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Local Manager

Local Manager

Field Operations


Durham, NC

Job ID: 5295

About Frontier Communications

Frontier® Communications provides communications services to urban, suburban, and rural communities in 25 states. Frontier offers a variety of services to residential customers over its fiber-optic and copper networks, including video, high-speed internet, advanced voice, and Frontier Secure® digital protection solutions. Frontier Business™ offers communications solutions to small, medium, and enterprise businesses.

Position Summary

Frontier’s Local Managers will focus on operational proficiency, employee, customer, and community relations. By driving performance and delivering results through customer contact and community involvement, the Local Manager will impact Frontier’s ability to exceed our market growth targets and deliver 100% employee and customer satisfaction.

This position will provide leadership to a workforce of field technicians that install and maintain both residential and business lines, OSP cable facilities, multi-line CPE equipment, hi-cap access services, broadband services, central office/transmission equipment and digital loop carrier equipment.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to: 

  • Meets service activation and repair commitment dates, maintains revenue and expense budget objectives and promotes new and existing company products.
  • Manages a P&L budget to ensure revenue goals and expense targets are met.
  • Provides feedback, ongoing training, and motivates their team to exceed department goals
  • Partners with Human Resources to ensure firm, fair and consistent application of practices/policies and labor agreements in a timely manner.
  • Maintain a safe work environment by conducting regularly scheduled safety meetings, applicable safety training and reinforcing state/federal safety requirements within the work place.
  • Positively represents Frontier through active engagement and involvement in the community.
  • Partners with marketing to act as the “eyes” and “ears” of the local market to ensure an appropriate competitive response.
  • Responds to issues identified on Customer Surveys.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Field Technician work experience preferred.
  • Supervisory experience in an operations environment or equivalent work / military experience preferred.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with internal and external customers as well as labor unions
  • Ability to lead a team while working under pressure with deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering, plant service center, outside plant functions, electrical circuitry, network installation, maintenance and testing of central offices, as well as HSI/DSL installation, FTTH and data networking.
  • Must possess basic PC skills: Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Must be available 24/7 to support off-shift technicians and emergency situations as needed.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather.

Training/ Education Required:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • CCNA, PMP or CWNP a plus
  • Must possess a valid state driver’s license with a clean driving record.

Frontier Communications is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.