Wireless Equipment Engineer
- East Hartford, CT - United States
- Network - Full-Time
- Job # 359378
Responsible for Engineering and Design of all cell equipment in the New England West markets (CT, VT & Western MA).
Specific responsibilities include:
Engineering, provisioning and implementation of Alcatel Lucent eNBs, power plant systems and various antenna systems.
Track order status in various databases and come prepared to meetings to give updates/ready dates.
Develop planning report/forecast for cell sites to be utilized by Region & HQ, Included but not limited to equipment counts, types, hardware versions, software levels, network needs, space and power.
Experience in managing budgets (PeopleSoft skills a plus)
Work closely with Area Planning team and Manager to prepare and review annual budget
Track all Capital requirements related to the cell sites
Monitor/Track all equipment expenditures
Prepare requests for purchase orders and ensure vendor invoicing
Equipment Procurement & Optimization
Ensure optimum cell equipment engineering
Coordinate installations with various VZW departments, contractors and installation vendors
Oversee equipment installation and acceptance
Create Standards documents and ensure vendor compliance
Project management skills are needed for this position
Design, engineer, procure and manage the turn-up of new cell sites and growth of embedded base. Desired experience with Alcatel Lucent BTS equipment. Must be self-motivated and have ability to complete tasks with little supervision
Strong Project Management and communication skills with the ability to work closely with team members.
B.S Degree EE, Computer Systems Engineering, Comp Science or Math preferred
Desired 5 yrs Telecommunications experience
Working knowledge of Windows & MSOffice (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio)
Candidate must be a self-starter
Candidate must be capable of working both independently and on a team.
One-year experience with wireless networking preferred.
Desired experience with cable management and physical connectivity
Valid driver’s license
Equal Employment Opportunity