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What you’ll be doing...
As a wireless Construction Engineer, you enjoy managing complex, large-scale projects impacting a large variety of stakeholders, both internal and external.
Providing project management and supervision of various construction activities related to network site additions, antenna modifications, and upgrade projects.
Completing project scoping to determine what materials are needed for each project, then ordering materials and ensuring that materials are delivered to GCs in alignment with the construction schedule.
Providing complete ownership of project financials, from initial proposal/bid through receipt of final product or service including project budget funding, adherence to budget spending, creation & tracking of purchase orders, and inspecting work performed by contractors.
Providing clear direction and supervision to Field Engineers, GCs, and/or other teams supporting upgrade projects.
Providing guidance for site surveys and engineering to ensure cell site upgrade projects account for civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical feasibility.
Reviewing site survey reports with a focus on measurements, power readings, HVAC assessments, photos, drawings, issues, and recommendations for upgrade projects.
Interfacing with internal and external departments to include Real Estate, Regulatory, and municipal agencies in the pursuit of construction and in-service approvals, building permits, and construction inspections.
What we’re looking for...
You have a keen eye for detail, but never lose sight of the big picture. Being results-driven and well-organized, you are adept at identifying potential project roadblocks and developing mitigation strategies. Excellent communication and team building skills enable you to negotiate with internal and external partners to ensure nothing gets in the way of success. You thrive in a fast-paced, high demand environment, making effective decisions quickly, and juggling competing priorities with ease.
You’ll need to have:
Associate’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
Three or more years or relevant work experience.
Willingness to travel.
Valid driver's license.
Even better if you have:
Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of relevant work experience.
Knowledge of Ericsson LTE/AWS base stations and remote radio units; Nokia transport equipment, JMA and Commscope Remote Electrical Tilt Antennas, hybrid cables, and CPRI mux/patch panels.
Strong ability to manage changing priorities, competing priorities, and situations in which guidelines can change.
Ability to provide accurate, timely, and concise communications; express and explain issues clearly; update project trackers daily; e-mail and call project members frequently.
Exceptional time management and communications skills.
Willingness to learn new processes and technologies.
Willingness to adapt to different settings and investigate/implement alternate approaches to resolve problems with minimum management input.
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