Google Fiber is nationally seeking candidates for the position of Outside Plant (OSP) Field Construction Manager. These positions will be based in one of the following cities: Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; Phoenix, AZ; San Antonio, TX; Nashville, TN; Raleigh/Durham, NC; Charlotte, NC; and Atlanta, GA. Job applicants are asked to indicate a location preference in their cover letters.
Stated responsibilities for the Outside Plant (OSP) Field Construction Manager include the following: “Support the Metro Project Manager to manage the construction of Google Fiber’s OSP Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network; Interface with the Google Fiber OSP network team to coordinate project construction activities, progress and financial reporting, invoice review, and change management; Work with contractors and staff to develop construction schedules, monitor production, and ensure adherence to specifications; Manage production within budget and schedule constraints; Coordinate with cross-functional teams to seamlessly turn over completed network to Operations and Customer Service.”
Preferred qualifications for the position are as follows: “BS degree in Construction Management; 8 years of experience in managing large, highly-complex, outside plant projects, FTTH or outside plant; Familiar with GIS (Geographic Information Systems), ESRI and shapefile functionality; Knowledge of network drawings, route maps and scopes of work and interpreting fiber test results and auditing projects for compliance with scopes of work; Robust knowledge of inside and outside plant fiber optic network infrastructure, engineering design and construction, and the ability to work cross-functionally to design and build scalable construction, installation, and support processes.”
In the listing for the position, the company states, “As a member of [Google’s Network Engineering] team, you have a direct impact on design and feature enhancements to keep our systems running smoothly. You also ensure that network operations are safe and efficient by monitoring network performance, coordinating planned maintenance, adjusting hardware components and responding to network connectivity issues. Google’s complex network generates a constant stream of challenges which require you to continually be innovative with an evolving set of technologies. Keeping the network reliable ensures that our users stay connected with our suite of applications, products and services.”