Project Manager - Fixed Wireless at Crown Castle in Irvine, California

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

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 80,000 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 more than $80 billion.


Position Title - Project Manger - Fixed Wireless - 6E


Position Summary

Fixed wireless is the operation of deploying wireless devices used to connect two fixed locations for data communication. Equipment is typically installed on rooftops, radio towers and utility poles with line of sight (LOS) between both locations. The Fixed Wireless Project Manager would be responsible for the effective management of all designated projects and their associated budgets and schedules, including coordinating all deliverables and requirements of the entire cross-functional project team. Ensure all projects are completed according to the underlying contract and to mutually agreed upon timelines of the customer and Crown Castle and are in accordance with Crown Castle’s policies and procedures. Ensure that the Manager, Director and customers are aware of issues that will impact timely project completion or cost, and pro-actively seek to identify and communicate any schedule and budget risks.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage assigned projects from inception to completion, ensuring that all activities, including contracting, RF design, product/equipment ordering, permitting regulatory, construction, optimization, site acquisition, close-out, and hand-off to ops are effectively and efficiently coordinated and completed on time within budget and in accordance with the underlying contract.

  • Manage all external vendors necessary for timely completion and within budget.

  • Develop accurate project plan for all assigned projects, modify as needed and direct close-out of completed jobs including the receipt of all required documentation.

  • Lead internal and external deployment meetings with other managers and team members to the status of each job and implement changes as necessary to ensure timely project completion.

  • Attend customer deployment meetings to provide customer with comprehensive job status reports and resolve any conflicts or issues that arise.

  • Ensure accurate and complete files are maintained for projects and appropriate close-out documents are distributed in a timely manner in accordance with corporate and customer review standards.

  • Ensure that all jobs are maintained in a project tracking system with complete accuracy.

  •  Inventory and shipment coordination of equipment by market to off-site locations.

  • Maintain and disperse equipment specs to vendors for construction.

  • Ability to work with various operational departments including but not limited to: Program Managers, Engineering, Government relations, Permitting, Legal and Finance.  

  • Other duties as assigned.


Experience/Minimum Requirements


  • Three (3) years of wireless project management experience or five (5) years project management experience in any other industry

  • Customer-facing project management experience

    • Proficient in geographical information systems (QGIS, Google Earth, Google Maps, etc.).

    • Ability to manage and process multiple data streams in a fast-paced environment.

  • Detail oriented, motivated and energetic team player.  




  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • A valid driver’s license preferred

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred



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.