Broadband Projects and Infrastructure Manager – Columbia Basin Broadband

Our Broadband team is growing! Join us as we work towards ensuring Columbia Basin residents can access affordable high-speed internet.

We are looking for a Projects and Infrastructure Manager to join our Columbia Basin Broadband corporation (CBBC) team. If you have experience overseeing the design, implementation and operation of broadband activities and an interest in supporting Basin connectivity, we want to hear from you! This is a regular, full time position based out of any of our four offices: Castlegar, Cranbrook, Nakusp or Golden.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, CBBC, the successful candidate will:
•Lead all aspects of fibre optic and wireless design, implementation and operation.
•Identify opportunities for network growth, risks and mitigation and participate in strategic planning processes.
•Oversee multiple capital projects with sensitive timelines, including maintaining schedules and budgets.
•Oversee organization-wide projects including the development of funding applications, proposals and developing recommendations.
•Build and maintain relationships internally and externally including with service providers, property owners, customers, fundraising agencies, regulatory agencies, First Nations and local government.
•Direct internal team and external resources including contractors.
•Oversee complex procurement and purchase of goods and services and execute property or land use agreements needed to develop and maintain network infrastructure.
•Lead the development of policies in emerging areas and ensure proper documentation is collected.
•Ensure compliance with safety and regulatory requirements.

We are seeking an individual with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field, along with a minimum of eight years of experience in telecommunications infrastructure including excellent knowledge of wireless and fibre networks as well as regulatory and permitting processes. The ideal candidate will be skilled in customer and stakeholder relationship management, have well developed communication skills and strong problem-solving ability. Knowledge of construction management, procurement and contract best practices, risk management and mapping software including GIS are required. Project management and budgeting experience are also key to the role, as well as the ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines.

How to apply:
If you have what it takes to fill this challenging and exciting position submit a cover letter and resume on our website at  by July 4, 2021. The Trust respects and values the rich and diverse cultures in the Basin. We welcome and encourage those who identify as Indigenous to apply.

Who are we?
Our staff team is made up of Basin residents that thrive in a dynamic environment, are innovative and passionate and want to contribute to Columbia Basin communities. Working alongside the people of the Basin, the Trust is committed to strengthening where we live, now and for future generations.
The Trust operates in the traditional territories of the Ktunaxa, Lheidli T’enneh, Secwepemc, Sinixt and Syilx Nations. This region is also home to six Metis Nation BC Chartered Communities. We have offices in four communities around the Basin: Castlegar, Nakusp, Cranbrook and Golden. These communities offer year-round outdoor recreation, a vibrant arts and culture scene and much more.

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