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OSP Director (Atlanta market)

Atlanta, GA · Telecommunications
An exciting full-time OSP Director opportunity with one of our telecom clients in the Atlanta market. You will be managing all facets of the OSP project. These projects include network maintenance identification and repair and small to very large relocation projects.  You will manage a team of 3-4 project managers. This position will have the opportunity to be a hybrid role – must be local to market.

  • Act as fiber outage escalation point of contact to on-call project managers and NCC.
  • Oversee all information collection for billing of responsible network damages.
  • Resolve project roadblocks.
  • Effectively track, report and communicate OSP project progress.
  • Provide early communication on potential due date, interval, and/or budget slips to the OSP functional leadership.
  • Participate in project meetings and effectively support the overall project effort.
  • Support relocation meetings as necessary.
  • Develop high-level OSP schedule for each project.
  • Develop detailed baseline OSP schedule upon project initiation and maintain this schedule throughout the course of the project.  Ensure that project tracker is updated regularly.
  • Manage OSP RFP/bidding/award in compliance with company procurement policy.
  • Review and approve OSP contractor invoices in a timely manner.
  • Complete and close-out all assigned ISO tasks in a timely manner.
  • Provide as-built drawings to Fiber Engineering upon completion of construction for each segment.
  • Daily and frequent interaction with third party outside plant engineering and construction suppliers, local municipalities, state agencies, and public utilities.
  • Ensure projects meet deadlines.
  • Full ability and willingness to pull on-call duty when assigned, as dictated by the needs of the business.

  • BS degree in Engineering, Information Technology or other related technical discipline and/or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of ten years technical and management work related experience in the telecommunications industry with emphasis on OSP construction, optical networks, project management, and direct customer interface.
  • The position will require outstanding critical thinking and decision-making process, the anticipation of risky business situations with deliberate and swift response to same.
  • The position will be expected to compose and manage both expense and capital budgets in excess of $1M.  The individual will be responsible for the identification and repair of the fiber optic network as well as all relocations of the network.
  • The position will require extensive local travel and access/availability to serve the needs of the business on a 24/7 basis.
  • The individual must possess outstanding communication skills, written and verbal, as well as, strong interpersonal skills as he/she interfaces with subordinates, peers, customers, and vendors.

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What We Do
TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in providing telecommunications and network infrastructure contractors, employees and project services to businesses. 
Our specialization includes telecom network & infrastructure staffing deployments including planning, analysis, design, implementation, operations and maintenance.

Technologies we support:
Wireless: 3G, 4G, 5G, LTE, BTS, iDAS/oDAS, Small Cell, VoLTE, IOT, Microwave, NOC, BTS (Base stations)
Wireline: Fiber, Outside Plant (OSP), switching (MSC, CO), transport and provisioning

About us
Formed by industry veterans in 2005, TekCom Resources is a full-service national recruiting firm specializing in telecommunications and network infrastructure contracting and recruiting. 
TekCom Resources, Inc. has extensive experience supporting clients in building successful teams for high-profile projects with tight timelines and budgets. Our vast network of industry contacts allows us to find the best talent. Along with our recruiting experience, our staff takes a hands-on approach in assisting hiring managers to achieve their goals and objectives.

As technical staffing experts, we are passionate and driven to provide top-notch talent to help our clients achieve their goals. We are also committed to assisting job seekers in finding the job and career path they have always wanted.

TekCom Resources, Inc. is a WBENC Certified Women’s Business Enterprise.

TekCom Resources, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We are compliant with the Fair Chance Ordinance as applicable, and will consider all qualified applications for employment.

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