Project Manager Engineering: Cedar Rapids - IA, Knoxville - TN, Schaum
Company: US Cellular
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: November 10, 2018
Project Manager Engineering: Cedar Rapids - IA, Knoxville - TN, Schaumburg -IL or Chicago - IL - ENG001168 This position can be based in Cedar Rapids - IA, Knoxville - TN, Schaumburg -IL or Chicago - IL The Project Manager is responsible for the management of a variety of projects within Engineering. Using a professional project management skill set, the project manager will manage scope, schedule, budget and quality for projects such as new cell site construction, large scale cross functional projects which deploy new technology as well as construction of MTSOs (mobile telephone switching offices). Manage site construction and connectivity, ensuring appropriate distribution of workload across the construction process. Including Site Acquisition activities, lease negotiation, public relations, zoning, permitting, and planning activities necessary to start cell site construction Responsible for managing capital and expense budgets including forecasting, cost to complete, and budget management facilitation associated with all assigned projects. Manage large scale cross functional projects from initiation to closure in the areas of new technology deployment, MTSO infrastructure upgrades and cell site conversions. Ensure that planned site modifications (microwave overbuilds, tower analysis, channel adds, sectorizations, etc.) are completed to grow network, improve network reliability and/or quality. Responsible for managing capital and expense budgets associated with all assigned projects. Ensure all regulatory and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance before and after projects are completed. Manage external vendors and resources including general contractors and other contractors as appropriate including site development firm, NEPA (National Environment Policy Act)/SHPO (State Historical Preservation Office) vendors, RAN Vendors, tower crews, deployment vendors, etc. Support fellow team members and cross functional groups. Help drive the Dynamic Organization culture. THE PRECEDING JOB DESCRIPTION INDICATES THE GENERAL NATURE AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF WORK PERFORMED. IT DOES NOT CONTAIN A COMPREHENSIVE INVENTORY OF ALL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES, AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED TO DO THIS JOB. 5 years of Project Management experience. Project Management certification preferred (PMP). Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience Prior experience in the construction of communication networks. preferred Prior experience with zoning and planning preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required Good presentation skills required Ability to work in a competitive, fast environment with multiple priorities Travel Required Job : Engineering Location(s) : Iowa-CEDAR RAPIDS_IA Illinois-SCHAUMBURG_IL, Illinois-CHICAGO_IL, Tennessee-KNOXVILLE_TN U.S. Cellular is an EEO employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race/color/age/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or genetic information.
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