Verizon Outside Plant Engineer in Harahan, Louisiana
What you’ll be doing...
Verizon is investing in its network to improve the way we live, work, and communicate. Our network transformation will be critical for all our future connectivity businesses including new products such as IoT, 5G, and future smart cities. As part of this network transformation, you will help build one network engineered for growth for all lines of business.
You will manage all aspects of implementation of Network Transformation in assigned city. Tasks include but are not limited to, preparing overall delivery schedule and time line, escalating issues internally and externally to meet deliverables, managing project budget internally and with vendor, reporting status of deliverables.
Coordinating and scheduling resources across multiple organizations to align project requirements with business goals and objectives.
Identifying, monitoring, reporting and escalating project-related issues to achieve timely resolution.
Developing and implementing corrective action plans to mitigate impact to project schedules and overall business objectives.
Utilizing project tracking tools and systems to accurately document milestones completions, project issues, corrective action plans, project jeopardies, and overall project completions.
Maintaining excellent communication with Functional Team Members and Direct Management to ensure early identification of issues a timely reporting of status.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Associate's degree or two or more years of work experience.
Three or more years of relevant work experience.
Even better if you have:
An advanced degree in engineering or related field.
Four or more years of experience managing outside plant network projects.
Engineering, planning, and/or operations knowledge, especially with Local and Long-Haul Telecommunications networks.
Experience with SRM/SAP as well as expense and/or capital budgets.
Demonstrated strong technical and project management knowledge.
Demonstrated excellent verbal and written skills for inter-organizational communications.
Demonstrated strong organization skills and proven ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to successful completion.
Experience making independent decisions based on policies, practices and project requirements.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
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