RF Electrical Engineer ( PE LICENSE )

Avacend Inc   •  

Overland Park, KS

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


11 - 15 years

Posted 168 days ago

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Job Description, Required Skills, Education, Experience:

• Supervise on-site engineering and/or design staff on several medium to large projects. 
• Responsible for specifying equipment, creating design drawings and layouts, and identifying appropriate frequency bands. 
/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations. 

Training Certificates:
PE License required A MUST

Preferred Skills, Education, Experience:

  • Registered Professional Engineer in at least one of 50 USA States
    • Extensive experience creating design drawings including interconnection diagrams and schematics
    • Advanced knowledge of RF planning process and use of propagation tools in point-to-point, point-to-multipoint design of highly reliable radio 
    • Ability to perform and coordinate all stages of RF design, including: optimal site selection, link budget analysis, and RF sweep evaluation.
    • 10 years of engineering experience in design of communication projects. 15 years preferred. 
    • Excellent supervisory, budgeting and delegation skills. 
    • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
    • Familiar with selection of AC and DC power solutions: UPSs, battery and rectifier equipment, protection equipment (fuses, circuit breakers, low-voltage disconnect)
    • Able to create and edit design and construction specifications. 
    • Experience preparing cost, schedule, and resource estimates and writing responses to RFP's. 
    • Familiar with multiple LMR system architectures, dispatching considerations, antenna and feedline selection, coverage test methods
    • Experience in designing or supporting a Utility Company’s telecommunication systems. 
    • Familiar with lightning protection and EMI prevention: Bonding, grounding, design and installation of GPR and surge protection equipment
    • Microwave Experience: link budgets, site evaluation, path feasibility evaluation, on-site path studies, specification of equipment, antennas, feedlines, and diversity measures.
    • Working knowledge of Public Switched Telephone Networks (PSTN) and VoIP networks. 
    • Knowledge of the design, installation and provision a wide range of mission critical WANs/MANs/LANS and equipment – DWDM, SONET, Ethernet, MPLS, OTN, or other Carrier class networks. 
    • Installation and troubleshooting any or all of the above in the field.