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Kanaan Communications, LLC Supervisor Underground in West Des Moines, Iowa

Overview and Essential Functions

A national leader in the telecommunications field is hiring for an OSP Plant Supervisor. Responsible for managing all operations in accordance with the customer and industry specifications. Prince Telecom's commitment to deliver outstanding service that consistently exceeds customer expectations has grown the company to become one of the nation's largest fulfillment providers. With a national footprint and over 850+ employees, Prince Telecom affords its customers a single source solution with the ability to deploy a well-equipped, professionally trained and experienced workforce capable of meeting needs anywhere in the United States. Prince Telecom offers a wide range of services that includes: residential and commercial installations, digital converter deployment, high speed modem installations, home security and automation, underground and aerial construction services and special projects such as MDU construction, drop rebuilds and audits. We provide experienced and reliable customer service professionals to the nation’s leading telecommunications providers! . As a leader, you will mentor, support, and grow your team as they connect America.

At Prince Telecom we are proud of our installation technicians and operational support teams who meet our strict pre-employment and on-going safety and quality control criteria; we reward their outstanding performance with competitive pay, bonus programs, paid training, career development programs, safety certifications, paid time off and medical, dental, vision, life and 401(k).

A national leader in the telecommunication industry is looking for Supervisor Fulfillment Labor Underground to join our team.

This position will require travel.

What you will do:

  • Plan for and directly supervises in house crews and subcontractors for various underground utility construction projects

  • Support leadership team in ordering supplies, equipment, and materials for projects

  • Be able to interpret and communication project plans and standards to support staff, labor crews, subcontractors, vendors, and customers

  • Oversee project plans, objectives, procedures, and performance standards within the boundaries of the company’s mission, values, and policies

  • Adhere to and uphold Prince’s safety culture on site, lead by example and develop the expected safety culture on each project

  • Provide data and information to upper management on project status on an as needed basis

  • Be able to support a fast paced, demanding work schedule; schedule could include early mornings, evenings, weekends, etc.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by leadership

  • Identify contractor training needs and arranges for the contractor to get the training


  • A High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); or three (3) to five (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must be detailed oriented and excellent organizational skills

  • Related quality control and/or outside aerial plant construction experience

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a deadline-driven environment

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

  • Works well under pressure

  • Ability walking long distances, and potentially uneven and/or less than ideal ground conditions each day with contractors

  • Capable working in all temperatures, climate and weather conditions maintaining safe work zone practices

  • Must have excellent communications and diplomacy skills

  • Committed to and driven by quality and safety

  • Ability to distinguish between general audience information and confidential information and to maintain confidentiality at all times.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time and recognize which tasks are more urgent or require more attention

Benefits and Company Summary

  • Company vehicle

  • Weekly paychecks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Life and AD&D

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings w/ Company Match

  • Stock Purchase Plan

  • Company Discounts

  • Legal Insurance

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement for select programs


Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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