Verizon Outside Plant Engineer in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin
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.
What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:
An Associate’s degree or equivalent experience.
Strong leadership and project management experience.
Experience with Word, Excel, Visio, AutoCAD, and GIS
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.
Even better if you have:
A Bachelor’s degree.
Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills - capable of interacting with customers and coworkers at all levels of leadership.
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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