Outside Plant Construction Project Manager

FLSA: Full Time, Non-exempt

Location: MD, DC, & VA

This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of Underground Utility and Outside Plant data and telecommunications infrastructure construction projects including planning, scheduling and managing keeping the project on track, within budget, in compliance and positioned for timely completion with exceptional quality.

Essential Job Functions, Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ability to read and understand contract documents, drawings and specifications, as well as understand building systems, construction materials, electrical, design and engineering concepts applicable to data & telecommunications infrastructure projects
  • Perform site visits, conduct site surveys and document existing conditions, as well as perform take-offs, submit RFQ’s and RFI’s, develop scope of work based on contract documents complete with scope inclusions, exclusions & classifications
  • Work in collaboration with a network of subcontractors and material suppliers, to guarantee best value pricing, timely estimates and quality of work available on every project
  • Review suppliers/subcontractors quotes for completeness with project plans & specifications, design options and recommend solutions based on cost, engineering quality and/or availability of materials
  • Establish preliminary construction schedule and duration
  • Familiar with various Inside Plant (ISP) and Outside Plant (OSP) construction methods including structured cabling and wiring methods such as building conduit and riser cabling design, analysis, and recommendations relative to CAT5e, CAT6, copper, fiber-optic, and coaxial cable installations, aerial, directional boring, backhoe, trenching, and plowing operations as well as digger and bucket truck operations

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 5-10 years successful experience as a commercial construction estimator with projects ranging from $250,000.00 to $10,000,000.00
  • Bachelor’s Degree in construction management, engineering or related discipline or the equivalent combination of technical training and experience
  • Experience in proposal development and projects for and/or customer experience with federal, state, local governments and commercial installations
  • Experience using Sage 300 Construction (Timberline) is encouraged but not required
  • Strong computer skills with Visio, CAD, and MS Office i.e. Excel and MS Project
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance