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OSP Project Manager

Freedom Communications Management
Fayetteville, NC
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

OSP/FTTH Project Manager

Freedom Communications & Management

Freedom Communications & Management, LLC is a privately held telecommunications engineering and construction company that specializes in FTTH and Smart Grid deployments. Our corporate office is in Winston Salem, NC with project offices throughout the country at each of its individual job sites.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Whiteville, NC

Compensation Package: $73,000 – $85,000 per year; Medical, Vision, and Dental Benefits; 401k

Job Summary

The OSP/FTTH Project Manager is a high profile and critical position on assignment with Fiber Optic Solutions (FOS) and is responsible for successful completion of the project.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Understanding the project mission and effectively communicating the mission to all stakeholders
  • Establishing and managing client’s expectations
  • Identify, assess, report, and manage project risk factors
  • Manage ongoing work within the contract scope
  • Obtain necessary contract revisions for additional work, as needed
  • Verify that Project Contracts, Change Orders, Specifications, and other documents relating to the project are complete and updated
  • Prepare and update subcontractor schedules
  • Monitor and expedite vendor schedules
  • Review invoices/cost code, and approve for payment
  • Document and track all change orders/change authorizations
  • Review project budget for potential risk
  • Recommend appropriate contingencies to mitigate risk
  • Provide accurate projections on future costs with an understanding of the current work costs
  • Develop cost savings measures that reduce, eliminate, or compensate for potential losses, increasing profitability
  • Conduct cost-to-complete meetings with the Program Manager and provide the Program Manager with up-to-date project financial information and status
  • Provide accurate and timely information for invoice preparation to the Billing Department
  • Develop, communicate, and update the project schedule in all phases of the project. The PM is accountable for the viability and accuracy of the schedules developed
  • Collaborate with Human Resources to ensure that projects have adequate manpower. This is assessed on a weekly/monthly basis
  • Monitor and enforce quality control standards. All standards must be consistently applied with own staff and that of the vendors/subcontractors
  • Recommend improvement as needed to the Program Manager
  • Possess a high level of accurate, clear, and effective communication, verbally, written, and via computer.
  • Improve accuracy in communication and expedite the sharing of information
  • Directly supervise the project staff on each project

What You Will Need

  • Must reside within 1 hour or 80 miles of Whiteville, NC; must be able to commute to Whiteville daily
  • 3 years of telecommunication construction experience
  • 2 years as a project/construction manager with similar duties and responsibilities
  • Direct knowledge of underground construction utilizing horizontal directional drilling required
  • Field experience preferred
  • Spanish Language skills a plus
  • College degree and PMP certification preferred
  • Ability to read, interpret, and extrapolate construction plans, drawings, and specifications
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interrelate with personnel at all levels of development activity
  • Determined and assertive personality with a strong deadline/detail orientation and the ability to anticipate obstructions
  • Ability to analyze, comprehend, and relay complex information in various forms
  • Must be able to perform various construction related activities including, but not limited to, lifting 50 lbs, sitting or standing for extended periods of time, driving a vehicle and physically negotiating a construction site
  • Must possess good computer skills with working knowledge of MS-Windows MS-Word, Excel, MS-Project and MS-Outlook

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Freedom Communications Management


Fayetteville, NC
28305 USA



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