What you’ll be doing...

You will contribute to the Implementation of tower related construction activities pertaining to the development of multiple, simultaneous network infrastructure projects. These projects include new cell site construction, tower modifications, LTE carrier additions and optimization. Sharing financial responsibility of all projects from bid process through final payment reconciliation by preparing bid packages for solicitation of pricing, evaluating and awarding work, preparing necessary work authorization forms and purchase orders, reviewing work and processing of payments, and verifying with Accounts Payable that payments have been made. Practice Core Values by creating and evaluating ways to gain financial efficiencies; creating process improvements; securing assets; and being accountable for vendor payments. Develop quality assurance methods, procedures, standards and technical training related to site design and construction. Develop the skills and ability to represent the company at municipal hearings if needed in support of the Real Estate group.

  • Heavy emphasis on Project planning and directing implementation of new and existing Cell Sites in Michigan.
  • Coordinating with diverse project teams consisting of Transport Engineering, RF Engineering, RF Operations, Switch Operations, Switch Engineering, Construction Engineering, General Contractors, Equipment suppliers, other internal and external resources through the entire lifecycle of a project from initial site design/concept planning to project completion and closeout.
  • Communicating through regular meetings to review status, gather updates and reporting results for Quarterly Reviews, Plan of Record meetings and project updates to Area and HQ.
  • Financial Management – Providing financial management of all projects from initial proposal/bid through receipt of final product or service; funding projects; processing purchase orders; reviewing work; and ensuring payment and final balance in purchasing software.
  • Assisting in the development of associated capital budget.
  • Tracking capital spending targets, capital receiving targets, process purchase orders, and ensuring CIP meets 18% KPI target.
  • Engineering and Operations Support - Coordinating with other departments to assist with antenna, TMA, or fiber issues that result in performance issues.
  • Providing expertise to the Michigan region related to design, construction and Cell site building compliance.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry.
  • Willingness to travel overnight.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Three or more years of experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry.
  • Construction management skills including: implementation, and project management
  • Experience with DC distribution systems.
  • Telecom experience relating to: Fiber, dark fiber and Microwave Ethernet backhaul.
  • Operating systems and applications including: Windows, MS Office.
  • Proficiency in MS Office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Excellent analytic, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Decision making skills (making appropriate use of available information and data; making sound decisions independently; and being responsible for specific projects or definable portions of larger projects or processes)
  • Leadership skills - commitment to excellence, demonstrating company values and policies, initiating action, accepting responsibility for results, and making quality decisions
  • Flexibility by attempting alternate solutions to resolve issues, and seamlessly adjusting to a dynamic, changing business environment.
  • Superior organizational and project planning skills.
  • Capability to communicate clearly and concisely; listen attentively; integrating large volumes of information from multiple sources.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and support night or weekend work as needed.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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