Verizon Wireless Wireless Regulatory Specialist in West Nyack, New York
Coordinate FCC/FAA/NEPA/SHPO Filings to HQ Regulatory team. Work with RF Design, Construction, and Real Estate teams to ensure new sites and modifications are in compliance with corporate guidelines. Ensure compliance with all Regulatory guidelines for all assigned Projects by following established procedures and maintain awareness of all applicable changes.
Coordinate, review and project manage Environmental Due Diligence required to complete Lease packages and prepare Cell Sites for Construction.
Maintain open and ongoing communications with the internal and external Teams assigned to the specific projects, including, but not limited to Site Acquisition Consultants, RF Design, Regulatory, System Performance, Operations, Regional Attorneys, Engineering Firms and Professional Expert Consultants;
Track and manage the regulatory filing process. Provide regular reports on status. Enter required information into HQ databases applicable to the Cell Build and Embedded Base Programs, including Siterra, SiteTraker, EMIS, & XNG so as to ensure accuracy.
Review vendor invoices applicable to assigned Search Areas and forward on to Real Estate Manager for approval.
Maintain and manage the capital spending for all assigned Projects. Ensure that the capital spending for all assigned Projects is within the budget previously forecasted and be able to provide regular reports on current spending trends, as well as projected spending.
Perform regulatory screening on all NJ Projects and advise team on scope required to get approval, i.e. minor/mod, full filing, section 106 review
Proactively interface and drive behavior from external & internal teams involved in the regulatory process so that approvals are obtained on a timely basis.
Regulatory SME/Liaison for the region, with regular interface with NE Regulatory team and the current FCC/VZW mandates.
Expertise in all NEPA/FAA/ASR policies, with the ability to navigate and realize approvals through the most efficient channels.
Issuance of Smart Forms to determine regulatory requirements
Interface with ERM to process sites that need section 106 screening and review.
Phase 1 and Phase 2 ordering and management
Routing of appropriate approvals (EES, ES)
Coordination of NTC/BMDS
Coordinate & communicate regulatory approval status via Siterra and Site Tracker.
Complete any environmental work required for lease amendments.
Excellent communication and teamwork abilities
Project Management background required, with the ability to organize and track complex processes.
Proficient in Microsoft Office & other project tracking tools, and ability to create and utilize reporting mechanisms.
Work closely with HQ Real Estate Team to be aware of the acceptable legal language, and its approved modifications, for any and all Lease Agreements and Amendments.
Enter any and all applicable information into Network databases and into monthly HQ Reports.
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent experience.
Two or more years of relevant experience.
Current knowledge of and familiarity with state and local land use and zoning procedures.
Experience with known Wireless Industry vendors/tower companies, i.e., Crown Castle, American Tower, SBA, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, etc.
Strong presentation, written and oral skills needed in order to successfully interface with legal, environmental, and regulatory vendors as well as municipal authorities.
Strong problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills.
Must have superior Project Management skills; work quickly, accurately and effectively in a highly fast-paced, demanding environment, with aggressive goals. Must be able prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects.
Ability to work under extremely tight deadlines and manage competing priorities. General familiarity with RF Design standards.
Team player attitude is a MUST.
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, PeopleSoft knowledge a plus.
Ability to manage multiple professionals, including but not limited to, Attorneys, Zoning Team members, Engineers and outside Consultants.
Valid Driver’s License required.
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