What you’ll be doing...

We are constantly innovating to bring the latest technologies to our customers and you can be part of this team. You will be responsible for building and maintaining America’s largest and most reliable cellular network. As a Project Manager in Wireless Construction, you will manage a variety of internal and external partners and vendors to oversee construction and maintenance for a regional network of cell site projects. Your vital role will ensure that these multi-stakeholder, complex projects are delivered on time, to specifications, and within budget.

  • Collaborating with stakeholders to establish project designs, scope, deliverables and timelines.
  • Developing and maintaining detailed schedules 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.
  • Analyzing implications of changes from the original schedule and taking required corrective actions to ensure the project stays on track.
  • Providing regular project status reports to management and the project team.
  • Coordinating and overseeing the issuance of RFQs and the evaluation of responses, based on purchasing requirements, and providing detailed analysis and recommendations for the best candidates.

In addition:

  • Work cross-functionally to collaborate with other teams in the Submarket including Real Estate, RF Design, Construction, Implementation, Network Assurance, and System Performance.
  • Review RF Design documents to determine RAN equipment needs and translate this design into a full implementation scope of work to include appropriate power, baseband and minor materials.
  • Review architectural firm design documents and translate design into an efficient working equipment line-up given space constraints. Ensure optimum equipment utilization and efficiency.
  • Oversee equipment installation and acceptance. Review closeout packages (COP’s) to drive quality and accuracy of installation of equipment by vendors.
  • Manage OEM and other vendor relationships to confirm that equipment is delivered and received timely and in accordance with company compliance guidelines.
  • Prepare and manage purchase orders to ensure alignment with project implementation timelines. Ensure prompt vendor payment.
  • Budgeting and be able to convey unit cost averages per installation type.
  • Deliver on monthly spend targets that help support our capital commitments and maintain program cadence/run rates.
  • Utilize project tracking tools and systems to accurately document equipment orders, schedules and installation completions.

What we’re looking for...

You enjoy managing complex, large-scale projects impacting a large variety of stakeholders, both internal and external. You have a keen eye for detail, but never lose sight of the big picture. Being results-driven and well-organized, you are adept at identifying potential project roadblocks and developing mitigation strategies. Excellent communication and team building skills enable you to negotiate with internal and external partners to ensure nothing gets in the way of success. You thrive in a fast-paced, high demand environment, making effective decisions quickly, and juggling competing priorities with ease.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience managing projects and process/program management experience.
  • Experience with budget tracking, cost estimation, and cost accounting of capital plans.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Ericsson/Nokia, DC plant design, and general construction knowledge
  • Knowledge of fiber installation and standards.
  • Experience in telecommunications / data networking or wireless industry.

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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