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Manager, OSP Construction PMO

Ziply Fiber

Ziply Fiber

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024

This is a remote position.

Position Title: Manager, OSP Construction Project Management

$82,500 to $137,500 annually DOE

Comprehensive health benefits include - medical, dental, vision, 401k, flexible spending account, paid sick leave and paid time off, quarterly performance bonus, training, career growth and education reimbursement programs.

At Ziply Fiber, our mission is to elevate the connected lives of our communities everyday. We’re delivering the fastest home internet in the Northwest, with a focus on areas traditionally underserved by mainstream internet companies. Moreover, as our state-of-the-art fiber network expands in WA, OR, ID and MT, so does our need for team members who can help us grow and realize our goals.

We may be building internet, but we are reaching real people. We strive to build relationships and provide customers and communities with refreshingly great experiences.

We emphasize our values in all our interactions:

Genuinely Caring: Our customers and colleagues are people, and quite possibly our neighbors. We put ourselves in their shoes and give them our full attention.

Empowering You: We empower our customers to choose the products that best meet their needs, and we support our employees to implement solutions that elevate the experiences of our customers and coworkers.

Innovation and Improvement: We always look for ways to make the experiences of our customers – and each other – better.

Earning Your Trust: We earn trust by communicating simply and transparently as real people, not as a corporation.

Job Summary

The Manager, OSP Construction PMO will be responsible for managing the quality, on-budget, and timely delivery of fiber services to our customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Essential Duties and Responsibilities listed below are a range of duties performed by the employee and not intended to reflect all duties performed.

  • Lead an internal OSP Construction PMO team and provide leadership and mentorship through coaching, feedback, development goals and performance management.
  • Accountable for construction projects to be delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Creating long- and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines
  • Responsible for detailed reporting on all programs in vertical (Smartsheets, Microsoft Suites)
  • Make effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with project.
  • Assist all stakeholders by escalating and resolving roadblocks.
  • Work directly with customers and municipal agencies to address and resolve concerns quickly and effectively.
  • Develop, coordinate, and execute project schedules with vendor partners, internal stakeholders, municipalities, and government agencies.
  • Coordinate and participate in regular meeting series to ensure communication and alignment of initiatives, information sharing, and implementation of best practices
  • Ensure PMO team and vendor partners are following company, municipality or government agency guidelines, and any other relevant guidelines related to the installation of Ziply infrastructure.
  • Measure team and project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Diligence in quality control reviews and attention to detail
  • Oversee project close out documentation.
  • Participate in daily meetings that may include after hours and weekends where needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of PM/OSP experience, including engineering, splicing, and/or construction.
  • Experience managing capital budgets and large-scale projects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience leading a team in a fast-paced industry.
  • Highly capable in Excel and Microsoft Suites with proficiency in data capture, analysis, and presentation.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Developed leadership skills, with the ability to mentor and lead others.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends when applicable to meet deadlines.
  • Must have computer competency including proficiency with Microsoft Suite and understanding of database programs.
  • Ability to work independently and apply sound judgment and reasoning skills to a variety of situations.
  • Knowledge and experience in outside plant engineering and/or installation/construction.
  • Ability to multi-task and collaborate effectively with other personnel to meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work within critical deadlines and driving accountability is a must.
  • Ability to adjust to rapidly changing priorities and schedules.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Proven ability to lead, facilitate, develop, and motivate a cross-functional team in a competitive environment.
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner and appearance.

Work Authorization

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US for any employer. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for bending, stooping, sitting, walking, or standing for prolonged periods of time; most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position with frequent opportunity to move about. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This role involves driving up to 35% of the time within a specific region or territory and requires the ability to safely perform all functions of operating a motor vehicle.

Work Environment

Work is often performed in an office setting with exposure to computer screens and requires extensive use of a computer, keyboard, mouse, and multi-line telephone system.

Diverse Workforce / EEO:

Ziply Fiber is an equal opportunity employer. Ziply Fiber will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, and the presence of a non-job-related handicap or disability or any other legally protected status.

Ziply Fiber requires a pre-employment background check as conditions of employment. Ziply Fiber may require a pre-employment drug screening.

Ziply Fiber is a drug free workplace.