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Senior Manager Local Network Implementation - Omaha, NE

Company: Lumen Inc
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

About Lumen
Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen's network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at, LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Twitter: @lumentechco, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, Instagram: @lumentechnologies and YouTube: /lumentechnologies.
The Role
This position will be responsible for managing our Engineering and Construction team. Our Engineering and Construction team is responsible for building out our network in a given territory and will be a highly visible position as well as being customer facing. The Manager will be responsible for Inside Plant and Outside Plant Engineering, and will have direct reports that are a combination of Engineer I's, Engineer II's, Senior Engineers and Construction Project Administrators.
The Main Responsibilities

  • Manager will be responsible for managing people, budgets, and customer commitments for a designated territory.

  • Manage and supervise staff by appraising performance, training, administering salaries, and communicating department objectives.

  • Must be accessible 24 X 7 X 365.

  • Drive continued training on new systems, improve processes and procedures and push initiatives throughout the organization.

  • Help support both Lumen engineering teams and engineering contractors with quality and following of processes and productivity.

  • Participate in the process of negotiating and or bidding of projects with vendors/contractors for the construction/installation of OSP facilities.

  • Responsible for capital and expense budgets to support area along with meeting and exceeding required build schedules for FTTT, Ethernet, GPON, CAF II and business as usual work including growth, rehab, road moves and preservation work.

  • Communicate results of cost analysis and provide direction on implementation and the network impact related to major plant additions and rearrangements.

  • Continue an outstanding working relationship with the RP/GM Operations Team along with leading/support Market Meetings.

  • Drive decisions to lowest level possible to drive towards a local model.

  • Lead and support local virtual team.

  • Manage and direct plans and specifications to provide high quality service within established time frames and to meet defined financial criteria.

  • Serve as the interface on construction matters helping to ensure conformance to established practices and procedures.

    What We Look For in a Candidate

    • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience and training.

    • 5-7 years of telecommunications engineering and construction knowledge and experience.

    • 2+ year of previous supervisory or leadership experience.

    • Strong customer service and communication skills.

    • Strong computer skills required, including experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, etc.).

    • Comprehensive knowledge of engineering / construction practices and procedures, including underground, buried and aerial construction of copper and fiber facilities, road moves experience required.

      What to Expect Next
      Based on your job application information you may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges. Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries, we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5 days of your application date.
      Requisition #: 325099
      When applying for a position, you may be subject to a background screen (criminal records check, motor vehicle report, and/or drug screen), depending on the requirements for the position. More information on what's included in these checks can be found in the Post Offer section of our FAQ page ( . Job-related concerns noted in the background screen may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
      EEO Statement
      We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.
      The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.
      Salary Range
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      This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.
      This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. ( We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.
      As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here. (
      Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.
      Salary Range
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      This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.

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