Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world's most revolutionary technologies. As the largest shared infrastructure provider in the United States, Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers, 80,000 small cells and over 80,000 route miles of fiber across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service – bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is a NYSE S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $85 billion.
Position Title: A&E Project Manager (6E)
Open to any Crown Castle location
Responsible for the effective management of all designated A&E projects ensuring completion according to agreed upon timelines, policies, and procedures including A&E customer contract terms as applicable. Lead a team to drive A&E consistency across all markets optimizing cost savings opportunities. Ensure that the Program Managers, market Project Managers, and customers are aware of issues that will impact timely project completion or cost, and pro-actively seek to identify and communicate any schedule and budget risks.
Essential Job Functions
Manage assigned A&E projects from inception to completion, ensuring that all impacted deliverables are effectively and efficiently coordinated and completed on time within budget and in accordance with the underlying contract terms as applicable.
Responsible for the performance of a team in accordance to established metrics and systems usage.
Oversee all project contributors, internal and external, for timely completion and within budget.
Provide on-going resource, workload and financial evaluation and associated recommendations, justifications and forecasts.
Partner with Program Manager to develop accurate project plans and budgets for all assigned projects, modify as needed, including the receipt of all required documentation.
Lead internal and external deployment meetings with all necessary parties to review the status of A&E projects and implement changes as necessary to ensure timely project completion as necessary.
Ensure accurate and complete files are maintained for projects and distributed in a timely manner in accordance with corporate and customer standards.
Ensure that all jobs are maintained in a project tracking system with complete accuracy.
Coordinate resolution of design issues as needed (limited lease entitlements, additional ground space needed, easements, etc.)
Ensure market Project Manager, Regional Managers, and customers are aware of issues that will impact project completion or cost as applicable
Assist with other production activity if needed
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience
A valid driver's license required
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred
Three (3) to five (5) years of project management experience
Knowledge of telecommunications/wireless project management, asset management, tower maintenance, and property management
Knowledge of site acquisition procedures, including regulatory and permitting process
Supervisory skills preferred
Note: This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills that may be necessary for this role. An employee may be required to perform duties outside of his or her normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Ability to read and understand A&E drawing
Ability to direct the diagnosis of workflow problems, critical paths and institute remedies
Ability to read and understand financial metrics and identify remedies to financial issues
Customer service orientation with a strong problem-solving approach
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of construction services: telco, power, fiber, basic construction, vendor equipment requirements, towers, lines, and antennas
Ability to communicate across multiple service groups to both internal and external customers
Reports to: National A&E Production Manager or Program Manager
Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable): A&E Specialists.
Working Conditions: Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions 80% of the time. Required travel to project sites with exposure to heavy equipment and environmental conditions 20% of the time.