OSP Splicing Manager, Long Haul at Zayo (Greater Denver Area, CO)

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Company Description

Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.

Position Description

The OSP Splicing Manager, Long Haul is responsible for end to end splicing, testing and delivery of new and overbuild long haul fiber optic routes in the US and Canada in coordination with a small but effective team of project managers

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for daily management of splicing vendors across multiple projects to expedite the splicing and testing of fiber optic long haul routes.

  • Assess and validate requirements (routing, fiber counts, hut spacing, etc.) for new route planning to ensure route objectives are clearly defined and meet stakeholder requirements.

  • Coordinates access to customer and network points of presence for fiber splicing and testing vendors.

  • Provides specialized telecommunications technical expertise related to fiber optic splicing & testing.

  • Collaborates with internal project managers to refine project schedules and budgets. Actively manage schedule and budget throughout project execution.

  • Provides direct interface with customers, subcontractors, jurisdictional authorities and interoffice personnel. Supports customer meetings as necessary which requires in person meetings and travel to client and/or construction sites.

  • Oversees procurement of equipment and materials required for project implementation. Actively monitor material stock and order lead times to negate material delays.

  • Proactively identify and mitigate project risks and develop contingency plans. 

  • Conduct construction resource planning to ensure project objectives are met.

  • Develop RFPs for the splicing & testing of routes. Manage the RFP process and negotiate with bidders to ensure the lowest qualified awards are made. Diligently manage the contract terms throughout the life of each contract.

  • Provide project-level and executive project reporting including regular updates to our key customers.

  • Ensure routes are delivered on time, on budget and as per construction standards. 

  • Deliver splicing documents to the support teams in a timely manner to ensure route is properly documented.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, preferably in Engineering or other related technical field, or equivalent work experience. Business degree/acumen a plus.

  • Minimum of 5 years in the telecommunications industry with outside plant, fiber optics, telecommunication architectures, optical transport equipment, and project management experience.

  • Fiber optic cable splicing and testing knowledge 

  • Must have 5 years familiarity with all types of outside plant construction and experience managing large capital projects.

  • Familiarity with all types of outside plant construction methods and best practices.

  • Familiar with all facets of OSP management, including quoting, construction and delivery.

  • Experience managing large capital projects.

  • Working knowledge of construction standard, fiber specifications and optical network design principles.

  • Demonstrated exceptional problem solving skills.

  • Ability to communicate technical topics clearly and effectively with both internal and external customers.

  • Familiar with Email, MS Excel, Word, Google Earth and AutoCAD.

  • Must be able to manage multiple RFP and design construction schedules and responses. Proven negotiation skills.

  • Must be able to understand and read construction and splicing documents.

  • Business minded and able to maintain a commercial focus.

  • The employee must perform on-site surveys and attend field meetings required to ensure projects meet the delivery/ commitment dates identified.

  • The employee will be required to meet with various municipalities and vendors to review project scope and to ensure positive communication is maintained.

  • The employee must possess a valid driver’s license with no major infractions in the past 5 years. Employee is expected to drive as required to his/her assigned projects in order to ensure on time and on budget delivery.

  • This position will require travel as necessary to support the projects assigned (15-50% estimated). This could entail periods of significant travel at critical times for the project.

  • Employee must be approved to work in the United States.

  • CO pay range: 50,500.00 - 67,300.00

Benefits, Rewards & Wellness

  • Annual Incentive Plan (AIP) - Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary AIP which is based on the performance of the Company, an employee’s business segment, and the individual employee

  • Sales Incentive Plan - Full-time Zayo sales employees are also eligible for discretionary incentive cash compensation through our Sales Incentive Plan

  • Excellent Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Retirement 401(k) Savings Plan

  • Fitness membership discounts

  • Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave

Please note, in accordance with Zayo's commitment to providing and maintaining a workplace free of recognized hazards, all U.S. and Canadian employees and any employee, vendor, customer, or visitor who enters a Zayo office or facility in the U.S. and Canada must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of such vaccination. If you are hired by Zayo, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

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Location

In Colorado we have campuses in Downtown Denver and on 29th Street Mall in Boulder, where employees can benefit from access to restaurants, retail, fitness and more!

What are Zayo Perks + Benefits

Zayo Benefits Overview

Zayo Group is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive. Our benefits program offers health care, dental and vision coverage, as well as financial security to our employees and their families.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Provides up to 16 hours a year to volunteer in the community
Partners with Nonprofits
B Strong, Greenhouse Scholars, A Precious Child, AMP the Cause, There With Care, Boulder Parks and Rec, and many more....
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Employee Resource Groups Mental Health & Disability Advocacy | Pride | Women's | Multicultural | Veterans | Sustainability
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Employee Resource Groups Mental Health & Disability Advocacy | Pride | Women's | Multicultural | Veterans | Sustainability
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) enable you to put aside money for important expenses & help reduce your income taxes at the same time. Zayo employees can contribute up to $2,850 annually.
Disability Insurance
Short & Long term disability insurance are a free company provided benefit to all full time employees. They cover 60% of annual salary up to $5000/$10000 monthly maximum payout
Dental Benefits
Preventative, minor, and major dental services and treatments are covered under Zayo's plans.
Vision Benefits
The vision plan covers routine eye exams and also pays for all or a portion of the costs of glasses or contact lenses if you need them.
Health Insurance Benefits
Each person's health care needs are different. That's why our medical plan offers multiple options (3) so that you can choose the coverage level best-suited to your personal situation.
Life Insurance
Your family depends on your income for a comfortable lifestyle and for the resources necessary to make their dreams a reality! Zayo offers Basic Term Life and AD&D as well as supplemental insurance.
Pet Insurance
Offered at a discounted rate to all Zayo employees
Wellness Programs
We offer incentives for employees to participate in many wellness activities.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Do you love working out? So do we which is why Zayo offers access to group fitness sessions and company-sponsored events, such as the B Strong Ride.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Zayo Group offers a 401(k) plan through Fidelity. Eligible employees may join the plan as soon as administratively feasible after their date of hire and may contribute up to the IRS limit of $19,000.
401(K) Matching
Zayo matches 50% of employee contributions up to 4% with a cap at 2% match.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Zayo employees receive between 0 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
We encourage our employees to give back to our communities by providing 4 hours of Volunteer Time Off per quarter.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Zayo Group offers the option to elect Commuter Benefits which helps you pay for public transportation and parking costs while commuting to and from work using pretax dollars.
Company Outings
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted twice monthly and include alcoholic and non-alcoholic options.
Parking
Parking is available at Zayo offices.
Recreational Clubs
Love sports? So do we! We offer a variety of options to get involved with your co-workers outside of the office.
Fitness Subsidies
We strongly believe that there is nothing more important than the health and well-being of our employees and families. To promote health and fitness, Zayo has partnered with GymPass.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
The tuition reimbursement program provides an opportunity for Zayo employees to further their education and to apply to be reimbursed for eligible education expenses.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Zayo is committed to providing opportunities for employees to expand and grow their knowledge base through lunch and learn sessions.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning

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