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Kanaan Communications, LLC Project Supervisor - Telecom Construction in Elkhart, Indiana

Overview and Essential Functions

A successful Project Supervisor shall be responsible for oversight of one or more aerial and/or underground telecommunication construction projects; responsible for ensuring that the installation, maintenance, and/or repair of a customer's telecommunications equipment is completed safely, timely, and accurately. At a minimum, the position requires a good working knowledge of telecommunications construction; familiarity with aerial lift devices, utility lines/poles, and various other telecommunications construction equipment, and the functionality of each; ability to use cable placement equipment and tools; ability to identify and troubleshoot problems.In order to perform this job, you must demonstrate, either by training or experience: • the ability to work safely, with or without supervision• the ability to coordinate the activities of others• the ability to work standing, at shoulder height and overhead, for extended periods• the ability to lift and manipulate lasher and other cable placement equipment• the ability to work aloft, either from a ladder, aerial lift device, or by gaffing• excellent manual dexterity• the ability to organize work load to determine priority of duties• the ability to communicate with Company personnel, customers, and contractors to ensure tasks are completed• the ability to operate and understand equipment, including, but not limited to an aerial lift device, lasher, and hand toolsResponsibilities: • Supervise, develop, and provide leadership to employees of an assigned area, department, or project• Review tasks and reports to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance• Implement and maintain processes to assist completion of tasks in support of an assigned area, department, or project• Communicate with employees, contractors, vendors, and/or customers to assist an assigned area, department, or project


• Associates Degree in a related field or 3 years of related work experience• Previous supervisory and/or managerial experience• Project management skills including planning, organizing, and coordinating tasks• Authorized to work in the United States• Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen, background, and motor vehicle record checkWorkplace Environment and Physical Demands: To be considered for this position, a candidate must possess the ability to sit for long periods of time, while using repetitive and/or fine hand movements to complete computer related tasks and/or other office functions. Work is performed both inside and outside in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, cold, and precipitation, and in rugged terrain such as back easements, rural locations and at active construction sites. Noise level can range from moderate to loud and from intermediate to constant.

Benefits and Company Summary

What you'll get…

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no additional cost

  • Medical Plans

  • Including:

  • Telehealth

  • Surgery Plus

  • Mental Health Care

  • Prescription Plans

  • PPO and HD options

  • Dental and Vision Plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts and self-contributed HAS

  • Education/Tuition Reimbursement

  • Short and Long Term Disability

  • Provided Life Insurance and AD&D

  • 401k Retirement Savings w/ Company Match

  • Stock Purchase Plan

  • Company Discounts

  • Legal Insurance

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Paid Family Leave

  • Company vehicle and gas card ( Depending on job function)

    Who we are…

    We are a company united in our vision of connecting America. Our culture is grounded in and shaped by our values. These values act as our behavioral compass and guide how we interact with each other, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. Across our teams, we strive to treat each other with respect, value different perspectives and experiences, keep our and others' safety top of mind, and uphold the highest ethical standards. Our company supplies the single most critical resource telecom service providers need: skilled people.

    We serve the nation in 46 states and are unparalleled in scope and scale. Our talented workforce of over 2,000 employees provides a wide array of specialty services including construction, engineering, underground facility locating, fulfillment, and program management.

    We provide opportunities for our people to learn and develop the skills and knowledge to be successful in their current role as well as to prepare them for future growth within the company. Join us!


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.

Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.