Functions in a mid level engineer capacity, or technical specialist. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis. Broadens knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.
Specific job functions are as follows:
- Perform site look up and take pictures as needed.
- Check for rack space, power, circuits, etc
- Identify areas of improvements
- Removing old equipment
- Refreshing fuse panels
- As building floor plans
- As-build power system single-lines per provided template
Contractor Escort/Observer Services
- Escorting contractors to sites.
- Leading tailboards with contractors on site prior to work.
- Observer contractors for any safety concerns and stop work as needed.
- Report back any issues to engineering.
- Attend weekly construction meeting for new build outs as needed.
- Attend meeting with Telecom engineering to discuss new installations or remove of cables.
- Providing comments back to the general contractors.
- Updating CAD drawings for the architects for new service centers/trailers.
- Working with Corporate Security planning and designing new service centers per SCE Telecom standards and guidelines.
- Provide feedback for grounding, phone lines, and QA inspection to assist with lessons learned.
- Understand construction and what general contractors need upfront to avoid change orders.
- Coordinate and determine project scope for contractor work for New Facility/Trailer projects
- Provide feedback and input of scope of work for new projects
- Act as the Owner’s Engineer Telecom Representative for Transmission & Distribution facility projects.
- Design Telecom room CAD drawings which follow client standards and submit to client for final approval.
Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 3 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
- Extensive, recent experience with wireless propagation modeling tools (e.g. Atoll, Cell Plan, Planet, EDX and/or Pathloss). EDX is preferred, but relevant experience with others will be considered as well.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Microwave system design experience: link budgets, site evaluation, path feasibility evaluation, on-site path studies, specification of equipment, antennas, feedlines, and diversity measuresField experience working at substations and communication shelters.
- Previous experience working with power utility telecommunication engineering, IT, operations, testing departments and hardware vendors is required.
- Experience with power utility systems, processes and procedures.
- Large communication systems design experience.
- Learning on the Fly
- Problem Solving
- Intellectual Horsepower
- Written Communications
- Drive For Results
- Listening and Dealing with Ambiguity
- Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
Work Environment/Physical Demands