Junior Transmission Engineer - Sobiaonline Africa
Junior Transmission Engineer - Sobiaonline Africa
14 Oct 2020

Full TimeJunior Transmission Engineer

ISP and Telecommunications company – Posted by Sobiaonline Africa South Africa

Job Description

A well-known ISP and Telecommunications company is hiring for a Junior Transmission Engineer with at least 2 – 3 years’ experience.

Must have’s:

  • Relevant ICT/ISP qualification and/or experience within the Telecommunication Industry
  • Min 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Wireless/Fibre experience
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft
  • Must be able to use ticketing system
  • Own transport (will travel to sites as necessary)
  • Extensive customer service experience
  • Follow up/feedback/progress reports
  • Organized
  • Prioritizing
  • Interact with internal and external staff
  • Good communicator – verbal and written
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours
  • Deadline driven

Job Details

• Ensure design is in accordance to customer specifications and guidelines;

• Own the quality control process to produce a value-engineered design, removing all obstacles to construction

• Check for impact on schedules, budget, and construction cost, and advise the staff of any needed changes;

• Understanding of network design for access networks including microwave and fibre topology

• Manage network intervention on client networks, following agreed protocol

• Troubleshoot issues with design or implementation prior to and during interventions

• Monitoring the performance of the network by conducting drive test and analysing various reports generated from the monitoring systems

• Analysis of KPIs, investigation and improvement of network quality problems, congestion issues and other identified items

• Analyze and execute performance activities in customer projects based on project requirements

• Co-ordination with the field engineers of Radio and Fiber optic Network and Switching Sections for rectifying radio / Fiber optic network problems and improving the network performance and quality.

• Conducting new site surveys for expanding the radio and Fiber optic transmission network.

• Propose for network expansion based on the traffic report analysis.

• Dimensioning the network (number of channel elements, high sites and repeater sites, nodes and points of presence) according to the coverage, capacity and diversity requirements

• Planning in a planning tool(s), defining their related parameters: site coordinates, antenna type, antenna height, antenna tilt, antenna azimuth, cable loss, propagation model parameters

• Validating the site configuration in the field during the technical site survey visit and preparing the Technical Site Survey report

• Setting the specific radio parameters for the site to be integrated into the greater network

• Coordinating and validating the technical work of a small group of engineers and field technicians

• Transferring the competence internally through formal trainings or on-the-job training

• Validating survey reports and proposing confirmed LOS and NLOS conditions

• Logical and Physical route planning

• Trajectories plotting for visual path interference mitigation

• Producing Planning documentation as a guide for engineers to follow in both site builds and link implementation

• Planning radio Channels for new link implementation

• Troubleshooting radio faults and interference from third parties as well as ourselves

• Understanding and authorizing signals and distance parameters based on company rules

• Provisioning both core and client related network devices to implement and enable on the network

• Quality Assurance of all implementations to ensure company standards are maintained

• Research and development on new assigned technologies and proposing solutions to executives

• Backhaul Maintenance Upgrades

• Working through RF related support items and tuning open spectrum links for optimum performance

• Controlling network wide standard firmware and enforcing audits and standards

• Experiencing and understanding on Ubiquiti, Radwin, Redline or Alcoma will be advantageous

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Job Categories: Jobs in South Africa. Job Types: Full Time. Job Tags: Current Jobs in Africa and South Africa. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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