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RF Field Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03608
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Field Engineer

Role Description
The Field Engineer works closely with the local Project Manager and account teams to assist in all aspects of deploying and supporting hardware and related systems in supporting our client's network. This will be a subway project in NYC. We are looking for staff to start the first day of August to kickstart the subway project. Candidate must have the ability to work independently to troubleshoot network problems, perform radio frequency (RF) coverage tests, and gather survey data.

Preferred Qualifications
• Strong background and experience with RF and wireless technologies.
• A strong understanding of RF and propagation theory as well as experience with RF test equipment and tools such as spectrum analyzers, power meters, sweep testers and drive test software.
• Candidate must demonstrate the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot various electronic and RF systems.
• Candidate must have strong PC skills with software such as, Excel, Word, and Power Point.
• Candidate must have strong verbal, written, and organizational skills; the ability to directly interface with customers and vendors; maintain a professional appearance; and work independently.

Required Skills
• Analytical problem-solving skills
• Work independently and multi-task with minimum supervision
• Team player
• Must possess a valid driving license

Desired Skills and Experience
• Experience and knowledge of gas, water and electric utility meter reading and related technologies
• Experience with GIS mapping software such as MapInfo
• Experience with GPS and coordinate data
• Experience with RF propagation software
Responsibilities:
  • Drive to various locations around the designated area to conduct site surveys.
  • Remediate network gear in buildings and at homes that will require a RF investigation and or failed gear.
  • Troubleshoot radios out in the field using supplied test equipment.
  • Update a database containing the status of devices
  • Participate with the customer in resolving network problems
  • Maintain accurate records of work performed and status of Network Devices configured and/or troubles
  • Take direction from field engineering management, lead field engineers, and project management to maintain productivity goals.
  • Complete reports, update databases, and attend meetings as needed and provide status of work performed.
  • Drive to field network locations requiring on‐site troubleshooting.
  • Comply with client rules regarding use of rental vehicles.
  • Maintain and safeguard client laptop, test equipment, access badges, keys, and other
Third Party Applications Not Accepted