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CenturyLink Construction Administrator - Tucson, AZ in TUCSON, Arizona

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com/ is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

The Construction Project Administrator is responsible for planning, scheduling, coordinating and managing a wide variety of projects involving the construction of ISP and OSP facilities, buildings, road moves, etc. Oversees the construction process from conceptualization to completion including the oversight of engineers, construction supervisors, contractors, various trade workers and project managers. Effectively monitors and manages quality and completion of work and resolve issues. Accurately reports on the progress of a project and updates databases as applicable, e.g., FTTx, CDFS, AFOR, and GPON.

Job Description

  • This position will include aerial and underground inspections; and audits of contractors performing inspections, corrections, and foreign pole transfers in accordance with the NESC, and CenturyLink standards.

  • This position will also be involved in the development, trials, and implementation of new processes, process documentation, web applications, and field software involving NESC inspections and corrections, and pole transfer work.

  • The CPA will also be expected to be able to assign and dispatch work to contract inspectors via email or through online database applications, with the ability to assist the contract inspectors in resolving NESC or FPT complex issues.

  • The selected candidate will be expected to perform training of contract personnel in the accepted aerial plant inspection and correction methods used by CenturyLink, as well as the associated field software applications.

  • An understanding of the NJUNS database, JRM, JRM Collect, JRM Notify, BidMaster and SAP is a must.

  • In addition, the successful candidate should be familiar with Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint; and proficient/comfortable with Microsoft Excel to include the development of forms, the use of internal and external hyperlinks, as well as simple functions and their structure (i.e. COUNT, COUNTIF, SUBTOTAL, SUM, etc…).

  • Familiarity with the current CenturyLink RUS coding is a must in the contract inspection position as well as the ability and desire to continuously learn new systems and applications.

  • Knowledge of the NESC, OSP construction techniques, telecom industry OSP best practices, and overall maintenance of a safe job site is a must; with the ability to determine cost effective solutions to bring into compliance complex aerial cable problems.

  • The successful candidate works with other team members to assure timely completion, quality work and safe working practices throughout the labor and billing cycle.

  • This CPA position supports CenturyLink Unifying Principles, works with team members across several disciplines including Business and Consumer, Network Services, various customer groups including homebuilders, general contractors and sub-contractors.

  • The selected candidate will possess strong leadership and decision-making skill.

  • This is an extremely fast paced work environment and accessibility is expected to be 24x7x365.

Qualifications

  • Ability to travel as much as 30%-40%.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license, with a satisfactory driving record. MVR check will be required.

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in OSP telecommunications construction or operations with at least two of those years working with the NESC, or equivalent education and experience.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to delegate work

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines

  • Ability to build relationships with other departments and vendors

  • Ability to manage both capital and expense budgets

  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction practices and procedures, including underground, buried and aerial construction of copper and fiber facilities. Central office configurations and routing switching.

  • Previous experience with supervision of projects, or project management.

  • Proven experience reading blueprints and schematics

  • Proven experience and knowledge of building codes and relevant laws to ensure the project is in compliance with building standards and regulations.

Education

Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Arizona-Tucson

Requisition # : 215170

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

EEO Statement

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Disclaimer

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

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