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What you’ll be doing...
We’re investing in our network to improve the way we live, work, and communicate. Our fiber infrastructure will be critical for all our future network transformation objectives including new products such as IoT, 5G, and future smart cities. As an OSP planner, you will help build one network engineered for growth for all lines of business.
Managing all aspects of OSP fiber planning in the Northern Virginia metropolitan area.
Preparing the overall fiber route planning for all service types.
Driving complex projects and programs to achieve targeted and measured business goals and key objectives.
Planning and Designing additions, upgrades, repairs and enhancements.
Selecting and pricing solutions based on the most effective, efficient, and timely design.
Developing and implementing corrective action plans to mitigate impact to project schedules and overall business objectives.
Maintaining excellent communication with functional team members, direct management, and external customers to ensure early identification of issues a timely reporting of status.
What we’re looking for...
You are the type of person who sees a problem and gets it fixed no matter what. You enjoy the challenge of working through complex, cross-functional issues towards a transformational solution. You’re great at being detail oriented and thrive under the pressure of a deadline, but are also willing to be flexible when the situation is right. You are able to negotiate effectively at all levels of the organization and influence decisions that yield the best results for our company.
You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
Even better if you have:
One or more years of relevant outside plant work experience.
Technical or project management experience.
Knowledge of PC and software applications including Windows and MS Office.
Verbal and written skills for inter-organizational and external customer communications.
Strong organization skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple, often conflicting priorities to successful completion.
Experience making independent decisions based on policies, practices and project requirements.
Engineering, Planning, and/or Operations knowledge, especially with Local and Long-Haul Telecommunications networks.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.