Field Engineering Technician

Confidential Company  •  Rochester, NY
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/09/18
Confidential Company
Rochester, NY
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/09/18

We are looking for Field ?Engineering ?Technician for our client in Rochester, NY

Job Title:  Field ?Engineering ?Technician

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

?US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.?

Job Description:

  • Testing will be done travelling locally in a test van ? must be open to getting in and out of the van periodically & lifting of radio equipment
  • 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 WANtechnologies
  • A high degree of familiarity with Microsoft Windows7/10 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
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