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Program Engineer

Job Title
Program Engineer
Job ID
Memphis,  TN 38133
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Job Title: Program Engineer
Primary Location: Memphis, TN
Employment Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Who is Congruex

Congruex designs and builds broadband and wireless communications infrastructure. The work we do enables everything in the modern world to operate, from healthcare and energy to transportation and social interactions. We deliver turn-key network solutions under a single platform by aligning our engineering and in-market construction operating units. Our vision is to be the best end-to-end provider of network services in the U.S. and our core values of GRIT connect everything we do.

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Job Summary: 

The Program Engineer, reporting to the Program Manager for the Memphis, Tennessee FTTH turn-key project, plays a pivotal role in ensuring the successful execution of construction projects by overseeing various aspects of program management. The Program Engineer will establish program schedules, implement budget controls, ensure meticulous tracking of costs and quantities on a daily basis, plan, oversee subcontract coordination, and quality control. Additionally, they will contribute to the overall success of the project and maintain positive relationships with clients and stakeholders.

*This is an on-site position based in our Bartlett, TN office. Relocation assistance is provided to non-local candidates.

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Manage daily contracts with the client, identifying potential Change Orders, and reporting findings to the Program Manager.
  • Regularly update schedules and control budgets on a weekly or monthly basis.
  • Monitor and report on project progress, identifying potential risks, and implementing mitigation strategies.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Construction to select subcontractors, ensuring adherence to all terms and conditions in subcontract execution.
  • Calculate subcontractor costs for assigned work and compare them to control budgets, seeking approval from the Program Manager for any exceeded estimated costs.
  • Ensure compliance of all Congruex employees (on-site or remote) with program rules for daily cost and quantity tracking.
  • Promptly escalate any customer delays in paying earned amounts to the Program Manager within 24 hours.
  • Prepare and submit timely invoices to the owner, adhering to contract guidelines, and collect all invoiced amounts as per the contract.
  • Ensure adherence to Congruex safety standards throughout all project phases.
  • Manage project teams to ensure effective handling of profit & loss, job costs, cash flow, contract deliverables, on-time performance, and quality.
  • Monitor cost forecasts and provide regular updates to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and protocol.
  • Contribute to fostering a positive project culture as a member of the leadership team.
  • Collaborate across organizational lines with peers to support cross-functional company value initiatives and common management goals.
  • Develop documentation necessary for client-facing meetings and presentations.
  • Support client meetings to ensure contractual and client reporting requirements are met, tracking and resolving issues promptly.
  • Monitor project progress and work with the leadership team to address conflicts and ensure timely, on-budget, and safe project completion.
  • Maintain working knowledge of customer contracts and expectations.
  • Establish regular operational meetings for reporting and issue resolution, integrating activities with corporate teams to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Monitor project status and ensure accuracy, timeliness, and completeness of system data.
  • Manage costs and timeframes to approved budgets/forecasts, promptly communicating deviations and implementing corrective actions.
  • Support estimating/scheduling by reviewing scope and providing local market knowledge related to design, permitting, and costs.
  • Ensure compliance with company standard processes, procedures, and safety requirements for all personnel and third-party vendors.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop comprehensive project plans, considering scope, budget, and resource requirements.
  • Work closely with design and engineering teams to review and approve project designs, ensuring they align with industry standards and best practices.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of quality control measures to uphold the integrity of FTTH installations.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of project management methodologies and workflows.
  • Assist in the development of training programs for project team members and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of project activities, ensuring compliance with reporting requirements.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • High level of computer skills required.
  • Proven initiative/self-starter.
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional and dynamic environment.
  • Problem-solving mindset and the ability to adapt to changing project requirements.
  • Extremely detail-oriented.
  • Demonstrated successful experience owning schedules and forecasts on large-scale projects.
  • Previous experience in a client-facing role.
  • Familiarity with project management methodologies and tools.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Suite.
  • 4-year degree in Business, Finance, Construction Management, or relevant area preferred, but not required.
  • Telecom industry experience preferred, but not required (experience in linear construction is transferable).
  • Strong working knowledge of Power BI and scheduling software is preferred.

Why Work at Congruex

No matter what role you play, you are an important part of the One Congruex Family. We offer:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • 401(k) Program with a Company Match.
  • Free Wellness Resources & Marketplace Discounts
  • Paid Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Paid Basic Life Insurance & Voluntary Options
  • The pillars of Congruex culture are GRIT, safety, inclusion, and family.
The Fine Print:
We will determine salary based on skills and experience in relation to the function of the role, as well as equity to employees in similar roles. Some benefits have eligibility criteria. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.

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