Construction Manager Emergency Repair Verizon and AT&TBlue Stream Professional Services Chicago, IL September 2010 to July 2013
At the beginning of my employment with Blue Stream I was charged with the oversight of the construction of Verizon ground shelters from the ordering of empty shelters to the delivery and placement of newly constructed tower locations. When the need arose, I was transferred to a fast passed and demanding position of managing emergency repair teams covering AT&T Wireless’s Northern Illinois region.
Prepared daily reports, takes progress photos, maintains record document information and reported to Project Managers
As the Managing member of a Tiger repair teams, we implemented 24 to 72hr system outage repairs to Tower sided AT&T cellular equipment.
Over sought the installation of Samsung, Siemens, and Ericsson CDMA rack mounted hardware, GSM rack mounted hardware, FIF rack mounted hardware, and Rectifier Modules in newly constructed Verizon ground Shelters.
Managed construction timeline, coordinate scheduling with contractors and subcontractors as needed.
Coordinate inspections of the quality of work and materials, ongoing and completed, review planned work and schedule pre-installation meeting.
Defined site level safety practices and protocol in alignment with organizational standards. Ensures safety procedures are followed and work site is safe for all employees, customers, subcontractors and the public.
Coordinated scheduling, man power, equipment and resources.
Responsible for accurate documentation for billing and providing support for efficient accounts receivable.
Supervised on-site personnel, equipment, and subcontractors.
Tower Technician Lead - ConstructionCrown Castle - American TowerFDH Engineering Raleigh, NC July 2008 to September 2010
Installed, maintained, repaired, removed, or modified towers reinforcement(s) of legs, horizontals, and diagonals.
Operated construction equipment, man-lifts, 4-wheel drive vehicles, hydraulic/electric winches, fork-lifts, etc. to dig holes, inspect guy wire anchors, and hoist/lift tower steel and material, and remove/install tower components.
Carefully installed hardware and accessories to maintain, repair, and modify towers in order to improve and/or increase the structural capacity of towers by using fixed and portable power tools.
ComTech 5 Service Network Line TechnicianGovernmental AffairsComcast Cable DeKalb, IL November 1998 to June 2008
Responsible for preventive and/or demand maintenance and repair of the hybrid fiber coax network (HFC), including all of its associated equipment in accordance with the Network Protection Policy and Engineering Standards.
Perform maintenance while providing technical support for the Broadband Technicians (BBT) on resolution of service related problems.
Troubleshoot and repair basic distribution problems associated with RF, AC, DC portions of the forward and reverse plant.
Perform routine node optimization, balancing, aligning, and adjustment of components and equipment used to amplify and process signals.
On a regular basis tested all HFC network components using test equipment including but not limited to signal level meters, volt-ohm meters, spectrum analyzers, optical power meter, leakage detector, OTDR and other related test equipment. Record and update documentation, compare findings in the field with existing documentation and adjust and repair accordingly
Staff Sargent E-5 Communications Specialist7th Special Forces GroupUnited States Army Fort Bragg, NC July 1986 to September 1994
BA in Business AdministrationSouthern Illinois University - Carbondale, IL
• AT&T LTE Installation and Activation • NCTI Master Service Technician
• NCTI Fiber Optic Cabling Installation and Activation• NCTI Optical Network Testing and Maintenance
• Com-Train Authorized Climber and Rescuer• Com-Train Rigging and Signaling
• Blue Stream 116hr. Tower climbing and safety program• Andrews Connectors
• CPRI Exothermic (CAD) Welding• OSHA 10hr and 30hr.
• OSHA Fall Protection• OSHA Confined spaces
• OSHA RF Awareness• American Red Cross First Aid
• American Red Cross CPR• Microsoft Office proficient
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