Project Manager

  • location: Akron, OH
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $65 per hour
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Project Manager

Contract position: Engineering client is looking for a Sr. Electrical Engineer/Project Manager to act as the Technical Project Manager/Lead on a portfolio of utility based telecommunication projects based out of Akron, OH. Experience designing various telecommunications systems used in the Utility industry (i.e. Fiber optics, SCADA, distribution automation, TDM, MPLS, DWDM, Microwave, Radio, etc) would be ideal. Client is offering a per diem to candidates that are not local to Akron.

Responsibilities for the Project Manager

  • Manage 20-50 projects concurrently of varying sizes ($100k - $5M) in an array of telecommunication-centric technologies (i.e. Fiber optics, SCADA, distribution automation, TDM, MPLS, DWDM, Microwave, Radio, etc)
  • Responsible for overall project execution from budgetary approval through construction and closeout
  • Support electric utility client in deploying technology for a private communications network
  • Coordinate with design engineering to implement technical telecommunications solutions in an electric utility environment
  • Work with project controls to maintain project schedule and cost forecast
  • Coordinate construction resources and testing resources for project execution
  • Interface and work with client's project management leadership team to provide regular, timely updates
Requirements for the Project Manager

  • 10-25 years of experience with the planning & design of utility telecommunications projects
  • Our client is willing to consider a very technical Electrical Engineer with 'hands on' experience designing these projects OR a Project Manager who's managing these projects, but may not be as 'hands on' technical
  • You need either technical design experience or project management experience over telecommunication-centric technologies (i.e. Fiber optics, SCADA, distribution automation, TDM, MPLS, DWDM, Microwave, Radio, etc) & EPC projects
  • BS or MS degree in Electrical or Computer Science Engineering
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • You should expect to travel 10-15% of the time to other offices or project sites in the region
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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