TCI has an immediate need for a Communications Distribution Designer / Project Manager in Raleigh, NC.  This is not a C2C opportunity.  This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of extensions.

THIS POSITION REQUIRES US CITIZENSHIP AND A PUBLIC TRUST SECURITY CLEARANCE PRIOR TO START.

SUMMARY

The Communications Distribution Designer / Project Manager will be based in the Raleigh, NC area and travel (50%) to other facilities as needed.  The Communications Distribution Designer / Project Manager will be responsible for leading IT support projects including program/project plan, budget, project organizational structure, schedule, and customer relationships.  This includes integration and solution delivery management of IT Service Providers and third-party vendors. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • This position will perform senior-level functions and interface with management and vendor technical personnel.
  • This position will require travel up to 50% with limited weekend travel requirements.
  • This position will work closely with Management, IT Operations and Business organizations to define needs, to manage the planning, and implementation of IT infrastructure and network projects.
  • The position may include independent project planning, tracking and control as well as reporting progress to executives. The person must be able to provide assessment of project issues and develops solutions to those issues to meet productivity, quality and client satisfaction goals and objectives.
  • This position must be familiar with ANSI/TIA standards, Fluke Testers, and Master Construction Specifications. (Design-Build construction projects.)
  • Perform Site Survey Layer1 Designs for all pathways and support systems, including Multi floor pathways and penetrations for Fiber Optical Cable / Copper Backbones. (Large facilities from 500,000 to 1.5 million sq. ft., open floor work environments.)
  • Perform QA Inspections of the wiring installations during Final Site Inspections, ensuring compliance of Manufacturer, Industry, NEC, and USPS design standards. (Identify, document, and report all discrepancies).
  • Candidate may perform random QA Sampling (testing) of copper and fiber during Final Site Inspection, comparing findings with vendor provided Test Results.
  • Provide Network Design, Project Management, and Project Coordination with telecom teams.
  • Coordinate with other trades and sub-contractors as needed to provide and include electrical and HVAC requirements for Consolidated Computer Room (CCR), Telecom Rooms (TR), and Telecom Enclosures (TE).
  • Coordinate and produce structured cable designs to support work area outlet types, configurations, and locations.
  • Design outside plant cabling pathway. This may include wall and/or floor conduit penetrations.
  • Work with architect design team to produce detailed construction drawings in AutoCAD based on project design criteria.
  • Create project scope of work based on project design and technology requirements and criteria.
  • Discuss with the contractor how the client expects the Fiber and Copper to be installed, terminated, tested, and the test results will be delivered to management.
REQUIREMENTS
  • 15+ years of Information Technology professional experience, including at least 10 years in IT project/program management demonstrating increasingly larger efforts and scope of responsibility.
  • Bachelors degree in an IT or technical discipline or equivalent years of professional experience.
  • BICSI RCDD Certification / BICSI ICT Certification is required.
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience with Layer 1 installation and design.
  • 3 years of experience with at least one of the following products:  HP Aruba, Juniper Networks/Mist, or Cisco Maraki.
  • Knowledge of L2 and L3 networking, especially wireless network.
  • Past, proven project management experience with large projects.
  • Experience with MS Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.
  • Experience with Auto-CAD.
  • Solid understanding of installation and service in network cabling (Fiber and Copper CAT 5e/6/6a), Network Devices Routers, Switches, Wireless Access Points, LAN/WAN, servers, printers, phones, and other devices related to enterprise and data center infrastructure.
  • This position must be familiar with ANSI/TIA standards, Fluke Testers, and Master Construction Specifications. (Design-Build construction projects).
  • Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.
PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.
  • Networking Certifications (CCNA/CCNP, etc.).
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