Project Manager, Long Haul Implementation (Southwest)

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Employer Provided Salary: $66,500-$99,750 Annually
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Company Description
Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world's most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo's 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo's communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.
The Project Manager, Long Haul Implementation (Southwest Region) is a critical member of the project team responsible for the development, planning, engineering, construction and delivery of new and overbuild long haul routes in the southwestern US. The Project Manager utilizes tight project controls and proactive problem solving to anticipate and mitigate issues and keep projects on time and on budget. The Project Manager maintains transparent and effective communications with stakeholders. The Project Manager reports directly to the Director, Long Haul Implementation (Southwest Region).
Responsibilities

  • Assess and validate requirements (routing, fiber counts, hut spacing, etc.) for new route planning to ensure route objectives are clearly defined and meet stakeholder requirements.
  • Complete route feasibility planning to appropriately estimate and de-risk project scope, schedule and budget.
  • Manage budgets and accurate spend forecasts throughout project execution. Proactively mitigate risks to stay within budget constraints.
  • Maintain the project milestone-level project schedule throughout the course of the project.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate project risks and develop contingency plans.
  • Manage complex regulatory/permitting issues such as NEPA, Section 106, Tribal, etc.
  • Plan and manage project major materials including planning, ordering, receiving and dispersal.
  • Evaluate field resources and production rates. Develop recovery or expedite plans as needed.
  • Support in the development of RFPs for the engineering and construction of the route. Diligently manage the contract terms throughout the life of each contract.
  • Provide project-level and executive project reporting including regular updates to our key customers.
  • Ensure routes are delivered on time, on budget and as per construction standards.
  • Deliver project as-builts to the support teams in a timely manner to ensure route is protected and properly captured in inventory systems.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the OSP teams within the regions to ensure alignment between long haul projects and local objectives.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, preferably in Engineering or other related technical field, or equivalent work experience. Business degree/acumen a plus.
  • Minimum of 7 years in the telecommunications industry with outside plant, fiber optics, telecommunication architectures, optical transport equipment, and project management experience.
  • Minimum of 7 years OSP project management and construction management experience, preferably with specific long haul or other large project construction experience.
  • Familiarity with all types of outside plant construction methods and best practices.
  • Working knowledge of OSP construction standards, fiber specifications and optical network design principles.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents.
  • Working knowledge of fiber test and acceptance criteria and practices a plus. Ability to read and interpret fiber optic test results a plus (EXFO Fastreporter).
  • Familiar with all facets of OSP project management including quoting, construction and delivery.
  • Experience managing large capital projects including writing purchase requisitions and receiving/reconciling invoices.
  • Experience with complex permitting situations including NEPA, Section 106, Tribal, etc. a plus.
  • Experience with NTIA (or similar) program requirements such as Davis-Bacon, BABA and EA a plus
  • Ability to effectively communicate with municipalities and vendors to coordinate project scope, schedule work activities and overcome project obstacles.
  • Demonstrated exceptional problem solving skills.
  • Ability to communicate technical topics clearly and effectively with both internal and external customers.
  • Business minded and able to maintain a commercial focus.
  • Proficient with Email, MS Excel, Word and Google Earth. Experience with AutoCAD a plus
  • This position will require travel as necessary to support the projects assigned (10-20% estimated).
  • Approved to work in the United States.


Base pay range: $66,500 - $99,750, commensurate with experience
Benefits, Rewards & Wellness

  • Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Retirement 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Fitness membership discounts
  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave


Zayo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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What are Zayo Perks + Benefits

Zayo Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial secruity to our employees and their families.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Employee Resource Groups Mental Health & Disability Advocacy | Pride | Women's | Multicultural | Veterans | Sustainability
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,650 annually.
Disability insurance
If you are out of work for an extended period or time due to a disabling injury or illness, disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $5000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental insurance
Dental exams can help you & your dentist detect problems in the early stages when treatment is simpler & costs are lower. Regular exams are an important part of maintaining your medical health.
Vision insurance
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health insurance
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Pet insurance
Offered at a discounted rate to all Zayo employees
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Company equity
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Zayo provide 12 weeks paid maternity leave, 2 weeks paid paternity leave, and 4 weeks paid adoptive/foster leave.
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Company-sponsored outings
Some meals provided
Company-sponsored happy hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Onsite office parking
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness stipend
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours

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