Head of Wireless Construction
Littleton, CO 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Head of Wireless Construction
Job ID2019-50102

DISH Wireless is building a next-gen 5G network to disrupt the wireless industry and fuel innovation in transportation, health care, education, sustainability, city management, and agriculture.

We’re driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – and we’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve. Join us as we embark on our greatest adventure of all.

Opportunity is here. We are DISH Wireless.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

DISH Wireless is seeking a self-starter to become the Head of Construction for our nationwide greenfield cloud native network. This adventurous individual must be skilled at building out high performing teams and managing to rigorous standards while meeting aggressive deadlines. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and will not be afraid to express curiosity in better understanding the needs of potential future customers. This role is responsible for managing construction sites nationwide as the potential for Wireless grows exponentially. Most outside work is at outdoor cell sites and hub locations. DISH Wireless fosters an environment where curiosity is rewarded and employees are able to take pride in their accomplishments. Your winning attitude will go a long way here as your opportunity is only bounded by your need to achieve.

In addition to the above, some key responsibilities of the Head of Construction include:

  • Providing leadership and supervision of construction activities for nationwide network sites including new build sites, relocation sites, rooftop sites etc.
  • Providing complete ownership of project financials, from initial proposal/bid through receipt of final product or service
  • Providing accurate, timely, and concise communications; express and explain issues clearly to executive leadership
  • Providing clear direction, lead and coordinate a team of employees, contractors, vendors, and/or other teams supporting projects.
  • Managing RFQ/RFP and contract processes via evaluation of RFQ/RFP responses through contract award.
  • Providing leadership and guidance for teams performing:
    • Site surveys to ensure cell site upgrade projects account for civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical feasibility.
    • Evaluating new products, services, and vendors. Weigh the pros and cons, including impact to the system, costs, compatibility, and ease of use, and reliability.
    • Interfacing with internal and external departments to include Real Estate, Regulatory, and municipal agencies in the pursuit of construction and in-service approvals, building permits, and construction inspections.
  • Meet all of DISH Wireless’s performance expectations, including but not limited to, satisfying all departmental metrics, productivity standards, and goals.

Skills - Experience and Requirements

The successful Head of Wireless Construction will have:

  • 15+ years of experience in the wireless industry, managing nationwide wireless network deployments
  • 5+ years of experience managing employees as well as staff augmentation through contractors/consultants
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong relationship building skills


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
15+ years
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