Type: Full-Time, Salary
Location: Clifton, NJ
Tilson is a high growth team of driven professionals with a national practice. We are on a mission to build America's information infrastructure. We accomplish this with a team of experts working collaboratively on meaningful, impactful projects for great clients. Our team environment fosters intellectual curiosity, motivates employees, and cultivates talented people who work with purpose, mastery and autonomy. We strive to listen to our clients, partner with them as a team, and accept their goals as our own.
Tilson has been recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the U.S. for nine years in a row.
Tilson is looking for an knowledgeable Broadband Consultant to work with Tilson's Broadband Consulting practice to advise clients on fiber network designs and costs, perform financial analysis and modeling of transactions and financial scenarios, aide development of high-level designs and cost estimate factors, research and draft sections of client deliverables, evaluate bids on behalf of clients, and contribute to proposal writing and fielding requests from public agencies, private infrastructure developers, and other potential clients. We are looking for a junior-level consultant with broadband subject matter familiarity and strong writing and communication skills. Experience in basic GIS processes is also a plus. This job can reside in our office in Denver, CO, Clay, NY or Clifton, NJ.
Candidate will demonstrate competency in:
+ Capital and operational cost estimation
+ Implementation schedule development and management
+ Resource forecasting for FTTP network development and operation
+ Financial modeling concepts and terminology
+ Advanced Microsoft Excel Environments
+ Advise clients on fiber network designs and costs.
+ Perform financial analysis and modeling of transactions and financial scenarios.
+ Act as an expert third-party reviewer to evaluate and critique network designs, project plans, and project execution of FTTP projects on behalf of clients who are network funders or owners.
+ Develop high-level network designs for potential FTTP projects, including identifying ways to improve cost and speed deployment.
+ Review field collected data for accuracy and completeness, and in some cases, perform high-level field assessments.
+ Research and draft sections of client deliverables such as network recommendations, alternative project delivery strategies, requests for proposals.
+ Evaluate bids on behalf of clients.
+ Contribute to proposal writing and fielding requests from public agencies, private infrastructure developers, and other potential clients
+ Manage or self-perform multiple projects of varying complexity.
+ Oversee field or other technical resources to execute work efficiently and successfully.
+ Communicate clearly and effectively with internal team, government representatives, broadband service providers, other utilities, and consulting clients.
+ Track progress of project tasks and ensure deadlines are met.
+ Find innovative solutions to common project road blocks.
+ Communicate clearly and regularly to team members, including Project Manager.
+ Maintain orderly records and project documents.
+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
+ Strong understanding of outside and inside plant engineering, fiber optic networks, and telecommunication construction.
+ Understanding of the operating requirements of Internet Service Providers delivering broadband and telecommunications services to homes, businesses, and institutions over fiber optic networks.
+ Knowledge of NESC code as it relates to telecommunications and common permitting requirements for fiber optic networks, especially in New York State.
+ Knowledge of broadband service providers and state and local government in New York State a plus.
+ Experience engineering in a GIS based program.
+ Understanding of job cost, change order management and work order processing.
+ Regional travel up to approximately 50% on average.
+ Strong project management skills with the ability to meet project deadlines.
+ Willingness to learn new skills, software, and technologies.
+ Excellent verbal and written communication.
+ Proficiency in MS Office/Excel.
+ Valid driver's license.
+ Practice good judgement and take ownership in work place safety.
This is a full-time salaried position with some day and overnight travel. Evening and weekend hours may be required from time to time to meet client needs.
Successful candidates will be required to submit to a criminal background check.
Tilson offers a competitive benefits package, including:
+ Paid time off
+ Healthcare, disability, dental and life insurance benefits
+ 401(k) retirement savings plan with automatic company contribution
+ Entrepreneurial, highly technical and customer-focused work environment
Our mission is to serve our customers by building, integrating, and maintaining the information technology and communications infrastructure that enables great organizations to innovate and deliver.
Tilson is a world leader in executing information and communications technology projects to build a more connected world. We accomplish this with a team of experts working collaboratively on meaningful, impactful projects for great clients. Our team environment fosters intellectual curiosity, motivates employees, and cultivates talented people who work with purpose, mastery, and autonomy. We strive to listen to our clients, partner with them as a team, and accept their goals as our own.
We will run our business sustainably, for its financial health, its people and the public good. We believe in:
+ Safety- above bottom line. Cutting corners is never an option.
+ Integrity- we do what is right, even if doing so puts us at a temporary disadvantage.
+ Accountability- everyone at Tilson is accountable for the work we do as a whole.
+ Professionalism- be trusted by our clients to be their 'get it done' team.
+ Respect- for our employees, clients, and partners.
+ Composure- we are comfortable in chaos and trust that we will always find a way through any challenge.
Tilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer
Tilson provides equal opportunity to all employees on the basis of individual qualification without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, national origin, physical and mental disability, genetic information and history, sexual orientation, or other category protected by state or federal law. Tilson does not discriminate in the recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotion, transfer, benefits, or any other condition of employment.
+ Principals only. Recruiters should not contact Tilson.
+ No phone calls please.