Cabling/Telecom Deployment Project Manager (Construction)

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated   •  

Gaithersburg, MD

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 59 days ago

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Job Description

The Cabling/Telecom Project Manager’s (TPM) primary responsibility is to oversee and manage the work of cable contractors and service vendors through throughout the five phases of the project, initiation, planning, construction, monitoring and close out. This position works as part of the Construction Project Team located at the client’s HQ in Reston, VA and reports to the Senior Telecom Project Manager. Duties include development of design, scope, schedule and budget for low-voltage cable in office, warehouse and secure environments. Additional responsibilities include assessment of current telecom accounts, voice/data circuits, adding or MAC (Move, Add, Change) requests, make recommendations for telephone systems and/or convert locations to Skype. As part of the Project and Development Services (PDS) team, the PM must be a team player and apply professional Project Management practices to ensure project requirements are met.

Position Responsibilities

  • Proactively manage cable and telecom projects
  • Gather cable and telecom requirements from local JLL Construction PM, Customer POC or Director of Real Estate
  • Develop design, budget & scope for assigned projects
  • Proactively manage cable and telecom projects
  • Gather cable and telecom requirements from local JLL Construction PM, Customer POC or Director of Real Estate
  • Develop design, budget & scope for assigned projects
  • Collaborate with IT Services, Physical Security and Corporate Security to determine their cable/telecom requirements
  • Coordinate and track all vendor Request for Quotes (“RFQs”)
  • Interact, negotiate and coordinate activities with cable contractors
  • Prepare/updatedatabases for reporting/status and maintain files for due diligence and financials
  • Maintain accurate and consistent electronic files and documentation
  • Ensure that all Telecom electrical requirements are appropriately communicated to project team for on-time installation
  • Gain appropriate approvals for assigned projects, to include system design/specification, purchases, request for change(s)
  • Manage cable work orders in JLL tracking system (Corrigo)
  • Analyze and summarize telephone lines and internet circuits in a Telecom Expense Management database, i.e. Tangoe, Calero, Cass, MDSL, etc.
  • Inventory current telecom contracts and services to identify and eliminate redundancies
  • Properly manage project closeout
  • Comply with all Jones Lang LaSalle policies and procedures, to include but not limited to ethics and business practice
  • Contribute to the growth of the account and company
  • Meet assigned operational and financial targets
  • Enhance one’s own professional and personal skills


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience – or a combination of relevant work experience, education, or an equivalent Military experience

Certifications and Licenses

  • RCDD, RTPM certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Ability to work self-directed in fast paced, multitask, and matrixed environment. Self-motivated, proactive, independent and responsive – requires little supervisory attention
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to interact with executive level external and internal clients
  • Experience with complex cabling projects
  • Experience in project planning
  • Familiarity with architectural drawings, furniture and space plans
  • Familiar with BICSI standards
  • Familiar with Telecom Expense Management (TEM) databases and telecommunications billing
  • Experience with design and installation telephone systems, telephony billing analysis, cable construction management
  • Focus areas include carrier billing for Voice/Data Circuits, Internet, Wi-Fi, VOIP and other advanced IT communications services
  • Familiar with technical requirements for VoIP Phone / VoIP Switch (e.g. Skype for Business), Digital and Analog installations and modifications
  • Flexibility with work hours and travel, as needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite