What you’ll be doing...

  • Managing regional network projects related to new 4G/5G Small Cell Construction, cell site modification, expansions, reconfigurations, and system upgrades.
  • Working closely with Real Estate, Equipment Engineers and Facilities Engineers to ensure cell site construction issues are pro-actively identified and resolved and requirements are met.
  • Working with outside vendors including General Contractors, Architectural & Engineering firms and Construction Management firms on project scope, design and plans to meet VZW standards, local code requirements and project schedules.
  • Facilitating weekly routine planning and working sessions with critical stakeholders and regional Operations Managers to review project scope, define issues, develop deliverables and associated timelines, assign primes and track action items.
  • Developing and maintaining a detailed schedule for each project and actively managing the scheduled tasks with outside vendors including major milestones, action items, long lead purchases and any other commitments that would impact the project schedule.
  • Understanding impact of changes from the original schedule and taking required corrective actions to ensure the project stays on schedule.
  • Coordinating and overseeing the issuance of RFQs and the evaluation of responses; based on VZW purchasing requirements, providing detailed analysis and recommendations for the best candidates and issuing purchase orders using PeopleSoft/Quick Bid Purchasing system.
  • Reviewing close out packages to ensure projects are completed with high quality and according to the project scope.
  • Completing receipts of service purchase orders and ensuring that invoices are paid in a timely manner according to federal and state regulations.
  • Managing the regional monthly cell capital plan, ensuring spending accuracy in monthly forecasting and performing monthly reconciliation of YTD monthly spending by budget item.
  • Providing regular project status reports to management and the project team.

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.
  • Project management experience with process/program management experience.
  • Construction knowledge and DC plant design knowledge.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or five or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Demonstrated large-scale project management experience with five or more years of process/program management experience.
  • Knowledge of Nokia CDMA, EV-DO, LTE and 5G equipment.
  • Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
  • Demonstrated budget tracking, cost estimation and cost accounting of large scale capital plans.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated effective time management skills, ability to work independently and make decisions within the guidelines of company business standards.
  • Capability to be results oriented with a strong sense of urgency, proactive and flexible.
  • Proven ability to manage heavy workload, be detailed oriented and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to quality and the motivation and ability to work well in a team environment.

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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