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Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer without Sponsorship.
(Principal Only! No Corp to Corp)

Position Title: 12364-Field Service Project Manager
Location: Seattle WA

Pay Rate: DOE

Position Title: Field Service Project Manager

Location:  Seattle WA

Pay Rate : DOE

Temp – PERM

Duration: 1 year  

OB TITLE: Field Service Project Manager, Project Services

This positions is located in Seattle, WA. Candidates must live within an hour radius of Seattle.

Position is Exempt.

Purpose of Position:

Field Service PM will build and manage relationships with customer local market individual contributors and managers and conduct fields service design related activities for Project Services. Provides guidance to vendors who perform on-site services including installation, maintenance, and repair. Field Service PM's are hands on agents skilled in OSP and ISP walkout field design with an in depth understanding construction. This position will be required to work independently, manage project workflow, have knowledge of construction practices for product placement, and experience with all phases of network implementation. Ensures fields services are effective and customers requirements are met. The position requires the ability to travel locally on a daily basis.

2. Major Responsibilities – Ongoing Tasks:
• Conduct all business activities in a manner consistent with company's corporate values and Code of Conduct with proper hadling of confidential company and customer information.
• Engage with customer(s) to insure needs and expectations are met.
• Gather design requirements
• Planning and designing fiber optic hardware and cable routing for both OSP and ISP applications.
• Conduct pre-construction site surveys to verify cable routing, identify any obstacles that may result in additional construction costs, and take field measurements
• Assist in the creation of splice plans, test plans, system as-builts, and other documentation
• Physically perform Site Walk outs (preliminary, pre-constuction, post-construction/final)
• Develop a preliminary design based on field walkout using Fiber Pass software
• Statement of Work Generation
• Ensure activities are being performed in an appropriate manner by contractors and vendors
• Coordinate, monitor and consult on fiber optic plant construction activities to ensure products are being installed within customer guidelines and manufacturer standard recommended procedures.
• Conduct regular safety audits to ensure all contractors are working within company and OSHA safety guidelines
• Provide daily reports to the project manager outlining construction progress on all installations located in the assigned area of responsibility.
• Working knowledge of fiber optic fusion splicing, testing, and troubleshooting.
• Troubleshoot potential warranty issues using company provided equipment such as OTDR, Visual Fault Locators (VFL), and Optical Test Sets.
• Understanding of “local” cable placement best practices.
• Familiar with “local” permitting and construction codes.
• Manage Construction Documents
• Manage Change Orders
• Perform job Completion documentation and activities
• Perform project Invoicing and Billing Activities
• Data Entry as required

3. Equipment Used:
• Personal computer (PC), and Plotter/Printer.
• Software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, AutoCAD, MS Visio.
• OTDR, optical power meter
• Fusion splicer
• Field connectorization kits and other optical cable installation and test equipment.
• iBWave Unity
• Develop a proficiency with network design related software (e.g. Fiber Pass)
• Network mapping software, Google Earth.
• Develop a proficiency with custom Network Management Systems such as NDS, GE small world.
• Other field tools as required by the project circumstances

4. Personnel indirectly managed:
• Contractors
• Vendors
• Field Engineers
• Technicians
• Trailblazers
• Other project related field resources

6. Knowledge & Skill Requirements:
• Bachelors Degree in telecommunication engineering or project management preferred.
• Two years experience in Telecommunication and/or Project Management preferred.
• Previous experience with CCS optical products is desired.
• Remote work experience entailing project planning, network design, documentation, and workflow management.
• Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
• Strong organizational and planning skills.
• Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Visio and/or graphics drawing programs is a plus.
• Fluent in English. Ability to speak other languages is a plus.
• Willing to travel extensively. Requirements are 50% or more of time spent traveling.

7. Additional Requirements:
• Person ideally willing to remain in this position for a minimum of two years.
Additional Details:
~Position requires self- motivated and disciplined individual to manage project sites located in the Seattle, WA area.
~Will have a company issued lap top and work out of home, however, will be in the field majority of time overseeing field installation projects; job requires good physical ability to maneuver around sites and equipment.
~Good eye site and ability to distinguish colors will be needed to work with fiber optics
~Must have good sense of urgency to keep projects on schedule and see thru to completion. Strong leadership and communication skills required to work with customers and trades people.
~ Proactive attitude will be needed to keep on schedule, identify potential challenges and find resolutions.
~Position will report to Operations Manager located in Hickory, NC.
~Long term assignment.











If you're qualified and interested in this position, please reply to the following questions:


1. An attachment of your updated resume in MS Word document format

2. Your desire pay rate?

3. Your availability for interview, if selected?

4. When can you start?




We encourage Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Disabled individuals to apply for all positions that they may be qualified for. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume in a Word Document with the month and year that you have worked at each previous position to - Karen@norlandgroup.com and copy: 12364-Field Service Project Manager to the email Subject Line.

Or click this email link and attach your resume in a MS Word Document format

Job Posted Date: 8/15/2017