LES COKER, TELECOM MANAGER

Contact Info:
Direct:    281-674-8195
Office:    281-537-7366
Fax:        281-537-7388

les.coker@champtechnology.com

12902 Haynes Road, Suite 3
Houston, TX 77066
 
 
Summary:

"Champion provides solutions from concept to completion. We are successful through our strong customer relationships and partnerships that extend beyond project closeout."

Les Coker has held the position of Business Manager for Champion’s Houston telecommunications office for over nine years. In his current role as Telecom Manager, he is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Champion’s telecom and microwave services department. Les leads and develops all Champion telecom engineers and technicians. He ensures that Champion maintains a well-rounded group of telecom specialists designed to meet technology and resource needs for current and future telecommunications projects in the Gulf Coast Region and the Rocky Mountain Midwest.

As an experienced Telecom Manager for Champion’s only telecom office, Les has managed the Champion telecom team for various large-scale projects including a City of Houston/Harris County 911 network build-out involving the installation of 48 hops of licensed microwave radios. Other notable projects overseen by Les include an intelligent grid hybrid network build out for a power utilities company and wireless connectivity for water treatment facilities in the Houston market.

Prior to joining the Champion team, Les held the position of Manager of Microwave Services at Granger Telecom. He also worked as a Senior Technical Analyst for CenterPoint Energy and a Network Designer for G&P Engineering for seven years.

Les possesses an expansive knowledge base and maintains a position on the forefront of the industry by participating in training courses on subjects such as telecommunications distributions systems, project management tools and techniques, and chemical operations. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from LeTourneau University and an Associate of Science Degree in Instrumentation and Control Systems Technology from Texas State Technical College.

 

SUPPORT OPTIONS - Champion has a team of experts that can handle numerous different areas and levels of support to meet your needs.

Our Telecommunications Business Unit has a team of project managers, designers, and field technician’s who provide turnkey microwave and fiber installations and maintenance for our clients with our office, warehouse, and staging yard strategically located in North Houston. The work includes the evaluation of end-user needs, requirements definitions, budgeting, design, procurement and deployment support, project management, acceptance testing, maintenance, and 24x7 emergency on-site support of network infrastructure. Our employees are technically trained telecom professionals who maintain update certifications on the industries most current, state-of-the-art IT Transport manufacturing and design technologies and standards.

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