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Telecom Project Manager

Company: Milhouse
Location: Lombard
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Telecom Project Manager to join our growing team!

As an integral team member, the Telecom Project Manager will possess experience with fiber ring, GPON and backhaul projects within the electric utility space as they provide support to the process, procedures and documentation for all assigned projects.

The PM will identify risks and mitigation tactics on projects as well as drive profitability, quality, and schedule of the fiber design projects. The Project Manager will interface with key cross-functional groups (Section Leads, CAD, Financing, etc.), as well as have direct interface with our customers and clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead project resource teams assigned to support projects
  • Client Interfacing with multiple group organizations
  • Maintain positive working relationships between the client and prime consultants
  • Provide documented scope, schedule, deliverables, and budgets
  • Provide progress reports, project milestones, scope changes, budget forecasting/analysis, and schedule updates to the team
  • Monitor cost accounting, invoicing, and close out of projects
  • Ability to manage / lead several simultaneous projects
  • Proposal write up / reviews
  • Write / Review Change Orders
  • Work with team to ensure all required deliverables are prepared, submitted, and tracked
  • Work with our finance group to ensure all invoicing requirements and backup information are set up accordingly
  • Coordinate with finance group to confirm invoicing and receiving payments on a timely basis
  • Manage Quality, Schedule, and Budget
  • Fiber Design Processes and Procedures
  • Provide project status information to the Managers and team
  • Manage Project Budgets along with Project Management
  • Available to Travel 10% - 20% locally

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Experience leading cross-disciplinary design projects
  • Experience leading a team
  • Strong interpersonal and written / verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with senior leadership to set and achieve goals based on priorities
  • Ability to support internal and external customers
  • Ability to diffuse problematic situations with internal and external customers
  • Ability to perform work to the specified quality, on time and budget
  • Manage and track scope increases
  • Ability to plan, estimate and schedule substation projects
  • Ability to support proposal activities

Education and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience with Fiber Design Process and Procedures
  • 2+ years of Project Management experience
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or a minimum of 7 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and demonstrable experience
  • Utility client exposure a plus
  • PMP Certification or ability to obtain it within 2 years a plus

Why Milhouse?

  • Entrepreneurial environment with exposure to our empowering Executive team
  • Encouraging, warm and dynamic workplace with the opportunity to grow and develop
  • Coffee, tea, breakfast and snacks provided in office
  • Happy hour on Friday afternoons
  • Various socials throughout the year
  • Competitive pay and benefits package

Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. was founded in 2001 with the goal of building the best engineering company in the country. It was based on the belief that if we hired great people, fueled their passion while challenging them to excel, and maintained a laser focus on the needs of your clients, success would come- and so it has. Our portfolio of successful projects continues to grow, our family of highly satisfied clients continues to expand, and our staff just gets better and better.

We are a unique, Chicago-based firm whose collective passion, vision and expertise has led to phenomenal growth and being named "Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" 15 years in a row! With more than 200 talented professionals and offices across the country, Milhouse offers a dynamic work environment where there is no limit to what you can achieve if you are willing to go after it.

Our people are the cornerstone of our organization, and key to our success. Join a remarkably talented team that shares a passion for what they do and a vision for improving communities around the world through innovative engineering and construction.

For the fifteenth consecutive year, Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. has been selected as Chicago's 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For.

Important Notice to US Applicants

Milhouse Engineering & Construction, Inc. is an at-will employer.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Benefits List:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Transit Benefits Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Education & Development Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Lunch and Learns
  • Milhouse University Classes (Cross Functional Training)
  • Higher Level Professional Development/Certification support
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity leave (plus incentives to support you in your first year of parenthood)

Keywords: Milhouse, Lombard , Telecom Project Manager, Other , Lombard, Illinois

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