DAS / RF Telecoms Engineer

SW London | £60,000 - £80,000 | Temporary | Job ref. 334

JOB PROFILE

Our client is a leading designer, installer and maintainer of distributed antenna systems for mobile operators.

They are currently looking for talented RF and DAS Engineers with iBwave skills who will join our team and be responsible for the planning, design and deployment of cost effective mobile cellular systems meeting the coverage, services and capacity requirements primarily but not limited to in-building indoor locations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Network Planning: To assess, plan, design and review solutions for the delivery of coverage, capacity and services to mostly (but not limited to) in-building locations

·Ensure cost effective solution
·Deliver fit for purpose systems
·Manage customer expectations
Coverage surveys and system commissioning and acceptance:
·Where necessary as part of the design, carry out existing coverage survey and continuous wave (CW) surveys to collect data for design or to ensure the design meeting the customer’s requirements
·Carry out system commissioning to optimise the system meeting the requirements, and to improve where appropriate on performance failure
·Support the customers on system integration and acceptance to fulfil contractual obligations
Documentation and reviews:
Design Documentation
·Contribute to the handover document – ensure accuracy of technical and document aesthetics (proof read)
·Perform peer reviews of team member’s documents to eradicate errors in a supportive environment with the aim of enhanced performance of the whole team
·Engineering advice and support: To work as part of the team to enable the department to become the centre of excellence on cellular engineering and radio matters.

SKILL & EXPERIENCE

Essential:

·An Electronic and Engineering Degree required (preferably relevant to cellular industry)
·Excellent written & verbal communication skills
·Able to demonstrate a structured and logical approach to tasks, with the ability to problem solve under pressure
·Able to manage own time/workload to deliver high quality work, within set deadlines
·Proficiency with Microsoft packages
·Full driving licence required (preferably clean)
·iBwave level 1

Skills required:

·Able to work independently with experience with various design software packages including iBwave, Enterprise Planner etc
·Proficiency in utilisation of RF data collection/analysis software packages: TEMS, NEMO, Map Info etc
·Knowledge and experience in producing a wide variety of cellular in-building designs (Pico cell fed passive & active DAS, cell enhancer fed DAS)
·Ability to produce cost effective design solutions to suit technical requirements
·Knowledge/understanding of RF principles and implementation of DAS
·Experience in producing detailed design drawings, system schematics, system link budgets, ICNIRP assessments
·Understanding of relevant technologies – GSM, UMTS, PMR; W-LAN, LTE
·Knowledge of distribution system types including Commscope Ion-B/Ion-M, Tyco Electronics LGC products, Axell/Cobham products, Zinwave DAS, Mobile Access Products

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