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Project Manager III

  • Fiber Optic
  • Fiber Optic Testing
  • Forecasting
  • GIS
  • NDS
  • Optical
  • Optical Test
  • OSP
  • OTDR
  • Problem Solving
  • Process Invoices
  • Project Planning
  • Telco
  • Telecom
  • Telecom Construction
  • Telecommunications
  • Warranty
Description:

This job posting is for a contingent resource on assignment with Corning Incorporated. This position could provide you with an opportunity to help Corning push the boundaries of technology while enjoying the benefits of working for Magnit. Magnit is a leading, global professional services and technology company and a certified “Great Place to Work” Magnit has been a leader in contingent workforce management since 1991 and work with leading Fortune 500 companies and other large organizations across the world.

Position Notes: 

  • Estimated contract duration is 12 months. 
  • 30-50% travel required. 
  • Long term rental strongly encouraged. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate and drive the project teams to deliver the intended short-term and long-term results.
  • Development of project schedules. Organize & communicate schedules and timelines.
  • Review drawings and specifications to become completely familiar with the project and identify long lead times and critical path items.
  • Work with Sales, Program Managers, Project Managers, and Deal Management to obtain contracts and purchase orders. Assist with providing input on creating written estimates for customers based on engineering, labor, and materials.
  • Oversee pre-construction site surveys to verify cable routing, identify any obstacles that may result in additional construction costs, and take field measurements.
  • Monitor fiber optic plant construction activities to ensure products are being installed within customer guidelines and manufacturer standard recommended procedures (SRP).
  • Visit project sites to evaluate progress and respond to customers’ concerns or questions. Direct contractor activities if needed.
  • Provide daily reports outlining construction progress on all installations located in the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Communicate with site superintendents about delays and any other issues that must be communicated to clients.
  • Participate in weekly/monthly forecasting meetings to offer input into dates and risk associated with timing of revenue recognition.
  • Organize or attend weekly project meetings as requested by the customer and keep detailed meeting minutes for publishing to project team and leadership.
  • Communicate and follow up with customers’ requests as required about specific projects.Visit customers as needed to ensure satisfaction and discuss any new projects being planned.
  • Process invoices for customers and/or vendors based on services rendered.
  • Track and report on material status for projects.
  • Update project data in various systems; create reporting and tracking spreadsheets.
  • Create submittals and purchase orders.
  • Assemble the close-out documents for customers. Attend pre/post-installation meetings.
  • Consult with Business Ops to ensure reports match the revenue recognition timing within SAP.


Education and Experience Requirements

  • 10+ years of Telecommunications industry experience
  • 5+ years of OSP telecom construction project management experience
  • BA or BS degree in relevant studies desired
  • Experienced with telecom fiber optic network construction methods and equipment
  • PMP certification a plus



Required Skills

  • Read and understand FTTX (fiber to the home) NDS and CAD designs
  • Working understanding of fiber optic network architectures
  • Extensive knowledge with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to handle rapidly changing priorities
  • Attention to detail with focus on error-free work
  • Sound problem solving and decision-making processes and skills
  • Ability to maintain composure and professional demeanor at all times
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Result-oriented and responsive; utilizes network, SME’s and other available resources to facilitate driving tasks to closure
  • Strong interpersonal skills to support customer interface, consultative activities, and work as part of a commercial team.
  • Working knowledge of fiber optic testing procedures
  • Experience/familiarization/working knowledge of tier 1 telco internal systems/software a plus
  • Willingness to work outside of normal scheduled business hours when necessary
  • 100% fluent in English


Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of utility construction and project planning procedures
  • Familiarity with project management software and methodologies
  • Experience with AutoCAD and GIS-based systems
  • Understanding of RUS (Rural Utility Service) Codes
  • Ability to troubleshoot potential warranty issues using Corning provided equipment such as Optical Time Domain Reflectometers (OTDR), Visual Fault Locators (VFL), and Optical Test Sets.
  • Familiarization with Corning products


Travel

  • Some travel is expected (? 50%)

Pay Transparency:

This is the pay range that Magnit reasonably expects to pay someone for this position is $37.77-$50.36/hour. Benefits:  Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K (provided minimum eligibility hours are met)

QUALIFICATION/ LICENSURE :
  • Work Authorization : Green Card, US Citizen
  • Preferred years of experience : No preferred years of experience required
  • Travel Required : 50% and more
  • Shift timings: 9 AM to 5 PM
Job Location
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Pay
USD 37.77 - USD 50.36 per hour
CONTRACT DURATION
12 month(s)
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