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Manager - Outside Plant Engineering

Company: Greenlight Networks
Location: Rochester
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Manager - Outside Plant Engineering
EOE Statement Greenlight Networks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Greenlight Networks is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Greenlight Networks are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by the laws or regulations in the locations we operate. Greenlight Networks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Greenlight Networks encourages applicants of all ages.
Category Engineering
Greenlight's Outside Plant Engineering Manager is responsible for leading a team of Outside Plant Engineers and Engineering Field Technicians across Greenlight's markets. The Outside Plant Engineers are responsible for surveying new areas for engineering design, leading change requests from internal and external construction crews, reviewing construction activity in progress, and reviewing as-builts. In addition to supervisory responsibilities, the Outside Plant Engineering Manager is responsible for the collaborative, cross-functional creation of standards and methods of procedure for Greenlight's network design and build.
Essential Functions

  • Work with Fiber Engineers, Project Managers, and Construction Crews to maintain a cohesive standard set of procedures that ensures the issuance of constructable projects delivered on-time and within budget.

  • Manage a team of Outside Plant Engineers and Engineering Field Technicians, including travel to each of Greenlight's markets at a regular cadence to get time with in-market Outside Plant Engineers.

  • Manage a team to meet project timelines in an inter and intra departmental environment.

  • Monitor productivity of team and adjust work schedule to accommodate business needs and changes.

  • Properly document work and follow company processes accordingly.

  • Collaborate with Construction Coordinators and leaders to align designs with expected construction completion.

  • Provide coaching to team members with regards to Engineering procedures, company policies, and safety procedures

  • Administrative tasks including but not limited to employee coaching and documentation; timecard review and approval; overtime management; productivity reports; project forecasting.

  • Develop the team of Outside Plant Engineering resources to align with the company's fast growth plans in both new and existing markets.

  • Create an organizational structure and plan to develop the team, including a training plan and standard operating procedures that are easily repeatable and sustainable.

  • Other functions as deemed necessary to support Greenlight's network design and build.

    Position Requirements
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Excellent teamwork and leadership skills

    • Ability to lead by example and maintain a high degree of integrity.

    • Ability to exercise strong judgement and make decisions based on data.

    • High degree of patience and strong communication skills

    • Proven experience leading a team of people, including all facets of the employee life cycle (the hiring process; coaching and mentoring; disciplinary actions; performance reviews)

    • Proven planning and organizational skills in a dynamic and high growth work environment

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels of the organization from front-line employees to senior leaders, including coworkers, project managers, contractors, property owners, and customers.

    • Ability to pass pre-employment screening.

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite

    • Computer savviness with ability to learn Engineering software and tools.

      Education and Experience

      • Minimum 5 years of Outside Plant Engineering experience, preferably with fiber design or construction

      • Previous experience leading geographically dispersed technical team.

      • GIS experience in the telecommunications industry related to OSP Engineering preferred.

      • Experience with using GIS software such as Vetro, 3GIS, IQGeo

      • Experience with Project management tools such as JIRA, Helix ALM, or Sitetracker preferred

      • Valid NYS Driver License

      • Related four-year degree preferred

        Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
        Location Rochester
        About the Organization Greenlight Networks is an ultra-high-speed, broadband service provider, offering residential and small business customers Internet speeds up to a 2 Gigabit per second. Based in Rochester, NY and founded in 2011, the company builds, owns and operates its fiber-optic networks to provide amazingly fast Internet connections to its customers. For more information on the company, visit or find it on, and @GreenlightFiber on Twitter.
        This position is currently accepting applications.

Keywords: Greenlight Networks, Rochester , Manager - Outside Plant Engineering, Professions , Rochester, New York

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