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Atlanta, GA
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August 01, 2020

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James Childers Page *

Atlanta, GA

770-***-**** ade0fa@r.postjobfree.com

linkedin.com/in/jamesgchilders

Summary of Qualifications:

●Over 10 years of Project Management experience (PMP)

●Over 10 years of Construction Management (CCM)

●Over 10 years of Marco/IDAS/ODAS, Public Safety, Wi-Fi systems

●Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and written or verbal communication skills

●The ability to lead and develop techniques to meet project requirements, and meet milestones and margins

●Collaborate with architects, engineers, owners, clients and subcontractors to successfully complete including planning, design

Construction, occupancy, turnover and complete closeouts

●Ability to work with diverse populations

●Excellent critical thinking and leadership skills, and ability to resolve conflicts

●Ability to maintain accurate documentation and reporting status with precise communication to stakeholders

●Familiar with backend tracking systems using Microsoft – Office, Visio, Excel, Project manager, Siterra and Oracle

●Advanced knowledge of RF and design. Construction and low voltage vendors, with strong technical and commercial terms

●Excellent with testing and defining results from benchmark, CW, fiber testing, and coaxial sweeps.

●Team leadership, coaching, and task management capabilities on assigned projects

●Adept in negotiating and building commitments

Education

Grand Canyon University – Business Management – Currently attending

I.T.T – PMP Project Management

I.T.T- CCM Certified Construction Management

iBwave Certified Level 1

George Washington University – BSEE Electrical Engineering

Professional Experience

Centerline Communications 01.2020 – Furloughed 03/2020

Sr. Construction Manager DAS

Be point of contact for direct customer and client interaction.

Develop, build and maintain business relationships with customers.

Coordinate work with internal construction team.

Attend site walks with construction team and sub-contractors as requested by customers.

Develop scope of work with both internal teams and subcontractors based on site walks and experience of sites.

Work with project manager and other member of construction team to ensure all scope has been captured in sub-contractors’ bids and bids to be submitted to customers.

Continue to work with internal team throughout project to mitigate any issues that may arise and to expedite answers to questions.

Ensure all customer required documentation has been gathered and all customer specifications have been met prior to final submission.

Ensure all customer required documentation is submitted within the milestone dates provided to the customer for the project.

Provide technical guidance to project.

Work onsite daily with internal construction team and sub-contractors to ensure adequate understanding of scope of work and customer requirements for project.

Support sub-contractors in any way possible to expedite construction process and mitigate questions or concerns that may arise from construction before they impact timelines or milestones.

Conduct daily inspections of field work to ensure that completed work is completed to customers specifications. Notify internal team or sub-contractor of work not meeting or exceeding customer requirements.

Update daily internal and external progress reports as required to ensure accurate project tracking can take place.

Responsible for gathering all documentation, organizing documents, finalizing close out documentation and notifying customers on completed documentation within required timelines.

Work closely with Department Heads to ensure projects are being completed on-time, on budget and within customer requirements and specifications.

Work closely with customer and venues to handle escalations in a timely and efficient manner.

Manage performance of internal team and provide support as needed throughout the duration of the project.

Attend in person and teleconference meetings as needed with internal and client teams.

Coordinate activities with construction team and department heads to ensure implementation of the program according to the company methodology, processes and schedule.

Accountable for project optimization and working with the construction team to manage and complete projects in the most efficient way.

Daily communication of program status, progress and risks to key stakeholders.

Proactive follow-up of program activities and projects with respective virtual program teams, ensuring deliverables are accomplished.

Attend or lead in person or virtual operation meetings monthly to institute new processes and procedures that arise and address questions or concerns of the team.

Attended daily team calls to report on project progress and proactively address issues or concerns.

Lead the team in a positive and professional manner to ensure customer satisfaction remains our teams’ number one goal.

Train technicians and sub-contractors utilizing industry experience and customer expectations to maintain and exceed quality of work expected on each project.

Mercedes Benz Stadium - IDAS December 2017 – November 2018

Field Operations Manager

●Manage planning and the execution of work to reduce costs

●Maintain company standards, meet quality, and safety expectations

●Develop production cost estimates

●Train and enforce all operational safety procedures

●Act as a liaison between field operations and the administrative functions

●Maintain and prioritize schedules

●Define system performance and test requirements for multiple projects

●Perform DAS surveys and designs

●Review advanced designs and provide guidance

●Supervise employees to ensure crew leaders are following protocol

●Enforce policies and conduct quality checks

Repeated Signal Solutions November 2016 – November 2017

SR. Construction Program Manager

●Develop equipment designs with wireless service providers and DAS equipment vendors

●Provide tracking and develop procedures to streamline contractor maintenance inefficiencies

●Improve accountability and efficiency to maximize revenue

●Ensure quality assurance, consistent communications, and outstanding customer service

●Create designs using engineering tools such as iBwave

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●Perform DAS surveys and designs

●Provide advanced design criteria

●Analyze and summarize test data to evaluate performance

●Perform utilizing scanners, power meters, optical test equipment, and spectrum analyzers ● Perform test requirements for each project and venue

●Manage the workflow of designs

McNeal Professional Services, LLC. September 2013 – October 2016

Deployment Manager

●Coordinate activities related to engineering solutions

●Outline requirements, meet commitments, and set expectations

●Develop detailed work plans, resource plans, schedules, and status reports

●Train engineering and senior managers on work expectations

●Be point of contact for partners, management, and engineering team

●Maintain relationships with outside partners to ensure a smooth delivery process

●Give feedback to Construction, Engineering, Business, and Management teams

●Work with Accounting and Business Development to reconcile outstanding balances

●Generate pricing, coordinate site surveys, bid documents, and benchmark testing

●Restore systematic barriers and propose solutions

●Provide weekly project status reports

WesTower Communications May 2012 – September 2013

Program Manager

●Architectural and engineering services

●Manage all project activities, provide direction and analytical guidance

●Lead cross functional teams, interpret contracts, and develop budget forecasts

●Developed detailed work plans, resource plans, schedules, and status reports

●Followed OSHA regulations to give technical and analytical guidance to project teams

●Coordinate internal resources and ensure teams have the proper resources

●Track and order materials for projects

●Schedule deployments and commissioning

●Manage acceptance and troubleshooting of completed deployments

●Generate pricing, coordinate site surveys, bid documents, and benchmark testing

●Developed the technical content for proposals and RFP responses

Nsoro-MasTec LLC. February 2011 – April 2012

UMTS, LTE, DAS, IDAS Project Manager

●Managed build outs for real estate companies

●Implemented OSHA and ND safety protocols

●Responsible for cost, quality, and schedule of 2nd /3rd wireless infrastructure projects

●Managed RF Initiatives with Ericsson, Nsoro, and General Dynamics

●Maintained projects to ensure they meet compliance and policies of federal, state, as well local regulations

●Managed financial cycle of proposals, bids, and purchase orders

●Approved vendor invoices and managed the project budget

●Responsible for managing and engineering site acquisition, as well construction projects

●Trained new and existing employers on standards to achieve the companies Zero Defect Policy

●Managed the end of end implementation of T1’s associated with EVDO carrier adds

●Developed matrix team for resources from ND&E, RF Eng, switch ops, field ops, and fiber deployment

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AT&T- The Intersect Group March 2009 – January 2011

Project Manager

●Develop new approaches to problems encountered

●Specialize in developing programs such as R&D, EF&I, BOMS, and RFDS plumbing

●Prepare project scopes, schedules, budgets, and project administration documents

●Extensive work with DAS outdoor and in building systems

●Provide oversight on design phases and assisted with the bidding process

●Review contract drawings to ensure designs were professional

●Resolve any legal, political, and regulatory issues

●Manage inventory, validated devices, and handled disputes

●Improve negotiations and inventory management with OEM Alcatel Lucent

●Establish policies and procedures to ensure compliance

TECHNOLOGIES

DAS – IDAS/ODAS

UHF-VHF

Public Safety

OSHPD

OSHA

Comba Certified

Solid Certified

Fiber certified

Commscope (Andrew)

Corning (Mobile Access) and (One)

TE (ADC) or Solid in-building and outdoor equipment

3D-CAD, Atoll, Ibwave certification level 1

Oracle Data Warehouse, SCM, Siterra

Provided technical content and root cause analysis in the following disciplines: LTE, GSM, 4G, CDMA, EVDO, UMTS, Wi-Fi/ WiMax, DSL, Cable Broadband IP/ (VOIP), LBS, OC48 – OC3, DS3 –DS0, T1, and Cat-5 Networking with fiber backbone

Microsoft Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel

LTE, UMTS, GSM, EVDO, 4G, 3G and 2G

Fiber and backhaul and all other modifications

Familiar with passive repeater based equipment



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