Crown Castle Project Manager - Small Cell & Fiber Solutions in DES PLAINES, Illinois

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Company Summary

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Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world?s most revolutionary technologies. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and over 60,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions 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 an S&P 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $60 billion.

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Position Title: Project Manager

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Position Summary

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Responsible for the effective management of all designated projects and their associated budgets and schedules, including coordinating all deliverables and requirements of the entire cross-functional project team. Ensure all projects are completed according to the underlying contract and to mutually agreed upon timelines of the customer and Crown Castle and are in accordance with Crown Castle?s policies and procedures. Ensure that the District Manager/Program Manager and customers are aware of issues that will impact timely project completion or cost, and pro-actively seek to identify and communicate any schedule and budget risks.

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Essential Job Functions

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Manage assigned projects from inception to completion, ensuring that all activities, including contracting, AE design, product/equipment ordering, permitting, regulatory as required, construction, testing, close-out, and hand-off to customer and internal operations are effectively and efficiently coordinated and completed on time within budget and in accordance with the underlying contract / LSO.

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Work closely and or support cross-functional service teams such as Wireless, Fiber and Managed Services.

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

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Develop accurate project plan and budget for all assigned projects, modify as needed and direct close-out of completed jobs including the receipt of all required documentation.

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Lead internal and external deployment meetings with other managers and team members to review the status of each job and implement changes as necessary to ensure timely project completion.

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Attend customer deployment meetings to provide customer with comprehensive job status reports and resolve any conflicts or issues that arise.

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

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

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Education/Certificationsnn


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Bachelor?s Degree or equivalent work experience

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Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred

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Experience/Minimum Requirements

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Five (5) to eight (8) years of Outside Plant (OSP) project management experience or similar years project management experience in a related Telecom type industry

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Managing project budgets or related financial experience

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Customer-facing project management experience

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Other Skills/Abilities

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Advanced knowledge of telecommunications project management, asset management, and property management

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Advanced knowledge of Public and Private right of way project deployment, including make-ready, regulatory and permitting processes.

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Ability to read and understand blueprints along with civil, data center, inside & outside plant construction methods.