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Project Manager - PlatoCom

Shenandoah Valley, Rappahannock River, Mid-Atlantic Piedmont Region


Job # 6082-5

Date posted - 2021-12-18

PlatoCom is currently looking for a qualified Project Manager to join our team to support America's initiatives for Rural Broadband Deployment, and to supervise our crews. This job will be along power lines.


When you join PlatoCom, you are joining a team of hardworking individuals who are determined to help rural communities get the infrastructure, and broadband speed, they deserve. We are founded on the principles of offering affordable, high-speed broadband to every household in rural America.




  • Establishing and implementing procedures and controls to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget.

  • Performing site surveys and conducting design reviews.

  • Assisting project Superintendent and Engineering team in the preparation of project documentation requirements, project layout, and field office support.

  • Developing and maintaining resource-loaded project schedules in MS Project.

  • Coordinating and running a project kick-off meeting (PKOM) and key monthly project (KPR) reviews .

  • Forecasting cash flow and manpower needs for projects.

  • Reading and interpreting blueprints, project specifications, and project schedules.

  • Working with the project team to develop budgets with cost codes for allocating manpower to the schedule for foreman level tracking.

  • Researching and compiling submittals, identifying/ pricing change orders, and preparing estimates for projects.

  • Preparing a design/build project estimate based on the basis of design criteria.

  • Understanding and following bid procedures and bid forms.

  • Conferring with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.

  • Coordinating the acquisition of all materials, monitoring tool, and equipment requirements with the project team and the warehouse.

  • Coordinating all required permits and licenses for projects and ensuring all inspections are handled correctly and in a timely manner.

  • Overall financial management of the project (s).

  • Responsible for keeping the profitability at and/above budget.

  • Assuring a timely completion of a project including the completion of punch-list items, the submission of accurate as-built drawings, operation and maintenance manuals, and the completion of all training and other administrative requirements of the contract documents.

  • Monitoring project progress, preparing monthly reports analyzing the accuracy of the budget, schedule, cash flow, and manpower forecasts.

  • Identifying opportunities for cost-saving measures, quality improvement, and incorporating best practices.

  • Developing detailed safety, procurement, staffing, and equipment plans.

  • Ensuring all safety regulations are adhered to.

  • Reviewing contracts and customer negotiations.



  • Supervise Construction Project Managers and perform PM duties on construction projects.

  • Maintain operational and administrative control for construction projects.

  • Extensive Project Management experience managing teams and monitoring multiple projects at any given time.

  • Experienced in up-front project involvement with engineering firms, the client, and General Contractors.

  • Proven track record of successful projects.

  • Prepares status reports and works to ensure plans adhere to the business requirements.

  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

  • Typically reports to management.

  • Must have strong interpersonal and writing skills and be a problem owner/solver.

  • Can direct cross functional teams to reach mutual agreement to meet business objectives.

  • Able to work in a diverse environment, with personnel having a range of backgrounds.

  • Strong analytical thinking to evaluate options and directions.

  • Strong leadership and coaching skills.

  • Can facilitate change and communicate effectively.

  • Experience working on telecommunication and electronic security projects ranging from $50,000 to $10M.

  • Managing projects as a Project Lead or Superintendent for 5+ years.

  • Experience working with management systems such as scheduling, job cost reports, estimating, safety, documentation requirements, and quality control.

  • Experience using MS Office Suit, Sophisticated Project Management, CPM Scheduling.

  • Experience overseeing and approving monthly job cost updates, productivity reports, and quarterly cash flow projections.

  • Proficiency in the Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling method and General Contractor Schedules.

  • Requires reliable attendance at customer site during work hours required by customer.

  • Requires the ability to work a flexible schedule that includes occasional nights and weekends.

  • Up to 25% travel, must have reliable transportation.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay


PlatoCom is proud to be an equal opportunity employer who knows that diversity only makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that fosters a sense of belonging to a team. Every day we strive to make the lives of the people in the areas where we work and serve, better! Our goal is for every team member to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best, as we do every day.


We are looking forward to reviewing your application.

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