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About Us:
Motive is a full service, self-performing, turnkey, infrastructure solutions provider for the wireless and wireline telecommunications industry. We are a single point of accountability for designing, building, upgrading, and maintaining your networks. No project hands-off minimizes overall development time & cost and maximizes quality control. Our areas of expertise are Site Acquisition, Architecture, Engineering & Design, Project & Construction Management, Installation & Maintenance, Product Sales & Distribution.
Job Description
Purpose and Scope:
The Technical Services Department Manager oversees and coordinates the workflow between departments involved with design, planning and construction, and reports resultant schedules and progress to senior management.  They issue work assignments and monitor work quality.
  • Maintains vigilant oversight of expenses and financials for budgeting and variances. 
  • Prepares monthly reports (such as Revenue/Sales Projections and Billing Projections).
  • Monitors and measures key operational metrics - the cost of projects, material, labor hours, equipment, subcontractors, etc.
  • Negotiates costs within scope of project, accountable to ensure budget is maintained; ensures management and customers are aware of issues impacting project completion and/or cost.
  • Establishes best practices for project flow and team member responsibilities.
  • Attends deployment and other customer meetings.
  • Attends industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provides feedback and information on relevant internal teams and senior management.
  • Consults with internal teams on new business opportunities, as needed.
  • Approves timecards.
  • Approves vacation requests.
  • Approves vehicle needs/requests.
  • Approves requisitions based on budget.
  • Prior to bid submission, evaluates and makes recommendations on proposed quotes.
  • All other duties as required.

Skills / Other:
  • Problem-solver.
  • Superior interpersonal skills.
  • Able to manage multiple projects concurrently.

Job Competency / Qualifications
Education/ Training:
  • High School graduate or equivalent, required.
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office Suite, required.
  • Knowledge of Smartsheets a plus.
  • Intermediate knowledge of SharePoint.
Technical Requirements:
  • 15 plus year industry experience (wireless telecommunications) specifically related to project management, construction management, finance management, employee management, PMO experience.
Motive Energy Telecommunications provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race (including traits historically or culturally associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress and religious grooming), color, age (40 and over), genetic information, disability (mental and physical), medical condition (as defined under state law), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued under section 12801.9 of the California Vehicle Code), ancestry, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression), sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, parental status, domestic partner status, citizenship status, pregnancy (including perceived pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or pregnancy-related conditions), military caregiver status, military status, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Motive Energy Telecommunications complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Motive Energy Telecommunications expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected categories.
The duties and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and that additional tasks may be assigned. The scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands