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Technical Project Manager at GPAC

Technical Project Manager

GPAC Philadelphia, PA (On Site) Full-Time
$62,400 - $83,200/Year
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A thriving company that is an industry leader in wireless communications systems, is actively searching for a well-qualified addition to their Field Services Team leading the construction of In Building Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS). The TPM/SENIOR TPM is responsible for project management, installation and performance of DAS including managing subcontractors.

Additional responsibilities include:

Commissioning of new DAS, troubleshooting, design, and post build walks with customers.

An Associate degree in Electrical Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology, or equivalent military training is preferred. Must have computer knowledge to work basic computer software and be fluent in Microsoft Office products. Fiber optic cable experience and knowledge of wireless networks as well as equipment knowledge such as spectrum analyzer, network analyzer, PIM Tester and OTDR is a definite plus.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Completing site surveys to determine coverage/building requirements and customer needs

    factors affecting design and installation

  • Working knowledge of RF principles. This includes antenna theory basics, transmit and receive

    basics (free space path loss)

  • Working knowledge of communication theory including measurement metrics for CDMA, Ev-DO,

    UMTS, LTE, and channel/band assignments

  • Conduct pre-construction walks
  • Supervise subcontractors
  • Project Management and updating of required tools
  • Installation and termination of fiber optic and coaxial cable
  • Installation of DAS gear and associated equipment, planning of cable and fiber routes
  • Head end equipment knowledge includes: head end and remote unit location selection (power,

    grounding, space), repeater knowledge, DAS equipment and Base stations

  • Employee is responsible for the commissioning and testing of new systems.

More specifically:

  • Demonstrating proficiency in OEM (Operating Equipment Manufacturer) hardware including

    but not limited to Corning, JMA (Teko), ADRF, CommScope, and SOLiD

  • Demonstrating proficiency in test equipment including but not limited to Spectrum

    Analyzers, Cable Analyzer, Site Master, Cell/BTS Master, CW Testing, OTDR, Nemo Outdoor,

    PIM Analyzer, and Phone Testing

  • Troubleshooting system problems to satisfactory resolution
  • Work with the company and OEM technical support staff to address and solve problems

    to customer’s satisfaction

  • Establish and maintain working relationship with internal and external customers
  • Reconcile and document necessary paperwork for expenses and billing

    The position will require frequent travel outside of the home area that can last Monday through Friday.


About Us:

We’re an engineering-based firm specializing in the design and construction of Distributed Antenna Systems and Small Cell solutions. We work directly with major cell phone service providers to expand their coverage footprint to multiple in building classifications such as office, retail, hospitals, and stadiums. We offer an exciting workplace to learn, grow, and have some fun.

Additional Details:

Ideal candidate will reside in the Philadelphia area.

Most travel will be daytime (home at night) with occasional overnights. There will a company card issued to put all travel expenses on.

If interested, please apply or send your resume to me at: [ Email address blocked ] - Click here to apply to Technical Project Manager or give me a call at


All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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