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Project Manager Management

Location:
Sacramento, CA
Posted:
January 31, 2024

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Joel Kwiatkowski

ad28yb@r.postjobfree.com

925-***-****

Overview:

Project Manager for OSP Fiber To The Home and business, LTE Cellular Networks, iDAS and oDAS, Small cell, OSS, Lit and Dark Fiber Backhaul, 2 way LMR Public Safety and Firstnet Interoperability Technology and Planning.

Excellent presentation, reporting and project management.

Reputable for developing workable solutions and getting projects done on time and within budget as well as meeting 85 % of the ROI targets, maximizing profits and minimizing losses by providing outstanding leadership.

Established vendor relationships and negotiated turnkey solution contracts for greater than $250k savings.

Collaborated with cross functional departments to meet more than 75 % of the yearly network target goals including performance improvement objectives.

Responsible for overseeing the Design and OSS Optimization of DAS systems as well as FTTH, Lit and Dark Fiber, Long Haul Fiber, Fiber to the Tower or Small cell and fiber to venues such as stadiums, universities, casinos, office buildings, shopping malls and hospitals throughout California with multiple cellular clients with greater than 85 % successful completion.

Served as primary POC with management, executives, engineering teams and vendors.

Thoroughly understand requirements and end user needs and concerns, then provide effective communications to establish and maintain relationships, trust and confidence.

Education:

Rochester Institute of Technology

BSEE

Skills:

RF Engineering

Operations Support Systems

OSP FTTH/B Planning and solutions development

In Building - Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)

Small Cells

WiFi

Public Safety Communications

Budgeting

Vendor Management

Project Planning

Leadership

Process and Cost Improvement

Tools: iBwave, Atoll, MS Excel, Visio, Access & Word, PowerPoint, Fuze, SiteTracker

Professional Experience:

Google, Sunnyvale CA Dec 2022 – Dec 2023

Telecom Project Manager (Contract)

Managing complex signal enhancement and OSS development projects, leveraging extensive experience in project management to ensure timely and successful project completion.

Collaborating with municipalities, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), and utility districts, driving resolutions that align with development objectives and regulatory requirements.

Proficience in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and SharePoint, to streamline communication, data analysis, and documentation processes.

Extensive background in the design, and engineering and construction industries, allowing for a comprehensive understanding of the end-to-end development process.

As a Technical Lead for in building cellular solutions (Distributed Antenna Systems), partnered closely with key stakeholders to help shape and implement operational process improvements and help determine future state technology strategies for in-building cellular solutions and how these technologies interact with other Google systems.

Reviewing GUTS requestor intakes as necessary to collaborate requirements with Day Wireless and Google Telops for 4G/5G LTE Solid NH DAS or CelFi repeater solutions Including Lit and Dark fiber backhaul, MPOE and MDF.

Suggesting design solutions and proposals as needed and help establish carrier engagement and accountability and collect system utilization data as needed Reviewed and commented on Day Wireless Design proposals and costs.

Provided suggestions for alternative signal enhancement solutions and ECP as appropriate for technological improvements and or cost savings.

Documenting and publishing telecom engineering processes, work flows, strategy and budgets within Google internal database.

Attending Google field site visits as necessary to collaborate with Day Wireless, Google teams and Construction personnel to finalize telecom designs and provide oversight and direction as needed with installation, integration and activation of systems.

Providing input and response as required to Google Workspace Taskflow and Agile Sprints for Telops project management, status and updates.

Provided technical input and response as required to Google Buganizer to help Day Wireless and Google teams and response to Googlers.

Providing insight to improve project direction and decisions as needed from wealth of knowledge, understanding and experience to support Google goals, objectives, schedule, budget and alignment with partners.

Attending Google labs and data center meetings and site visits as necessary to support seamless transitions to new locations and technology upgrades.

Communicating with US and overseas telecom carriers and other contacts to coordinate and update global telecom system inventory audits at Google facilities.

Collaborating with Google Program Managers and technical personnel to provide proactive project oversight and bring attention to project concerns and pain points and provide suggestions for solutions.

Environment: In Building Telecom

Zito Media (FTE), Redding, CA Jul 2021 - Dec 2022

OSP Project Manager (Contract)

Managed residential projects related to outside plant construction in California, Nevada, Idaho and Washington states.

Developed a project plan for each project that is established.

Contacted vendors and gather bids for work needed to be completed.

Developed bill of materials for anything that needs to be ordered

On site inspections to determine project scope/plan.

Ensured all DOT, ROW, RR and state, county and city permits are filed and processed in a timely manner.

Coordinated internal resources and vendors for project completion.

Provided weekly status updates on projects.

Ensured that project is staying within approved budget

Escalated any issues to management as needed

Managed complex land development projects, leveraging extensive experience in project management to ensure timely and successful project completion.

Collaborated with municipalities, Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ), and utility districts, driving resolutions that align with development objectives and regulatory requirements.

Proficient in utilizing Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and SharePoint, to streamline communication, data analysis, and documentation processes.

Extensive background in the land development, design, permitting, and construction industries, allowing for a comprehensive understanding of the end-to-end development process.

Used land planning and development, encompassing due diligence processes, contracting, A/E design procedures, zoning compliance, permitting, utility delivery, and full entitlement procedures.

Worked with municipalities for telecom projects get permitting from utility company

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and SharePoint.

Environment: Lit and Dark Fiber and Fiber Waves, FTTH and business Planning, Permitting and Construction

Department of Energy – ieSolutions, Portland, OR Apr 2018 - Jul 2021

Telecom Project Manager (Contract)

Involved planning of all required telecom components for power generation client point of interconnection requests, on secure DOE Lit and Dark fiber network including microwave and radio links, scada, remote terminal units and transfer trip relays for the purpose of clients collecting usage and capacity data. Tools utilized are Pathloss, Google Earth, eGIS, ProjectWise and MicroStation, AutoCAD and various internal databases.

Managed complex land development projects, leveraging extensive experience in project management to ensure timely and successful project completion.

Prepared project schedules, budgets, and cost estimates, managing project teams, liaising with clients and stakeholders, and ensuring that all relevant permits and approvals are obtained.

Worked with architects, engineers, and other professionals to develop plans and designs for construction projects.

Contracted is the process of negotiating and signing agreements between parties involved in a construction project, such as the owner, contractor, and subcontractors

Conducted due diligence processes and contracting, A/E design processes, zoning, permitting, and utility delivery.

Coordinated with architects, engineers, and other professionals to develop plans and designs for construction projects.

Coordinated with municipalities, AHJ’s and utility districts to ensure timely completion of projects.

Worked with municipalities for telecom projects get permitting from department of energy, electricity.

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and SharePoint.

DOE Public Trust security clearance.

Environment: PNW Power Grid Communications POI

T Mobile - Apex Systems,Concord, CA Mar 2015 - Apr 2018

Senior RF OSS Project Manager (Contract)

Oversaw and managed RF Enginerring Engineering related tasks as assigned by T Mobile personnel to support the completion of dozens of Aruba Networks WAN/LAN VOIP Ethernet, In Building DAS and Small Cell projects throughout the San Francisco Bay Area utilizing Planet and iBwave design planning tools and model tuning from data collection.

Supplier/vendor management and budgeting including design, optimization and deployment review and approval, cost estimations, planning testing support and data review, solution proposals and direction, regulatory submittals and database submissions as well as project management.

Managed and oversaw the land development projects for T Mobile, including site acquisition, design, permitting, construction, and closeout.

Coordinated and communicated with internal and external stakeholders, such as municipalities, AHJ’s, utility districts, contractors, vendors, and consultants, to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of the projects.

Reviewed and approved the land development plans, specifications, budgets, schedules, and contracts, and ensure compliance with T Mobile standards and local regulations.

Monitored and reported on the progress, quality, and performance of the projects, and identify and resolve any issues or risks that may arise.

Utilized the core Microsoft products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint) to create and maintain project documentation, reports, presentations, and data analysis.

Environment: IB DAS and small cell wireless coverage enhancements

Verizon-Blackwave Telecom, Walnut Creek, CA May 2014 - Mar 2015

RF Project Manager (Contract)

Oversaw and managed Construction Engineering and Land development related tasks as assigned by Verizon personnel to support the completion of dozens of In Building DAS, eNodeB, Small cell and fiber and Spidercloud, VOIP Ethernet WAN/LAN and OSS projects throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento utilizing Planet and iBwave design planning tools and model tuning from data collection.

Supplier/vendor management and budgeting with Xpress tools including design, optimization and deployment review and approval, cost estimations, planning testing support and data review, solution proposals and direction, regulatory submittals and database submissions as well as project management.

Managed land development projects for Verizon-Blackwave Telecom, overseeing site selection, feasibility studies, environmental assessments, and regulatory compliance.

Coordinated project teams of engineers, architects, contractors, and consultants, ensuring timely and quality delivery of construction services and solutions.

Utilized core Microsoft products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint) to create and maintain project documentation, reports, presentations, and budgets.

Environment: IB DAS and small cell and fiber wireless coverage enhancements

Tempest Telecom-HNM, Walnut Creek, CA Sep 2013 - May 2014

RF Engineering Manager (Contract)

Oversaw project scope, resources, equipment selection, requirements reviewed, designed engineering budget and scheduled tracking as well as DAS and Small cell and fiber designed with iBwave and Planet tools and cable routing reviewed, approval and submittal for Tempest regional and national direct award and competitive bid projects.

Responsible for assured quality design, optimization and deployment submittals for 100s of bids and more than 200 awarded projects to meet client requirements on time and within budget.

Oversaw the land development projects for various telecom sites, ensuring compliance with local codes, regulations, and environmental standards.

Proficient in using the core Microsoft products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint) to manage project schedules, budgets, documents, and communications.

Environment: UMTS Mods, DAS wireless coverage enhancements

Comcast-Ericsson, Pleasanton, CA May 2012 - Sept 2013

Senior Telecom Project Manager (Contract)

Oversaw the Design, optimization and deployment Quality Control process, budget, schedule and functional field testing of several hundred deployed Aruba Wi-Fi Access Point sites throughout the Bay Area for Comcast and Site Surveying for new sites with AirMagnet tool.

Reported status and data to client and schedule new work.

Environment: Wi-Fi Aruba WAN/LAN Networks Access Point network

AT&T-Rose, Pleasanton, CA May 2010 - May 2012

Senior Telecom Project Manager (Contract)

Lead Project Engineer for providing direction to and overseeing vendor designs and BOM as well as SOW on more than 200 venue plans for Northern CA (San Francisco and Sacramento), Southern CA ( San Diego), Seattle WA, Las Vegas NV and Portland OR.

Provided detailed input to refine RFP and BOM content for DAS vendors.

Hosted calls with key stakeholders (HQ, market construction teams, vendors) for feedback on proposed DAS standards, requirements and site surveys including construction benchmark walk testing.

Reviewed and provide technical approval to market specific venues for design, optimization and deployment proposals from Aruba, ALU, Andrew, ADC, Mobile Access, Powerwave, RSS, RFS, Extenet (iDuct), DeltaNode & Ericsson.

Environment: UMTS Mods, DAS wireless coverage enhancements

Macro Corporation, Oakland, CA Mar 2009 - Apr 2010

Senior Telecom Project Manager (Contract)

Provided engineering input and project management support including cost planning for site survey assessments, coverage, voice and data traffic engineering and capacity assessments, above ground and underground site design and optimization planning, 700Mhz Interoperability overlay, frequency coordination, site inspections, microwave testing and network performance testing for Motorola and Harris public safety, utility and transportation private radio projects.

Projects successfully completed included the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Radio Replacement Project, Marin County Emergency Operations Center Radio Replacement and Relocation Project, King County Metro Washington State Microwave and Network Coverage and Performance Acceptance Testing for public transportation, Pierce Transit Seattle Washington Radio Upgrade project and the San Mateo County California County Wide Radio Implementation Project involving Motorola, Harris, RELM, BK and Midland radio platforms.

Environment: Land Mobile Radio Network, Data Center Upgrade, network

NYSTEC, Rome/NYC, NY Jan 2007 - Mar 2009

Senior Telecom Project Manager (Contract)

Manage the Radio Systems group supporting and overseeing design, optimization and deployment, cable routing and test evaluation, test acceptance, site integration, budget and schedule progress for the following projects: New York State-wide Interop Wireless Network (SWN) Project, Northway Interstate 87 Emergency call box radio replacement project, NYC Metro-21 interop, re-banding and narrow banding project, Town of Glenville Land Mobile Radio site upgrade project and Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) radio retuning and replacement project. All projects involved the Motorola, Harris, RELM, BK, Axell and Midland radio platforms.

Other projects completed included Managing design and evaluation related tasks as well as proposal and informational reports on the following projects: Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications (DoITT) city emergency radio re-banding and replacement project in Brooklyn, NY; New York City Wireless Network (NYCWiN) for NYPD and FDNY radio upgrade and integration project in Manhattan, NY; 800MHz emergency radio re-banding and replacement projects for several counties in New York State including the city of NY; World Trade Center (WTC) indoor/outdoor campus wide wireless voice and data emergency police radio design and deployment proposal project and Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) radio design project for emergency MTA Police.

Environment: State-wide Land Mobile Radio Network, Interoperability Technology and Planning, Data Center and Dispatch upgrade assessments, coverage enhancements, VoIP/RoIP Networks

Nextel-Telnet (Contract), White Plains, NY Sep 2005 - Jan 2007

Telecom RF Manager

Managed the Remedy database system for tracking radio additions and deletions as well as coordinating weekly project meetings with Construction, Capacity and Frequency Planning and Operations.

Managed Frequency Planning and spectrum clearing activities for coordinating the retuning of 800 MHz sites affected by the FCC mandated re-banding project with public safety licensees for Motorola, Harris, RELM, BK and Midland platforms.

Environment: iDEN, Call Traffic Analysis, BDA, networks

Cingular-Marconi, (Contract), NY Mar 2005 - Sep 2005

Senior Project Manager

Oversew construction traffic engineering design and cell site candidate evaluation with Planet for new Ericsson UMTS sites, microwave links and EMS, Allgon, Kathrein, CSS and Andrew antennas in critical outdoor and indoor coverage areas.

Generate design reports with coverage, traffic and census data to justify site build for meeting Cingular development and business criteria.

Environment: UMTS design and mods, Call Traffic Analysis, site mods and testing.



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