Broadband Project Manager - Implementation - 115

ENTRUST Solutions Group
USA


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

  • Oversight and daily coordination with project team including fiber master plans and client consulting, financials and cost projections, grant funding assistance, equipment configurations, design for inside and outside plant for fiber-optic networks, and network implementation. Work with client and advise/recommend any changes that would be in the best interest of our client and comply with local standards.
  • Ensure all production data from the field is being compiled and reported accurately. This includes reviewing with client and contractor and managing signatures and approvals. 
  • Coordinate and work with contractors on scheduling, material order issues and assist in any issue that comes up in this process to help minimize delays.
  • Compile, track and report on all project documentation to include scheduling, change order control including review and approval, weekly project production tracking, and as-builts including prints changes, splice matrix changes and fiber allocation changes.
  • Ensure proper routing of all documentation as it becomes complete. 
  • Be available daily to help address any field related issues and available to the client.
  • Maintain and organize all documents including document version control. 
  • Have the ability to travel as needed. Travel can be heavy at times and can include international travel.
  • Spearhead project schedule, deliverables and team to include remote employee resources. 
  • Support entire project team including timelines, milestones, deliverables, quality control procedures and be responsible for communication of project concerns or risks.
  • Assist in various tasks assigned for all back-office support. 
  • Coordinate weekly meetings including internal meetings, meetings with clients and with contractors to address weekly goals and identify any issues including the following:

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.

  • Must have valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle and laptop.


Qualifications:

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 

functions.


Education:

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.


Experience:

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:

  • Organizational skills
  • Project administration skills
  • Time management skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Professionalism
  • Knowledge of office productivity tools
  • Increases job knowledge
  • Enhances organization's reputation