Responsible for the effective management of all designated projects and their associated budgets and schedules, including coordinating all deliverables and requirements of the entire cross-functional project team. Ensure all projects are completed according to the underlying contract and to mutually agreed upon timelines of the customer and Crown Castle and are in accordance with Crown Castle’s policies and procedures. Ensure that the District Manager/Program Manager and customers are aware of issues that will impact timely project completion or cost, and pro-actively seek to identify and communicate any schedule and budget risks.
Essential Job Functions
Manage assigned projects from inception to completion, ensuring that all activities, including contracting, RF design, product/equipment ordering, permitting regulatory, construction, optimization, site acquisition, close-out, and hand-off to ops are effectively and efficiently coordinated and completed on time within budget and in accordance with the underlying contract / LSO.
Manage all external vendors necessary for timely completion and within budget.
Develop accurate project plan and budget for all assigned projects, modify as needed and direct
close-out of completed jobs including the receipt of all required documentation.
Lead internal and external deployment meetings with other managers and team members to
review the status of each job and implement changes as necessary to ensure timely project
Attend customer deployment meetings to provide customer with comprehensive job status
reports and resolve any conflicts or issues that arise.
Ensure accurate and complete files are maintained for projects and appropriate close-out
documents are distributed in a timely manner in accordance with corporate and customer
Ensure that all jobs are maintained in a project tracking system with complete accuracy.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
A valid driver’s license required
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred
Three (3) to five (5) years of wireless project management experience or three (3) to five (5) years project management experience in any other industry
Managing project budgets or related financial experience
Customer-facing project management experience
Advanced knowledge of telecommunications/wireless project management, asset management, tower maintenanceand property management
Advanced knowledge of Public and Private right of way project deployment, including regulatory and permitting processes.
Ability to read and understand blueprints along with civil inside & outside plant construction methods or tower/roof top structural details.
Ability to direct the diagnosis of work flow problems, critical paths and institute remedies
Ability to read and understand financial metrics and identify remedies to financial issues
Customer service orientation with a strong problem solving approach
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage and process multiple data streams
Knowledge of construction services: Telco, power, fiber, basic construction, vendor equipment requirements, and antennas