Accomplished Professional with expertise in leading engineering, installation, quality assurance operations, and site acquisition to achieve goals. Skilled at leveraging technology to enhance business operations with success leading all phases of projects, ensuring on-time completion and within budget. Experience includes managing process improvement efforts to maximize efficiencies and drive cost savings. Adept at working with cross-functional teams and fostering strong alliances with staff and external business partners. Excellent analytical, organization, and communication skills; dedicated to surpassing objectives.
Site Acquisition Specialist01/2014 to CurrentBechtel IncSan Ramon, California
Representing at&t Mobility- LTE Site Modifications.
Coordinate change orders, financial approvals for scope of work.
Manage 3rd Party Site Acquisition vendors for milestone deliverables.
Perform updates to Client's databases.
01/2012 to 01/2014Bechtel IncSan Ramon, California
Site Acquisition Specialist - Compliance, Representing at&t Mobility- New Site Build Coordinated Pre-Construction environmental compliance process for assigned new site build telecommunication facility sites.
Monitored compliance in regards to FAA/FCC for RF exposure safety and Nation Environmental Protection Act (NEPA).
Order SHPO, Phase I environmental reports, and Asbestos Containing Material and Lead-Containing Paint Studies as required.
Coordinated change orders, financial approvals for scope of work.
Managed 3rd Party Environment Vendor deliverables.
Coordinated with construction team for any environmental mitigation.
Performed updates to Client's databases.
Black and Veatch, walnut creek, california.
Lead Site Acquisition Specialist01/2011 to 01/2012
4, Representing Sprint - Network Vision Lead Site Acquisition Specialist - 3, Representing Sprint - Network Vision Developed Notice to Proceed process and procedure for NTP Team, enabling team to present NTP Package to client with zero rejections.
Coordinated with project managers, engineers, construction managers, site acquisition managers, A&E firms, and environmental vendors to ensure that transactions close with all deliverable documentation required for successful NTP package issuance to client.
Coordinated the completion of required pre-construction documentation in support of Notice to Proceed (NTP).
Review the quality and completeness of site specific documentation.
Monitor and track progress on all open transactions.
Maintained a high degree of customer service and integrity when dealing with client.
Project Coordinator01/2011Ridge CommunicationsSan Ramon, California
Site Acquisition Representative, Representing Verizon Wireless Moved stalled projects to site acceptance and lease execution for Verizon Wireless.
Coordinated with tower owners (Crown Castle/American Tower/PG&E/EBMUD) and other private landlords to negotiate and secure lease entitlements as project defines.
Identified, evaluate, and procure the most suitable property (ies) to build wireless communication facilities; submit feasibility reports for client review.
Negotiated lease agreements, easements, and other required real estate agreements with property owner(s).
Acted as an intermediary between the client and the company.
Coordinated with the title search firms, engineers, drafting technicians to ensure transactions close within defined timeframes, draft and proof recordable transaction documents, easements, warranty deeds, etc.
for legal department review.
Forecasted completions and anticipate effect on overall project schedule.
Read and comprehended legal documents such as legal descriptions, surveys, ground leases, easements, deeds, title policies, SNDAs and CAD drawings.
Clearwire, Walnut Creek, California 2010 Ensured that site punch lists were completed in a timely manner.
Initiated and maintained reporting relationships with project stakeholders including team members, peers, managers, vendors and other affected departments to coordinate efforts across multiple business units/new build and conversion markets.
Ensured continuous efficient management of Clearwire's multi-year network build-out plan of an open all-IP WiMax technology in the Northern California Region.
Project Manager01/2008 to 01/2009T-MobileConcord, California
Oversaw all Existing Site Development modifications/BTS Integration projects for San Francisco Market.
Quoted scope of work, processed and reconciled purchase orders as well as purchase order requests.
Held responsible for full lifecycle project management.
Complied internal financial reports.
Project Coordinator01/2006 to 01/2008Pleasanton, California
Drove compliance control efforts ensuring all cell site equipment such as batteries, generator, and HVAC components adhere to FCC regulations while ensuring all permits are current.
Maintained required documentation.
Detail Engineer01/2006Telpro TechnologiesFairfield, California
Analyzed customer and engineering requests and requirements.
Produced job specifications and drawings for equipment installations, using standard engineering tools, processes, and documentation adhering to all defined quality standards.
Project Manager01/2005 to 01/2006CrestPoint SolutionsPleasanton, California
Managed project related activities, including equipment and material procurement, coordination of shipping and receiving of materials, and scheduling and allocation of installation vendors.
Drove successful project completion by cultivating and fostering strong working relationships with internal and external partners such as facility planners, construction staff, and outside plant personnel.
Facilitated open and ongoing communications and enhanced operations by conducting regular staff meetings, identifying shortcomings, and creating detailed process flowcharts, methods, and procedures.
Director of Quality Assurance01/2000 to 01/2004CHAT Communication Services, IncSan Rafael, California
Directed quality assurance operations and defined, planned, implemented, and enforced established standards statewide; verified all end products met or exceeded client and industry standards and were completed on-time and within budget.
Generated cost savings of $100,000 annually by systemizing the workflow process, increasing efficiencies, and eliminating redundancies enabling 100+ monthly customer orders to be processed both accurately and on-time.
Realized a 75% increase in zero defect installation audits by restructuring the training program and launching a standardized certification course structure encompassing both pre- and post-test measurements.
Realized a 75% increase in zero defect installation audits by restructuring the training program and launching a standardized certification course structure encompassing both pre and post test measurements.
Defined the reporting structure and created and implemented standard audit processes and procedures adopted by the 10 member Quality Assurance Department.
Teamed with cross-functional staff and various departments in coordinating quality activities attaining optimal levels of efficiency at minimal expense.
Spearheaded ISO 9001:2000 certification by coordinating process flow, process audits, and corrective action efforts.
Evaluated baseline loaded quality audit requirements on installation projects to provide quantitative parameters employed to support performance evaluations and determine staffing requirements.
Led training programs and developed technical documentation detailing operational components driving efforts to create a productive infrastructure.
Senior Implementation Engineer01/1996 to 01/2000AT&T, SBC, Pacific BellSan Ramon, California
Managed all phases of projects valued from $20,000 to $2.5 million encompassing new installations and equipment augmentations and removals while leading compliance control ensuring internal and regulatory guidelines were met.
Oversaw engineering project and collocation orders across the San Francisco Bay Area, from directive receipt through Competitive Local Exchange Carrier acceptance complying with FCC tariffs and supporting the flawless delivery of 800+ orders allowing Pacific Bell to meet 271 Filing requirements with the California PUC.
Analyzed and assessed requests for quotes evaluating labor, material, cost, shipping, expense, and per diem costs; prepared firm price quotes to develop competitive bids.
Project managed all physical, virtual and cageless collocation activities for San Francisco Bay Area, Lata 1, from receipt of directive through acceptance by the CLEC, in accordance with Pacific Bell tariffs.
Including procurement of equipment and material, coordination of receiving and shipment of equipment and material from warehouse to job site, and allocation of installation vendors.
Extensive communication and interaction with Network Sales Support, System Design and Support - Industry Markets, Special Services and Engineering - Industry Markets, Real Estate, Procurement, Detail Engineering Center, Collocation Services, and Legal.
Delivered over 800 orders to exact customer specifications, on or before the due date, enabling Pacific Bell (SBC) to meet the requirements of the 271 filing with the California PUC in pursuit of long distance.
Installation job-cost expenditures, classifying labor, material and overhead costs to compute individual project costs were calculated.
The construction budget was balanced to within 1% of estimated costs versus actual costs at year's end.
Controlled budgets up to 2.5M.
Coordinated DS0 cooperative testing and OFNR fiber builds between CLECs and various Pacific Bell installation vendors.
Project managed special construction requirements and CWBO billing for CLECs on an as needed basis.
Single point of contact for Link/Port de-specialization for VF DS0 cables installed on collocation jobs for conversion from TIRKS inventory to COSMO/SWITCH.
Supervised/managed (4) Collocation Field Engineers, (2) Facility Administrators, (1) Engineering Administrator and (1) Reports Associate.
Provided daily data input to Priority One Collocation Report and Collocation Bay Area matrix and participated on weekly conference calls reporting out weekly activities.
01/1996 to 01/1997AT&T, SBC, Pacific Bell, Pacific TelesisSan Ramon, California
Implementation Engineer, Facilities Equipment Engineer01/1987 to 01/1989
Micro-managed transport interoffice facility equipment implementations.
Vast knowledge of various technologies, equipment manufacturers, equipment characteristics, capabilities, as well as limitations.
Coordinated and facilitated contact meetings involving; maintenance engineering, installation vendors, NTEC/FMAC office personnel and detail engineering prior to equipment installation.
Maintained routine orders and estimate expenses for construction budget.
Working relationship with Facility Inventory Manager to facilitate the Demand and Capacity forecast, jasper and bluebook processes.
Extensive communication with installation vendors to ensure timely completion and strict adherence to Pacific Bell and NEBS standards to facilitate equipment and quality acceptance process.
Coordinated Central Office activities for 22 wire centers in the Diablo Region.
Detail Engineer01/1989 to 01/1996SBC, Pacific Bell, Pacific TelesisSan Ramon, California
Provided comprehensive engineering support through detailed analysis and workforce loading and scope-of-work.
In-depth analysis and workforce loading of scope of work was conducted.
Reviewed and analyzed customer work requests, equipment engineering requests and requirements, utilized standardized engineering tools, processes and documentation to produce detailed job specifications and drawings for equipment installations.
Able to quickly read and comprehend and apply equipment, engineering standards, complex equipment drawings, floor plans, AC and lighting, auxiliary framing and cable rack, and equipment assignment records.
All detailed engineering job specifications and drawings were written to meet or exceed all quality audits, whether performed internally or externally by the customer.
Detail engineering and specification writing for Central Office equipment for both the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles Business units.
Assisted Senior Engineer in initial in-depth analysis and loading of Telephone Equipment Orders (TEO) for the work group.
Subject matter expert for switching DMS100 site prep jobs, High Capacity Integrated Maintenance Service (HIMS) and Rural Office Modernization Program (ROMP).
In-depth knowledge of various network technologies as they apply to equipment components and their relationship within the network.
Engineering Procurement Associate/Administrative Buyer01/1984 to 01/1987AT&T, Pacific TelephoneSan Ramon, California
Provided essential product usage information to the contract manager, enabling Pacific Bell to enter into competitive contracts with various equipment vendors.
Negotiated and expedited material ship dates to meet ship and start dates for the Facility Equipment Engineers.
Performance development, mandatory coverage, attendance and safety standards for 20 staff associates (union represented).
Member of the Department Business Plan Roll-out team.
Project Manager/Developer of the Excess Material Reapplication (EMR) methods and procedures which netted Pacific Bell a savings of 4 million dollars the first year.
Project Management Institute
Project Management Professional (PMP # 1324609)Villanova University
Master Certification Project Management
State of California Department of Real Estate
Salesperson License # 01371579University of San FranciscoSan Francisco, California
Bachelor of Science: Organizational BehaviorOrganizational Behavior
Awards Bechtel Quality Award Best of the Best, Pacific Bell CalNet OC3 Ring Statewide Network Bridge Builder Award, Statewide Line Engineering District Achievement Award, Statewide Line Engineering A Break Through to Success, Procurement Department Extended Effort Bonus, Network Engineering - West, Collocation Initiative Dream Team, Transport Engineering, 8-node multi-element Sonet Ring
Project Management Institute
Project Management Professional (PMP # 1324609) Master Certification Project Management
State of California Department of Real Estate
Salesperson License # 01371579 Bachelor of Science : Organizational Behavior
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