This Contract Position is with one of our Direct Clients. Please submit resumes to Pratichi-pjhala(at)divihn(dot)com or call Pratichi at (630) 847 0267 with any questions. Job Title: Project Manager Fibre Optic Communication (FOC) Location: Seattle, WA Duration: 12 months Non - Exempt Candidates will work from their home base, internet service required.
Please add city and State to the top of the candidate's resume. Required Skills:
Associate Degree or higher required
Project Management - 2 years
Ability to follow directions and take initiative when required
Extensive knowledge with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, Outlook
Strong organizational skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to handle rapidly changing priorities
Attention to detail with a focus on error-free work
Works well in a team environment and with peers team player
Result-oriented and responsive; utilizes the network, SME's and other available resources to facilitate driving tasks to closure.
Working knowledge of fiber optic testing procedures
Familiarization/working knowledge with Lumen (Centurylink) software, FireWorks, WFMT, TIRKS, NDS, Quantum Fiber, OSPFM, MARTENS, NIESL, and Bidmaster.
Familiarization/working knowledge with Frontiers FROGS and Varasset platforms
100% fluent in English
Manages the development and implementation process of the company's products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products. Plans and directs schedules and budgets. Monitors the project from initiation through delivery. Organizes the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget constraints. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Work Schedule: M-F 8:00 AM -5:00 PM, must be flexible to work overtime if needed.
Client Optical Communication's Project Services group needs a Project Manager to join their national team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative and tactical support for major customers in the Pacific Northwest. Looking for an ambitious individual who enjoys a dynamic fast paced environment and has proven customer service skills. This is a remote work-from-home opportunity that will support a regional customer base. The candidate must be comfortable traveling to job sites. This may involve overnight travel with 10 - 15% expectation. The candidate will cover MDU (multi-dwelling), SFU (single-family), and FTTB (business) architectures from design to testing and turn-up. The ideal candidate must be comfortable behind a desk and/or on a job site as needed.
Day to Day Responsibilities:
Read and understand FTTX (fiber to the home) NDS and CAD designs
Working understanding of fiber optic architectures
Communicate and follow up with customers' requests as required about specific projects
Process invoices for customers and/or vendors based on services rendered
Track and report on material status for projects
Assist with creating written estimates for customers based on engineering, labor, and materials
As needed support project manager to visit project sites to evaluate progress and respond to customers' concerns or questions
Communicate with site superintendents about delays and any other issues that must be communicated to clients
Assist with updating project data in various systems
Create reporting and tracking spreadsheets for projects
Organize and Communicate project schedules and timelines
Attend pre/post-installation conference calls
Support the creation of project meeting agendas
Attend weekly project meetings as requested by the customer and keep detailed meeting minutes for publishing to project team and leadership
Development of the overall project schedule
Ability to review drawings and specifications to become completely familiar with the project and identify long lead times and critical path items.
Assist with creating submittals, purchase orders
Assemble the closeout documents for customers
Monitor and report on invites and bids in the CTL Bidmaster system.
Distribute billing reports for Lumen and other customers on a regular basis
Work with sales, project managers, and deal management to obtain contracts and purchase orders
Consult with project managers and finance to ensure reports match the revenue recognition timing within SAP
Participate in weekly/monthly forecasting meetings to offer input into dates and risks associated with the timing of revenue recognition
Run daily backlog report to determine what projects are past due and work with the PM to determine root cause and potential new dates
Update key performance indicators for daily shipping/billing, monthly forecast accuracy, and others as required
Visit customers as needed to ensure satisfaction and discuss any new projects being planned.
Conduct inventory activities of Client owned construction materials located at contractor-controlled yards
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, and other documentation items
Monitor fiber optic plant construction activities to ensure products are being installed within customer guidelines and manufacturer standard recommended procedures (SRP)
Provide daily reports outlining construction progress on all installations located in the assigned area of responsibility.
Troubleshoot potential warranty issues using Client-provided equipment such as Optical Time Domain Reflectometers (OTDR), Visual Fault Locators (VFL), and Optical Test Sets.
Familiarity with Procore project management software
Experience in the construction industry
Superior administrative and organizational skills
Demonstrated record of delivering high-quality results, resume
Knowledge of building/reading splice plans.
Knowledge/experience with field/site walkouts.
Hands-on experience splicing and testing fiber optic networks
Experience providing hands-on instruction in either a field or classroom environment
Experience with underground construction. Trenching, plowing, and boring.
Understanding of RUS (Rural Utility Service)
Familiarization with Client fiber optic products
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