In 2002, Steven Kelly, President of Timberline Communications Inc. (TCI) and Timberline Construction Corporation (TCC), began to fulfill his vision of building a premier wireless construction and construction management company. Timberline evolved into one of Northeast’s most respected mid-size construction firms and continues to provide high corporate standards while working for multiple leading wireless providers, corporations and institutions. In 2017, TCI officially became its own company to focus on its telecommunication services.
TCI performs projects of all sizes, from ongoing network maintenance to multiple carrier rooftop equipment relocations in downtown Boston, no job is too large or small. We even performed the installation of a complete DAS network in the Central Artery Tunnel/Big Dig that services all carriers on one network. Whether it is coax and panel antennas for a cellular network, elliptical waveguide and high performance dishes for a microwave network or fiber optic cable and DC power for a newly emerging network, serve clients with expedient high-quality project performance and customer service.
A TRUSTED, LOCAL PARTNER
TCI often works with firms on budgeting, conceptualization, feasibility and constructability as we explore potential sites or leasing options. We attribute our success to providing superior customer service, strong value for capital spent, attention to detail and a commitment to providing overall project satisfaction.
COST AND SCHEDULE CONTROL
TCI conducts a comprehensive bidding process with multiple bids for each trade to ensure competitive pricing. Through initial detailed analysis, we thoroughly understand the design and scope to guarantee proper subcontractor coverage, which translates to an accurate budget development. We work with owners and design teams to value engineer projects and overcome schedule and budget challenges.
While cost is important, TCI only invites qualified subcontractors with proven quality and schedule performance. During our subcontractor prescreening process, We review financials, capacity, and safety records. We engage our subcontractors early to increase project awareness and interest. Our positive subcontractor relationships assist our team in getting preferred pricing and responsiveness.
We utilize Procore, a cloud-based construction management software that streamlines project data in real-time to all project partners. Our team is equipped with wireless laptops and cell phones to perform live exchange of information which improves document control and minimizes potential delays.