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What you’ll be doing...

This opportunity is for Military personnel who are current participants of Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 3-2021.

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 Construction Engineer, you will manage a variety of internal and external partners and vendors to oversee construction of both 4G and 5G small cells. 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.
  • Reviewing construction drawings.

  • Developing and maintaining detailed schedules for each project and actively managing the scheduled tasks with outside vendors and GC's, including major milestones, action items, long lead purchases, and any other commitments that would impact the project schedule.

  • Interfacing with local jurisdictions and municipalities on scope and designs.

  • 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.

  • Performing regular financial administration of purchase orders.

  • Finding opportunities to improve existing processes or forging new ones.

What we’re looking for...

We are looking for a highly motivated change agent and team builder. 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 and motivate both 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, influencing change, and juggling competing priorities with ease.

You’ll need to have:

  • Must be a current participant of Hiring our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 3-2021.
  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Construction management experience.

  • Experience with budget tracking, cost estimation, and cost accounting of capital plans.

  • A valid Driver's license.

  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Experience with small cell construction in the right of way.

  • Familiarity with Ericsson/Nokia telecom equipment.

  • DC plant design, and general construction knowledge.

  • Knowledge of fiber installation and standards.

  • Experience in telecommunications / data networking or wireless industry.

  • Project/Program Management experience.

  • Application/tool mastery (Excel, Tableau, etc.)

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.

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