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Equipment Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04888
Location: Bloomington, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/10/2018
You'll work with cellular engineering and operations to ensure that the equipment required for cell site projects is available when it's needed and complete. When a project needs to be completed, you will determine equipment needs and order and integrate a wide range of equipment like antennas, power systems, and fiber optic cable.

You'll work closely with other Network teams such as RF Design, Operations, Real Estate, Construction, Facilities and System Performance to implement new technologies and services and meet project milestones.
• Determining the equipment needs for cell sites based on engineering plans and project outlines. This positions main focus will be on shelter, transport / fiber and tower equipment.
• Coordinating the ordering and integration process to provide complete equipment sets for projects.
• Managing supplier relationships to meet targeted network milestones and turn-up dates.
• Attending project update meetings to present status updates. * Initiate material requests. * Utilize tools that help find equipment in the Telecommunication system before ordering new.
• Following appropriate methods and procedures for equipment tracking and inventory control.
• Tracking of equipment with a focus on expense reduction and just in time ordering
• Monitor all equipment expenditures.
• Ensure vendor payment utilizing PeopleSoft Equipment Procurement.
• Oversee equipment installation and acceptance.