Verizon Outside Plant Project Management Engineer in Schaumburg, Illinois

What you’ll be doing...

You’ll be managing all engineering, maintenance, and enhancements to the Outside Plant Telephony Network, including structures, cables, and associated equipment. This critical role will coordinate with a variety of teams and have direct contact with business and residential customers. You’ll work in diverse environments, both indoors and outdoors, to solve complex problems and implement innovative solutions to keep our customers happy.

  • Working with Wireline & Wireless teams and vendors to drive all aspects of the extensive One Fiber build in the Chicago market.

  • Being responsible for escalating issues to meet tight timelines and working with engineering on solutions to mitigate reasons for delay.

  • Market reporting and working in our various systems to ensure proper status is relayed is also a critical function.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.

  • Understanding of Outside Plant Engineering project flow.

  • Detailed and organized abilities.

  • Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills.

  • Ability to multi-task and manage a wide range of simultaneous activities; ability to quickly change direction.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of and displays strong computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

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

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. Different makes us better.

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