Telecom Construction Project Manager - Lansing, MI

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Lansing, MI, USA
  • Mar 31, 2021

Job Description

Requisition Number: 117407  
Company Name: DRG Inc 
Service Line: 1UAM - DRG Utility Asset Management 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Bachelors 
Work Experience Required: 3 - 5 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 50% 



Asset Management is a division of Davey Resource Group (DRG) which has been employee-owned since 1979. DRG specializes in managing the assets of utility companies throughout the U.S. by providing infrastructure solutions, focused around the electrical and telecommunication industries. We believe in smart strategic growth that continues to provide career advancement opportunities. We utilize cutting-edge technology to deliver solutions for utility companies with design, construction, and field inspection services. Asset Management is currently seeking a motivated self-starter that can thrive in a fast-paced environment to learn and develop new skills that will contribute to our entrepreneurial spirited group.


Position Summary:


The Construction Services Project Manager provides project management for utility construction projects and is accountable for developing and implementing a plan, which supports operational management and overall project viability and financial health.




  • Ensures compliance with DRG Policies and Procedures.


  • Fosters collaborative and partnering relationship with Field Operations/Construction Managers to deliver successful projects


  •  Participate in proposal and bid development as required.


  • Responsible for overall project management and customer management for contract with major telecommunications customer.


  • Responsible for constructability analysis & engineering planning verification produced by customer


  • Serve as single-point of contact, establishing, nurturing and managing customer expectations regarding the project performance and building long-term relationships for the Company.


  • Manages project performance (scope, safety, quality, schedule, cost, and customer satisfaction) to meet or beat target goals.


  • Responsible for implementing appropriate document retention process


  • Responsible to understand HMI’s financial and project management systems, including the ability to run and analyze key reports, and development of recovery plans as required


  • Responsible for data integrity and timely reporting to management


  •  Accountable for timely billing to customers, including receiving payment


  • Develop, optimize and update project schedules for multiple, simultaneous large projects using project scheduling software, as necessary


  • Ability to travel to job sites during project performance period.




  • AAS degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering or equivalent related industry experience.


  • Relevant construction experience of 5 years of project management


  • Understanding of operations, contract administration, contract management, processes, and standards, with emphasis on utility industry.


  • Experience in Project Planning and Construction Scheduling


  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) essential with management, project team, contractors, and customer, both written and verbal.


  • Excellent computer skills, and experience with Google Chrome or Microsoft software (Sheets, Excel, Powerpoint, Video conferencing etc.)


  • Ability to prioritize and work with limited direct supervision


Addition Information:

The ideal candidate would be comfortable with traveling from location to location within the client’s service territory. Candidates must be comfortable working full time with a minimum of 40 - 45 hours per week. Compensation based on experience. DRG offers excellent benefits including: health, dental, vision and life insurance after 30 days of employment. Phone reimbursement and use of company vehicle. Vacation Pay, Company stock and 401-K eligibility after 1 year. Continual training and development offered. Pre-employment drug screen, motor vehicle records screen, criminal background screen, and Social Security # verification required. Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply.  DRG is Employee Owned. We encourage you to take ownership of your future.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 


The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit


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