Position - Project Manager - Broadband Implementation
FLSA Status - Exempt Employee
Reports To - Director of Construction
Who We Are - Magellan Advisors, an ENTRUST Solutions Group Company
Want to be part of a team that is leading the broadband revolution? Join the best and brightest leaders in
the industry to connect more cities and rural communities to the digital economy. We look for people with
strong business skills, deep technical abilities and a passion for exceptional client service. We empower
our employees to leverage their know-how and experience to ensure we meet client objectives every time.
Magellan Advisors provides planning, engineering and implementation of the fastest, most advanced fiber
and broadband networks. We work for municipalities, utilities, co-ops, regional governments and providers
but serve any organization that is building fiber and broadband infrastructure.
Our mission is to connect every community, one at a time, to the digital economy so that no one is left
behind. Our work ensures that communities are able to access every opportunity the internet has to offer
so, they can thrive in the connected world.
This position will be responsible for the oversight of various broadband project across North
America. The Project Manager directly reports to the Director of Construction.
As a Project Manager of Broadband Implementation, you will be responsible for management of
multiple large market projects across the portfolio of work Magellan have under contract. This
includes coordination with other employees, subcontractors, resources and clients in the various
stages of broadband projects to include fiber master plans, cost projections, design, construction
management, and implementation and stand up of new fiber-optic networks including
equipment, inside and outside plant infrastructure. As a Project Manager it is expected that you
coordinate daily management activities including handling daily issues from the field needing
management level decisions to keep the project moving. Daily coordination with construction
managers and design resources to ensure schedule is being met and reporting is accurate and on
time. The ideal candidate will have well-rounded knowledge of all aspects of broadband projects
and will spearhead project efforts and guide the team from inception to completion. It is also
expected the experience and industry knowledge will be utilized to provide guidance and make
recommendations to both internal resources and clients alike. Daily interaction with coworkers,
subcontractors, vendors and clients will be required.
In addition to this, the project manager will be responsible to assist in project reporting, and to
ensure all required project reports, change orders and turnover documentation for the client is
accurate and delivered on time. The project manager will also be responsible for review and
coordination of all design work, and ensuring all permitting procedures are accounted for.
The project manager should demand consistency, accuracy, and timeliness in all aspects of the
project activities, documentation, and reporting. The successful candidate will have excellent
communication and computer skills, hosting and reporting on calls, and on documents is a daily
requirement of this job. They will report project updates and issues directly to the VP of Design
and Construction for guidance input and assist in other duties as they are assigned.
Duties and Responsibilities
a. Project level tasking – assignments, due dates, quality of deliverables
b. Project team calls – manages agenda, minutes, and action items
c. Manages and oversees consistent use of Magellan’s tools within the teams, including but not limited to Wrike, ensuring project data is consistent and accurate.
d. Manage and coordinate project documentation – project charters, data collection, memos, communications, and meetings.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Bachelor’s degree (B. A. / B. S.) in construction management, business, or related discipline and
8-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
experience. Experience in Telecommunications and/ or broadband strongly preferred.
Must have extensive experience in managing and implementing fiber-optic broadband
deployments of inside and outside plant networks. Must be a self-starter, and work well with
others. Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities: