What you’ll be doing...

The primary responsibility of the Project Engineer/Project Manager is to manage the engineering, installation, and overall project management of capital projects that involve DC power, AC power, emergency backup power (e.g., generators), HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), facility management systems (e.g., fire alarms, building automation systems, etc.), and space preparation in Verizon facilities, while assuring on-time delivery, adherence to standards and maintaining total costs within the allocated capital project budget.

Additionally, the Project Engineer is required to manage vendor & contractor performance associated with assigned projects and programs with current policies and practices in order to meet Verizon goals and objectives. Inclusive of continuing workforce integration, cost reduction and performance enhancement. The Project Engineer is also expected to perform their job functions with minimum guidance, while at the same time working with his/her Manager to keep them informed and requesting support/guidance when required. They should exhibit the ability to work independently on a range of projects from inception to completion, manage internal and external resources effectively, establish and maintain process and procedures, prioritize work load on business objectives and support management on special initiatives.

  • Manage, review and approve development of detailed engineering drawings and specifications. Budget estimation, creation, coordination, submission and tracking.
  • Work closely and coordinate with Network Field Engineers, Operations Personnel, and Real Estate Personnel.
  • Manage various facilities based activities in Verizon network Central Offices / Technical Facilities to support network growth and strategic initiatives. Ensures all system designs and plans meet customer requirements and company standards, and are compatible with network equipment installations.
  • Oversee the project teams of contractors and design professional to ensure coordination of activities with various stakeholders for timely completion of projects within established budget.
  • Engineering, and construction of HVAC, primary power (AC & DC), back-up power (generators & batteries), building automation, fire protection, building envelop and other critical systems; new floor space and infrastructure construction; system commissioning, and decommissioning and restoration
  • Manage contractors to assure completion and quality of performance. Carries out project and program fiduciary responsibilities in accordance with the organization's standards, policies and applicable Federal, State and local laws.
  • Review implementation schedules on continuing basis to ensure network facilities have capacity within objective targets for customer demands and future growth.

What we’re looking for...

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 in construction or A&E design.
  • Willingness to travel up to 50%.
  • A valid driver's license.

Even better if you have:

  • Experience in Engineering and Network Assurance standards.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, structural, and civil engineering construction principles.
  • Knowledge of Telecommunications facilities design and construction plans.
  • Knowledge of AC Utility Power, Electrical switch gear, DC equipment power distribution, AC equipment power distribution, cooling, generators, and aisle containment.
  • Knowledge of engineering, construction, implementation and operation of HVAC/facility cooling, AC/DC Power, and Supply & Demand Network analysis based on network engineering growth, and energy technology.
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code requirements and other regulatory guidelines.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Facility Management, Construction Management, or relevant technical degree.
  • Project Management certification is preferred
  • Experience with DC Power: GE Lineage (ABB), Emerson, Marconi, Lorain.
  • Experience with AC Switchgear: Vertiv, ASCO, Square D, Cutler Hammer, Russ Electric, ABB.
  • Working knowledge of Data Networks and failure domain impacts.
  • Knowledge of Verizon network standards.
  • Strong Vendor management and project management skills with experience managing complex cross functional technical projects. A self-starter with the ability to work in a fast paced work environment managing multiple projects with a record of delivering results within prescribed timelines.
  • Strong PC skills with working understanding of AutoCAD and project management software experience.
  • Must possess professional communications skills both verbally and written.
  • Experience with Network Technology Design and Construction, Project Management and Supervision, Sourcing and procurement.
  • Experience with Telecommunications Systems and Infrastructure Installation, Personal Safety Equipment and use, Project Safety.
  • Strong project management and supervisory skills with knowledge of Cable/power distribution, backup power supplies, HVAC, AC & DC Power, UPS, Generators, alarm systems and Fire Protection Systems.
  • Experience with AutoCAD and project management software.

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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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