Field Engineering Specialist in Ashburn, VA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/21/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Ashburn, VA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Job Title:   Field Engineer

Location: open. prefer east coast (Heavy Travel).

Who are we looking for:

Volt is working with a leading telecom company focused on improving our network infrastructure to find a Field Engineer who is willing to travel to multiple sites across state lines up to 80% of the time.  

This position is responsible for the performance of RF safety studies, field measurements, troubleshooting, site surveys, path surveys and completing preliminary microwave design. Path surveys are completed in multiple frequency bands such as 5.8GHz, 11GHz, 18GHz and 23GHz. In addition, this position will troubleshoot interference issues in the field using a spectrum analyzer and will interact directly with the end customer to resolve interference and signal level-related issues. This position also conducts microwave design using PathLoss in support of external projects. Travel will be required when conducting path surveys or field measurements.

Key responsibilities

  • Perform RF measurements and RF safety studies using a spectrum analyzer or other test equipment
  • Conduct path surveys in the field to verify line-of-sight objectives
  • Conduct site surveys to identify antenna placement locations
  • Conduct site surveys to identify equipment requirements for a microwave installation
  • Design microwave networks using microwave design software tools
  • Conduct troubleshoots and document resolution of interference related issues
  • Serve as liaison between client, industry consultants and internal engineering staff.

Professional experience / qualifications

  • Ability to travel up to 80% of the time
  • A completed Associates Degree or NCO -AND- 2-5 years relevant experience
  • Extensive experience with a spectrum analyzer
  • Experience with geographic coordinate systems and map datums
  • Demonstrated understanding of interference analysis, microwave design, RF power density measurements and technologies such as GSM, CDMA, GPRS, UMTS, HSDPA, WiMax and LTE
  • Proficiency in Windows suite of office tools. Proficiency in the use of related field equipment such as laser range finder, theodolite and GPS
  • Minimum of a related Associates Degree with 2-5 years of experience (Military experience is acceptable)

After applying to this Job using the Apply or Apply Now button, you can follow up on your application by calling our Enterprise Delivery Center at (800.595.8658). Be sure to note the Job ID number found on this page and reference it when calling about the position.

 Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Pay Rate is based on experience