What you’ll be doing...

Our people are our most valuable assets, but our equipment is pretty important too. As a Cell Site Engineer, you’ll be keeping our facilities and equipment in top form by maintaining several locations in your assigned area. You’ll be doing regular maintenance, keeping inventories, doing audits, and creating reports. You’ll also be analyzing our network coverage and finding ways to make it even better.

The Cell Site Engineer is responsible for the proper operation and maintenance of a large group of network elements. Duties will be to support interdepartmental objectives, to include, but are not limited to, preventative and remedial maintenance of customer facing network elements, installation of hardware, optimization of RF propagation from the hardware through the antenna, building and ground upkeep, tier 1 interference isolating and reporting, and integration of network hardware and interconnect facilities. Other responsibilities include maintaining and repairing all base station equipment and transmitters, maintaining site and test equipment inventories, testing and analyzing network coverage to ensure contiguous communication and network integrity and quality, updating daily logs with site-specific information, composing clear and concise reports for system documentation, and performing audits as required by local, regional, area, corporate and/or regulatory agencies. The Cell Site Engineer is expected to be able to perform their duties with minimal supervision and participate in cross-functional projects as scheduled.

  • Performs preventative and remedial maintenance and optimization on all base station and transmitter equipment, which may include installation and relocation of said equipment.
  • Performs routine building and grounds maintenance and inspections. Integrates network backhaul hardware and interconnect facilities.
  • Analyzes network coverage to ensure contiguous communication and network integrity. Included would be azimuth verifications, antenna down-tilt settings, power output amplification, and preliminary interference hunting and customer complaint validation(s).
  • Makes recommendations to system or RF engineering support for improving network coverage and optimization.
  • Maintains inventories of test equipment, specific base station hardware, and transmitters.
  • Updates daily logs and databases with site-specific information.
  • Composes clear and concise reports for system documentation.
  • Integrating network hardware and interconnect facilities.
  • Performing audits when required by various departments or regulators.

What we’re looking for...

You’re tech savvy, and well-versed in all things telecommunications. Working independently suits you well. You’re also thorough, vigilant, and on top of the details—someone people count on to solve problems and to make sure they don’t happen in the first place.

You’ll need to have:

  • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Comfortable working in severe weather conditions.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Electronics training in telecommunications, two-way radio, paging, or microwave radio.
  • Electronics training in one or more of the following fields: telecommunications, SONET/Ethernet backhaul (OSI knowledge), two-way radio, paging, and/or microwave radio.
  • Voice cells infrastructure experience, such as Lucent, Motorola, Ericsson, LTE, or CDMA data.
  • Telecom experience such as T1, DACS, or OMP.
  • Computer support experience, including troubleshooting PC hardware and configurations.
  • Power experience such as Galaxy, Lorain, or DC distribution systems.
  • Experience troubleshooting antenna systems from transmitter to antenna.
  • Expertise in PIM/VSWR/MIMO/RET including knowledge of fiber and LTE remote radio heads.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook.
  • Willingness to obtain a CMV endorsement.
  • Willingness to work nights, weekends, and on-call rotations.
  • Computer and laptop operation to include Windows hardware and network configurations and Google Suite.
  • Troubleshooting experience using technical documentation´s and vendor support centers should be understood. Experience with electrical power including Galaxy, Lorain, AC/DC power distribution systems and theory.
  • Intermediate training in at least 3 of the following areas: data communications, digital communications, operating systems and applications, telecommunications, RF communications, computer support, project management, interference troubleshooting, and/or electrical power.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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