Optimizing Joint Use Management: Tools and Strategies for Success
Wednesday, June 14, 2023 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EDT
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Federal and state funding for broadband deployments, requests for non-traditional pole attachments from wireless companies, and regulations intended to accelerate response times and impose new reporting requirements on pole owners will increase the volume and complexity of requests to attach telecommunications facilities to utility poles. Many utilities do not have the processes in place and the workforce resources to address a large and inconsistent volume of pole attachment requests.
This webinar will highlight:
- New joint-use tools
- Identify efficient joint-use management processes
- Discuss solutions and best practices to address some of the challenges of joint use management to maintain a safe work environment, stay in compliance with regulations and provide the best value to your ratepayers and shareholders.
About the Presenter:
Ron Bilodeau - Director, Strategic Solutions
Ron is a Director - Strategic Solutions with Osmose. He has more than 35 years of experience in both telecommunications construction and electric utility operations management. Ron earned an MBA and BA in Communications and Management from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, a Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy from the University of Nevada Reno, and is a Certified Project Management Professional. In his current role, he provides solutions and recommendations to the utility and broadband industries on a wide-ranging scope of requirements including joint use, broadband buildout, and wireless attachment and colocation programs and processes.