Clearwater County is expanding its mandate to ensure broadband accessibility. The planning and execution of a broadband utility owned by Clearwater County is logistically and technologically complex and internet speed, accessibility and affordability are key goals to implement Council’s broadband policy.
Key Responsibilities Include:
We are seeking a manager to be the broadband utility project lead. Key responsibilities will include preparing and monitoring the project budget; leading the broadband project design and related infrastructure planning and construction phases and determining resources through contractors, consultants and internal staff; coordinating all project procurement processes in compliance with respective applicable legislation; coordinating third-party planning, engineering/design, construction administration, and procurement consultants; and coordinating broadband project partners, which may include Internet Service Providers (ISPs), municipalities, First Nations and provincial or federal governments.
A bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology or related field and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in project management in implementing technology and infrastructure. Previous project management in municipal utilities is a definite asset.
Must have working knowledge of structured cabling, routing, switching, and IP protocols.
Experience in estimating costs to deliver high speed data/fiber optic projects.
Strong analytical and negotiation skills.
Solid understanding of the ‘end-to-end’ project management for infrastructure projects: Strategy, Planning, Procurement, Delivery and Operations.
Experience working with consultants, varying levels of government and their respective approval agencies.
Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills.
Experience working with Councils, Boards or Committees [preferred].
PMP designation [preferred].
Why are you the lead we need? Tell us in your submission documents: cover-letter outlining previous related projects managed, resume, your salary requirements and proposed availability to commence. PDF or word format submissions may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clearwater County thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Aug 09, 2018
Closing Date: Sept 08, 2018