Construction Manager West Coast – Small Cell / Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) / Wi-Fi


Located In: Los Angeles, CA

 

Travel: Yes – Up to 35%

 

Job Type: Full-Time

 

Compensation: Salary with bonus potential

 

Experience Level: Experienced (minimum 3-5 years’ experience)

 

Hours: Minimum 40 hours per week; work sites will vary. Travel is required.

 

Occupational Category: 17-3023.01 Electronics Engineering Technicians

 

Job Description / Skillsets Needed:

● Manage regional network projects related to Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) installations, new builds, small cells and existing system upgrades.

● Manage construction from initial site design through completed drawings, including drawing review taking into account civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical feasibility, value engineering, zoning, phase 1/2 environmental, certification, signoff, and change orders.

● Manage construction activities related to the development of multiple, simultaneous network infrastructure projects including; RFQ or RFP process, contract process, sealed bid, distributing bid packages, coordinating bid walk, awarding project, monitoring progress, providing regular status updates, resolving issues.

● Works with outside vendors on project scope, obtaining quotes, design and plans to meet all carrier standards, local code requirements, and project schedules.

● Work closely with all engineering groups in the network team including RF design, traffic, real estate, construction, operations, and system performance.

● Provide full financial management of all projects from initial proposal/bid.

● Manage outside vendors and contractors to effectively meet shipping and installation commitments.

● Ensure departmental compliance with company procurement and equipment installation policies.

● Provide team leadership and guidance by practicing Core Values including: Creating and evaluating ways to gain financial efficiencies, creating process improvements, securing assets, and being accountable for vendor payments.

● Facilitate weekly routine planning and working sessions with critical stakeholders and regional operations managers to review project scope, define issues, and develop deliverables and associated timelines.

● Provide regular project status reports to management and the project team.

● Establish quality assurance methods, procedures, standards, and technical training related to site design and construction.
● Evaluate new products, services, and vendors.

● Review close out packages to ensure projects are completed with high quality and according to the project scope.
● Weigh the pros and cons, including impact to the system, costs, compatibility, and ease of use, reliability, and timing parameters.

● Ability to coordinate and provide on-site remedies during construction.

 

Working Conditions: Work in a normal office setting 50% of the time and on-site at project sites with exposure to heavy equipment in a construction environment 50% of the time.

 

Certifications Preferred in One or More of the Following:
● Corning MobileAccess

● Andrew Commscope

● SOLiD

● ADRF

● Tyco/TE Connectivity

● GMA-Wireless – Teko

● Anritsu/Kaelus

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