Telecom Construction Manager

Pittsburg, United States

The Construction Manager serves as site specific construction expert to achieve the objectives established by the program management plan, the program contract, the client, and regulatory agencies. The Construction Manager is responsible for the oversight and delivery of cellular sites as part of 5G wireless network build out.

This position is responsible for the safety, quality, financial, production, schedule, vendor management/invoice approval, crew management/timesheet approval, site expectation setting, Close Out Packages (COPs) per market project timeline requirements.

This role is tasked with work planning, supervision and management of construction partners for assigned sites as well as accountable for managing the overall field performance including scope, cost, safety, quality, schedule, and commissioning.


            Reporting and Documentation:

  • Read and interpret construction drawings, RFDS documents to create scope of work and bill of material.

  • Perform pre construction site walks, identify gaps with construction drawings and RFDS to clarify scope

  • Prepare and maintain job schedule and costs for labor and material.

  • Coordinate with internal and external team (example: Internal accounting team, externally country and city departments for permits etc.)

  • Prepare MOPs and conduct MOP review with customer approvals

  • Review and ensure SOVs (Schedule of Values) and BOMs (Bill of Materials) are up to date and submit for true-up with customer.

  • Schedule and coordinate with teams pertaining to scope of work, material ordering, working with sub-contractors.

  • Send email communications to customers, clarify scope of work with customers via phone calls and in person meeting

  • Prepare close out packages as per customer requirements

  • Maintain Job Site Binders, JSAs, emergency action plans, and material and tool lists

  • Prepare and submit red lined construction drawings and rfds documents upon job completion

    Team Leadership:

  • Assign job duties to the team as per scope of work, assign material and tools for the crew

  • Conduct daily safety and job- related meetings, prepare end of day reports

  • Identify gaps and delays on jobs, take necessary steps to keep jobs on track

  • Lead crew by example while teaching skills and methods to crew

  • Maintain quality control of tools, vehicles and materials needed for the job

  • Ensure forecasted time lines and cost estimates are met

  • Review and approve crew time sheets, per job performance reviews

  • Accountable for all job site safety related items such as safety plans, fall protection plans, EMF/RF protection

  • Ensure all crew members adhere to all company and customer safety policies

  • Active role in hiring new crew members, firing of non- performing crew members

  • Pickup and deliver materials to jobsite as needed

  • Manage multiple job sites and actively participate in hands on work at a job site when needed

    Please Note:

    This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the construction site to site, job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice. The position is a non-exempt based hourly position. SGT uses third party criminal and credit background checks, conducts a drug testing prior to hire. The company maintains a drug and alcohol program due to the nature of the work.



  • Management: 1 year (required minimum))

  • Telecommunications: 2 years (required minimum)

  • Supervisor: 1 year (required minimum)


  • Valid Current Driver’s License with no more than two points in violations in last three years (required)

  • OSHA-30 Construction (required, company will train suitable candidate)

  • CPR/First Aid (required, company will train suitable candidate)

  • Fall Protection (required, company will train suitable candidate)

  • RF Awareness (required, company will train suitable candidate)

  • Tower Climb (preferred, company will train suitable candidate)

            Industry Skills:

  • Knowledge of Verizon, ATT and TMO, American Tower, Crown Castle shelter and tower access procedures, layout of various equipment inside and outside shelter

  • Experienced in Installation and Decommission of Ericsson, Nokia, Samsung Radio Equipment

  • Strong knowledge of Radio technology and terms such as sectoring (alpha, beta, gamma), use of diplexers, tower mounted amplifiers, various bands such as LTE, PCS, AWS, and CDMA

  • Ability to successfully crimp all types of coax connectors such as DIN, 4.3/10 type connectors

  • Experienced in installation of two post racks, H-Frames, Unistrut, ladder racks, fiber trays

  • Strong understanding of DC power plant and battery wiring inside a shelter

  • Excellent lacing skills

Salient Global Technologies (SGT), a certified minority-owned business operating globally with facilities in California, Texas, UAE and India.
SGT is a technology service provider. We work with companies globally to deliver complete custom solutions that include design, integration, deployment, and support services’ Our company is currently involved in private cloud and 5G engagements.
Salient Global Technologies is pleased to offer you a comprehensive, top-notch benefit package. We offer 100 % paid premiums for Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance coverage for you and your qualified dependents, plus HRA Card funded by our company for Medical Out of Pocket Expenses (For Medical co payments as well as medical prescriptions. Not for Dental or Vision)
RECRUITMENT BONUS: employees can earn up to $500.00 if you refer a qualified candidate to the company.
SCHOOL AND CHILD CARE ACTIVITIES LEAVE: employees can take up to 40 hours each year to participate in school and childcare activities.
Salient Global technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.