As a member of the Communications Infrastructure team, the Manager, Infrastructure Engineering is responsible for the planning, design, installation and maintenance of Structured Cabling facilities for the UCLA campus and extended University properties. Directly manages the work of supporting technical personnel and contractors to ensure delivery of projects within scope and budget, planning and forecasting short and long term demand for Structured Cabling services including major capital improvement projects. Develop, implement, and oversee practices, policies, and procedures with regard to all construction-related cabling campus-wide and at remote University locations. Manager supervises Infrastructure Engineering team and is responsible for hiring, performance management and professional development of staff members. Drives university vehicle to on and off campus University locations to oversee work activities related to infrastructure projects.
Responsible for the management of contractual and vendor relations in the construction of new cable facilities, ensuring the maintenance of accurate, comprehensive, and accessible cable plant records and the provision of quality customer service. Responsible for project budget development and management; accountable for achieving project deliverables for single or multiple projects with an aggregate value of more than $15 million in project costs.
Advanced knowledge of the applications, requirements, standards, functionality, and capacity of copper and fiber optic cabling with regard to supporting voice, data, and video technologies.
Advanced knowledge of the construction, installation and maintenance issues relating to copper and fiber optic cabling in both outside plant and intra-building wiring configurations.
Detailed knowledge of current industry standards, practices, techniques, and equipment associated with outside plant installations and repairs, including inside wiring, cable types, and color coding.
Detailed knowledge of CPUC, CAL-OSHA, OSHPD, NEC and other telecommunications industry regulations.
Demonstrated experience managing telecommunications infrastructure projects and teams.
Demonstrated knowledge of fiscal matters including budget development, forecasting and variance analysis.
Ability to develop and maintain effective professional relationships with internal colleagues and business partners.
Knowledge of program and project management methodologies and tools; track record of success in managing IT projects.
Skill to develop project plans, resource requirements and project cost estimates; ability to manage and deliver moderately complex projects within scope and budget.
Demonstrated experience in managing and supervising staff; ability to select, hire, develop and manage staff performance.
Experience with conducting research into emerging technologies and applying research to business.
Possess the verbal and written communication skills to work effectively with technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization; ability to use standard English grammar and punctuation.
Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or Telecommunications OR ten years of relevant professional experience and education.
Knowledge of TIA/EIA Standards.
Possession of valid CA driver's license for operation of university vehicles.
How to apply:
Interested candidates may apply by clicking the APPLY button on this page. Alternatively, visit our UCLA Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu and search for requisition #28156.
Internal Number: 28156
About UCLA Information Technology Services
UCLA Information Technology Services is largest provider of technology services to the university. We partner with many academic research and administrative units throughout UCLA to enable their mission, enhance their effectiveness and allow them to leverage cost effective IT infrastructure. We serve more than 60,000 students, faculty and staff through enterprise applications, information management, collaboration solutions, computing platforms, storage, data center facilities and the campus-wide voice and data networks.