Job Descriptions & Pay
TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROJECTS COORDINATOR
|Class Title:||TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROJECTS COORDINATOR|
|Salary Schedule:||Approved Arizona Law Enforcement Merit System Council Salary Schedule|
|Summary Statement:||Under general direction, is responsible for work of considerable complexity planning and implementing projects for the Wireless Systems Bureau in developing and compiling research and statistical reports to support a statewide telecommunications system(s). Duties include equipment procurement and coordinating the installation of telecommunications systems and facilitating operational meetings and discussions. Performs related duties as assigned. This is a competitive classification.|
|Essential Functions:||(not intended to be all inclusive)
1. Coordinates with technical staff, project leaders, and subcontractors to accomplish assigned projects.
2. Develops project schedules and processes to ensure user satisfaction, project continuity, and the timely delivery of services.
3. Prepares progress, project status, and problem resolution reports regarding status of telecommunications construction plans.
4. Monitors time and dollar expenditures to ensure projects and budgets meet established targets.
5. Recommends priorities for technical staff, project leaders, and subcontractors to communicate priorities based on past, current, and changing technical knowledge and special project needs.
6. Evaluates vendor responses to requests for proposal to recommend vendors.
7. Develops and monitors Project Investment Justification with DPS client sections with projects over $25,000 to obtain project approval from DPS and ASET.
8. Participates in technical committees to review and recommend content for statewide telecommunications acquisitions.
9. Travels to communications sites located in various cities and towns, and remote mountaintop locations located in various locations throughout Arizona and all adjoining states for the purpose of project monitoring.
10. Prepares written documents (e.g., budget and status reports, policies, procedures, position papers, etc.) to update management, ensure availability of funding for expenditures, and recommend action.
11. Remains current on job-specific procedures through training courses, professional associations, and trade publications.
|Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:||KNOWLEDGE OF:
1. project coordination and control.
2. project coordination tools and principles.
3. the technology and terminology of public safety communications systems.
4. the principles and practices involved in designing, constructing, installing, maintaining, and operating a variety of telephone, radio, microwave and other communications systems and of the acceptance testing and optimization for such equipment.
1. the effective coordination of the design, construction and maintenance of major public safety communications systems installations.
2. the use of computer software (e.g., MS Project, MS Excel, dashboards, etc.).
3. program and project management.
1. effectively communicate clearly, both orally and in writing at all levels.
2. present and demonstrate information methodically and logically in order to train users.
3. establish and maintain positive working relationships with those contacted in the course of assignment.
4. identify problems, analyze information, and develop viable solutions.
5. prepare and administer budgets and contracts.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS:
Travel by conventional vehicles, 4-wheel drive trucks, snow-traversing vehicles, and, where appropriate, riding in fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft, in all forms of weather and conditions (e.g., extreme heat, extreme cold, rain, blizzards, heavy snowfall, icy roads, muddy roads, etc.).
Will be required to travel to perform certain work functions.
Must have technical certification (e.g., FCC General Class License, PCIA or APCO Technical Certificate, CET Journeyman Certificate with a Communications endorsement, or equivalent).
Must have and maintain a valid Arizona driver license.
|Minimum Qualifications:||Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Business Management, Information Systems Management, Project Management, or related field.
Must have two (2) years experience specializing in a large regional or statewide telecommunications systems, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Progression to the next pay level/step requires an overall performance rating of at least "Standard" in the last 12 months.
Must successfully complete the examination process.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Current as of: 4/18/2014 9:06:08 AM