posting: 3053625

Posted On: Sep 15, 2021

Updated On: Sep 15, 2021