Dark Fiber Project Manager in Greenville, SC at Windstream

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID:19003823
Position Overview:

This Project Manager should be a seasoned professional having wide-ranging experience and recognized as an advanced individual contributor, using professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative effective ways. This individual will focus on delivering in a timely and plan to budget fashion construction projects including fiber builds and building additions to the existent network. Previous telecommunications experience required. 

As such the need for strong program management is critical to address both the scoping, sizing and definition of the project. 


• Coordinate the efforts of multiple, interlinked and interdepartmental groups over the life cycle and duration of the overall project
• Serve as a subject matter expert as it relates to internal metrics, team dynamics, risk mitigation, and industry best practices in these areas
• Provide guidance and apply expert level knowledge in areas such as conducting project risk assessment, requirements gathering, and lessons learned activities
• Overall project management of construction projects and equipment deployment for OnNet initiative 
• Manage cost tracking to plan and on schedule


• Documented experience in managing, large, multi-component, construction projects
• Skilled 3rd party and internal team management expertise.
• Knowledge and experience in sizing and scoping efforts based on preliminary data
• Demonstrated ability to track resource utilization and time-frames against plan.
• Able to manage cost tracking to plan.
• Strong communication skills and comfortable engaging with executives as part of a defined governance structure.
• Strong change management expertise and ability to effectively implement and track this as part of a large, complete project.
• Ability to work collaboratively with internal teams.
• 6 years of telecom experience required in Operations or Network Development
• Experience with fiber network build out and new construction
• Telecom construction background highly desired
• PMP certification desired but not required 

Job Requirements

Desired Qualifications:  

College degree and 8 years professional level experience with 3-4 years supervisory experience; or 12 years professional level related experience with 3-4 years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience desired.

EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.