job summary: Our client in Houston, Texas is looking for an IT Remote Site Support Manager will plan, coordinate, direct and design IT-related activities of new and current projects (including field development offices, construction offices, substation control buildings, Houston Main office and permanent O&M facilities). And providing on-going support to ensure new and current projects have all meet all IT hardware and software requirements. BS in Telecommunications or related field, with 3-5 years of progressive experience in Field Telecom / Networking Support with extensive experience managing medium to large infrastructure projects (from construction until delivery);Experience managing both infrastructure and business application initiatives, including hardware and software upgrades and implementations;Excellent written and oral communication skills, extensive presentation experience, with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and staff;Ability to perform discovery and assessment functions, and provide technical or functional network solutions in the field;Exposure to Infrastructure Management, Security, Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Server, Network Design and Management;Understanding of Network operations including switching, routing, firewalls, and Help Desk/Tech Support; This position is hybrid - 3 days in office and 2 days remote. Travel involved. Come join one of the most exciting and fastest growing industries in Texas. location: HOUSTON, Texas job type: Permanent salary: $110,000 - 120,000 per year work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Define telecommunications and data circuit requirements for new projects (including field development offices, construction offices, substation control buildings, and permanent O&M facilities).Identify local telephone providers.Participate in project calls for all active projects as IT representative to monitor when site will be ready for telecommunications and data circuits.Conduct site visits with local telecommunications providers to explain our requirements and timing of our project.Provide inputs about orders for telephone service.Provide inputs for primary MPLS data circuits via AT&T and other service providers.Provide inputs to about back up satellite data circuits via Hughes Satellite and Other service providers.Supervising sub-contracted staff (if needed).Meeting subcontractors.Define and discuss telecommunications and IT services with Engineering and Construction.Checking and preparing site reports, designs and drawings;Monitor installation of all telecommunications and data circuit orders.Provide hand-on assistance to network team for the installation and turn-up of new remote locations.Research and identify and secure alternative data connections (wireless broadband, cellular, etc.) if permanent circuits won't be installed before they are required.Review drawings provide comments and develop IT requirements for O&M buildings and/or new projects.Collect and solve IT issues with the different sites.Interface between remote sites and the remaining IT team to have issues solved.Develop and provide IT requirements for construction of substation control buildings.Review drawings and provide comments for construction of substation control buildings.Review telecommunications and data circuit invoices to ensure proper billing rates are used or to confirm items removed from service are no longer billed.IT Interface with telecommunications companies and accounting to resolve billing disputes.Assist remote locations in resolving telecommunications related issues and other site issues.Assist with ordering network equipment for new remote locations.Coordinate configuration of network equipment with the network team.Install, remove or demobilize network and telecommunications equipment in new remote locations.Secure, install and manage PBXs or VoIP for remote locations. Interface with service vendors when required.Secure, install and manage VoIP systems with the internal network team and providers.Coordinate with the internal network team to identify new / upgraded equipment for remote locations.Manage vendor relationships with telecommunications and data circuit providers.Support Corporate Services group in use of office access control and video surveillance systems.Coordinate with asset operations to determine video surveillance needs and obtain and install required systems. Provide support for systems as needed.Install and configure badging systems at remote sites.Support NERC project team in implementation of access control systems at substations.Monitor new substation control building design and development to ensure they meet NERC requirements. qualifications: Experience level: ManagerMinimum 3 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors (required) skills: ManagerNetworkvoip (1 year of experience is required)Telecom (1 year of experience is required)SwitchesTechnical SupportCisco (1 year of experience is required) 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. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. 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