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What you’ll be doing...
The qualified candidate must have the experience and skills necessary to lead and project manage a large number of outside plant construction and engineering projects.
Analyze problems and identify effective solutions that keep projects moving and on schedule.
Work independently while being a great team player leading colleagues and coordinating efforts to ensure best outcomes.
Work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple assignments and deliver on priorities while staying focused on important deadlines.
Maintain effective leadership while working on very demanding projects.
Build relationships with a diverse range of people and explain complex technical issues in a way that everyone can understand.
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’sdegree or four or more years of work experience
Three or more years of relevant work experience.
Experience with leading projects and managing large scale outside plant construction and engineering projects.
Experience in project management techniques and tools to develop project plans, prioritize, schedule and drive delivery based on objectives.
Project management experience in fiber delivery.
Knowledge oftasks and actions associated with outside plant fiber construction and engineering project tracking.
Valid Drivers license.
Willingness to travel.
Even better if you have:
Two or moreyears of direct PM experience managing Outside Plant projects including fiber for wireless sites.
Experience with developing and delivering reports that clearly depict the projects status.
Experience working with engineering and construction vendors
Experience working fiber projects and permitting with various municipalities in the Chicagoland area.
Able to clearly articulate issues to all working levels.
Forward thinking to anticipate issues.
Able to deliver formal presentations to all working levels.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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