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LIVE VZ RF Engineer III CA 52798

Walnut Creek, CA 94595

Posted: 04/26/2024 Job Number: 8435

Job Description

Welcome to Broadstaff! We are one of the industry's most trusted staffing partners for all things Telecom - Wireless Infrastructure. With over 30 years of combined experience in Telecom, Energy and Technology, our team remains devoted to helping companies find great people and helping people find great jobs.
Job Description:

The RF Engineer is responsible for contributing to the RF Design of the regional wireless network. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Create site design RFDS and complete plumbing diagrams.
  • Perform radio engineering evaluations for system planning and site acquisition.
  • Evaluate coverage problems and requirements for coverage and capacity cells.
  • Utilize propagation tools and other RF-related equipment such as MapInfo, Google Earth, ATOLL for site candidate comparison, propagation and coverage review and selection, zoning, and regulatory determination.
  • Review cell sites and design for upgrades/modifications.
  • Create search areas and review search area candidates within the geographic area, considering performance issues, capacity, topography, and population.
  • Work with the performance team to improve Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) within the area of interest.
  • Prepare necessary zoning justification packages and regulatory filings for sites.
  • Work closely with the real estate team to increase efficiency, minimize cost, and streamline processes related to site acquisition, leasing, and zoning submissions.
  • Conduct RFE analysis, generate required reports and documents, and ensure 100% compliance with RFE mitigation standards within the allotted time frame.
  • Determine the required antennas for planned frequencies and their optimal positions.
  • Determine the required cable, antennas, and equipment to implement macro and small cell wireless network clusters.
  • Automate processes when opportunities arise and share information with the teams.

Tools Experience Required:
Advanced experience & demonstrated ability to use Atoll & Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Tools Experience:
iBwave, Fuze, Roofmaster, SQL, Visio, Ericsson performance tools, Visual Basic (macro creation)

Demonstrated Knowledge:
4G network design and implementation of tasks and knowledge related to:
  • Antennas, with a good understanding of band performance capabilities and limitations.
  • LTE KPIs and impacts of design on them.
  • Different types of losses and mitigation techniques.
  • Methods to calculate antenna gain and free space path loss.
  • Effects of outdoor terrain and indoor structures on signal propagation.
  • Use of topographical maps and digital terrain databases.
  • Antenna system design and use, including antenna types, patterns, gain, EIRP, ERP, antenna size, polarization, diversity, MIMO systems, and proper installation.
  • Macro and small cell site design considerations in various environments.

5-10 years of Experience

Personal Qualities Desired:
Personal integrity, Timeliness, Self-starter, Attention to detail, Proactive, Works well in a team, Excellent communication skills, Goal-oriented, Superior organizational and project planning skills.

Broadstaff, LLC., provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected classification protected by federal, state or local laws. 

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