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Project Manager- Telecom

Apex Systems Corpus Christi, TX
  • Posted: January 24, 2019
  • Full-Time

Project Manager- Telecom in
Corpus Christi, TX
at APEX Systems
Date Posted: 1/23/2019

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+ Employee Type:
+ Location:
Corpus Christi, TX
+ Job Type:
Project Management Office (PMO)
+ Experience:
Not Specified
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Job Description
Job #: 933372
Looking for someone with 2-8 years of experience who wants the opportunity to grow into a Project Management role. Needs to have understanding of the telecom industry.
Regional PM Position Summary: Responsible for the coordination and completion of capital projects within the AEP Telecom department. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Principal Accountabilities: 1. Supports AEP's Zero Harm Goal. Performs the logistics role with a high priority on safety. 2. Collaborates with all involved stakeholders to ensure the field resources are available for the project. 3. Ensures field project close procedures are completed (red lines, asset records, RFS date, field tasks closed). After confirmation, all project completion, PC submits close work order task. 4. Facilitates (while working with the Field Managers) the consolidation and prioritization of field initiated blanket projects. 5. Accountable for managing all aspects of project (mostly the Capital Blank projects) to successful completion including cost, schedule, scope, and risks; when RPM is assigned as overall Project Manager, the RPM will be the project manager. 6. Ensures project asset/inventory processes, procedures and controls are in place and understood by telecom project delivery team members 7. Serves as Business Unit partner contact in the field for project delivery. 8. Drives/Assists with scheduling/coordination of new equipment installation (new or old) as applicable. 9. Facilitates and coordinates change/outage management that are non-NERC CIP or CGR. 10. Ensures field resources (paperwork, create/validate scheduled tasks for field, materials, requirements, resources, both internal and contractor) are secured to meet project deadline. 11. Works with Field Managers to get technicians assigned or with outside contractors to schedule resources for field work. 12. Creates appropriate field tasks with dates that align with overall project schedules as needed when the PC may have missed assigning a task. 13. Responsible for the overall financial management of blanket projects. 14. Ensures Capital budget targets are met. O&M budgets are managed by the Telecom Field Managers. Minimum Requirements: Education: Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field experience: 4 -8 (6000 hours) of IT and Business experience. Licenses/Certifications: PMP Certification. Other Requirements: 1. Actively promotes and supports the company's Accident Prevention and Safety and Health Programs. 2. Provide efficient project management leadership and oversight to drive the timely completion of Telecom Projects. 3. Must be available to provide assistance for emergency material requirements for service restoration - an Incident Command Structure role. 4. Required travel when necessary. 5. Must meet all vehicle operation requirements as designated by federal and/or state law. 6. Must have the ability to operate the computer systems utilized by the Project Management Organization. 7. Must have mechanical aptitude. 8. You must be able to use Microsoft Office and be familiar with any other software pertinent to your industry; being Microsoft Office Certified would be preferred. 9. Ability to work with little supervision and track multiple AEP Telecom portfolios and projects. 10. Computer-savvy with a working knowledge of logistics software. 11. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 12. Outstanding organizational and coordination abilities. 13. Plans, monitors, and controls regional projects throughout their lifecycle. 14. Requires at least 2 years of experience with Microsoft Project. 15. Complex problem-solving skills. 16. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain working relationships with the telecom organization staff at multiple levels. 17. Arrange department team members' meetings. 18. Study, standardize and record processes to enhance team members' efficiency. 19. Preferred having existing PMP certification.

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Apex Systems


Corpus Christi, TX
78467 USA

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