MoveTheWorldForwardTogether

When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose 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...

Verizon is investing in its network to improve the way we live, work, and communicate. Our network transformation will be critical for all our future connectivity businesses including new products such as 5G and future smart cities. As part of this network transformation, you will help build one network engineered for growth for all lines of business. You will manage all aspects of implementation of Network Transformation in Riverside and Bakersfield areas. Tasks include but are not limited to, preparing overall delivery schedule and time line, escalating issues internally and externally to meet deliverables, managing project budget internally and with vendor, reporting status of deliverables.

  • Drive complex projects and programs to achieve targeted and measured business goals and key objectives.
  • Coordinate and schedule resources across multiple organizations to align project requirements with business goals and objectives.
  • Identify, monitor, report and escalate project-related issues to achieve timely resolution.
  • Develop and implement corrective action plans to mitigate impact to project schedules and overall business objectives.
  • Utilize project tracking tools and systems to accurately document milestones completions, project issues, corrective action plans, project jeopardies, and overall project completions.

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 orfour or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years ofrelevant work experience.
  • Experience with Project Management of Fiber Outside Plant Construction & Engineering in regards to vendor management of a large scale fiber build to various demand points.
  • Knowledge of PC and software applications including Windows, MS Office, Google G-Suite applications.

Even better if you have:

  • PMP certification.
  • Experience with FUZE, Tableau, CoFEE, 3GIS, MS Office and Google G-Suite applications.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills for cross-organizational communications.
  • Strong organization skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to successful completion.
  • Experience making independent decisions based on policies, practices and project requirements.

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.