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Project Manager Resume

Schaumburg, IL

SUMMARY:

  • Networks / Architecture / Purchasing / Sales Support / Equipment / Maintenance ProcurementProduct Launch / Negotiating / Customer Relations / Vendor Management / Business Development
  • Hands - on professional with demonstrated leadership and technical expertise in the telecommunications industry.
  • Proven ability to effectively lead teams in both technical design and sales support.
  • Drive installation, budgeting, forecasting purchasing, vendor contracts and performance projects to exceptional results.
  • Proficient in operations, systems development and analysis leading to cost reduction and improved process.
  • Thorough technical knowledge in networking, architecture and products.
  • Slashed capital budget 40% for Confidential by development of a multi-vendor bidding process.
  • Designed network architecture for first major wireless joint venture between Confidential and Confidential
  • Following a promotion, recognized wasteful backhaul/trunk facilities and forecasting processes that were driving up unnecessary costs.
  • Developed a detailed cost analysis and action plan to reduce costs with the overall network. Following the initial successful efforts, was asked by senior management to take on additional requisitions as part of the project. Achieved overall cost reductions within six months.
  • Costs were increasing on a quarterly basis by hundreds of thousands of dollars as company expanded from 8 to 14 switch locations.
  • Equipment, installation and service maintenance were customarily ordered from the same vendor. Introduced a more effective and competitive process by utilizing smaller independent vendors. Built in test cases demonstrating that independent vendors could effectively install new equipment Confidential a dramatic savings.

CAREER SUMMARY:

Confidential, Schaumburg, IL

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the infrastructure, design and construction management of LTE capacity sites and DAS systems for U.S. Cellular® in Illinois, Wisconsin & Iowa.
  • Main responsibilities were managing both capital and expense budgets including forecasting, cost to complete and facilitation associated with all projects.
  • Manage site construction and connectivity including all site acquisition activities, lease negotiation, public relations, zoning, permitting and planning.
  • Responsible for creating and negotiating new annual contracts with external vendors that assisted in creating new standards for our team.
  • Utilized SAP database, MS Excel as well as US Cellular online documentation

Confidential, Castle Rock, CO

Engineering Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • I was responsible for gathering quotes from outside general contractors, putting together a budget, managing the actual construction of the switch and site network build and finally turn up and testing of the network.

Confidential, Colorado

Technical Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • responsible for the Engineering and/or Planning of all preferred network infrastructures.
  • Holding a strong knowledge of the Starent products and services, understanding NAT, IPv4 and IPv6 principles and all aspects of the transport engineering services,
  • I was responsible for network growth to include budgeting, vendor management, hardware delivery, construction and network performance.

Confidential, Sumner, WA

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Confidential was the main contractor for Confidential and was treading new water by engineering and delivering fiber to Wireless carrier cell sites.
  • Responsible for managing the wireless carrier's delivery schedule for cell site interconnect via the new fiber network.

Confidential, Tacoma, WA

Network Manager

Responsibilities:

  • responsible for approving all new site build out drawings, meeting with customer to approve budgets and then hiring external contract firms to install the network infrastructure to the new cell site locations.

Confidential, Seattle, WA

Engineering Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • responsible for the design and engineering of new network transport via microwave responsible for providing professional services to the end customer to include design and engineering of equipment for new UMTS switch locations.
  • I was sent out to many Confidential & Confidential switch locations to design and engineer the UMTS switching hardware
  • My specific role was managing 30 different construction crews working 7 days a week to remove the old cell site and cut over to the new Confidential .
  • I was responsible for my own budget, and reporting back to Ericsson the progress and number of sites cut over on a daily basis.

Confidential, Bellevue, WA

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • responsible for design engineering and project management
  • Directed all aspects of network design, engineering, vendor relations, and ongoing performance optimization for an eleven state region.
  • Managed all areas of the market development process, location selection, switch facility design, equipment purchasing, vendor shipments and construction development.

Network Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Delivered all interconnect facilities from switch location to the cell sites.
  • Designed and engineered Inter-office optical networks to support a "best-performing" backhaul transport design.

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