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Reference # : 17-04811 Title : Electronic Designer 2
Location : Redmond, OR
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : 7 Years Start Date / End Date : 10/30/2017 / 11/03/2018  
Electronic Designer 2

Education/Experience Requirements:

? Bachelor?s degree is not required.
? Associates degree in Electronic Engineering Technology or a related field , or equivalent degree/certification from a technical institute is highly preferred, or 2 years documented work experience in a directly-related military technical field. Education programs should include electronic circuit theory; digital systems design; MW, UHF, VHF radio operation and troubleshooting; fiber design, installation and troubleshooting; and other non-ABET accredited courses in engineering.
? High School diploma or equivalent is required.

? With Some Education: With either an Associate's Degree in a related field or 2+ year's military work experience as described in the Education section above, Level 2 requires add'l 10+ years directly-related experience in a technical/engineering environment.
? Experience in Lieu of Education: Without additional post-high school education or applicable military experience, 15+ years of directly-related work experience in a technical/engineering environment is required; work as an OSP designer, planning designer or CO designer for a Local Exchange Carrier (LEC) or Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) is highly preferred.
? MicroStation or similar directly-transferable experience is required.

Position Overview:
Provides design expertise in assisting project manager and other engineering personnel in implementing telecommunications projects, supporting field maintenance crews and other related electronics engineering activities. Position responsibilities include a combination of planning, design, and implementation tasks, for assigned telecommunication projects involving outside plant, field site and/or central office facilities.

Typical Tasks may include but are not limited to:
? Set up and operate specialized or standard test equipment to diagnose, test, or analyze the performance of electronic components, assemblies, or systems.
? Modify, maintain, and repair electronics equipment and systems to ensure that they function properly.
? Troubleshoot microprocessors or electronic instruments, equipment, or systems, using electronic test equipment such as logic analyzers.
? Inspect newly installed equipment to adjust or correct operating problems.
? Prepare or maintain design, testing, or operational records and documentation.
? Conduct or coordinate the installation and operation of electronic equipment and systems.
? Assemble circuitry for electronic systems according to engineering instructions, production specifications, or technical manuals.
? Perform simulation studies and document findings in formal reports.
? Compiles technical results in summary form such as tables, reports, and graphics to support engineering staff.
? Develops and maintains databases related to engineering/scientific applications.
? Conducts efficiency studies on various projects and provides recommendations.
? Consult with engineers to discuss and interpret design concepts, and determine requirements of detailed working drawings
? Assist in the review and modification of design drawings.
? Examine electronic schematics and supporting documents to develop, compute, and verify specifications for drafting data, such as configuration of parts, dimensions, and tolerances
? Provide documentation, detailed instructions, drawings, or specifications informing others how devices, parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed, assembled, modified, maintained, or used
? Prepares engineering designs for the development, installation and modification of BPA facilities.
? Prepares and processes work statements, procurement requests, detail sheets, receiving reports and invoices for various contracts.
? Performs field research by traveling to remote sites to collect physical data.
? Provides technical support to construction, operations and maintenance personnel
? Participates on teams to research and test telecommunication and related equipment.
? Assists in development of requirements for technical specifications for procurement of telecommunications systems and equipment, and provides technical support in the administration of material contracts and turnkey system contracts.
? Prepare detailed design, material, or procurement specifications for equipment, ensuring that technical tradeoffs have been considered, and that decisions conform to existing policies and standards and are within budgetary constraints.
? May coordinate work activities of other contract team members workers engaged in drafting or, designing layouts for assigned telecommunications projects
? May coordinate, conduct or manage the building, installation, testing or operation of electronics circuits, equipment, or systems.
? Evaluate information to determine compliance with standards; use relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards
? Keep up-to-date technically, applying new knowledge to the work to be performed.

Specific Required Skills:
? Ability to analyze and effectively document large volumes of technical data is essential.
? Ability to participate and perform effectively in a project team environment and effectively manage multiple work assignments and changing priorities.
? Must demonstrate the ability to design, analyze and implement projects from concept through completion.
? Skill in oral and written communication to effectively fulfill client/customer/team requirements.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Requirements:
Knowledge ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Computers and Electronics ? Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
? Mathematics ? Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
? Engineering and Technology ? Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
? Telecommunications ? Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.
? Design ? Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
? Mechanical ? Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
? Customer and Personal Service ? Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Skills ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Active Listening ? Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
? Critical Thinking ? Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
? Complex Problem Solving ? Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
? Reading Comprehension ? Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
? Equipment Maintenance ? Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
? Mathematics ? Using mathematics to solve problems.
? Operation Monitoring ? Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
? Quality Control Analysis ? Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

Abilities ? The specific position may require any or all of the following:
? Deductive Reasoning ? Able to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
? Information Ordering ? Able to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
? Inductive Reasoning ? Able to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
? Problem Sensitivity ? Able to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
? Visualization ? Able to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
? Flexibility of Closure ? Able to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.
? Mathematical Reasoning ? Able to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
? Oral Comprehension ? Able to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

Desired Workstyles:
? Dependability - being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
? Adaptability/Flexibility - open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
? Cooperation ? being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
? Integrity/Leadership ? being honest and ethical; willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
? Persistence/Initiative ? persistence in the face of obstacles; willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
? Analytical Thinking - requires analyzing information & using logic to address work-related issues and problems.