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Manager Construction

Roanoke, Virginia, United States
February 20, 2019

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Kenneth R. Lewis


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Roanoke, VA 24019


●Extensive Experience in Telecommunications Management and Construction.

●Planning-Permitting-Budgets-Bids-Schedules-Coordination-Technical-Utilities-Construction Lead Management-Construction Project Management.

●Top Performer successful in planning and collaborating with local jurisdictions, Engineering and contractors on the build out of communication towers and systems with 100% adherence to specs and timelines on all projects

●Deep knowledge of all aspects of project management and project controls including design, construction forecasting, budgets and scheduling along with the supervision of employees









oRegulatory Compliance




oSprint PCS, Sprint NV, Nextel, Voice Stream, T-Mobile, Omni Point, ALU Microwave, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T,

oAT&T Wireless, MCI, Metro PCS, Metricom, Alltel, Qwest, Cingular, Cricket,

oFlorida Department of Transportation

oUnited States Coast Guard Rescue 21

oSpectra site

oAmerican Tower



oGeneral Dynamics

oRescue 21 Coast Guard

oLARICS LA County Emergency response.

oUS Homeland Security


oAdobe Acrobat X Pro

oMS Office Suite, Microsoft Outlook, MS Project, Access



oSiterra Data Basing



oOSHA 500 Certified Trainer 10 and 30

oOSHA 10 Hr and 30 Hr

oCAL OSHA 10 and 30,ANSI Trained, Fall Protection,Confined Space training, HAZMAT / HAZCOM trained and certified/ RF Awareness Certified


Small Cell outdoor DAS fiber Installation/Closeout Specialist

09/2016 – 09/2018

Management of New Small Cell/ DAS fiber installation for T-Mobile

Coordinate with Leasing/Planning, Zoning/ Permitting of small cell site on City and Private ROW property.

Coordinate Power and Fiber From new and Existing POB. Street and Lane Closure for Installation of PWR/Fiber, Antenna and required Materials

Material Ordering and Distribution. GC Contracting and PO submittals for SOW.

Daily Site Review Safety Compliance, Quality Control. Material shortages and expediting

●Duties included (but not limited to) for LARICS 133 combined sites

Closeout Specialist Manager

●Compile all COP documentation for turn over to Motorola and LA County/ State/ Federal Jurisdictions

●Compile, review, revise (if needed) MLA, SLA, NEPA, FAA 2C, Permitting (SUP, BP, EP) FCD’s, Redline Drawings, Photos Inspection, Site visit to verify photos, Red line Dwgs are correct. QC/QA. True ups with Motorola/LA County/ GC’s and clients, MRA’s, Final invoicing for all Parties.

Senior Construction Manager- LA RICS

MPI Industries- Contract/ LARICS/Motorola 08/2014 – 06/2016

●LARICS (Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communication System) Emergency Response LTE

●SOW: Engineer, Design and Installation of (LAPD, LACSD, LAFD, LACFD and Independent City’s) Communications Sites consisting of Roof Tops, Water tanks, Towers Monopole and Concealed Structures

●Design, coordinate and order of separate utility requirements (Fiber and PWR), Access routes, Monopole/Tower foundation, Equipment Foundations, Motorola RV56 grounding,

●Microwave/ LTE lines and Antennas, Testing, COP and True ups as well as Jurisdiction compliance and COP issues.

●Federal and State prevailing wage requirements per the Federal Davis Bacon Wage Act. All CAL OSHA permitting requirements.

●Project Manager: Motorola EF&I for Ericsson 6106 BBU and LTE/MW Radio project

(In conjunction with the LARICS Project)

●Manage, Report and Supervise the Motorola Installation and Integration of LTE 700 and M/W systems

●SOW: Receive, Inventory, Deliver, Install Radio Cabinets, BBU Cabinets, Power up, Fiber testing and Integration. COP and Interface with Jurisdiction and Motorola upper Management and True ups for all involved Parties

Construction Manager 2

MPI Industries-Contract 08/2013 – 08/2014

Contract (AT&T- W.VA & VA markets)

●NSB, UMTS/LTE, Greenfield (raw land) sites.

●SOW: Engineer, design and install access roads, drainage, Tower Foundation, Shelter Foundation, Tower erection, Grounding system, lines and antennas. Utility (PWR/TELCO) coordination and installation, testing and submittal of all required Jurisdictional and Client Requirements as well as any additional Customer needs.

●Duties also required Material ordering and tracking, Close out Package and True ups with Client.

Lead Construction Manager

MPI Industries

ALCATEL LUCENT (Sprint Network Vision Project) 06/2012 – 06/2013

●Scope of work to include but not limited to: Lead Construction Manager with 8 personnel supporting my roll. Duties include but not limited to:

●Daily deployment meetings with all Departments, Maintaining Quality Assurance, Design issues, material logistics, RAN (remote antenna node) Installation as well as microwave for backhaul fiber donor sites.

●Financial review as well as Contractor/ Vendor invoicing approvals/ closeout deliverables for all concerned departments, Leasing, Zoning, Operations, RF Engineering, Required Contractor Close out procedures.

● Data archiving for Alcatel Lucent/Sprint Database systems.

Supporting Project Manager for the AT&T Centennial UMTS Project

GENERAL DYNAMICS 6/2010 – 6/2012

●Duties include; Management of approximately 100 plus sites in Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio.

●Contraction manager for the AT&T Zodiac project in Virginia, Tennessee, West Virginia.

●Construction Manager AT&T Microwave Backhaul/ Generator project installation teams.

Project Manager – Consultant/ 1099 IDC 1995 - 2010

●Sprint PCS, Nextel, Voice stream, T-Mobile, Omnipoint, ALU Microwave, Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T, AT&T Wireless, MCI, Metro PCS, Metricom, Alltel, Qwest, Cingular, Cricket,

●Florida Department of Transportation, United States Coast Guard Rescue 21, Spectra Site, American Tower, Bechtel

●Telecom, Clearwire, Sprint Network Vision, LARICS 911 LA County ERS

●Project Manager/ Construction Manager

●Responsible for taking Communications project from design stage to turnkey deliverable direct implementation and management of RF, Site Acquisition, Zoning, Construction and Administrative support

●Direct implementation and management of RF, Site Acquisition, Zoning, Construction and Administrative support as well as Operations handoff


●Develop and implement Reporting policy & procedure for all phases of project

●Daily Deployment update correspondence with Client

●Construction duties include: Site design, Engineering, bid process, build out, Quality control,

●Final closeout procedures, specializing in highly aggressive, multiple site, and multiple contractor build.

●Highly knowledgeable with AC,DC power Installation, Radio/Equipment cabinets install as well as CCU/RET troubleshooting and setup.T1/ Fiber testing for communication backhaul.

Personal and Professional References available upon request


Installations /Site Supervisor / Estimator

Specialty Constructors

Duties included specialized installation of long distance microwave systems, cellular, PCS and broadcast (AM/FM) projects worldwide, Trained in Site preparation, Grounding Steel Erection, Coax/ Waveguide/Antenna installation, Site acceptance and Close Out procedures, Implementing safety and erection procedures, Estimating all phases of construction in the wireless arena. Advanced training in Project coordination, Material shipping & receiving, Contractor / Equipment scheduling, Receivable /Deliverable/Cost issues.

1987 TO 1990

Antenna & Lines technician, Steel Erection

Minerich Inc.

Trained in the installation of various communications sites, i.e. (remote mountain tops,

Self-supporting and guyed structures, roof tops and superstructures)

Highly trained in elliptical waveguide installation, troubleshooting and testing

Extremely knowledgeable in heavy equipment and helicopter rigging procedures, OSHA, ANSI, Fall Protection,

Confined Space, HAZMAT/HAZCOM trained and Certified

Personal and Professional References available upon request

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