Responsible for the effective management of all designated projects and their associated budgets and schedules, including coordinating all deliverables and requirements of the entire cross-functional project team. Ensure all projects are completed according to the underlying contract and to mutually agreed upon timelines of the customer and Crown Castle and are in accordance with Crown Castle’s policies and procedures. Ensure that the District Manager/Program Manager and customers are aware of issues that will impact timely project completion or cost, and pro-actively seek to identify and communicate any schedule and budgetrisks.
Essential Job Functions
Manage assigned projects from inception to completion, ensuring that all activities, including contracting, AE design, product/equipment ordering, permitting, regulatory as required, construction, testing, close-out, and hand-off to customer and internal operations are effectively and efficiently coordinated and completed on time within budget and in accordance with the underlying contract / LSO.
Work closely and or support cross-functional service teams such as Wireless, Fiber and Managed Services.
Manage all external vendors necessary for timely completion and within budget.
Develop accurate project plan and budget for all assigned projects, modify as needed and direct close-out of completed jobs including the receipt of all required documentation.
Lead internal and external deployment meetings with other managers and team members to review the status of each job and implement changes as necessary to ensure timely project completion.
Attend customer deployment meetings to provide customer with comprehensive job status reports and resolve any conflicts or issues that arise.
Ensure accurate and complete files are maintained for projects and appropriate close-out documents are distributed in a timely manner in accordance with corporate and customer standards.
Ensure that all jobs are maintained in a project tracking system with relative accuracy.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred
Five (5) to eight (8) years of Outside Plant (OSP) project management experience or similar years project management experience in a related Telecom type industry
Managing project budgets or related financialexperience
Customer-facing project management experience
Advanced knowledge of telecommunications project management, asset management, and property management
Advanced knowledge of Public and Private right of way project deployment, including make-ready, regulatory and permitting processes.
Ability to read and understand blueprints along with civil, data center, inside & outside plant construction methods.
Ability to direct the diagnosis of work flow problems, critical paths and institute remedies
Ability to read and understand project financial metrics, in-process project indicators and identify remedies to financial issues
Customer service orientation with a strong problem solving approach
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage and process multiple data streams
Knowledge of construction services: Telco, power, fiber, construction, splicing, testing, vendor equipment requirements and antennas
Cost estimating, budgeting, critical path scheduling, time management, planning, team building and safe/quality construction knowledge