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Utilities Relations Specialist

Lombard, Illinois

Post Date: 03/13/2018 Job ID: 515 Industry: SUPPORT / PC / UTILITIES Pay Rate: 44.00

BroadStaff is excited to be working with our large neutral host client on their Contract to Hire long term 12-18 Contract position in covering the Chicago markets sitting in Lombard IL

Position Summary:

We are seeking an experienced Utilities Relations Specialist to support researching,  preparing, and submitting Utility summaries for each new project and seeing them through all milestones to completion.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provides support with all aspects of preparing and securing utility agreements and  applications as needed for installations
  • Assists in researching and preparing Utility Summaries for each project detailing key utility requirements related to network design and equipment
  • Assists in the negotiation of utility attachment agreements or amendments as needed
  • Maintains excellent relationships with utilities with attachment applications for poles and conduits as well as power deliveries.
  • Sets up and runs internal/external utility kick off meetings
  • Coordinates “ mock-ups” as needed with utilities to facilitate the rapid deployment and powering of new equipment
  • Provides research and advice to internal clients regarding conditions of attachment to utility poles, conduits and easements.
  • Interact with customers and vendors to ensure proper communication on and coordination of various project-related initiatives

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Two (2) to four (4) years proven experience working in a fiber company, telephone or power utility working on joint use matters and/or engineering and/or rights-of-way
  • Wireless Industry experience preferred or equivalent in a comparable industry or relevant military experience.
  • Experience in and knowledge of NESC, NEC and FCC/state pole and conduit attachment regulations required.
  • e preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with negotiating experience preferred.
  • Experience working with design teams, facilitation of permit drawings and construction documents related to outside plant construction required.
Utilities background or utilities understanding a must. Detailed Oriented mindset is critical to success in this role. Understanding of Utility ROW and permitting processes a must.
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