What you’ll be doing...

We’re investing in our network to improve the way we live, work, and communicate. Our network infrastructure will be critical for all our future network transformation objectives including new products such as IoT, 5G, and future smart cities. As an EPM Scheduler, you will manage the OSP components of build, test, and turn-up of all engineering work orders (Hicap, FTTP, FTTC, Small Cell, Obligatory etc.).

  • Managing all aspects of EPM Scheduling in the Central VA and Western VA areas. You will be responsible for scheduling all Engineering designs and project managing them to completion.
  • Driving complex projects and programs to achieve targeted and measured business goals and key objectives.
  • Project managing all engineering work orders from the point the work order is authorized, base lined, and released to construction through completion.
  • Interfacing with the Local Construction Managers, Area Managers, Directors, Customers, Local Contacts, Sales Contacts, Control Centers, as well as Engineering Planners, Coordinators, Supervisors, and Engineering Associates.
  • Developing and implementing corrective action plans to mitigate impact to project schedules and overall business objectives.
  • Maintaining excellent communication with functional team members, direct management, and external customers to ensure early identification of issues a timely reporting of status.

What we’re looking for...

You are the type of person who sees a problem and gets it fixed no matter what. You enjoy the challenge of working through complex, cross-functional issues towards a transformational solution. You’re great at being detail oriented and thrive under the pressure of a deadline, but are also willing to be flexible when the situation is right. You are able to negotiate effectively at all levels of the organization and influence decisions that yield the best results for our company.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Strong Background in Outside Plant Construction to include but not limited to Cable Placing, Splicing, and Contract Services work functions.
  • Ability to review and understand an Engineering Work Order (EWO) related to FTTP, FTTC, HiCap, and other Core programs.
  • MS Office Proficiency – in particular: Word, Excel, MS Projects.
  • Five or more years of relevant outside plant work experience.
  • Technical or project management experience.
  • Knowledge of PC and software applications including Windows and MS Office.
  • Project Management experience across multiple work groups and turfs.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills for inter-organizational and external customer communications.
  • Strong organization skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to successful completion.
  • Experience with making independent decisions based on policies, practices and project requirements.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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