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Bluewave Communication Inc.

Bluewave Communication

Job Summary

Job Type

Full Time

Relevant Work Experience

7+ Years

Education Level

High School or Equivalent

Bluewave Communication is taking America’s information infrastructure by storm and needs best-in-class talent to continue driving our national growth!

Who is Bluewave?

Bluewave is a well-established telecommunication construction company currently anchored in Syracuse, NY. Our cutting-edge approach to complex projects is what sets us above the rest.

Why Join Bluewave?

  • Small business with a big business personality
  • Local in our markets and proud of it!
  • Aggressive business plan aimed at strategic growth for all employees.
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Paid training & front-line technologies/equipment
  • Competitive benefits

Joining Bluewave means joining a company that is 100% dedicated to its people. It means joining a smart, tenacious, committed, work-hard-play-hard team that is committed to Bluewave’s, our clients, and each others success.

We are not looking to hire someone who just wants a job, we are looking for someone who wants a career. If you’re good at what you do, you can work anywhere. If you’re the best at what you do, come work at our company.

Position Details

Leadership position responsible for overseeing multiple tower construction teams ensuring safety, quality, and timeliness. Bluewave is looking for person to motivate high-performing teams taking on the largest and most impactful projects for out clients.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Construction Manager is responsible for managing the crew foreman and field employees; ensuring that Foremen duties and responsibilities are met; training, mentoring and developing employees.
  • In addition, there are responsibilities for the following activities: productivity, quality control, labor cost, movement of manpower, procurement of materials and any other activity impacting the successful completion of each project.
  • Coordination with project manager on assignment of the lead Foreman for each project
  • Responsible for monitoring the Company’s assigned projects in the field.
  • Responsible for coordination and/or completion of daily JHA’s. JHA’s to be provided in advance as to allow for customer approval as not to delay schedule.
  • Ensures each crew’s certifications and project specific requirements. The Construction Manager shall confirm each project, project team, individual crew members, sub-tier subcontractors have all certifications, licenses, and documentation available in both paper copies on site and digitally.This shall include, but is not limited to:
    • BloodbornePathogenCertification
    • RF Awareness Certification
    • Competent Climber Card
    • NWSA
    • OSHA 30 Cards for lead foreman
    • OSHA 10 Cards for each crew member
    • CPR and First Aid Competent Person Certified
    • Rigging Plans
    • ROW Permits
  • Understanding of each project’s construction documents, rigging plans, and installation procedures.
  • Provides assistance to the project manager in planning the job, ordering materials, and manpower.
  • Coordination with lead foreman of each crew and compiling of two week look ahead schedule and distribution to project manager.
  • Submits to project manager any request for information required.
  • Informs project manager of any field condition, document issue, or change in condition with the potential

    of cost impacts.

  • Ensures that each crew completes quality daily reports and properly logs. Treat each daily report as if you were going to court in 5 years.
  • Ensures each crew has the appropriate equipment, materials,
  • Coordination of subcontractors. Ensures subcontractors promote and abide by all company policies, guidelines, and overall culture.
  • Reviews and monitors labor efficiencies, hours, and ratios
  • Photo documentation of each project site and uploading to data center.
  • Tracks and monitors materials costs, storage, consumed, and ordered to identify potential problems while minimizing cost and over runs to the company.
  • Ensures Company policies and guidelines are followed.
  • Works with Training and Development team to ensure needed training and certificates (licenses) are completed.
  • Monitors and addresses safety hazards or potential problems with Foremen. Ensures morning and afternoon safety huddles are being conducted with documentation uploaded to data center. Monitoring and commissioning of on-site equipment.
  • Promotes a world class safety culture.
  • Maintains on going and open communication with Project Managers and customers.
  • Monitors codes and specifications, installation methods.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of the systems and equipment being installed.
  • Attends meetings with foreman, subcontractors, and others, to keep the installation on track, and address concerns, etc
  • Interacts effectively with clients, contractors, management, and other employees while promoting a positive customer service environment and positive work climate.
  • Visits job sites to walk through projects reviewing and inspecting installation methods and quality of work performed.
  • Meets with Foremen, General Contractor, and site personnel, as needed.
  • Creates a team environment: a positive, well-organized, proactive force to support profit and growth of the Company.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School or GED required
  • 8-10 years field experience including a minimum 5 years as Foreman; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of local quality, safety, and health guidelines for construction job sites
  • In-depth understanding of construction operations and processes
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Stand for long periods of time.
  • Has demonstrated knowledge of Test Equipment, Sweep, PIM & Fiber, and Certification in each.
  • Has demonstrated knowledge of standard knots, Pass N.A.T.E. Tower Climbers Exam.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Drivers License required.
  • Must be able to meet BCI MVR criteria with approved driver status.
  • Valid (Medical Examiners Certificate DOT Card) required.
  • OSHA 30.
  • Not required but preferred: (BCI will train as required)
    • NWSA – TTTI, II, or III
    • Gin Pol Certified
    • Competent Climber / Rigging
    • RF Awareness
    • Fall protection / Rescue

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to hear, understand and respond appropriately to verbal requests made in person and over the telephone.
  • Visual ability correctable to 20/20.
  • Ability to operate a Commercial Motor Vehicle.
  • Standing 90% of the day.
  • Ability to respond verbally in an understandable, professional manner in person and over the telephone.
  • Ability to stoop and bend.
  • Ability to reach and stretch.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, and climb.
  • Ability to work on job site in remote location for extended periods of time.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Tasks are regularly performed with exposure to outdoor weather conditions.
  • Risk of electrical shock and radiation.
  • Work near mechanical parts.
  • May work in high, precarious places.
  • Very loud noise levels equivalent to earth moving equipment and jack hammers.
  • Ability to stay on the road up to 100 percent of the time.

Job Type:



We will not solicit our compensation. Compensation packages are based on experience and production.

Bluewave prides themselves on being a market leader in compensation.


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Holidays
  • 401K and Match
  • Referral program
  • Health Saving Account
  • Bonus Pay
  • Weekly Per Diem


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:

Multiple project locations within geographic business unit region


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