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Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

As an OSP Engineer, you will manage a variety of internal and external partners and vendors to oversee construction and maintenance of Verizon’s fiber optic network. Your vital role will ensure that these multi-stakeholder, complex projects are delivered on time, to specifications, and within budget.

  • Managing all engineering activities of the assigned turf area for projects associated with expanding and maintaining the OSP network infrastructure.
  • Work will include fielding and designing upgrades, repairs, and enhancements to the Outside Plant telephony network which includes all structures (such as poles and conduit systems), cable (copper and fiber) and associated equipment for aerial, underground, buried, and customer premise equipment for multi-tenant buildings.
  • Leading large scale projects, driving productivity through use of vendor resources to meet deliverables.
  • Engaging appropriate internal and external organizations and individuals with professional written/verbal communications to accomplish required tasks.
  • Coordinating project activities with contractors, developers, municipalities and consultants.
  • Proposing solutions supported by sound engineering and operational productivity to achieve goals in creative and effective ways.
  • Recognizing vulnerabilities in network infrastructure and makes intelligent decisions to ensure reliability–within financial constraints.
  • Preparing detailed cost analysis, project specifications, requisitions, and business justifications.
  • Processing reports, vendor invoices, material receipts, and other administrative duties.
  • Receiving general instruction, otherwise performs independently with minimal supervision, exercising latitude to achieve daily objectives and approaches to critical/complex assignments.
  • Communicating project status and progress to team members and customers.
  • Multi-tasking to effectively manage a wide range of simultaneous activities often interrupted by other demands.

Where you’ll be working:

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

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 are not shy about bringing folks together to solve a problem. You thrive in a fast-paced, high demand environment, making effective decisions quickly, and juggling competing priorities with ease. You are a self-starter and proven motivator of others.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with budget tracking, cost estimation, and cost accounting of capital plans.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A degree.
  • Fiber plant design, and general construction knowledge.
  • Experience with utilities coordination.
  • Knowledge of fiber installation and standards.
  • Experience in telecommunications / data networking or wireless industry.
  • Experience with CoFEE, 3GIS, Tableau.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

Compensation

Our benefits are designed to help you move forward in your career, and in areas of your life outside of Verizon. From health and wellness benefits, short term incentives, 401 (k) Savings Plan, stock incentive programs, paid time off, parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition assistance, plus other incentives,we’ve got you covered with our award-winning total rewards package. For part-timers, your coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.

If you are hired into a Nevada work location, the compensation range for this position is between $72,000 and $134,000 based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience.  This is an incentive based position with the potential to earn more. For part-time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.

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