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RF Engineer II - OR / 46606

Portland, OR 97230

Posted: 02/16/2023 Industry: Network Engineer, RF Engineer Job Number: 6530

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:
  • Supports engineers in project creation and task completion to support the network project build plan.
  • Create site design RFDS and complete plumbing diagrams.
  • 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.
  • Prepare and submit E-911 filings.
  • Determination of regulatory coverage boundaries for extensions, FAA/FCC filings.
  • Prepare necessary zoning justification packages and regulatory filings for sites.
  • Works closely with 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 to RFE mitigation standards within the allotted time frame.
  • Analyze sites, post activation, to ensure project and database accuracy.
  • Automate processes when opportunities arise and share information with the teams.
  • Audit and correct internal databases to ensure accurate project implementation and reporting.
  • Personal integrity
  • Timeliness
  • Proactive self-starter
  • With initial guidance, ability to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills- written and verbal
  • Superior organizational and project planning skills
  • MapInfo & MapBasic
  • Microsoft Word and Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Excel (advanced experience level)
  • Google Earth
  • FCC ASR and ULS databases
  • Visio
  • Tableau

Successful candidates must have a demonstrated knowledge in:
  • 4G network design and implementation
  • Antennas, RF engineering, transmission, reception, and propagation.
  • Good understanding of band performance capabilities and limitations.
  • LTE KPIs and impacts of design on them.
  • The effects of outdoor terrain and indoor structures such as walls, floors, and ceilings on signal propagation.
  • Understanding and use of topographical maps and digital terrain databases.
  • Antenna system design and use including antenna types (examples might include Hex/Octo port panel, cross-pol array, etc.), antenna patterns, gain and EIRP, ERP, antenna size, antenna polarization, receive and transmit diversity, MIMO antenna systems, and proper antenna installation to provide for coverage and interference mitigation.
  • Macro site design considerations in urban, sub-urban, and rural environments.
  • Small cell design considerations in urban and suburban environments.
  • Analyzing and manipulating large data sets.
  • 5-7 years of experience in the telecommunications industry
  • BS in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry
  • Standard 9-5am, M-F Pacific Time

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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