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GSM Design


GSM Design

First Telecom Industries Design Department was established in the year 1995 with a highly qualified staff in the field of Civil, Electro-Mechanical and Telecom Design Works. Department have been engaged in GSM Design Works for GSM Operators (STC, MOBILY, ZAIN) and also for GSM Vendors (ERICSSON, NSN, MOTOROLA, BRAVO, ALCATEL-LUCENT & HUAWEI). Design Department is an organization dedicated to a professional approach in order to meet customer’s requirements in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Our Clients

What do we offer in GSM Designing?

FTI is a Main Contractor of Saudi Telecom Company (STC) for the last 12 years for GSM Implementation Works & Approved as a Design office to make Design for its own sites & for Sub-Contracted Works Sites from STC Contractors.

• Civil Design Works.
• Electrical Design Works.
• Electro-Mechanical Design Works.
• Telecom Design Works.

FTI is also engaged in GSM Implementation and Design Works for other Operators (MOBILY, ZAIN) & for GSM Vendors (ERICSSON, NSN, MOTOROLA, BRAVO, ALCATEL LUCENT, HUAWEI).

Design Department Services:

FTI is specialized in Complete Design of Greenfield, Rooftop, Micro- Cell, ETMS, COW, CORE, Indoor & Expansion sites, from Initial Survey to Final Design as detailed:

  • Managing all Design activities related to FTI Civil projects & GSM department, Civil, Electrical, Electromechanical, Telecom, Design… etc. And for other clients/Partners as well. All activities at different locations in KSA (Cities, Villages, Urban, Islands, Offshore,…etc.) following up from HO the projects in all aspects.

  • Capable for Managing all activities related to Site Acquisition department from selecting the nominees, negotiation with owners, preparing site search reports (ISR/SSR), sign lease agreement, sign contract, issuing Baladiah and related government Permits, follow up with RF /Transmission engineers for SAF & TCC, … etc

  • Managing and preparing generic approvals for any kind or type of new products such as towers, monopoles, All type of antenna mounts, camouflage towers, COW sites, GRD,RDU, RDS,RDM, Mosaic, Light poles, Palm Tree, Easy to mobilize towers, etc. with full details with supporting structural calculation reports using structural software’s (PROKON, STAAD, GUYMAST, … etc.) required for submitting to client for type approval.

  • Updating and Modifying the proposed Design on As built stage updating STC system (NE Tools).

  • Setting standards for quality as well as health and safety.

  • Making suggestions & consulting for changes, Problems, finding ways and improvements and how to implement and rectify them.

  • Using relevant quality tools and making sure managers and other staff understand how to improve the business and enhancing their capabilities and keeping them updated with new Technologies.

  • Lead the planning and implementation of project, By providing to the customer the Project Implementation plans (PIP) to be followed.

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget control.

  • Provide Advice, direction and support to implementation project team

  • Writing technical and management system reports.

  • Quality Control & Quality Assurance (QC / QA).

  • Consultations, Studies, reviewing Soil test, All type of testing & Design for Concrete mix, Asphalt mix, Raw materials…, Evaluation of existing structures, Recommended Rehabilitation required, …etc.

  • Preparing and conducting Design scopes mainly for STC GSM main, new sites and Expansion projects such as E5, E6, 3G, Roads &Villages C&I, C2007, C8, C9, C10, C11, C12, C13, C13MBB, all Dismantling projects with all its phases D7, D9, D11, D13, and ongoing D15, STC Optimization projects, Ongoing STC projects with relevant Vendors (Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei, NSN, ALU, ZTE) such as FTK – LTE 4G1, 4G3, 4G4, 4G5 and other operators also like Mobily (L+0, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11) & Zain.

  • Managing FTI design section with all Related detailed design required (FDED) for GSM sites (2G,3G,LTE / 4G,.. etc.), Exchange Buildings sites, Data centers, IBS project…etc. Following STC, Mobily, Zain,… Standards, Generics, Specifications and Requirements.

  • Design for private projects. For different Clients: MOI, ARAMCO, KAUST, Petro Rabigh, Military Bases, Royal Commotion ,SCECO, STC, Mobily, Zain, BRAVO, Ericsson, Huawei, Motorola, NSN, ZTE & Private Companies like HATCO, ABRAR, ETESAL, ALBABTAIN LEBLANK, ACES, SPACE GULF, SAUDI BIGA, AWNAS, ITEA,.. Etc.

  • GSM Design section activities, survey, Geotechnical soil test, Architectural, Structural, Electrical and Electromechanical following the client’s/customer needs, requirements, specifications and standards those built on International standards codes and specifications such as ASTM, AASHO, ACI, ASCE, AISC, ISO, … etc.

  • Collating and analyzing performance data against defined parameters.

  • Ensuring tests and procedures are Properly understood, carried out evaluating that product modifications are investigated if necessary..

  • Assist in the definition of project Scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical Design feasibility.

  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress . This will support our customers to control the project following the standards, specifications provided by FTI Design Department.

  • Supervising the program of continual improvement to services.

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation in all KSA.

  • Writing technical and management system reports.

If you are looking for a technology company that’s superb at what they do, There’s no one else to contact other than Awal Group.