Wolfgang W. Ruppelt
Wireless Telecommunications Professional with 20 yearâ€™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.
Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, Siterra.
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
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
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
PCS Wireless Site Development; Consulting to locals, with site acquisition, site engineering, site drawings, A&E, Property leasing, order of materials, and NTPâ€™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
Manage Wireless Site Development Team from Feb.1993 to May. 1998.
Management and coordination of Wireless construction project Sites, throughout the United States, cell towerâ€™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
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
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
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.
University of Hamburg, (Germany) College
Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering
U.S. Citizen since April of 1979