CTG Telecommunications Construction Project Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Title: Telecommunications Construction Project Manager
Job Number: 17206867
CTG's premier global client in Minneapolis, MN, has a long term assignment for a Telecommunications Construction Project Manager (TCPM)! Candidates should live within an hour radius of Minneapolis, MN. The Telecommunications Construction Project Manager will build and manage relationships with customer local market individual contributors and managers and conduct fields service design related activities for Project Services. Provides guidance to vendors who perform on-site services including installation, maintenance, and repair. TCPM's are hands on agents skilled in OSP and ISP walkout field design with an in depth understanding of construction. This position will be required to work independently, manage project workflow, have knowledge of construction practices for product placement, and experience with all phases of network implementation. Ensures field services are effective and customer’s requirements are met. The position requires the ability to travel locally on a daily basis.
Major responsibilities of this position are:
Conduct all business activities in a manner consistent with Corning’s corporate values and Code of Conduct with proper handling of confidential company and customer information
Engage with customer(s) to insure needs and expectations are met
Gather design requirements
Planning and designing fiber optic hardware and cable routing for both OSP and ISP applications
Conduct pre-construction site surveys to verify cable routing, identify any obstacles that may result in additional construction costs, and take field measurements
Assist in the creation of splice plans, test plans, system as-builds, and other documentation
Physically perform Site Walk outs (preliminary, pre-construction, post-construction/final)
Develop a preliminary design based on field walkout using Fiber Pass software
Statement of Work Generation
Ensure activities are being performed in an appropriate manner by contractors and vendors
Coordinate, monitor and consult on fiber optic plant construction activities to ensure products are being installed within customer guidelines and manufacturer standard recommended procedures
Conduct regular safety audits to ensure all contractors are working within Corning and OSHA safety guidelines
Provide reports to the operations manager/supervisor outlining progress on all projects located in the assigned area of responsibility
Working knowledge of fiber optic fusion splicing, testing, and troubleshooting
Understanding of “local” cable placement best practices
Familiar with “local” permitting and construction codes
Manage Construction Documents
Manage Change Orders
Perform job Completion documentation and activities
Perform project Invoicing and Billing Activities
Data Entry as required
Personal computer (PC), and Plotter/Printer
Software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, AutoCAD, MS Visio
OTDR, optical power meter
Field connectorization kits and other optical cable installation and test equipment
Develop a proficiency with network design related software (e.g. Fiber Pass)
Network mapping software, Google Earth
Develop a proficiency with custom Network Management Systems such as NDS, GE small world
Other field tools as required by the project circumstances
Associates Degree or better preferred
Two or more years experience in Telecommunication and/or Project Management preferred
Previous experience with CCS optical products is desired
Remote work experience entailing project planning, network design, documentation, and workflow management
Strong interpersonal and communications skills
Strong organizational and planning skills
Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Visio and/or graphics drawing programs is a plus
Fluent in English. Ability to speak other languages is a plus
Willing to travel extensively; requires 50% or more of time spent traveling
Strong background in Project Management
Outside plant construction experience (2 years, underground, aerial, and MDU)
Knowledge of client's or similar fiber optic products and installation practices
2 years of design experience/AutoCAD
Familiarity with fiber optic splicing and testing
This is NOT an IT Project Manager, NOT a Network Admin/Engineer, and NOT a Engineering/Manufacturing Project Manager; this is much closer to a Construction Project Manager role
This position pays on a W2 basis (no C2C or 1099's).
APPLY NOW for resume review by recruiter Pam Gewin!
IMPORTANT NOTE: All qualified candidates must successfully pass a background check and a drug screen to be considered for the position.
CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.
CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).
CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.
CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.