Wireless Construction Engineer
Location: Newport News
Posted on: March 16, 2019
What you'll be doing The Construction Engineer manages project development from initial site design through as-built drawings. Projects include cell sites, switch facilities, In Bound Collocations and In Building projects. Responsibilities including drawing review for compliance with civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical standards. Responsible for project feasibility, value engineering, zoning, FAA/FCC survey work, drawings, certifications, permit approvals, and contract administration. The position manages construction activities related to the development of multiple, simultaneous network infrastructure projects including distributing bid packages, coordinating bid walk; awarding job; and monitoring progress; providing regular status updates; and resolving issues. Provides full financial management of all projects from initial proposal/bid through receipt of final product or service; funding projects; processing purchase orders; reviewing work; and ensuring payment and final balance in purchasing software. Provides leadership and guidance by practicing Core Values including:creating and evaluating ways to gain financial efficiencies and save money; creating process improvements; securing assets; and being accountable for vendor payments. Communication with other cross functional teams and vendors; Provides the necessary direction for individual/team growth and development. Actively participate in meetings and show the ability to explain issues clearly, providing updates, maintaining records, working with other departments, and understanding the impact of their job to the overall business. Establishes quality assurance methods, procedures, standards, and technical training related to site design and construction. Evaluates new products, services, and vendors. Weighs the pros and cons, including impact to the system, costs, compatibility, ease of use, reliability, timing parameters. Interfaces with internal and external departments as well as regulatory agencies by interacting with municipal agencies in the pursuit of building permits, construction inspections, and by finally obtaining certificates of occupancy for network facilities. Develop the skills and ability to represent the company at municipal hearings if needed in support of the Real Estate group. What we're looking for You'll need to have: Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience. Four or more years of relevant work experience. Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time. A valid driver's license Twoor moreyears of experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry. Experience with Small Cell and In Building DAS (Distributed Antenna Systems), and related systems Working knowledge of environmental and safety rules and regulations, ability to review of Phase I environmental reports, and wetland studies Construction management skills including: CAD/design review, implementation, and project management HVAC, emergency generators, National Electrical Code requirements, environmental requirements including hazardous material, spill prevention, and other regulatory guidelines, general building maintenance, and vendor maintenance Even better if you have: A degree in Engineering, Business, Computer Science or related discipline. Real Estate: Ability to negotiate leases and easements for communications facilities Zoning and Permitting:Knowledge of the zoning and permitting process for new cellular facilities Microwave experience: Knowledge oftechnology for leasing, zoning, permitting, and implementation When you join Verizon You'll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America's fastest and most reliable network, we're leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we're about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon. Equal Employment Opportunity We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences,including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.
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