Director of Drop Bury - Twin Cities Region

TAK Communications, Inc. Saint Paul, MN
TAK Communications, Inc., a leading multi-state cable television installation firm, is seeking a Director of Drop Bury. We are looking for an experienced people leader focused on delivering results for our customers, employees and clients. Most importantly, we are seeking someone who genuinely loves helping other people, possesses a great attitude and is extremely dependable.

It is TAK Communications goal to double or triple in size within the next five years. As a result, we are seeking employees who have the knowledge, drive, determination to help lead us there. Come join our team in an exciting, fast-paced and people-oriented environment.

Why choose TAK Communications?

TAK Communications, Inc., is a premier sales and installation company representing leading telecommunications providers around the country. Here at TAK, we understand any company is only as good as its employees and our employees are the most important part of our company. When becoming an employee at TAK Communications, Inc., you are part of a team that looks out for your best interests. Our leadership team is passionate about mentoring and setting our employees up for success! We are proud to say we have countless veteran employees that are making their career with TAK Communications, Inc.

If all of this sounds like something youd like to be a part of, come join a company that really values people our employees, our clients and all of the residential customers for whom we provide work. In addition to a great work environment, TAK offers the following:

* Competitive Wage - Commission/Production pay scale - make as much as you like!

* In-depth and Ongoing Paid Training

* Paid weekly each Friday

* Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident and Short-Term Disability Insurance

* Sick & Vacation Pay

* 401K

* Strong Supportive Structure Mentors and Supervisors

* In most cases, routing begins from home

* A Promote from Within Culture/Mindset

* Great Management Opportunities

* Annual Leadership Summit to keep our leaders developing

* Plus, much more!

* ------------------------Director of Drop Bury-------------------------


Responsible for directing all Drop Bury activities in support of new and existing customers, including rebuilding, and existing plant upgrades. Works with Fulfillment and Drop bury Managers to provide direction and guidance necessary to develop budgets for and allocate appropriate funds for new equipment, operating expenses, upgrades and other drop bury efforts. Responsible for Recruiting, Vendor Management, Fiber Construction, Planned and Emergency Restoration, Utility Relations, and Project Management.


* Establishes and maintains recommended drop bury standards and practices.

* Oversees work activities of installation, site survey, quality control and drop bury coordination of customers.

* Aligns performance metrics to support the achievement of business, department, and team goals. Works closely with corporate and region staff to ensure consistency and accuracy in reporting, measuring, and monitoring new business opportunities.

* Negotiates pricing; executes and manages the MSO and TAK contracts to guarantee the most fluid underground plant protection operating procedures and the best financial pricing for each region.

* Works closely with Corporate/Legal to ensure that all contractors/vendors meet all Company guidelines for Certificate of Insurances and Company Master Agreements.

* Leads and directs the Region and Corporate team. Ensures accuracy of all invoicing and

* Directs/Oversees all projects within the region.

* Works with commercial lead to develop and execute overall strategies that will support both residential and commercial initiatives.

* Practices and ensures Company safety policies and procedures are followed.

* Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

* Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

* Attend weekly safety meetings held by TAK Communications.

* Make careful examinations of the work site and of the plans, specifications, construction sheets and maps to become informed as to the location and nature of the proposed construction, existing utilities and the kind and character of the soil and terrain to be encountered.

* Strictly adhere to the standard operating procedures provided by TAK Communications.


* 10-year Broadband Technician or equivalent work experience required

* Bachelors Degree or Equivalent required

* 5 years of prior management experience required

* Ability to oversee 60 plus field crews, 4 Leaders and 8 frontline team members

* Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required

* Working knowledge of National Electric Code, Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) laws and regulations, and related state and local codes is helpful

* Professional demeanor

* Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen and have a valid drivers license.

* Must possess the capacity to learn, adapt to change, and become proficient quickly.

* Ability to manage stress, exercise self-control, adhere to company policies and uphold the mission of the organization.


Good, modern, well-lighted, ventilated, air-conditioned work area. Subject to frequent interruptions and deadlines. May work long or irregular hours. Must maintain confidentiality as may be required in the normal course of position performance. The working conditions for this position are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the essential duties of this job, the incumbent is frequently required to talk, hear, and sit for extended periods of time. Manual dexterity and close visual ability is required.

TAK Communications, Inc. strives to hire, recruit and promote associates without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. TAK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. TAK Communications will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.