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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