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OSP Construction Coordinator. Job in Portland Top Essex Careers

Portland, Oregon
USD38.00 to USD43.00 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Jan 2022

Project Resources Group (PRG) is a rapidly growing company with Corporate Headquarters in Denver, Colorado, and operations in 40 states around the United States. We are committed to helping our customers in the telecommunication and utility industries manage their outside plant needs. Over the last 20 years, we have built our expertise and have become a subject matter expert (SME) on all things outside plant engineering.

We are currently looking for an outside plant expert for our OSP Construction Coordinator role. Is that you?

Being an OSP Construction Coordinator at PRG is a unique opportunity for the well-versed in outside plant telecommunications, bringing the best parts of the traditional job. Our OSP Coordinators are well-versed in outside plant telecommunications. We run cable fiber for both aerial and underground scenarios. Our people have a passion for the telecommunications industry which gives them several options for career growth into roles such as Project Manager, Construction Manager, and more.

Because of the growing demand in high-speed cable, we are searching for a teammate who's committed to working on a long-term project to bring our customer over the finish line. PRG has a top client in your area that's got a project that will allow you to spend your days in both the field and the office.

In the field, you'll be asked to perform the following functions:

  • Perform walkouts pre/post-construction
  • Verify as-builts
  • Troubleshoot any build-out issues in the field
  • Verify that subcontractors have the necessary PPE gear to perform work
  • Identify permitting requirements as needed
  • Communicate with any customers in the path of construction

In the office, you'll be responsible for the following functions:

  • Putting together a bill of materials (BOM)
  • Compile notice-to-proceed (NTP) packages for contractors
  • Provide weekly reports to management on construction activity
  • Follow-up with city municipalities regarding permitting issues

That's the day in the life of a PRG Construction Coordinator. If that sounds like an ideal day at work, keep reading to know what experience and skills we hope you have.


  • Must have 3+ years of hands-on experience in cable construction
  • Educated on local area dig laws

Skills and abilities:

  • Strong leadership skills to mentor and influence subcontractors and vendors
  • Customer service acumen to interpret, communicate, and help deliver client needs
  • Impressive ability to organize and prioritize projects
  • Strong understanding of fiber engineering
  • Computer proficiency and Microsoft tools to create, manage, and present data and reporting to various stakeholders and management
  • Strong communication skills and ability to adjust delivery to your audience verbally and in writing
  • Willingness to use your vehicle in the field (mileage reimbursement at the standard federal rate)
  • Interested and able to work overtime occasionally to meet project demands
  • Perform job functions both indoors and outdoors rain or shine
  • Must be able to walk extensively, sit, stand, and climb stairs throughout the day

Still a good fit? If so, the selected candidate will enjoy the following perks and compensation:

  • $38-$43/hr with the ability to earn an annual bonus.
  • Relocation assistance is negotiable
  • Health benefits include medical, dental & vision for you and your dependents on the first of the month following your start date.
  • Company-paid Short-term Disability benefits after 1 year of service.
  • 401(k) Plan on the first of the month following your start date with a safe-harbor match after 1 year of service.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance is offered for you and your dependents.
  • ClassPass shared cost membership is offered to each employee.
  • Paid time off and holiday pay so you can enjoy time with your friends and family.
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  • Job Reference: 462788131-2
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Project Resources Group, Inc
  • Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Salary: USD38.00 to USD43.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent