Sr. Telecommunications Engineer (Utility - SONET/SCADA)

Client: TECO
 
Title: Senior Engineer
 
Req #: 558527
 
Location: Apollo Beach, FL 33572
 
Duration: 6 months CTH
 
NOTES FROM THE MANAGER:
 
  • Carrier Ethernet Experience (MUST HAVE)
  • DWDM Design & Implementation (MUST HAVE)
  • BSEE (MUST HAVE)
  • Telecom Broadband Engineering Experience (MUST HAVE)
  • Electrical/Energy/Utility Background – Duke Energy etc. (Highly Desired)
 
SHORT DESCRIPTION:
 
The Engineer II to Senior Engineer position is responsible for project engineering, planning, coordination, and budgeting as it applies to telecommunications transmission/radio systems.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Working overtime including nights, weekends and holidays may be required. 
  • “On Call” availability as needed for 24/7/365 system outages and emergency preparedness. 
  • Must be willing and able to do site visits. 
  • Local travel required.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LICENCES/CERTIFICATIONS:
 
Required: 
 
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an EAC/ABET accredited institution. 
  • Minimum of four (4) years of direct work experience related to short-term and long-term telecommunications network planning to include the installation and testing of fiber optic systems and microwave radio systems. 
  • Valid driver license and a good driving record.
  • Carrier Ethernet Certificate (i.e., MEF-CECP). 
  
Preferred: 
 
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from an EAC/ABET accredited institution is strongly preferred. 
  • Successfully completed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam and has certificate. 
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License 
  • Eight or more years of direct work experience performing the Duties & Responsibilities of this position, over the minimum required, is strongly preferred. 
  • Working experience with Ethernet (Ethernet over SONET, Carrier Ethernet, Layer 3 Routing) 
  • Experience in T1 networking, broadband transport equipment (SONET and IP Networks), DC battery systems, and microwave radio systems. 
  • Knowledge and understanding of advanced networking systems to include integrations with substations, power plants and IT resources into a common communications network. 
  • Knowledge of telecommunications network planning to include the installation and testing of fiber optic systems and microwave radio systems. 
  • Experience in working on the following systems preferred: Cisco SONET (ONS) equipment, Harris and Alcatel Microwave Radio Systems. 
  • Utility telecommunications, NERC experience related to utility industry, and outside plant construction experience also preferred. 
  • Business experience working with ILEC and LEC companies 
  
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: 
  
  • Must have strong project management skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple engineering projects, while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. 
  • Strong organizational skills required for the efficient and timely documentation and maintenance of projects. 
  • Must demonstrate leadership qualities and possess good judgment with the ability to analyze and resolve problems logically as they pertain to the Telecommunications transmission network. 
  • Knowledge of engineering procedures and of the specific procedures related to an engineering specialty.
 
Best,
Kushal Shah
APN Software Service INC
kushal@apninc.com

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