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Engineering Specialist 2
Ref No.: 17-17806
Location: Rochester, New York
Start Date: 07/07/2017
 Job Title:                     Engineering Specialist 2
REQ #'s                        1349632 1 & 2
Work Location:           Rochester, NY                        
Duration:                    3-6 Months
Pay Rate Range:         $30-33/hr       
Target Start Date:       ASAP
Shift:                           1st   (4x10 for the summer & 5/8 after labor day)
Job Description:         2 Positions
 
As an FTV member, primary responsibilities will include:
•             Testing of wireless communication products in a lab and field environments under the direction of FTV engineers
•             Configuration of sophisticated data and voice communications equipment
•             Performing all test and evaluation activities with an end-user focus
•             Generation of detailed trouble reports when issues are discovered
Secondary duties may include:
•             Assisting FTV engineers with the definition, documentation, and refinement of test scenarios
•             Light maintenance and modification of fleet vehicles, facilities, and infrastructure relative to test needs
Requirements:
•             Must be motivated, responsible, and able to function in a team environment
•             Some theoretical knowledge of RF communications
•             Experience with military, civil, or amateur radio communications is a plus
•             A basic knowledge of LAN and WAN technologies
•             A high degree of familiarity with Microsoft Windows 7/10 and Android computing environments
•             A working knowledge of telecommunications protocols like RS232/422/485, PPP, Ethernet, ISDN, etc.
•             Good general mechanical skills
•             The ability to stand or walk for extended periods carrying a 20lb radio backpack
•             The ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
•             The ability to climb in and out of test vans (20-30 times/day)
Ability to lift 30 pounds