What you’ll be doing...

You will be mentoring with a team that engineers, implements, and coordinates activities associated with utility infrastructure and construction. Specifically, telecommunications Outside Plant (OSP) fiber optic network infrastructure and construction.

This team leads and directs engineering projects, engaging appropriate internal and external organizations with professional written/verbal communication skills.The team proposes solutions supported by sound engineering and operational productivity to achieve goals in creative and effective ways. In addition, the team:

  • Manages projects with specific focus on deliverables, tasks and due dates, conveying timelines, risks, delays and impacts to management as required.
  • Recognizes vulnerabilities in network infrastructure and makes calculated financial decisions to implement remedies that enhance reliability within budget limitations.
  • Prepares detailed cost analysis, project specs, spend forecasts, route mapping, requisitions, and business justifications.
  • Determines scope, budget and schedules, then monitors and controls expenses within allotted budget.
  • Coordinates engineering construction activities with contractors, developers, municipalities and consultants.
  • Processes reports, vendor invoices, material receipts, and other administrative duties.
  • Provides oversight and management of multiple construction vendors.

You will receive general instruction initially and will learn to eventually perform independently with minimal supervision, exercising latitude to achieve daily objectives and approaches to critical/complex assignments. You will be required to multi-task to effectively manage a wide range of simultaneous activities often interrupted by other demands. You will be part of a team that responds immediately to network outages, coordinating necessary resources and activities for prompt and appropriate restoral.

Current area of responsibility includes greater St. Louis, MOand is subject to change.Regular work conditions are 40 hours per week with limited travel. Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends as necessary

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or one or more years of work experience
  • Experience in utility and/or telecommunications.
  • Experience with windows-based programs and corporate database systems.
  • Experience with CAD, and MS Excel/MS Access.
  • Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time.
  • A valid driver's license.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related discipline.
  • Two or or more years experience in utility engineering, construction, GIS/ telecommunications.
  • Ability to analyze problems and having the autonomy to select and implement the right solutions.
  • Ability to work well independently, team player and enjoy leading colleagues and coordinating efforts to ensure best outcomes.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple assignments and competing priorities.
  • Strong communicator, you can quickly build relationships with a diverse range of people and you are open to learning complex technical issues and resolutions to problems.

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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