Verizon Outside Plant Engineer in Kernersville, North Carolina

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.

Our Networking team keeps Verizon ahead of the competition. You will be responsible for managing all engineering and construction activities associated with expanding and maintaining the OSP network infrastructure. You will lead large scale projects, driving productivity through use of vendor resources to meet deliverables. You’ll have a positive impact on our organization, and change the way that our customers live, work, and play.

  • Engage appropriate internal and external organizations with professional written and verbal communications to accomplish required tasks.

  • Coordinate project activities with contractors, developers, municipalities and consultants.

  • Propose solutions supported by sound engineering and operational productivity to achieve goals in creative and effective ways.

  • Recognize vulnerabilities in network infrastructure and makes intelligent decisions to ensure reliability – within financial constraints.

  • Prepare detailed cost analysis, project specifications, spend forecasts, route mapping, requisitions, and business justifications.

  • Process reports, vendor invoices, material receipts, and other administrative duties.

  • Multi-tasks to effectively manage a wide range of simultaneous activities often interrupted by other demands.

  • Respond immediately to network outages, coordinating necessary resources and activities for prompt and appropriate restoral.

Regular work conditions are 40 hours per week with limited travel. Extra hours and occasional weekend work may be required depending on business demands.

What we’re looking for...

  • An Associate’s degree or equivalent experience.

  • Strong leadership and project management experience.

  • Proficiency with Google Earth and GIS, ArcMap

  • Experience with Word, Excel, Visio, AutoCAD

  • Experience with working application of engineering systems and databases.

  • Flexibility to work extra hours and occasional weekend work with limited travel depending on business demands.

  • Self-starter who is able to identify tools, personnel and other resources to address issues/concerns

  • Ability to work independently or in the field with limited supervision while in the field.

  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and make sound decisions using information at hand.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills - capable of interacting with customers and coworkers at all levels of leadership.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to learn quickly learn Verizon tools that enable management of fiber inventory

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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