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Network Construction Mgr

Crown Castle
Columbia, MD 21044
  • Job Code
    NETWO005830
  • Jobs Rated
    121st

    Company Summary


    Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the worlds most revolutionary technologies. As the largest shared infrastructure provider in the United States, Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers, 80,000 small cells and over 80,000 route miles of fiber across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is a NYSE S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $110 billion.


    Position Title: Network Construction Manager - 5N


    Position Summary:


    Position requires experience with outside plant, inside plant cable, and Small Cell Network (SCN) construction on aerial, Utility Pole, and ground facilities, with a thorough knowledge of all issues related to local and state permitting, pole and conduit licensing procedures from Utilities, and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Responsible for all aspects of construction on Crown Castle projects including; Vendor selection, on-site management, coordination of subcontractors, OEM installers and customer representatives. Represent Crown Castle as the expert on construction issues relating to collocation or DAS and Small Cell projects, including in-building iDAS, public right-of-way oDAS & Small Cells along with the associated inside & outside plant construction methods. Oversight for DAS and Small Cell projects will include activities related to above and below-ground fiber installation, hub construction, node construction and related utility make-ready. Ensure all assigned projects are completed according to mutually agreed upon timeline and budget of customer and Crown Castle. Ensure all work is conducted in accordance with Crown Castle policies and procedures in support of Crown Castle objectives. Position also requires the capability to manage multiple construction contractors. From project qualification and design through punch-list and close-out, the Network, Construction Manager will ensure that projects are completed to client and internal specification, on time, and within budget.


    This position will primarily work in the Northern VA area.


    Essential Job Functions:


    • Work hand in hand with Fiber Engineers, Utility Relations, Network Real Estate, RF Engineers, Product Development, Procurement, other related internal Crown Castle departments.

    • Directly advise and influence decisions of Network Managers/Supervisors in all aspects of construction work.

    • Actively participate in and make recommendations in Vendor selection process.

    • Manage all external vendors necessary for timely completion and within budget.

    • Conduct initial constructability review in accordance with project specifications.

    • Develop Construction Bid Package and competitively bid project to subcontractors.

    • Responsible to negotiate costs within scope of project, hold Vendor accountable to ensure budget is maintained; ensure Network Managers/Supervisors are aware of issues that will impact project completion or cost.

    • Understand prevailing rates for all construction work and ensure Crown Castle is receiving competitive rates for quality work.

    • Manage development of permit and construction plans; Manage engineering vendors, Coordinate, track, review, and approve CD (Construction Drawings), SA (Structural Analysis) and, SOW (Scope of Work), SOV (Schedule of Values)

    • Order and track delivery of 3rd party materials; Create/maintain project BOM (Bill of Materials),

    • Oversee site construction, managing schedule and subcontractors to customer and internal requirements.

    • Make regular trips to sites during construction including bid walk, precon walk, in progress site visits, punch walks and construction closeout. Provide direction to general contractors when doing groundwork.

    • Coordinate all construction activities with local and state agencies with regards to permitting and licensing.

    • Attend company and client status meetings.

    • Provides communication on milestones, on time delivery, and general updates to leadership and project management/service delivery resources within the Crown Castle organization

    • Ensure that all jobs are maintained in a project tracking system with complete accuracy.

    • Ensure accurate and complete files are maintained for projects and appropriate closeout documents are distributed in a timely manner and are in accordance with corporate and customer standards.

    • Act as Crown Castle safety observer and Quality Assurance representative while at the site ensuring compliance with Crown Castle safety program and related workmanship practices.

    • Responsible to problem solve issues that may occur onsite and make recommendations based on priority and need to ensure the project and budget are maintained.

    • Ensure all work is completed in accordance with Crown Castle construction standards, processes, and procedures.

    Education/Certifications


    • High school diploma or equivalent

    • Minimum 2-year technical degree or equivalent work experience

    • A valid drivers license required

    Experience/Minimum Requirements


    • One (1) to three (3) years construction experience, one (1) to three (3) years direct telecommunications Small Cell Construction experience with three (3) years of supervisory contractor construction experience preferred

    • Knowledge of Telecommunications Outside Plant Construction techniques (aerial & underground, and Small Cell Construction) preferred

    • Familiarity with test equipment and techniques for performing Grounding and Bonding Tests, RF Sweep test, OTDR, Optical Power Meter and Passive Intermodulation (PIM) testing preferred

    • Working knowledge and use of the IKE Tool system preferred.

    • Working knowledge of NESC, NEC and OSHA standards preferred, has previous OSHA 10 training preferred

    Other Skills/Abilities


    • Preference will be given to candidates with BSCE, or equivalent work experience

    • Excellent organizational/administrative skills

    • Strong project management skills with attention to details

    • Strong interpersonal skills with a high level of integrity

    • Strong Computer Skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Visio, Word and PowerPoint) skills

    • Ability to thrive in a dynamic problem-solving environment

    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

    • Strong communication skills

    • Basic telecommunications construction experience/knowledge

    • PMP certification a plus

    • A positive attitude and desire to deliver exceptional results for our customers.

    • Personal commitment to safety, integrity, and continual professional development

    Organizational Relationship


    Reports to: Manager Network Construction


    Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable): N/A


    Working Conditions: Will be required to travel to project sites with exposure to heavy equipment and environmental conditions between 50% up to 90% of the time. Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions between 50% to as few as 10% of the time. Position may require on call rotation involvement.


    Additional Information: N/A

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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