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Category: Engineer Job Type: Contract
Job ID Number: 10669 City/State: Richmond    VA
Job Title: Telecommunication Engineer - Microwave and Sonet
Job Description: Location: Richmond, VA/ 12+ Months Contract

Client is looking to augment its engineering staff with personnel who can provide detailed engineering support for Client’s existing and proposed microwave infrastructure. Personnel working on DE microwave projects must have 10+ years of experience and detailed knowledge of the following: Telecommunication engineering concepts, fundamentals, and theory for SONET and packet licen?sed multi-channel microwave systems. Telecommunications site build-out (including installation of towers/monopoles buildings, antennas, waveguide, generators, etc.). DC power systems (-48VDC).

Local candidates strongly preferred.
Only Green Card and US Citizen required

Top Skills Needed:
  • Microsoft Office Products Visio, Power Point, Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Performing microwave path profile studies using Pathloss or equivalent.

  • Strong communication skills

High Level Project Overview:
Tasks will include:
  • Completing microwave path studies.

  • Coordinating frequencies, obtaining FCC licenses, and FAA determinations.

  • Creating technical specifications and/or purchasing all associated material.

  • Creating installation, testing, and cutover instructions.

  • Providing engineering support as needed for tower studies, site acquisition, site prep, obtaining various permits, contractor procurement, and path surveys.

  • Attending onsite meetings as necessary.

  • Assigned projects will include one or all of the following: radio upgrades, tower replacements, building replacements, DC system replacements, and “green field” site development and installation.

  • The majority of these projects will be located in North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York but could also include our client west locations in and around Utah.

COVID Remote Policy:
  • Company is currently remote but will be returning to work in a hybrid model beginning in July

Background
  • Client owns and operates an internal microwave network consisting of about 200 microwave sites.

  • Client’s IT (Transport Network Services) group provides the engineering support for all aspects of developing and maintaining each microwave site including, but not limited to, path studies, site acquisition, environmental and construction permitting, procurement (tower, foundation, contractors, radio, antennas, waveguide, accessories, building, generator, fuel tank, DC, etc.), site prep, FAA determination, FCC licensing, path survey, etc.

  • Client current microwave radio standard is the Nokia Wavence configured for N+0 multichannel operation in either the 6HGz or 11GHz bands.

  • Preferred Years of Experience: 10+ years.

  • Specific companies/industries like to see in the candidate’s experience is: Utilities is a nice to have

For expedited response, please contact Karan at 804-999-5641

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