The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has a large and complex data network connecting over 100,000 unique devices each day. The University’s Communication Technologies (CT) Division of the Information Technology Services Department is responsible for designing, deploying, operating and maintaining the University’s network/telephony infrastructure. CT is responsible for all aspects of the University’s enterprise network, voice, video, communications transport and WiFi infrastructure and services. Additionally, CT is responsible for the strategic planning, design, engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of the campus fiber optic network, digital microwave and other RF based networks, telephony and voice messaging systems (Centrex and VoIP), cable television (CATV) and video networks, third-party networks, and materials management and logistics. Engineering Group provides transport infrastructure strategic planning, design and project management throughout an extensive fiber/copper physical layer, oversees materials management and logistics that supports the department’s missions, oversees the campus cellular distributed antenna system (DAS), and manages a number of transport infrastructure licenses and MOUs. Position Description: This position will serve as a Project Manager in the following work areas: - Provide engineering planning, consulting, design, cost estimating and construction management for transport infrastructure (OSI Physical Layer 1) throughout the University’s campuses and buildings - Serve as departmental liaison for capital building project construction plan review, advise designers on the University’s transport infrastructure standards and guidelines, and serve as departmental liaison during project construction and closeout - Support outside/inside cable plant strategic initiatives and upgrades - Support cellular DAS management and coordination activities - Support transport infrastructure moves/adds/changes
Education and Experience:
Required Qualifications and Experience: -Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification. RCDD certification shall be current and in good standing with Building Industry Consulting Service International, Inc. (www.bicsi.org). -Valid NC driver’s license or ability to obtain license within 30 days of hire -Significant demonstrated experience in transport infrastructure project management and design Preferred Qualifications and Experience: -Experience with managing transport layer projects within capital building projects, building renovations, horizontal wiring moves/adds/changes and investigational pilot projects. -Demonstrated experience with consulting, designing and specifying enterprise-wide network infrastructure such as optical fiber, UTP copper Ethernet, Wi-Fi, CATV coax, and WAN connectivity. -Experience with capital building project construction document (plan and spec) review and comment applications such as DrChecks -Experience with GIS (mapping) applications, CADD applications, databases, spreadsheets, word processing and other computer applications typically used for cable plant engineering in the telecommunications infrastructure industry. -Ability to consult and collaborate with clients, technicians, analysts and technical peers to resolve problems. -Experience with developing/updating networking and telecommunications institutional standards and guidelines. -Ability to manage outside contractors. -Ability to develop project cost estimates and manage project budgets. -Experience with making networking and telecommunications recommendations to customers based on customer input, institutional standards and budget limitations. -Ability to investigate and analyze emerging technologies and report findings to management and administration.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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