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The Network Implementation Program Manager is responsible for planning, scheduling, coordinating, and managing a wide variety of projects involving the construction of ISP and OSP facilities, buildings, road moves, etc. Oversees the construction process from conceptualization to completion including the oversight of engineers, construction supervisors, contractors, various trade workers and project managers. Effectively monitors and manages quality and completion of work and resolve issues. Accurately reports on the progress of a project and updates databases as applicable, e.g., FTTx, CDFS, AFOR, and GPON.
The Main Responsibilities*
This position will include aerial and underground inspections; and audits of contractors performing inspections, corrections, and foreign pole transfers in accordance with the NESC, and Lumen standards.
This position will also be involved in the development, trials, and implementation of new processes, process documentation, web applications, and field software involving NESC inspections and corrections, and pole transfer work.
The Network Implementation Program Manager will also be expected to be able to assign and dispatch work to contract inspectors via email or through online database applications, with the ability to assist the contract inspectors in resolving NESC or FPT complex issues.
The selected candidate will be expected to perform training of contract personnel in the accepted aerial plant inspection and correction methods used by Lumen, as well as the associated field software applications.
An understanding of the NJUNS database, JRM, JRM Collect, JRM Notify, BidMaster and SAP is a must.
In addition, the successful candidate should be familiar with Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint; and proficient/comfortable with Microsoft Excel to include the development of forms, the use of internal and external hyperlinks, as well as simple functions and their structure (i.e. COUNT, COUNTIF, SUBTOTAL, SUM, etc.).
Familiarity with the current Lumen RUS coding is a must in the contract inspection position as well as the ability and desire to continuously learn new systems and applications.
Knowledge of the NESC, OSP construction techniques, telecom industry OSP best practices, and overall maintenance of a safe job site is a must; with the ability to determine cost effective solutions to bring into compliance complex aerial cable problems.
The successful candidate works with other team members to assure timely completion, quality work and safe working practices throughout the labor and billing cycle.
This Network Implementation Program Manager position supports Lumen Unifying Principles, works with team members across several disciplines including Business and Consumer, Network Services, various customer groups including homebuilders, general contractors, and sub-contractors.
The selected candidate will possess strong leadership and decision-making skill.
This is an extremely fast paced work environment and accessibility is expected to be 24x7x365.
What We Look For in a Candidate*
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and experience or 2-3 years with a Master's Degree
Ability to travel as much as 30%-40%.
Must have a valid driver's license, with a satisfactory driving record. MVR check will be required.
Minimum 7 years' experience in OSP telecommunications construction or operations with at least two of those years working with the NESC, or equivalent education and experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Ability to delegate work
Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines
Ability to build relationships with other departments and vendors
Ability to manage both capital and expense budgets
Comprehensive knowledge of construction practices and procedures, including underground, buried and aerial construction of copper and fiber facilities. Central office configurations and routing switching.
Previous experience with supervision of projects, or project management.
Proven experience reading blueprints and schematics
Proven experience and knowledge of building codes and relevant laws to ensure the project is in compliance with building standards and regulations.
What to Expect Next
Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.
Requisition #: 265636
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Salary Range *Salary Min : *57600
This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.
This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.
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Salary Range *Salary Min : *57600
This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.