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Project Manager - Wireless Construction

Company: Verizon Communications
Location: Topeka
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

When you join Verizon 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... 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 Project Manager in Wireless Construction, you will lead a wide range of internal and external partners and vendors to lead all aspects of construction and maintenance for a regional network of cell site projects. Your vital role will ensure that these multi-stakeholder, complex projects are delivered on time, to specifications, and within budget. Collaborating with partners to establish project designs, scope, deliverables and timelines. Developing and maintaining detailed schedules for each project and actively running the scheduled tasks with outside vendors including major breakthroughs, action items, long lead purchases, and any other commitments that would impact the project timeline. Analysing 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 leading all aspects of the issuance of RFQs and the evaluation of responses, based on purchasing requirements, and providing detailed analysis and recommendations for the best candidates. 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 handling complex, large-scale projects impacting a large variety of partners, 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. Strong communication and team building skills enable you to negotiate with 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, and juggling opposing priorities with ease. You'll need to have: Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience. Three or more years of relevant work experience. Experience in managing projects and process/program management experience. Experience in budget tracking, cost estimation, and cost accounting of capital plans. A valid driver's license. Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time. Even better if you have one or more of the following: A degree. Knowledge of Ericsson/Nokia, DC plant design, and general construction. Knowledge of fibre installation and standards. Experience in telecommunications / data networking or wireless industry. 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. 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.

Keywords: Verizon Communications, Topeka , Project Manager - Wireless Construction, Executive , Topeka, Kansas

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