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Materials Manager

Telcom Construction Management experience required.

If you have experience installing or integrating Ericsson equipment and are looking for an opportunity to get out of the field to work from home and utilize your integration and material experience in a new way, establish your own schedule with minimal over-site, working with a materials team with a goal of 100% accuracy, this is the perfect opportunity.

LEAF Communications is seeking an experienced Materials Manager to manage the Bill of Material ordering and shipping process for T-Mobile in Southern California. 

As the TMO Materials Manager, you will manage the material procurement process and returned material process for T-Mobile in the Southern California market. The Material Manager will be responsible for overseeing the material ordering/material return process through the bidding, construction, quality control and testing, and the close out phases of all the affected communication equipment upgrades associated with the project being managed.

Material Manager Responsibilities:

  • Order the Bill of Materials (BOMs) for T-Mobile sites targeted by T-Mobile for modification.
  • Mange material deliveries by informing GCs when materials are ready to be received
  • Track material shipments throughout the procurement process, so contractors can accurately schedule construction start times and days
  • Handle additional supplemental orders for each site as required
  • Place orders for damaged equipment
  • Create the BOMs from scratch based on reviewing the following documents:
    • Construction Drawings
    • T-Mobile Radio Frequency Data Sheets (RFDS)
    • Preconstruction walk reports from Leaf CMs and General Contractor CMs
  • Handle all material related inquires by T-Mobile employees and general contractors
  • Use T-Mobile’s various ordering programs to ensure timely ordering of material needed for successful construction modification completion
  • Request and manage any changes needed to the RFDS or construction start date in order to ensure an accurate BOM is ordered

Job Experience Requirements

Material Manager Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of directly related material ordering experience for T-Mobile using T-Mobiles various ordering software programs:
    • BAT and
    • AIMs and/or
    • AIMS Plus
    • WMS
  • Candidate will have experience creating BOMs and ordering material for the following types of project upgrades for T-Mobile MACRO sites:
  • Anchor and/or
  • L-600 and/or
  • L-700 and/or
  • L-1900 and/or
  • L-2100 and/or
  • AAS
  • 1-3 years of experience installing Telecommunications equipment on the aforementioned T-Mobile site types a plus

Integration Manager – SoCal

LEAF Communications is looking for an Integration Manager to support our Construction Management team by managing the timelines and communication for site programing. 

Are you an experienced T-Mobile Integrator that is looking to get out of the field and work normal hours?  Are you tired of working long weekends to integrate sites and often wondered if there is another way to utilize your expertise in a more convenient manner to allow for better work life balance?  If so, LEAF Communications may have the opportunity of a lifetime.  We are looking for a T-Mobile Integration expert to join our Construction Management team and work in a office setting on a daily basis to manage integration activities with our general construction partners and their corresponding integrators.

Requirements:

Experience putting together material list for integration activities on TMO projects

Capable of working with a material manager to interpret drawings and RFDS sheets to accurately depict material needed for integration activities on TMO cell sites

Organized – Able to track multiple deliverables simultaneously

Schedule driven

Can follow a playbook to the T

Strong communication and follow up skills via email and other means of communication

Able to motivate to gain answers

Possibility of making site visits to check on integration activities of Leaf’s GC partners

Experience preferred (not required):

T-Mobile integration experience – 2-years or more

On-site experience completing integration activities for cellular carriers, 2 years or more

Cellular carrier construction experience a plus

Responsibilities:

  • Work with material team to make sure integration equipment is accurately ordered accurately
  • Drive the integration schedule for site programing after construction is complete
  • Manage outage requests for contractors completing integration activities on site
  • Escalate outage overage requests to the GC and the carrier management team to allow for additional time on site to complete off air work
  • Prioritize alarm emails with GCs for corrective actions
  • Take ownership of outages, alarms, and material replacement in conjunction with the material team to make sure outages are completed on time.

Project Coordinator – LA North (Hybrid/remote)

Are you located in Southern California, super organized, and enjoy keeping files tidy and projects on track? 

Leaf Communications is looking for a Project Coordinator to support our Construction Management team by maintaining document control, database management, and coordinating and tracking project activities and communications to ensure project goals are accomplished within the prescribed time frame.

This is an opportunity to join a growing company in an industry in high demand. This is an entry level position with a lot of opportunity for growth. Our team takes pride in what we do, sharing our expertise, and promoting from within.

This position requires an individual who is timeline driven, detail oriented, organized, and a great communicator. 

Responsibilities: 

  • PC will be responsible for all documenting and tracking of project deliverables by interfacing with project staff to ensure timely data entry for real time status reporting.
  • Work closely with the Project Manager to ensure project progresses on schedule and accurate dates are kept.
  • Status Reporting- as Manager directs and prepares status reports for management, client, project personnel or others and modifies schedules or plans as required.
  • Responsible for maintaining a project filing system contains project documents needed to support all CM functions.
  • Work with the PM to establish NTP packages for recently released projects.

Other duties may be assigned on as needed basis.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; Knowledge of Telecommunications Industry desired but not required
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality essential
  • Comfortable in self-directed environment
  • Strong character and direct and honest communication
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as client specifications and requirements, procedure manuals, and reports.