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Plant Project Coordinator I

Company: Sonic Internet + Phone
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Why Sonic? For over 28 years, Sonic has been committed to changing the way people think about the internet. We're revolutionizing the industry by standing up in support of an open and fair internet, setting a refreshingly high standard for customer care, and bringing accessible, affordable connectivity with member-focused policies to all. And that mission all starts with the people we hire. Each career opening at Sonic is an opportunity for personal growth, career development, and most importantly, making a difference towards building a better internet for our shared local community and beyond. Whether you contribute by splicing fiber, installing homes, or assisting customers on the phone, you're part of a company that is committed to the power of good. Join a community of internet revolutionaries re-thinking, re-wiring, and re-imagining the future of the internet. Position Summary:
This position is responsible for aiding in the coordination of the day to day project management activities throughout all phases of Sonic's Plant Construction projects, while promoting Sonic's core values of outstanding customer service, quality, security and integrity. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: Project Coordinator I is a full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position. Travel: Travel is expected for this position. A valid California Driver's License for three years and Clean DMV record is required. A company gas card and vehicle will be supplied as needed. Gas cards are expected to be used on individually assigned company vehicles only. Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 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. Proficient skills in Word / Excel / Adobe PDF / Outlook
General understanding of the fundamentals of a construction project lifecycle as it pertains to utilities (pre-engineering, engineering, construction and post-construction activities)
General understanding of permitting process for aerial and underground construction (including durations, extensions, traffic control requirements, etc.)
General understanding of the fundamentals of aerial and underground construction, and process of transitioning between the two methods, importance of continuity in network construction.
Ability to interface with numerous municipal building and roadway departments to complete permit application requests, coordinate work inspections and secure project completion approvals.
Prepare RFPs and obtain pricing for proposed work.
Prepare purchase order requests and monitor associated construction tracking
Deliver completed permit applications and fees to various Agencies Having Jurisdiction to secure construction permits.
Experience / knowledge of State, Highway Department, Railway & Municipal requirements for construction permitting processes.
Working knowledge of traffic control permitting requirements.
AT&T and PG&E paperwork processes processes and procedures
Manage the Permitting process (Both pole owner attachment and AHJ Encroachment permits)
Compile and submit aerial permit applications.
Schedule traffic control and no parking signs
Monitor expiration date of permits and request extensions as necessary to facilitate construction activities.
Manage the Closeout process (request engineering corrections, file NOCs, As-Builts, Closing Permits, CPUC Filing, PG&E Permits, & AT&T Permits. Etc)
Oversight and coordination of pre and post construction processes.
Prepare a SOW and request Civil drawings
Review as-built drawings to verify quantities for billing
Create and send construction notices prior to construction, build and Test & Treat, set up PBX number
Coordinate with IT and Logistics to issue contractor ID badges/magnets/vests, etc.
Maintain project progress meeting minutes
Prepare and submit map requests (ATT, GIS, Cable Pulls, Etc.)
Push JIRA Workflows and upload related project files to SharePoint or J drive as appropriate Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Responsibility - Acts independently in the field within reason; knows when to consult for assistance; takes responsibility for vehicles, tools and credit cards.
Problem Solving- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional situations.
Technical Skills- Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with team members.
Customer Service- Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Interpersonal Skills- Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new
Oral Communication- Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in
Written Communication- Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written
Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational
Knowledge/Experience - AT&T, PG&E, or Aerial Utility construction. 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. Driving a Sonic company vehicle is expected. The Plant crew is exposed to varying site conditions, climates, and elements. 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit; key/type. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The Project Coordinator I must be able to drive a Sonic Company vehicle. Equal Opportunity: Sonic is an equal opportunity employer. Sonic is committed to providing a work environment free of harassment, discrimination, retaliation and disrespectful or other unprofessional conduct based on sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued under Vehicle Code section 12801.9), ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. It also prohibits discrimination, harassment, disrespectful or unprofessional conduct based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. Acknowledgement: Sonic is an at-will employer. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement, or contract, between the employer and employee and is subject to change. Other functions may be assigned and/or reassigned by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The only employment contract that exists between you and Sonic is that of at-will employment. Employee signature below constitutes employee's understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.

Keywords: Sonic Internet + Phone, Santa Rosa , Plant Project Coordinator I, Professions , Santa Rosa, California

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