Job Title: Construction Engineer Location: Wyoming Area Who we are: Vertex Innovations, Inc. is a Colorado company founded in 2003 by Wayne and Erica Smith. We could see where the future of communications was heading and wanted to take our passion and skill to build the nation’s telecommunications infrastructure. Since those early days Vertex Innovations has managed the buildout of today’s wireless and fiber networks connecting millions of Americans and improving the lives in the pursuit of a connected society. What our Mission is: to use our talents, experience, knowledge and determination to create a connected society where everyone has the opportunity to foster connections, obtain knowledge and create an impact on society. What we believe: At Vertex these core values created by our team are our guide in creating today’s connected society. Integrity – To move through the world with honesty and truth empowering our employees, clients and communities through our words and actions. Accountability – To take full ownership and responsibility in our roles as we serve our company, clients and communities. Commitment – To stand behind our word and our promises Respect – To embrace and honor the individuals, clients and companies in their contribution to the work that we create together through our interactions, conversations and our way of being. Performance – To allow ourselves to be measured by our commitments and be accountable for every action to our employees, clients and communities. Who you need to be: You need to be a person who lives their life with integrity, accountability, commitment, respect and with a passion for performance in creating something bigger than yourself. A person who makes a contribution to everyone they meet and a true servant of others. Most importantly a person who wants to learn new tools, processes and doesn’t mind documenting the processes and communications to ensure that we as a company are improving every day. What we are looking for: We are on the searching for an experienced Construction Engineer with strong interpersonal skills and a positive, upbeat personality to manage and conduct wireless construction management. You will be the key link between our client and our management team. What to expect: Expect things to change rapidly and to grow exponentially! Expect to meet new people almost every day. Expect to learn new technology while it is being invented, not after. Plan to learn all of our employees and clients’ needs and their roles within the company. Expect to learn and understand different cultures throughout the United States. Expect to be challenged every day with new ideas and new ways of completing our work. Expect to be tested and challenged on your contribution and skills. Most importantly expect to be part of our team and family. What you will get: You will get the ability to work in the exciting field of telecommunications and meet individuals who have dedicated their career to building the networks that connect people from all over the world.A spot on the best performing team in telecom project managementOpportunities to learn, grow and develop professionally with funding for additional training and educationA very competitive salaryIncredible benefits, including $450 company paid premiums (medical, dental AND life)Support for your future with retirement planning and annual profit sharingThe tools to succeed, including company phone and technology resources (laptop, monitor)Discounts on your personal wireless service plansPersonal Protective EquipmentA chance to give back to the community as part of Vertex’s corporate social responsibilitySo much more The Construction Engineer at Vertex Innovations, Inc. is responsible for: As the Construction Engineer, you will be responsible for providing a dashboard for where we stand with all our client projects. You will work with management to understand which key metrics are important to the organization and our clients. Our project teams are experts in delivering results for our clients and this role will require you to be in a state of inquiry as the projects are technical and complex with many stakeholders involved. We believe that speaking the truth, doing what we say we are going to do and having passion for delivering an exceptional customer experience drives our success. If any of the paragraphs above moves you in a way to imagine a future where you are a leader, a mentor and someone who lives for execution then continue to read on. Company ValuesProvide strong and consistent leadership, including setting the example through personal actions and behavior.Actively support the Company’s commitment to safety and its Core Values.Represent the Company at all times with high moral standards, while adhering to the Company’s and Client's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.Promote Company Brand within the industry.Adhere to and exemplify Vertex Innovations, Inc. core values. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Requirements Macro/CRAN/SMR-MOD Construction Manager Construction ManagementManage and update tasks for small cell projects assigned to Construction Manager (CM) in site tracking system of record (Fuze and Sitetraker).Provide daily and weekly updates on site deployment progress (as required) through live tracking in Smartsheet or comparable reporting tool.Proactively manage communication and reporting with General Contractors (GCs) during construction activities.Attend weekly conference calls with Vertex and Client (as required) Pre-Construction Site WalkMobilize to site and attend preliminary site walks with Real Estate/Site Acquisition to determine site design.Conduct site walks with utility and/or awarded fiber vendor.Provide and route information to A&E/SAC/client.Upload any required documents into repository (Utility Agreed Meet Me Point MMP Photos, signed Drawings or signed location Sketch). Pre-Construction Drawings ReviewAssist in tracking and reporting on the timely delivery of Zoning and Construction drawing.Review, redline or approve drawings.Verification that drawings meet current standards.Obtain approval on drawings and provide to A&E/RE team.Update reporting tools as needed. Pre-Construction SOW and Bid WalkCreate Scope of work (SOW) based on approved CD’s and LL/Property specific info to detail all items specific to project.SOW to be approved by client prior to bid walk.Assemble bid package and enter info into bidding tool.Schedule and conduct Bid walk with designated General Contractors.Based on questions and discussions at bid walk update SOW to clarify scope.Ener clarification into bidding tool.Pre-con with landlord and/or their representative with GC - provide discussion points from pre-con walk to client in chosen tool. Construction In-ProgressArrange and manage any landlord required meetings and details.Coordinate General Construction activities to meet timelines.Ensure safety processes are followed and ensure project location is maintained in a clean and orderly fashion.Communicate any project changes or delays to Construction Engineer.Multiple site walks during the construction phase of a project to monitor GC progress and ensure site compliance. Report to CE any issues that are observed.Walks to include, but not limited tooDuring foundation installations for new tower sitesWhile GC is doing testing on the fiber and/or PIM-sweep testing to ensure correct process is followedProgress Photos of each site walk labeled, dated and uploaded to tools.Manage out of scope items real time during project and escalate to Vertex and client as needed. Construction Complete Punch WalkUpon major construction completion obtain hand over package from General Contractor.CM to certify the project is complete and built per design.Schedule and complete punch walk with GC and LL to verify site is ready for handoff before calling complete.Details of hand over package to be project specific and defined by client at start of project.Obtain redlined CDs and other required documents.Update and upload docs into Vertex and client tools.Ensure all work follows client standards.Provide a punch list report with deviation photos to the vendor and client.Track punch items to completion. Close Out Package Review and Site HandoffDownload close out documents from system of record.Review close out documents for Construction and Regulatory Compliance.Create corrective action deliverable checklist.Send checklist to GC and follow up on all outstanding deliverables (10 Day Turnover).Review and validate accuracy of deliverables submitted by GC on checklist.Notify GC if additional corrective actions are required (7 Day Turnover).Notify GC the Close Out Package (COP) deliverables are approved for final upload into site tracking system.Confirm GC has uploaded corrective deliverables into site tracking system.Drive project to 100% completion.Schedule final walk with GC and client representative for handoff. EXPERIENCE · 3-5 years overall experience in telecommunications implementation (inclusive of management experience), preferably the wireless sector · Proven ability to manage wireless industry vendors · Experience leading daily or weekly meetings, including documenting action items and ensuring deadlines are met. WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; climb; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear in a potential noisy environment. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Work Environment While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequent
Vertex Innovations, Inc.
Who we are:
Vertex Innovations, Inc. is a Colorado company founded in 2003 by Wayne and Erica Smith. We could see where the future of communications was heading and wanted to take our passion and skill to build the nation’s telecommunications infrastructure. Since those early days Vertex Innovations has managed the buildout of today’s wireless and fiber networks connecting millions of Americans and improving their daily lives.