What you’ll be doing...

You will be the go-to person for Outside Plant Engineering in the NYC and Long Island region when it comes to reviewing and responding to legal documents submitted to Engineering from property owners and building management companies. You’ll also provide guidance to our Engineers when it comes to legal advice related to Engineering designs. You will encompass multiple Build Programs within the Outside Plant Engineering District and interact with the Corporate Verizon legal team to ensure guidance and procedures are followed as per corporate guidelines.

  • Developing relationships with the Engineering Managers and Engineers in NYC & Long Island.
  • Collaborating with the NYC local franchise team to ensure rules are adhered to via the NYC Local Franchise Agreement.
  • Providing training and tools via workshops, job aids, manuals and flashes.
  • Liaising with various lines of business such as OSP Engineering, Regulatory, Environmental, Railroad, Finance/Accounting and other entities to impact Right of Way.
  • Serving as an expert witness in litigation.
  • Reviewing the impact of new and existing legislation and regulations on Verizon facility construction and deployments.
  • Interfacing with the NYC DOITT entity as it relates to the LFA contract and or other permitting issues in NYC.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four more years of experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience in Legal industry.
  • Experience in NY State laws and NYC guidelines related to Telecom and Right of Way.
  • Telecom experience.
  • Ability to project manage reviews of Right of Way documents with support from legal and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to advise on compliance with procedures from legal and regulatory perspective.
  • Experience with contracts and governmental permits (e.g. Railroads, Highways, Tunnels, and Bridges).

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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