Engineer Construction

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Responsibilities

The Engineer - Construction contributes to the general management of construction and implementation activities pertaining to the development of multiple network infrastructure projects simultaneously. These projects include embedded base projects like antenna modifications, HVAC upgrades, and various retrofit projects.  Acts as the subject matter expert for construction and implementation by demonstrating the appropriate ownership, decision making and creativity to resolve complex problems.

Project manages, plans and coordinates with diverse project teams consisting of Transport Engineering, RF Engineering, Real-estate, Equipment Engineering, Switch Operations, General Contractors, Equipment suppliers, other internal and external resources through the entire lifecycle of a project from initial site design/concept planning to project completion and closeout.

Works with outside vendors including General Contractors, Architectural & Engineering firms and Construction Management firms on project scope, design and plans to meet VZW standards, local code requirements and project schedules.

Develops and maintains a detailed schedule for each project and actively manage the scheduled tasks with outside vendors including major milestones, action items, long lead purchases and any other commitments that would impact the project schedule.

Communication through regular meetings to review status, gather updates and reporting results for Quarterly Reviews, Plan of Record meetings and project updates to Area and HQ is required.

Shares financial responsibility of all projects from bid process through final payment reconciliation by preparing bid packages for solicitation of pricing, evaluating and awarding work, preparing necessary work authorization forms and purchase orders, reviewing work and processing of payments, and verifying with Accounts Payable that payments have been made.

Practices Core Values by creating and evaluating ways to gain financial efficiencies; creating process improvements; securing assets; and being accountable for vendor payments. Develops quality assurance methods, procedures, standards and technical training related to site design and construction.

Financial Management – Provides financial management of all projects from initial proposal/bid through receipt of final product or service, funding projects, processing purchase orders, reviewing work, and ensuring payment. Track capital spending targets, capital receiving targets, process purchase orders, and ensure CIP meets target.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent work experience preferred

3 years of experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry

Construction management skills including implementation, and project management

Proficient in office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access

Excellent analytic, interpersonal, and communication skills

Excellent troubleshooting skills

Perform job duties with general guidance and a thorough understanding of the job and the department's expectations and goals

Decision making skills (making appropriate use of available information and data; making sound decisions with minimal support from Manager; and being responsible for specific projects or definable portions of larger projects or processes)

Leadership skills, commitment to excellence, demonstrating company values and policies, initiating action, accepting responsibility for results, and making quality decisions

Flexible by attempting alternate solutions to resolve issues, and seamlessly adjusting to a dynamic, changing business environment

Superior organizational and project planning skills

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; listen attentively; integrating large volumes of information from multiple sources

Work flexible hours and support night or weekend work as needed

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.
 

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