About CenturyLink CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) 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.
The Engineer Project Administrator (EPA )position will plan, schedule, coordinate, and project manage a wide variety of projects involving the construction of ISP and OSP facilities, buildings, road moves, etc. including the oversight of engineers, construction supervisors, contractors, various trade workers, project managers, etc to effectively monitor and manage quality and completion of work and resolve specific issues, as well as , to accurately report on the progress of a project to include updating databases as applicable (i.e.- Fiber to the x (FTTx), Customer Designed Fiber Services (CDFS), Alternative Form of Regulation (AFOR), and Global Passive Optical Networks (GPON)). This position must ensure projects are completed with quality, on budget and within time constraints.
The Main Responsibilities
Manage project, administer implementation, and provide field perspective of necessary work functions/approve contractor invoices
Assists Engineering by interfacing between engineering and external contractors in preparation of projects, assisting and resolving issues, reviewing engineering work prints and handbooks; and vendor installation processes in accordance with CenturyLink standards
Provides feedback to internal and external construction personnel by communicating feedback regularly; reporting housekeeping issues, and maintaining knowledge of engineering standards, practices and procedures
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.
What We Look For in a Candidate
Baccalaureate degree plus 4+ years or more of experience in telecommunications industry demonstrating experience and knowledge in the aspects of Engineering, ISP & OSP Construction, and contract policies and procedures or equivalent work experience or equivalent experience.
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.
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field, preferred.
Previous supervision/project management in construction or telecommunications environment
Knowledge of CenturyLink Proprietary Systems, SAP, Fireworks, BidMaster, ARMOR, WFMT, NDS, etc.
Alternate Location: US-Minnesota-Saint Cloud
Requisition # : 222782
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