Engineering

Manager, Engineering Development

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Are you ready to join the Un-carrier movement in Spokane? Do you enjoy working on projects with direct customer impact? Are you looking for a team of high performers to help expand your skills and experience? Can you bring Un-carrier to everything you do?

If so, our Inland Northwest Site Development team is searching for a top performing leader to join us in taking the next big leap forward.

This Manager role will be responsible for all aspects of the site acquisition, zoning and construction processes to On- Air coupled with, primary responsibility to produce executed leases, entitlements and construction, all of which leads to getting new sites and modifications to On- Air status. Must be able to work and coordinate all development efforts with RF and Operations teams; team collaboration skills are essential. Responsible for meeting all development milestones necessary to achieve forecast goals. Expected to forecast all major development milestones and may negotiate competitive site acquisition and zoning vendor contracts in accordance with market conditions and will be responsible to manage quality of agents in the market. Also responsible for the training, feedback and development of the development team members.

What you'll do in your role.

  • Manage and track production pertaining to cell site leasing, zoning, and construction
  • Administer contracts and track purchase orders regarding zoning and leasing milestones
  • Draft and implement development processes, management plans and contract deliverable schedules (baselines), operational troubleshooting and training
  • Regularly directs the work of direct reports comprised of contractors and/or employees
  • Exercises approval authority for all employees hired into the department
  • Communicates and oversees cross functional and company wide initiatives
  • Leads the implementation of policy or organization structure changes
  • Determines headcount, skill sets and other resources needed to accomplish the mission of the department(s)
  • Influences executives regarding strategy or and to achieve business objectives
  • Coordinates and integrates staff activities and resources across functional teams to implement strategies
  • Acts as a top management intermediary to communicate Company direction to employees in multiple functions.

The experience you'll bring.

  • Knowledge of land use regulations and public agency decision-making process pertaining to wireless facilities
  • Ability to negotiate cell site leases with any/all existing or potential landlords (e.g. public agencies, private corporations, private citizens and non-profit agencies)
  • Principles and constraints of construction and how to strategically account for them
  • Principles and practice in team building across various engineering disciplines (e.g. RF, Operations, Development and Property Management)
  • Minimum five (5) years industry experience in development-related activity
  • Minimum two (2) years leadership experience for both employees and contract personnel

Education
Minimum Required
Bachelors Degree. Technology preferred
Position details

Req ID: 145315BR

Department: Engineering

Travel Required: No

Position(s) remaining: 1

Position posted for
6 days
# of candidates that have applied 3

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