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Project Manager Management

Location:
St Albans, Vermont, 05478, United States
Posted:
June 08, 2012   all resumes
Email:
fb3wm6@r.postjobfree.com
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ADRIA L. SAWYER
* ***** ****** ** ******, VT ****8 802-***-**** fb3wm6@r.postjobfree.com
PROJECT MANAGER
Highly accomplished project manager with verifiable track record of managing complex projects while exceeding client and customer expectations. Recognized project management skills, consistently deliver complex, large-scale projects on time and within budget. Excellent in project management methodologies, planning, scheduling methods, tools and documentation; managing, mentoring, and coaching team members. Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and problem solving skills. Strong understanding of Six Sigma, Agile, SDLC, and Business Analysis practices. PMP Certification in progress.

Areas of expertise include:
Process Analysis, Redesign & Implementation
Management of Cross-functional Teams
Stakeholder & Team Development & Training
Project Management & Delivery Methodologies Project Reporting & Tracking
Spreadsheet & Database Creation
Budgeting & Planning
Resource Allocation & Procurement Records Management
Business Analysis & Consulting
Quality Assurance Management
Risk Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Vertek Corporation, Colchester, VT 2010 to Present
Project Manager, 2011 to present
Provisioning Engineer (contract via TRIAD Staffing Solutions), 2010-2011
Designed & developed the Project Management Office within Vertek & created Project Manager & Sr. Project Manager job positions & descriptions. The PMO caters to large clients in need of Project Managers for IT/telecommunications installation, implementation, billing and system tools integration & maintenance. The PMO also acts as consultants in teaching clients and internal employees how to define and create effective processes, track inventories & implement best practices through each phase of the project management process following PMI methodology.
Notable Projects & Achievements
• Project Manager CenturyLink/Qwest Voice Transformation/IPT/LAN Refresh Project for 3M Created & maintained project WBS, provided training & tools to the client transforming the project into a successful endeavor. Developed Materials Tracking Tool for the client, which entailed tracking hundreds of thousands of pieces of equipment from the Cisco manufacturing center in China to each site’s installation location. Results: Provided the customer & clients with tools & techniques with proven processes reducing project time spent on inventory management allowing for proper project resource allocation.
• Provisioning Engineer TW Telecom VOIP & VPN Services Performed technical data gathering through documentation & technical interviews with business customers, provided product & services consulting to the customers, entered orders through CPO Order Management systems tools, project managed installations with account teams, worked with outside voice & data vendors through installation of converged Voice & Internet, MPLS, Managed & Unmanaged IPVPN services.

Tek-Systems, Tulsa, OK 2008-2009
TSC Transport Technician II Level(3) Communications (contract via Tek-Systems), 2009
Project Manager for US Cellular Communications (contract via Tek-Systems), 2008

Contracted to Level(3) Communications to provide support to Premier Tier II customers for trouble on DWDM, SONET, Frame Relay, Ethernet, and ATM platforms.

Contracted to US Cellular as the Project Manager of the Evolution-Data Optimized (EVDO) Upgrade project with the initial contract extended to assist the Senior PM on the Trunk Augmentation project.
Notable Projects & Achievements
• TSC Transport Technician II Level(3) Communications Provide Tier II support to Level 3 customers for trouble on DWDM, SONET, Frame Relay, Ethernet, and ATM platforms. Assist customers by providing support with internal departments for various service needs. Management of field, LEC, and equipment Vendors to restore customer connections in a quick and proficient manor. Answer calls and assist customer through an ACD system. Remote testing troubleshooting of DS0, T1, T3,OC3-192 and STS level circuits. Results: Made a significant contribution to the company in providing support & expedited trouble resolution to Level(3)’s most proprietary worldwide costumers decreasing service outage downtime while increasing customer satisfaction.
• Project Manager US Cellular Communications Project Manager for US Cellular’s EVDO project in the Tulsa, OK Market. Managed EVDO installation & integration, circuit installations, Carrier Adds, Trunk Augments & DS3 construction on new & existing cellular facilities. Results: Successfully completed projects significantly ahead of schedule. USCC extended initial contract for additional projects that needed attention & received high recommendations for future projects.

Omni Services, LLC, Tulsa, OK 2007-2008
Project Manager, 2007-2008
Project Manager for Line & Antenna integrations on T-Mobile UMTS projects in Kansas City, KS/MO. Developed the national standard for documentation & deliverables packages for the customer and trained other contractors in properly collecting and analyzing the data necessary to complete each site close-out documentation package.
Notable Projects & Achievements
• Project Manager T-Mobile Line & Antenna Upgrade Project Managed multiple project teams while implementing project plans, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing projects. Provided ongoing project analysis, communicated project status through reporting tools, identified & resolved project issues & constraints. Provided customer with comprehensive deliverables packages. Results: Successfully developed, taught & implemented new organizational processes documentation & deliverables standards for T-Mobile’s L&A UMTS installations that became the national standard for the client. Led project teams to complete sites exceeding client’s quality & performance expectations.
SiteMaster, Inc, Tulsa, OK 2007-2007
Project Manager, Grounds & Tower Maintenance 2007-2007
Construction Manager, New Site Builds & Collations 2007-2007
Worked simultaneously as a Project Manager & Construction Manager for Sprint/Nextel. Provided Project Management services to Sprint/Nextel by coordinating, hiring and deploying subcontractors to perform all priority levels of cell site maintenance in the US Regions from vegetation control to emergency tower light outages in addition to being the Construction Manager for site collocations.
Notable Projects & Achievements
• Project Manager Sprint/Nextel Grounds & Tower Maintenance Interacted with subcontractors & regional managers daily providing status updates, identifying potential problems, mitigating risks, deploying subcontractors, providing quality audits on all work performed nationwide. Received work order deliverables, uploaded documentation into databases and managed. Results: Developed solid relationships with Sprint/Nextel by providing invaluable industry knowledge, open communications, risk mitigation, which resulted in increased customer satisfaction with an increase of revenues by 69% while progressively superseding projections each month thereafter.
• Construction Manager Sprint/Nextel Grounds & Tower Maintenance Developed Collocation Inspection Standards & managed nationwide collocations on client’s communications towers. Provided RFQs, SOWs & MOPs for collocated sites & new builds, performed site walks, hired contractors, oversaw construction & installations on collocations. Worked closely with customers, contractors, vendors, & inspectors ensuring a high level of satisfaction was achieved & exceeded in both quality and performance. Results: New site builds were completed with minimal risk & the client gained relevant high quality standardization through the use of Six Sigma methodologies of how collocations were built & inspected while reducing costs and increasing production for both the client and subcontractors.
TruePosition, Inc, King of Prussia/Berwyn, PA 2001-2007
Project Manager, (contract via Hudson IT & Telecommunications), 2004-2007
Installer/Auditor, (contract via Hudson IT & Telecommunications & AFL Services), 2001-2004
Contracted to TruePosition, Inc. to manage high-profile Phase I & II E-911 Installations, RAN & Rip & Replace projects for AT&T (Cingular Wireless) & T-Mobile. Experienced in all phases of E911 deployment management, installation, maintenance & troubleshooting.
Notable Projects & Achievements
• Project Manager TruePosition, Inc LMU Installations, RAN, & Rip & Replace Projects Nationwide Managed teams performing all aspects of E-911 Installations, commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Results: Developed project tracking system & documentation that was certified by TruePosition, Inc & implemented into Standard Operating Procedures. Created & published TruePosition’s “Auditor Program” which TruePosition certified.
• Installer/Auditor TruePosition, Inc LMU Installations, RAN, & Rip & Replace Projects Nationwide Performed hundreds of LMU Installations, troubleshooting and maintenance, RAN cuts, and Rip & Replace projects with 100% success rate. Results: Recognized as a high-performing leader always striving to exceed the customer’s expectations in quality and production, taking time to teach other installers & RF technician’s best practices.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
PMP Certification~In Progress~ Project Management Institute (PMI)
BSBA in Project Management ~ Colorado Technical University (2012)
Sigma Beta Delta Business Honor Society
Fiber Optic Installation & Maintenance Certification ~ FiberLite International School of Fiber Optics
High School Diploma ~ Lyndon Institute
ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK
Project Management~ Panurgy
Organizational Skills ~ Panurgy
CCNA Certification Training ~ Champlain College
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Project Management Institute; 2003-Present
SYSTEMS/SKILLS
MS Office; 15+ years
MS Project (v.2003-2011); 9+ years
MS SharePoint; 9 years
MS Visio & MS Access; 8 years
Oracle; 10 Years
PeopleSoft; 10 years
Adobe; 10 years
Multiple Customer Proprietary Systems; 10+ years