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Associate Project Manager - Fiber at Crown Castle

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Corona, California

Job Description:

Company Summary

Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world’s most revolutionary technologies. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and over 60,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service – bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is an S&P 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of approximately $60 billion. 

Position Title:  Associate Project Manager - Fiber Project


Position Summary

Position will support lead Project Manager on customer deployments, and/or serve as lead project manager on regional / nontraditional customer deployments

Essential Job Functions

  • Project manage one or more aspects of a customer deployment on multiple applications, and ensure projects are completed according to mutually agreed upon timeline of customer and Crown Castle and in accordance with Crown Castle policies and procedures

  • Project manage/support all facets of an application from entry into Crown Castle systems to construction complete and closeouts delivered, including, but not limited to, the following services: structural analysis, site acquisition, A&E services, land use planning, zoning and permitting, lease management and construction management

  • Ensure District Manager/lead Project Manager (if applicable) and customers are aware of issues that will impact project completion or cost

  • Responsible for the management and coordination of team members in obtaining and maintaining all requisite documents related to said projects including, but not limted to, modification, collocation and construction of towers (e.g., structural analysis, lease, title, applicable permits, soil samples, regulatory approvals or others as required)

  • Vendor management, where applicable

  • Responsible for forecasting Project Management Tool dates (e.g., initial forecast, updated forecast)

  • Participate in internal & external deployment meetings as directed by lead Project Manager, and interact with carrier representative as needed

  • Deal with design issues as they arise (limited lease entitlements, additional ground space needed, easements, etc.)

  • Communicate and coordinate with relevant functions and parties as needed

  • Utility coordination as needed


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

Experience/Minimum Requirements

  • One (1) to three (3) years of project management experience

Other Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of telecommunications/wireless project management, asset management, fiber,  and property management

  • Knowledge of site acquisition procedures, including regulatory and permitting process

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints along with and understanding of tower/roof top structural details

  • Ability to direct the diagnosis of work flow problems, critical paths and institute remedies

  • Ability to read and understand financial metrics and identify remedies to financial issues

  • Customer service orientation with a strong problem solving approach

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of construction services: telco, power, fiber, basic construction, vendor equipment requirements, towers, lines, and antennas

  • Ability to communicate across multiple service groups to both internal and external customers

Organizational Relationship

Reports to:  District Manager, Project Manager

Title(s) of direct reports (if applicable):  N/A

Working Conditions:  Works in a normal office setting with no exposure to adverse environmental conditions 80% of the time. Required travel to project sites with exposure to heavy equipment and environmental conditions less than 20% of the time

Additional Information:  N/A

Crown Castle is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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