What you’ll be doing...

As Network Equipment Engineer III you will be responsible for ordering equipment per the design specifications, tracking the orders, and managing the suppliers. You will help specific material for 4G and 5G equipment designs following the meeting maintenance engineering standards. As equipment engineer you will be accountable for creating statements of work for specific engineering projects. The successful candidate will be required to manage multiple projects, engage resources and communicate with collaborators across multiple disciplines to deliver on the network plan of record. You will be responsible accurately updating our milestones within our project management tools, to ensure task readiness. You will be expected to be a subject matter expert on our tools, equipment, and the wireless engineering process flow. You will be responsible for meeting our regional plan-of-record goals, financial targets and will be accountable behaving professionally at all times. 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 to meet our network improvement goals.

  • Project oversight in SiteTraker. Managing project creation, project cancellations and on-hold status changes in the tools
  • Aligning project FUZE and SiteTraker data fields to ensure departments are task readiness in both FUZE and ST
  • Coordinate, support and assist real estate and construction with power company engagement and requirements. Manage timing of submitting work orders for power, tracking account numbers and other key data points. Ensuring construction has what they need to coordinate power delivery
  • Program reporting/compilation. Includes working in Google Earth to create and modify KMZ layers and map files
  • Manage project flow to COE for OneFiber. Run reports to support transport and identify missing data preventing flow
  • Purchase order management - creation, receipts, matched exception issues
  • Aid in organizing program plan and documentation.
  • Following appropriate methods and procedures for equipment tracking and inventory control.
  • Develop, engineer, order and implement equipment requirements necessary to integrate 5G and 4G cell site equipment and peripherals.
  • Understand and engineer DC power systems, batteries, towers, tower analysis, antennas, telecom interconnect equipment, and alarm panels.
  • Work with and administer the RFQ, Xpress and Quick Bidding, Purchase Orders and equipment ordering and receiving processes, CATS
  • Developing Work Orders, Scope of Work (SOW) and Method of Procedures (MOP) for each project
  • Provide assistance necessary to support the accounts payable function. Proficiency in Microsoft applications, PeopleSoft, FUZE tools and compliance.
  • Work closely with vendors to integrate the equipment within a timely schedule and in a cost effective manner.
  • Initiate and coordinate the investigation, test and evaluation of new and more effective equipment.
  • Provide input for budget and implementation of regional and area planning.
  • Project management of new technologies and services.
  • Work both independently and well within the team.
  • Develop methods/procedures for equipment tracking and Cell Site equipment design layout
  • Work in a team environment with coworkers, vendors and customers.
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with the Area Planning team.
  • Work in creating team environment with coworkers, vendors and customers.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in designing and implementation of wireless communications systems.
  • Cell site and small cell design for wireless cellular systems
  • Experience in project management of large projects
  • Knowledge with provisioning, commissioning, integration and troubleshooting, wireless base stations
  • Knowledge with antenna design and performance characteristics
  • Experience recommending modifications to CDs in regards to rack layouts, cable routing, power requirements, etc.
  • Willingness to travel upto approximately 25% of the time.
  • A valid driver's license.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Strong leadership skills, team player.
  • Experience wireless base station engineering and design.
  • Knowledge with Nokia RAN architecture and radio products.
  • Experience with the implementation of fiber optic and coaxial cable, power, battery back-up, antennas, splitter/combiners.
  • Technical knowledge in Transport and Core.
  • Technical writing and communication skills.
  • Decision making skills, making appropriate use of available information and data; making sound decisions
  • Skills in data manipulation in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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