What you’ll be doing...

The Principal Consultant – Project Lead Structured Cabling position represents the most senior level of Professional Services engineers. The incumbent demonstrates business acumen necessary to effectively engage at the CxO or senior executive level. Will also communicate technical considerations and the impact of custom solutions to clients’ identified business problems to key stakeholders and decision makers across the top strata of the strategic client base, typically clients who are global in nature.

The incumbent will managed projects that have substantial revenue impact. They must collaborate with the clients’ department heads and technical stakeholders to ensure alignment and congruency between the clients’ infrastructure and proposed custom solutions in order to effect a seamless integration and implementation of technologies. The Principal Consultant is the overall technical lead for the planning, design and implementation of custom Verizon projects. The position will be engaged during the sales phase as required to ensure an understanding of the customers’ requirements and technical objectives and continues to provide oversight through installation and delivery of related drawings and design elements.

In this role, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Pre-sales support, network design, costing, material sourcing, sub-contractor selection, implementation and project management for communications infrastructure projects. Annual revenue for the projects managed will be ~ $3M - $5M.
  • Works with external third party vendors in implementing the scope of work within customers Premises insuring implementation is executed, satisfying all industry standards, performed via published schedule and within budget.
  • Knowledge of wiring industry standards; design topologies and construction of cabling infrastructure in ISP, OSP, Campus and commercial office settings.
  • Knowledge of BISCI, EIA/TIA 568-B standards as well as NFPA and NEC code requirements.
  • Knowledge of related construction disciplines (HVAC, Electrical, Hazardous Waste removal) and ancillary services (Paging, Surveillance, and Video) is required.
  • The single point of technical support for the assigned Sales Executive and annually manage/support 50 – 75 structured cabling opportunities.
  • Additionally, you will ensure the proper contractual agreements are in place with the customer and the subcontractor, including Performance Bonds and flow-downs. This position will project manage each opportunity, including the subcontractors working on the installation.
  • Resolves project conflicts for the customer, Verizon, and subcontractors.
  • Will manage VZ compliance with national, state and local licenses relevant to structured cabling, electrical, HVAC, pathways and control wiring regulations and codes.
  • You will develop and administer budgets, bid margins, schedules and performance standards for each project.
  • Will have sole responsibility to select and procure materials that may require for structured cabling solutions and purchased by Verizon and or subcontractors. Approve all supplier invoices and payments.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience
  • Six or more years of experience in communications infrastructure (NTS, ISP or OSP) pre-sales, design, customer service, third party vendor management and budget management.
  • Experience in Visio, Excel, Word, Project & AutoCAD.
  • A Certification in Registered Communication Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification or related experience and eligibilityto obtain RCDD within 6 months of assuming the position.
  • Experience managing and handling the management and accountability of national, state and local licenses to ensure VZ complies with relevant Structured Cabling, Electrical, HVAC, Pathways and control wiring regulations and codes.
  • Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time.
  • A valid driver's license.

Even better if you have:

  • A Degree.
  • Ten or more years of experience in communications infrastructure (NTS, ISP or OSP) pre-sales, design, customer service, third party vendor management and budget management.
  • Outside Plant Specialist (OSP) or Network Transport Specialist (NTS) experience.
  • PMP or equivalent project management certification.
  • Knowledge of project management techniques including project planning and coordination, scheduling like Gantt charts.

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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