Core Qualifications

Extensive experience with all
telecommunications equipment, new
installation, growth, modifications and extraction.
Test and turn-up. Connectors and termination of same. Test equipment and devices required for turn up and trouble shooting to include PIM, COAX and HyBrid cables, fiber, copper, DC and AC testing. All hand and
power tools, heavy equipment, trenching, concrete pours, and shelter sets.

Quality communication
Team building/leadership
OSHA certified
RSI/RF Site Safety
First Aid/CPR/AED certified
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Strong analytical skills
Hands-on and proactive
Comfortable with change
Resource/Capacity planning
System upgrades
Information security
Network asset management
Network improvements/repairs/upgrades
Strong project management skills
Alcatel-Lucent equipment installation, UMTS, MOD Cell, CDMA, Micro
NOKIA equipment installation
Samsung equipment installation
Broad knowledge of LTE construction
Passive Intermodulation testing
Anritzu sweep test equipment
CASPR and Sitera skills and management
Strong collaborative skills
Excellent communication skills
Broad knowledge of QA tools
Document management
Capacity/Scalability Planning
DC Power installation, distribution and BBU
CTS experience / generate TT’s for maintenance window work and MOP’s
Vendor/Client relations

Independent Contractor / Professional Experience and Projects Worked On

Field Construction Specialist Sprint 4G and LTE Seattle/Pacific Northwest (NextGen)
6/2013 – 9/2013
Managed all phases of construction, design and installation of new Samsung equipment, BBU’s, lines and antennas, to include DAS and small cell
Demo and removal of existing equipment, disposal of same
Managed General Contractors, safety, quality, scheduling, materials, close out packages, site acceptance
Access internal and client data bases for current site status and input of new
Equipment turn up and trouble shooting

Field Construction Manager T-Mobile 4G and LTE Seattle Market NOKIA Siemens Networks (Pinnacle) 9/2012 – 1/2013
Coordinated NTP’s
Design site modifications
Towers, rooftops, small cell and DAS
Conducted Pre-Construction walks
BOM’s, material acquisition and procurement
Managed General Contractors
Scheduling and time management
Input of site specific construction status into internal and client data bases
Safety and Quality inspections
Provide all required reports
Interface with client landlords building and property management

Interconnect Engineer AAV (Sprint Leapfrog / Brius) 8/2012 – 9/2012

Engineered Sprint cell sites for new fiber delivered to site from LEC
Create drawings, S.O.W., photo packages into power point presentations, B.O.M.
Turn packages over to C.A.D.
Approve final packages

LTE Construction Manager (AT&T) 6/2012 – 8/2012

Managed multiple general contractors in conjunction
Material procurement and delivery
Provided required status reports
Member of Team for regular updates to CASPR as well as Sitera
Quality and safety audits
Turnkey delivery

Engineer Furnish and Install Project Manager 12/2011 – 5/2012

Engineering site surveys for Samsung 3G, 4G and LTE equipment. Sprint Central Offices
Managed all aspects of the installation, including technicians, materials, scoping, power, fiber, copper.
Established relationships with client and work schedules for an on time turn key product

Independent Contractor, 12/2009 – 12/2011
Own – Kent, WA
Construction and installation of all required activities, personnel and equipment to ready existing cell sites fiber optic ready.
Site audits for 2nd, 3rd, 4th carrier and LTE up-grades. Present recommendations to client for BBU, cabinet placement, materials and activities to achieve required priority level.

Construction Project Manager, 09/2008 – 11/2009
Goodman Networks – Kirkland, WA
New Site Builds Field Management:
Site acquisition and zoning
Site feasibility within ring (3 candidates)
Architecture and engineering firms
RF engineers
Generate B.O.M.’s
All material procurement.
Ensured customer satisfaction by providing online technical support.
Led team in new product rollout.
Prepared and presented technical proposals for clients.
Coordinated with systems partners to finalize designs and confirm requirements.
Developed and managed project plans of new cell site construction, to include DAS and small cell while providing status updates to management.
Managed site specific updates within Team for CASPR updating and Sitera input
Gave recommendations and proposals for architectural improvements, design solutions and integration solutions, leading to company revenue growth.
Managed general contractors throughout entire build.
Safety and quality inspections.

Construction Manager & Technician, 04/2008 – 09/2008
SAI Communications – Seattle, WA
Field Management
Site Modifications:
Managed and worked directly with general contractors
Rip & replace DC power plants, add UMTS, RXAIT and all associated cabling, test and turn-up
Access to CASPR and Sitera for input of site specific construction status
Material procurement
Safety and quality

Construction Supervisor, 09/2007 – 04/2008
Exi Parsons - Bothell, WA
UMTS and Antenna & Lines Build Out:
Field Management
Responsibilities parallel as previous

Construction Manager, 07/2006 – 04/2007
Charles G. Allen – Bothell, WA
UMTS and Antenna & Lines Build Out:
Field Management
Responsibilities parallel as previous

Construction Manager, 06/2005 – 07/2006
Lucent – Redmond, WA
UMTS and Antenna & Lines Build Out:
Responsibilities parallel as previous
Control room lead
Access to CASPR and Sitera for input on construction status of all sites

Operations Installation Manager, 02/1989 – 04/2004
Lucent – Denver, CO & Kent, WA
Installation and Extraction of Telecommunications Equipment:
Cell sites, central offices, OSP, PDS, MTSO
Assigned work operations to team members
Provided all required reports
Plotted sequential manpower and skills requirements.
Safety and quality inspections and punch lists, materials, tools, test sets and supplies for multiple jobs in conjunction.
Interface with clients
Test and turn-up
Managed profitability and margin


2004 Vocational

Diplomas and Certificates
Divers Institute of Technology
Arapahoe Community College
Residential and commercial carpentry
Multiple DC power plant installation and maintenance certificates
Multiple Wireless Telecommunications installation and modifications
Multiple fiber optic certificates
Central office, outside plant, premise distribution certifications
Installation Supervisor certificates, sessions one, two and three
Project Management Tools and Techniques
Project Cost Management
Managing multiple locations
Master Graduate "Rapport Leadership International"
OSHA certified
ISO certified

1974 Cherry Creek High School – Englewood, CO

Last Resume Update June 21, 2014
Address Kent, Washington
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