[Field Engineer] Radio Frequency Field Engineers
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Title: Radio Frequency Field Engineers – Client is looking to fill 4 (four) of these positions.
Location: Rochester NY
Start Date: 8/26/2019
End Date: 8/26/2020
Pay Rate: $38-$44 per hour based on qualifications
Seeking local candidates or candidates willing to relocate on their own for the duration of the project. Possibility to convert to direct hire.
Functions in a mid-level engineer capacity, or technical specialist. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis. Broadens knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.
Design point-to-point and/or point-to-multipoint wireless communication links for a statewide wireless network;
Microwave path planning including map study, use of GIS tools, traffic routing design;
Preparation of channel planning diagrams and route maps;
Perform link budgets and system planning reports;
Perform pre-installation surveys, and radio path surveys;
Coordinate with path survey providers;
Preparation of documents for frequency coordination; Preparation of FCC license applications;
Detailed design of equipment installation for power, grounding, feedlines and antenna to meet client and electrical code requirements;
Coordinate with radio network construction crews in the field.
Preparation of procurement specifications and supporting cost estimates.
Troubleshoot construction and radio network design issues in the field.
Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 3 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Recent experience with wireless propagation modeling tools (e.g. Atoll, Cell Plan, Planet, EDX and/or Pathloss). EDX is preferred, but relevant experience with others will be considered as well.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Microwave system design experience: link budgets, site evaluation, path feasibility evaluation, on-site path studies, specification of equipment, antennas, feedlines, and diversity measures
Ability to perform and coordinate all stages of RF design
Experience creating design drawings including interconnection diagrams and schematics
Able to create new and modify existing site-specific construction drawings and specifications.
Able to relocate to Rochester, NY or be willing to travel 50-75% of the time for the duration of the project.
Excellent supervisory, budgeting, and delegation skills.
Knowledge of the design, installation and provision a wide range of mission critical WANs/MANs/LANS and equipment – DWDM, SONET, Ethernet, MPLS, OTN, and/or other Carrier class networks. Installation and troubleshooting of any or all the above in the field. Learning on the Fly
Drive For Results
Listening and Dealing with Ambiguity
Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline