Engineer- Construction - III

Job#: 1369138

Job Description:

Telecom Construction Manager - Transport

Location: HYBRID Chicago, IL (2 days on site, Tues & Wed)

Length: Long term contract 2.5 Years


-Develop, engineer, order and implement equipment requirements necessary to integrate cell site equipment and peripherals.

-Work with, schedule, and/or administer the Bid walks, Purchase Orders and equipment ordering and receiving processes, CATS along with developing Work Orders, Scope of Work (SOW) and Method of Procedures (MOP) for each project.

-Manage construction activities related to the development of multiple, simultaneous Network infrastructure projects.

-Provide financial management of projects from initial proposal/bid through receipt of final product or service including.

-Daily activities include schedule and financial management as well as interfacing with vendors via calls and meetings.  

-Work closely with all engineering groups within the Network team including RF design, real estate, construction, operations, inventory control, transport and system performance.

-Work closely with vendors to integrate the equipment within a timely schedule and in a cost effective manner.

-Initiate and coordinate the investigation, test and evaluation of new and more effective equipment.

- Provide input for budget and implementation of regional and area planning.

-Develop methods/procedures for equipment tracking and Cell Site equipment design layout.

-Manage construction segment of Interconnect (Transport) projects

-Focus conduit work from initial site design visit through completed drawings to support dark fiber deployments.

-Drawing review for civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical feasibility; value engineering, zoning related details, survey work, Phase 1/2 environmental, certification, Construction signoff, and change order management. 

-Coordinating bid walks, awarding projects to GC, create purchase orders, monitoring progress, generate status updates.

-Evaluate new products, services, and vendors. 

* Must have attention to detail, sense of urgency and wireless network (cell site) construction experience as well as technical aptitude with computers to navigate tools. 


* 7+ years of experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry

* 5+ years of telecom specific experience in construction field, focusing on conduit deployments and fiber related solutions. 

* Ability to explain construction issues by working with other departments, and understanding the impact of their job to the overall business

* Proficient in office computer applications: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access

* Excellent analytic, interpersonal, and communication skills

* Excellent troubleshooting skills

* Superior organizational and project planning skills

* Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; listen attentively; integrating large volumes of information from multiple sources


- Fiber conduit install experience for telco access from ROW to cell site

-Ability to read and interpret construction drawings to allow GC bids to occur

-Knowledge of Site walk criteria for evaluating cost effective conduit solutions

-Manage field GCs to meet install timelines to support business needs 

Experience with FUZE a HUGE plus!

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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Rolling Meadows, IL, US

Job Type:
Engineering and Technicians

Date Posted:
August 30, 2023