Midcontinent Communications Field Service Manager in Fargo, North Dakota

Requisition Number17-0212Post Date7/11/2017TitleField Service ManagerCityFargoStateNDDescriptionAs a Midcontinent employee you will enjoy free and discounted services; competitive benefits and pay; incentives based on performance; and training and advancement opportunities. Field Service Managers also drive a company-provided vehicle and wear company clothing.We've been blazing trails since 1931, bringing innovation to the world of telecommunications and delighting customers with exceptional service. Through ambition, imagination and a genuine commitment to each other, Midco proudly serves more than 380,000 residential and business customers in 342 communities in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. By the end of 2017, our customers will have Midco Gig - blazingly fast internet with download speeds of up to 1 Gbps. We're also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work:Free and discounted Midco servicesTuition reimbursementSupport of employee involvement in the communities we serveEmployee referral programWellness programsVisit to learn about employment opportunities and apply today.JOB PURPOSEProvide direction to assigned locations through the successful management of the daily service and maintenance activities and team members.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSLead, develop, and manage a service and maintenance team capable of carrying out the essential elements of Midco's strategy, standards, policies, and procedures while setting attainable goals and objectives. Manage vehicle maintenance and allocation.Create and manage timely and accurate shift schedules for team members and contracted labor.Implement and oversee successful training programs for new and existing personnel.Perform installation, service, repair, or maintenance as required.Respond to escalated customer inquiries and apply successful solutions.Produce timely and accurate reporting.Complete Midco First Time Right Broadband I certification within 90 days of hire. Consistently apply First Time Right principles in all aspects of work.At sites where there is no dedicated inventory staff, FFC Supervisor is responsible for all inventory functions in accordance with standard Materials Management policies and procedures; including inventory levels, performing cycle counts, fulfilling tech material orders, receiving cycle counts, warehouse cleanliness and organization.Possess knowledge of Midco's safety program (Target Zero), practice and enforce safety rules and procedures; operate all equipment in a safe manner.Operate and drive a Company vehicle in accordance with Midco's "Use of Vehicle for Company Business" policy.Provide timely performance feedback and daily coaching. Perform annual reviews and effectively manage disciplinary and/or performance problems.Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.Adhere to Midco privacy guidelines to ensure each customer's privacy.Maintain regular attendance to be available to provide direction and communication to team members.ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIESCommunicate with other departments to handle any escalating issues in a timely manner.Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments.Support the mission, vision, and values of Midco.Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects.Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment.Multi-task and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, c