ID 2024-10232
Project Manager III


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CTG's premier client has a contract assignment for a Project Manager III.


Type: Contract

Job Title: Project Manager III

Location: Scranton, PA

*candidates must be able to commute and work onsite in Scranton, PA *

Pay Rate: Based on experience

Work Hours: M-F 8am-5pm

Education: BA or BS degree in relevant studies desired


A successful candidate in this position will possess strong soft skills as well as

  • 10+ years of Telecommunications industry experience
  • 5+ years of OSP telecom construction project management experience
  • Experienced with telecom fiber optic network construction methods and equipment
  • PMP certification a plus



The Engineering Services (ES) department needs an experienced Project Manager to join our Project Services (PS) group. The successful candidate will be responsible for outside plant fiber optic project in Scranton, PA. This position requires an in-market presence that is local to Scranton, PA. Candidate must be able to travel to job sites. Candidates are strongly encouraged to use a long-term rental for this role as 30 - 50% travel between multiple sites is expected (Rental is reimbursable). Incidental travel will be reimbursed by company. Overnight travel will be limited with the local proximity of the candidate to the project sites. The position primarily covers Fiber-to-the Home (FTTH) projects including SFU (single family), MDU (multi-dwelling), and FTTB (business) projects from design to test and turn-up. Ideal candidate must be able to work behind a desk and on a job site as needed.



  • Coordinate and drive the project teams to deliver the intended short-term and long-term results.
  • Development of project schedules. Organize & communicate schedules and timelines.
  • Review drawings and specifications to become completely familiar with the project and identify long lead times and critical path items.
  • Work with Sales, Program Managers, Project Managers, and Deal Management to obtain contracts and purchase orders. Assist with providing input on creating written estimates for customers based on engineering, labor, and materials.
  • Oversee pre-construction site surveys to verify cable routing, identify any obstacles that may result in additional construction costs, and take field measurements.
  • Monitor fiber optic plant construction activities to ensure products are being installed within customer guidelines and manufacturer standard recommended procedures (SRP).
  • Visit project sites to evaluate progress and respond to customers’ concerns or questions. Direct contractor activities if needed.
  • Provide daily reports outlining construction progress on all installations located in the assigned area of responsibility.
  • Communicate with site superintendents about delays and any other issues that must be communicated to clients.
  • Participate in weekly/monthly forecasting meetings to offer input into dates and risk associated with timing of revenue recognition.
  • Organize or attend weekly project meetings as requested by the customer and keep detailed meeting minutes for publishing to project team and leadership.
  • Communicate and follow up with customers’ requests as required about specific projects.
  • Visit customers as needed to ensure satisfaction and discuss any new projects being planned.
  • Process invoices for customers and/or vendors based on services rendered.
  • Track and report on material status for projects.
  • Update project data in various systems; create reporting and tracking spreadsheets.
  • Create submittals and purchase orders.
  • Assemble the close-out documents for customers. Attend pre/post-installation meetings.
  • Consult with Business Ops to ensure reports match the revenue recognition timing within SAP.


Required Qualifications


  • BA or BS degree in relevant studies desired


  • Read and understand FTTX (fiber to the home) NDS and CAD designs
  • Working understanding of fiber optic network architectures
  • Extensive knowledge with Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to handle rapidly changing priorities
  • Attention to detail with focus on error-free work
  • Sound problem solving and decision-making processes and skills
  • Ability to maintain composure and professional demeanor at all times
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Result-oriented and responsive; utilizes network, SME’s and other available resources to facilitate driving tasks to closure
  • Strong interpersonal skills to support customer interface, consultative activities, and work as part of a commercial team.
  • Working knowledge of fiber optic testing procedures
  • Experience/familiarization/working knowledge of tier 1 telco internal systems/software a plus
  • Willingness to work outside of normal scheduled business hours when necessary
  • 100% fluent in English

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of utility construction and project planning procedures
  • Familiarity with project management software and methodologies
  • Experience with AutoCAD and GIS-based systems
  • Understanding of RUS (Rural Utility Service) Codes
  • Ability to troubleshoot potential warranty issues using company provided equipment such as Optical Time Domain Reflectometers (OTDR), Visual Fault Locators (VFL), and Optical Test Sets.
  • Familiarization with company products


  • Some travel is expected (50%)

Selected candidate must be willing to remain in this position for a minimum of one year.


Additional Information

  • No third party resumes will be accepted
  • Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquiries may be conducted
  • CTG will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.
  • All interested individuals MUST be able to work on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors)
  • CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer
  • CTG is an E-Verify Company


To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through our website by clicking the link below or email your Word version resume and salary expectations to

About Us

CTG is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions and services that accelerate clients' project momentum and achievement of their desired IT and business outcomes. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to our clients and the preferred career destination for digital and technology experts. CTG has operations in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India. For more information, visit

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