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WIP/Project Coordinator

WIP Coordinator (Work In Progress Coordinator) – T-Mobile

Are you interested in joining the fast paced and growing telecommunications industry with a growing company that believes in a good work/life balance?  Leaf Communications has several entry level openings in the SoCal, LA, and LA North area that may be of interest to you. As a Leaf Work In Progress Coordinator, you will visit active T-Mobile construction sites on a daily basis.  You will meet with T-Mobile general contractors onsite while they are engaged in the construction, installation, and in-service testing of cell towers related to T-Mobile telecom systems and provide daily feedback to Leaf Communications Construction and Project Managers responsible for the management of each project site.  This hands-on approach towards working with T-Mobile will teach the WIP Coordinator the basics of construction in the telecom industry and provide a huge professional growth opportunity.  The WIP coordinator assists the Leaf Project Manager in keeping all T-Mobile departments updated of construction progress as well as keeping Leaf Communication’s tracking systems up to date.  This person will receive firsthand experience working directly with T-Mobile and hands-on experience completing projects within the T-Mobile construction process framework.

Construction Manager Responsibilities:

  • Report directly to the Leaf PM and CM responsible for each assigned site
  • Learn to review construction drawings and work closely with the general contractors and Leaf project team to help complete projects on time and within budget
  • Perform construction site visits daily in the metro LA area to provide progress updates to the Leaf CM and PM
  • Coordinate and provide input, as needed, with the Leaf CM and PM 
  • Assist in monitoring construction schedule performance and quality workmanship of contractors
  • Assure sites are clean and construction is completed in a safe working environment
  • Serve as an information resource by coordinating client’s work, participating in meetings, resolving disputes, providing ongoing feedback, coordinating project punch list, logistics/material management and close-out
  • Update the carrier’s online project management tool as required


Work In Progress Coordinator Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or Technical School Diploma, college or technical school degree preferred 
  • 1-3 years experience working in a professional environment, construction experience preferred
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • MUST BE SELF MOTIVATED AND ABLE TO ORGANIZE AND MANAGE TIME PROACTIVELY WITHOUT A LOT OF DIRECT OVERSITE
  • Previous site management experience as well as experience maintaining a good relationship with the client and suppliers a plus
  • Hands-on experience working on construction sites with contractors and crews for mechanical, electrical, civil, and structural construction in an industrial telecom setting a big plus, although not required
  • Ability to learn how to read and comprehend engineering drawings
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel
  • Experience with an email management and online calendar management system

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.