Project Manager - SCFS National Document Control

Posting Location: PA - Canonsburg, PA - Pittsburgh
# of openings: 1


Company Summary

Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world’s most revolutionary technologies. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and over 60,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions 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 an S&P 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $60 billion. 


Position Title:  Project Manager – SCFS National Document Control


Focus Area:

Responsible for fulfilling the Subject Matter Expert (SME) role on a National level for the development, application, and validation of field documentation, safety, and quality control procedures. Requires a high level of interaction with various cross-functional departments including: Risk Management, Operations, OSP Management and PMO Services. Supports the effective communication of function-specific content with a focus on technical writing and delivery via a variety of modalities including Connect, Technical Bulletins, and Face-to-Face delivery.


Position Summary

Responsible for the effective management of all designated SCFS projects and associated budgets and schedules, including coordinating all deliverables and requirements of the entire cross-functional project team.  Manage a team of Construction Managers, Field Construction Inspectors and Project Coordinators to ensure projects are completed on time and under budget.  Ensure that the District Manager/Program Manager 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 projects from inception to completion, ensuring that all activities, including contracting, RF design, fiber design, power design, vertical structure design, product/equipment ordering, permitting regulatory, construction, optimization, close-out, and hand-off to ops are effectively and efficiently coordinated and completed on time within budget and in accordance with the underlying contract / LSO.

  • Understand the competitive bid policy including fixed pricing, schedule of values, purchase orders, change orders and invoicing, as it relates to specific project scopes of work. Manage all external vendors necessary for timely project completion within budget.

  • Understand initial budget and schedule modeling.Monitor, influence and track the project budget & schedule.

  • Manage a team of Construction Managers, Field Construction Inspectors and Project Coordinators including performance reviews, training, rewards and recognition, and scheduling.

  • Develop accurate project plan and budget for all assigned projects, modify as needed and direct close-out of completed jobs including the receipt of all required documentation.

  • Lead internal and external deployment meetings with other managers and team members to review the status of each job and implement changes as necessary to ensure timely project completion. Completion and job close out shall include financial, documentation and field aspects.

  • Attend customer deployment meetings to provide customer with comprehensive job status reports and resolve any conflicts or issues that arise.

  • Ensure accurate and complete files are maintained for projects and appropriate close-out documents are 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.

  • Ensure the project team goals of Value Engineering (ISP & OSP), Best Pathway Analysis for Fiber and Power.Transparently stay in front of and on top of schedule concerns including long lead material items, Utility make ready process, power delivery process and permitting.

  • Effectively forecast project deliverables and provide risk mitigation plans to ensure that deliverables are met.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred


Experience/Minimum Requirements

  • Five (5) years of wireless or non-wireless telecom project management experience.

  • Managing project budgets or related financial experience

  • Customer-facing project management experience

  • Previous people management experience required.


Other Skills/Abilities

  • Advanced knowledge of telecommunications/wireless project management, asset management, and property management

  • Advanced knowledge of Public and Private right of way project deployment, including regulatory and permitting processes.

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints along with civil inside & outside plant construction methods.

  • Ability to direct the diagnosis of work flow 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

  • Ability to manage and process multiple data streams

  • Knowledge of construction services: Telco, power, fiber, basic construction, vendor equipment requirements and antennas.


Organizational Relationship

Reports to:  Program Manager

Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable):  Construction Manager, Project Coordinator, Field Construction Inspector.

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.


Crown Castle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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