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Project Manager Engineering

Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
Posted:
January 11, 2018

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FREDDIE KIGHT

***** ******** **

DRIPPING SPRINGS, TEXAS

78620

972-***-****

ac3zwm@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

30+ years of experience as a Project Manager, Telecommunications Construction Engineering and Management also fluently bilingual in both English and Portuguese. Responsible for the project management and designing the wire and fiber media for communications systems for multiple telecommunications companies (Regional Bell Companies, GTE, AT&T, Qwest, Verizon and Sprint). Engineered and managed projects, prepare bids, along with coordination with construction of communication projects, utilizing wireless, Microwave, fiber, copper, UG plants and ensuring data optimization of networks on multiple projects. Managed and directed all project plans, engineering & construction activities for Dallas & Austin and providing technical support in the event of a fiber or metallic cable outage. Responsible for handling the project implementation of the engineering of (FTTN) Fiber to the Network Projects or (FTTP) Fiber to Premise Network projects, (FTTCS) Fiber to the Cell Site. FTT (Fiber to the Tower), to include all ROW and Permitting of the Projects also to include Small Cell, Fiber Solutions and Cell Site Surveys. Experienced working with TIRKS, Excel, Microsoft Project, OPTI-Cad and AutoCAD.

Professional Summary

KCI Technologies Inc – Sr Project Manager Austin 01/17 – Present. Responsible for the OSP Engineering, Project Management & Sales Austin & San Antonio, Tx Markets. Zayo Fiber Solutions – Sr Project Manager Austin 11/13 – 9/16. Responsible for the OSP Engineering & Construction and Fiber Splicing Project for the Austin & San Antonio, Tx Markets. Ledcor Sr Project Manager / Zayo Anoka County Project - Anoka, MN 10/10 – 11/13. Total Project responsibility, project consists of 286 miles of aerial and underground construction to provide service to 145 County, City, State government buildings as well as schools and hospitals. Project phases include Environmental Assessment, OSP Engineering, Equipment Engineering, OSP & ISP Construction and Fiber Testing and Turn-up. Responsible for all project ROW permits Researching and permitting experience with ROW jurisdictions (City/Townships, Counties, DOT’s, Railroads,, Private Property, Distribution Pole Owners, Dark Fiber and Spare Duct providers, Negotiated Pole attachment agreements etc. Created RFP’s, selected material venders, warehousing and source selection for all aspects of the project.

AT&T & Verizon (Consultant via Kirby Consulting) 01/05 – 10/10 Sr. Project Manager

Projects: AT&T FTTN Conditioning & VRAD also FTTP (FIOS) Projects Verizon.

• Responsible for handling the project implementation of the engineering of (FTTN) Fiber to the Network Projects or

(FTTP) Fiber to the Premise Network projects.

• Meet with customer, gather information and develop project plans (MS Project), allocate resources and build timeline based on customer’s needs.

• Ensure data optimization of networks on multiple projects

• Single point of contact to both AT&T & Verizon for projects, vendors, internal operational departments to ensure customer satisfaction; develop effective solutions for engineering process

• Review services and explain process with AT&T and/or Verizon and update them accordingly on projects.

• Provide adequate information to questions that customers may pose in relation to their projects

• Provide technical verification and ensure compatibility while managing and implementing multiple projects simultaneously and ensuring timely and satisfactory engineered projects and implementation of services.

• Completed annual reviews for all subordinates.

ElPaso Global Networks Dallas, TX 09/01 – 12/04

Manager OSP Design & Construction

• Responsible for managing and directing all engineering & construction activities for Dallas & Austin and providing technical support in the event of a fiber or metallic cable outage

• Conduct critiques of the failure cause(s) and the subsequent restoration efforts preparing a written report of the findings to EPGN VP of OSP E&C

• Make recommendations on avoiding failures and suggests changes to improve restoration efforts.

• Manage and control the capital and expense budgets, manage vendor relationships on net and off net while supporting sales opportunities.

• Established single source provider guidelines for outside plant engineering and construction

• Comply with company and industry standards, quality control on all projects, including implementing telecommunications policies, procedures, and practices

• Implemented, installed, repaired, and constructed best practice policies, monitored expenses and capital budgets.

• Handle all environmental issues on civil construction projects.

• Implemented OSP Construction Inspection Manual.

• Engineered and installed fiber optic cable locator system for Dallas, Austin, San Antonio and Houston. ElPaso Global Networks Houston, TX 02/01 – 09/01

Facilities Procurement Manager

• Responsible for Supervision of the Design and Engineering of Routes involving CLEC leased facilities.

• Negotiated with CLEC’s and other entities involving Circuit Provisioning, Fiber and Conduit Agreements.

• Manage circuit order process & workflow for circuit order provisioning.

• Daily project tracking, planning and status meetings.

• Planned meetings with circuit vendors for provisioning status and with Network Managers for approvals.

• Weekly status meetings with management team to review circuit order status reports.

• Adhere to Engineering Standards and insure that they are followed for builds in public and private right of way.

• Maintain schedules and capable meeting the budget for specific projects.

• See that routes meet and best represent the needs of EPGN.

• Compile documents for transfer to Records Management.

• Meet all environmental requirements and expedient approvals.

• Accomplish all goals in an ethical and legal approach that protects the assets of EPGN.

• Responsible for creating job titles, writing job descriptions also detailed expectations for those jobs.

• Involved in the interview process along with recommendations of salary and job levels. CapRock Communications/McLeodUSA - Dallas, TX 04/00 – 02/01 Sr. Project Manager

• Manage large complex projects and provide direct supervision & safety training to Project Engineers/Construction Supervisors.

• Created and facilitated plans, budgets and schedules, to provide specialized technical expertise,

• Coordinated and facilitated with internal and external resources to effect the timely completion of projects

• Directly responsible for the selection & evaluation of products and performed multiple assignments in a rapidly changing technological environment.

• Implemented standards for OSP Construction Inspectors.

• Implemented OSP Construction Specifications.

• Co-Wrote Fiber-Optic Splicing Specifications.

• Instrumental in IRU negotiations.

• Received Top of the Class Award for Achievement. Aerotek, Allen, TX 08/95 – 4/2000

Sr. Project Manager and OSP Engineering Manager

• Responsible for the Project Management and Designing the wire and fiber media for communications systems for Regional Bell Companies and GTE.

• Engineered and managed projects, prepare bids, along with coordination with construction of communication projects, utilizing wireless, fiber, copper, UG plants.

• Engineered and constructed CATV, MMDS, MATV, and Fiber to curb Broadband projects.

• Responsible for creating job titles, writing job descriptions also detailed expectations for those jobs.

• Conducted the interview process along with recommendations of salary and job levels. Introduced the annual evaluation process for the new Division.

• Successfully negotiated contract with Southwestern Bell for the Engineering of the (FTTC) Fiber ToThe Curb Project in Richardson, Texas.

• Implemented Computer-Aided drafting program to assist in completing this project on time and within budget.

• Successfully negotiated 4-year single source engineering contract with GTE for the entire Dallas Metro area.

• Project Manager for the relocation project along Hwy 190 (George Bush Freeway) for GTE responsible for the engineering, construction, and all negotiations with NTTA, TXDOT and city, state governing agencies, also coordination with all utilities companies, Project in excess of 3 Million Dollars.

• Completed 55-mile fiber broadband project in Keller, Texas as Resident Engineer.

• Responsible for engineering, Construction and the installation and deployed AFC Fiber Equipment. CELL-TEL, Brownwood, TX 1988-1995

Owner Operator

• Successful Implementation of a MMDS System in the City of Fortaleza, Ce. Brazil.

• Sales and Service of Cellular and Business Phone Systems.

• Telecom Consulting Services & Site Surveys, Project Management.

• Contract with Sumitomo Electric to bid OSP construction projects in Colorado for US West.

• Engineering Consulting for Catro Incorporated-Kemah, Texas involving OSP construction for Shell Oil of Houston, TX.

US Sprint Irving, Texas 1984-1988

Sr. Project Manager-Construction Engineer

OSP Engineering & Construction Department

• Responsible for the design, detail engineering and construction of OSP projects.

• Test & Acceptance with OTR’s, Fiber Engineer OJT, use of cable test devices; fluke, OTDR, etc...

• Projects completed consist of 186 miles Buried Fiber cable between Bryan and Dallas TX with a construction budget in excess of 6.7 million dollars, also 239 miles of Buried Fiber between Waco and San Antonio, TX with a budget more than 8.5 million dollars.

Central Office Project Engineer-Plant Engineering Department

• System Engineer for New Telephone Operating Centers in the Central United States.

• Responsible for the design of the floor plan layout for all sites and the coordinating of the installation of all the telecommunication equipment therein.

• Performed the engineering & Project Management to add DC power plant, Microwave, VF equipment, and all associated frame work involved.

• Provided support engineering for all additions of Microwave & Tower design, Fiber Optic and Switch equipment. EDUCATION

Business & Accounting Howard Payne University

Mid-Management Tarrant County Jr. College A/S

Technical Schools and Seminars-1070 Classroom Hours 1/71- San Angelo, Texas. AC/DC THEORY for EQUIPMENT INSTALLERS. CLASS ROOM HOURS 28.

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PRINT READING for EQUIPMENT INSTALLERS.

CLASS ROOM HOURS 68.

7/72- Marble Falls, Texas. CENTRAL OFFICE OPERATIONAL ROUTINES. CLASS ROOM HOURS 68.

12/72-San Angelo, Texas. AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC CENTRAL OFFICE CIRCUITS.

AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC SWITCH AND RELAY ADJUSTMENTS.

CLASS ROOM HOURS 136.

3/72-San Angelo, Texas. STROMBERG CARLSON CENTRAL OFFICE CIRCUITS. CLASS ROOM HOURS 68.

12/75- Brownwood, Texas. ELECTRONIC FUNDAMENTALS.

CLASS ROOM HOURS 68.

1/76- lrving, Texas. PCM CARRIER FUNDAMENTALS.

CLASS ROOM HOURS 24.

10/76-San Angelo, Texas. OREINTATION AND FIRST A'ID. CLASS ROOM HOURS 20.

POLE CLIMBING- 32 CLASS & PRACTIAL HOURS.

11/76-San Angelo, Texas. FIELD WORK AND WORK ORDER PRICING. CLASS ROOM HOURS 24.

EML TRANSMISSION DESIGN.

CLASS ROOM HOURS 24.

6/77- San Angelo, Texas. CABLE RELIEF

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9/77- Brownwood, Texas. BURIED CABLE DESIGN.

CLASS ROOM HOURS 16.

5/78- McAllen, Texas. SIECORE SUBCRIBER CARRIER.

CLASS ROOM HOURS 8.

11/78-San Angelo. Texas. PAS-OPS.

CLASS ROOM HOURS 8.

9/83- Bryan, Texas. 914 A SUBCRIBER CARRIER SYSTEMS. CLASS ROOM HOURS 8.

2/85- lrving, Texas. GTE SPRINT SCHOOL. - BASIC TELECOMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY COURSE.

CLASS ROOM HOURS 16.

9/85- Dallas, Texas. COLLINS TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS-SEMINAR. ANALOG, DIGITAL AND FIBER SYSTEMS.

CLASS ROOM HOURS 24.

11/85-Austln, Texas. 3 M TEST & MESUREMENTS SYSTEMS-SEMINAR. CLASS ROOM HOURS 28. Comprehensive course in cable maintenance and total conductor analysis using APC & DYNATEL Brand Test Equipment.

1/85-DALLAS, TEXAS. LIGHTECH INC. PRINCIPALS & APPLICATIONS OF FIBER-OPTIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS. 1.7 CEUs, CLASS ROOM HOURS 20.

ElPaso Company Schools more than 120 Hours class room in the following: Supervisor Training, Smith Driving School, Various Health, Safety, Quality Control & Environmental Classes.



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