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Verizon Communications Inc

Military Fellowship - Project Engineer

Technology

Applications Engineer

No

Downers Grove, Illinois, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you'll be doing...

We are constantly innovating to bring the latest technologies to our customers and you can be part of this team. You will be responsible for building and maintaining America's largest and most reliable cellular network. As a Project Engineer in Wireline Construction, you will lead a wide range of internal and external partners and vendors to lead all aspects of construction and maintenance for a regional network. Your vital role will ensure that these multi-stakeholder, complex projects are delivered on time, to specifications, and within budget.

  • Collaborating with partners to establish project designs, scope, deliverables and timelines.
  • Developing and maintaining detailed schedules for each project and actively running the scheduled tasks with outside vendors including major breakthroughs, action items, long lead purchases, and any other commitments that would impact the project timeline.
  • Analyzing implications of changes from the original schedule and taking required corrective actions to ensure the project stays on track.
  • Full Life Cycle Network Construction.

What we're looking for...

You'll need to have:
  • Must be a current participant of the Department of Defense Skillbridge Program or of the Hiring our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program Cohort 2-2024
  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in managing projects and process/program management experience.
  • Experience in budget tracking, cost estimation, and cost accounting of capital plans.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • Project Management Certification
  • HVAC, DC plant design, and general construction knowledge

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

Where you'll be working

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

Scheduled Weekly Hours
40

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.YmJnZW5lcmljLjY3MDE3LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif