Project Specialist
WaveStar - Calgary, AB

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Position Title: Project Specialist
Start Date: 07/22/2013
End Date: 07/22/2014
Duration: 365 days.
Location: 700, 500 4th Ave. SW - #700, 500 - 4 Ave Sw, CALGARY, AB
Billing Rate: $48.00 Per Hour as an incorporated contractor working on a WaveStar contract

Job Description:
Job Responsibilities/Job Functions:
Coordinate the construction of cellular communication sites from Planning through to in-service

  • Following and review of zoning plans, permits and documents for deployment projects for existing or new wireless sites.
  • Make sure that the needs of the different stakeholders are met
  • Make sure that consultants meet their deadlines
  • Prepare invitation to tender documents
  • Analyze tenders and unit pricing annually
  • Track project construction
  • Track quality control and cost
  • Follow up with firms responsible for engineering plans
  • Coordinate the activities of the various stakeholders (consultants, internal departments, etc.)
  • Make sure the site is secure
  • Forecast completion dates for the different tasks
  • Prepare the engineering estimates required
  • Make sure files are closed (mandate firms for post-construction inspection, plans as built, etc.)


  • Post-secondary degree in civil engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of experience in construction project management including wireless towers or equivalent
  • 5 years of wireless industry experience including deployment of HSPA, HSPA +, LTE, New Sites, SONET and M/W Transport Systems, Channel Additions, CLEC and WSP Interconnects
  • Strong understanding of operational processes would be an asset
  • Ability to work with plans and estimates
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Thorough understanding of basic software
  • Valid driver's license

Mandatory Skills:

Nice-to-Have Skills:

Additional Comments:
The manager has a requirement for a project specialist who will need to have both Civil and Technical Knowledge.