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Broadband Infrastructure Project Manager Maine

Company: KMA Human Resources Consulting LLC
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Broadband Infrastructure Project Manager

Maine Connectivity Authority

Maine (remote position; however, must live in Maine or be in the process of relocation)

Maine Connectivity Authority is seeking a Broadband Infrastructure Project Manager. Established in 2021, Maine Connectivity Authority (MCA) is a quasi-governmental agency focusing on projects, places, and people, advancing digital equity for all Mainers. Maine Connectivity Authority serves as the primary agency to plan, develop, manage, and invest in broadband in Maine.

The Broadband Infrastructure Project Manager reports to the Broadband Infrastructure Director supporting all infrastructure related processes, including subject matter input into program design, infrastructure construction project management, and grant portfolio technical-related compliance and reporting support for MCA's team of Infrastructure Grant Managers. The Broadband Infrastructure Project Manager will support MCA's grants management team by providing subject matter expertise and MCA's internal infrastructure construction projects by engaging with and managing 3rd party contractors

Requirements of the Broadband Infrastructure Project Manager:

Previous direct experience in project coordination, specifically in digital infrastructure projects
Experience in OSP Construction
Thorough knowledge of systems thinking and organizational facilitation for efficient management of programs and projects.
Knowledge of non-profit, governmental or quasi-governmental agencies.
Advanced level of experience with productivity tools, such as Microsoft Office Suite, Google Workspace and Adobe suite products.
Working knowledge with office equipment and procedures.
Knowledge of CRM systems and experience using data from these and GIS systems, including network management systems.
Strong skills in building and maintaining relationships with internal staff members, external consultants, and interagency or external partners.
Ability to interpret financial data to support budgeting and financial reporting.
Adaptable to new solutions or processes to ensure growth and success of the organizational priorities.
Occasional in-state overnight travel may be required.

Benefits of the Job:

Annual pay in the range of $100,000 - $120,000
Generous paid time off including 13 paid holidays, 20 vacation and 10 sick days
Retirement plan with employer contribution
Medical, Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending, Health Savings Account
Continuous education, wellness reimbursement, and student debt repayment

Responsibilities of the Broadband Infrastructure Project Manager:

Assist Broadband Infrastructure Director in the design and deployment of MCA's Middle Mile network (MOOSE Net)
Engage and manage 3rd party consultants and contractors in the deployment and ongoing O&M of Middle Mile network infrastructure.
Support grant managers in ensuring compliance with technical aspects of ongoing and new grant programs.
Provide technical input into guidelines and reporting requirements from project inception to completion.
Provide support for Utility Pole Licensing for MCA's Infrastructure grant projects.
Develop firm understanding of pole agreement practices and licensing procedures and provide support to grantees in pole application and Make Ready efforts.
Commitment to MCA's Purpose, Principles, and Culture.
Attendance and participation in frequent meetings (internal, external and blended).

Maine Connectivity Authority is charged with ensuring the universal availability in the State of high-speed connectivity and secure, affordable, reliable, competitive, and sustainable forward-looking advanced communications technology infrastructure to meet the State's future needs. MCA works to build a talented team that is equipped to represent those MCA intends to serve. We believe diversity makes us stronger. Our differences and unique characteristics allow our organization to grow, change, and become its best.


Maine Connectivity Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, familial status, domestic violence status, or any other status protected by law.

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