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Wolfgang W. Ruppelt


 

SUMMARY

Wireless Telecommunications Professional with 20 year’s experience. Worked with RF Engineers to layout the Austin, Albuquerque, West Texas, New Mexico, Trinidad and Tobago Markets. Responsible for hiring Contractors, Site Acquisitions, and assigned search rings. Verified search rings with RF Engineers and Site Acquisition Contractor. Worked with RF Engineers, A&E Firms, Site Design, Site Drawings, and take Pictures and produce Overlays. Schedule meetings to verify with A&E, and Construction Managers to preapproved Drawings, then ordered the Construction Managers to produce a Bill of Material, and order Power/Telco. Manage Construction and Zoning Permits, to make sure projects are on schedule. Drive Construction Manager in a Professional approach to meet a tight schedule. Responsible for construction of 200 Wireless Sites in one year, and 400 Sites in 18 months. Expert in Supervision Software, Siterra, Microsoft Project and Excel. I have been consistently successful in meeting project deadlines, while staying within budgets, maintaining quality objectives, by being very motivated.

SOFTWARE

Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, Siterra.


 

WIRELESS

Guyed Towers, Self Supports, Monopoles, Rooftops and Flag Poles, for PCS sites, WAN LAN, WI MAX.


 

  • T-Mobile, Houston TX UMTS with TNS Corp. 12/2007 to 2/2009

Project Manager

Managing Construction Subcontractors by scheduling Sites 30 days ahead, Lines

& Antennas and Civil work. Scheduled Material, warehousing, Engineering Site

Visits, access of Rooftop, and Tower Sites.


 

  • T- Mobile, Chicago Ill. UMTS Build. 10/2007 to 12/2007

Project Manager

Drove Project, from the War Room and Coordinate with other Project Managers

(Conferencing) of Project Status, and drive Subcontractors to be on schedule.

 

FMHC Corporation, Austin TX 11/2005 to 10/2007 Construction Manager

Managed FMHC Corporation site acquisition and subcontractors in the placement and

Construction for client (CRICKET Communications) Wireless telecommunication Network, for Austin, Temple and Killeen Market. Build out of 145 Wireless Self Support, Guyed Tower and Monopole Sites. Oversaw the creation and engineering of site drawings, prepare B.O.M. (Bill of Material). Responsible for preparing budgets, obtaining permits, negotiation of contractor bidding, scheduling contractors. Management and tracking of project, completed through Siterra a web based Project Management Software.


 

GROUPO SABER INTL (Consultant), Trinidad, Tobago VI 7/2003 to 11/2005

Project Manager

PCS Wireless Site Development; Consulting to locals, with site acquisition, site engineering, site drawings, A&E, Property leasing, order of materials, and NTP’s (Notice to Proceed) from tower owners for 100 site build out. Consulted in the construction of collocations, self supports Monopoles and Guyed Towers. Tracking of project with the help of Micro Soft Spreadsheet.


 

Gem Engineering Company, Houston TX 3/2003 to 7/2003

Project Manager

Manage Wireless Site Development Team from Feb.1993 to May. 1998.

Management and coordination of Wireless construction project Sites, throughout the United States, cell tower’s Guyed, self supports and monopoles. Program Management 3G over west Texas and New Mexico.


 

T-Mobile, Houston TX 1/2003 to 3/2003 Field Engineer

Site design, for Houston, Galveston Wireless Build out. Provide direction and advice to surveyor and A&E designers in the layout of the cell sites. For zoning and construction document. Coordinate with utility companies, Equipment suppliers, and contractors to determent the best components for each site. Coordinate with local governing building authorities to obtain zoning and building permits.

 

Gem Engineering, Houston TX 11/1997 to 1/2003

Construction Manager

Build out of Wireless PCS Network, 220 Sites consisted of Roof tops, Self supports,

Guyed Towers, Monopoles and Flagpoles. Build 20,000.sq Switch for Sprint. And one 32,000.sq Switch for Sprint/Alamosa PCS in Albuquerque NM. In 1999 build AT&T PCS Sites in the Denver CO. Market 200 Sites. Used Erickson Equipment in Shelters.


 

Luva Lepco, Houston TX 1/1990 to 11/1997

Construction Manager

As build Construction, Clean Rooms. Class 1000. Class 10,000.and Class 100,000.

At NASA Space Center, at the Pool. And Building 9 for model making. Projects Ranging from $ 150,000.to $2M. Build Virginia Commonwealth University Electronics School est.: $ 38M.


 

Interpack Terminal, Laport City TX 4/1983 to 1/1990

Maintenance Engineer

In charge of maintenance crew of 22 journeymen. Responsible over Chemical loading

Equipment and Plastic Packaging Equipment. With an annual budget of over $2M.


 

John Deere, Waterloo, IA 4/1975 to 4/1983

Project Manager Maintenance

In charge over Production Machinery, buying Robotic Machinery overseas. Head up

The Maintenance Dept. Repair and new Machine set up. Annual budged $ 5.5M.


 

Education

University of Hamburg, (Germany) College

Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering


 

U.S. Citizen since April of 1979