RF Engineer

Contract: Irvine, California, US

Salary: $38.00 Per Hour

Job Code: 334722

End Date: 2023-06-25

Job Status: Expired

This Job is no longer accepting applications

Pay Range: $35/hr - $38/hr


  • Using sound engineering principles and planning tools, this position supports the RF Engineering team with the small cell sales process, project implementation, and the ongoing maintenance and modification of DAS and Small Cell Networks (SCN).
  • This position will support PROW activities in the West and will become involved in multiple projects at different lifecycles.
  • This individual must interact and collaborate with a wide variety of internal and external customers and requires the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

Essential Job Functions:
• Interface with Customer and cultivate relationship with their engineering teams.
• Create DAS and small cell network designs and proposals.
• Utilize sales process workflow systems.
• Design and engineer small cell solutions.
• Complete node candidate evaluation/relocations, review node A&E drawings, and validate as builts or closeout documents
• Create and provide wiring diagrams as well as equipment or bill of materials to other teams for the node and power designs
• Design power to the node with AC or DC sources
• Create or modify the node power designs in AutoCAD
• Comply with FCC, OSHA and City regulations for wireless system including and not limited to RF Emissions, Noise and Interference levels
• Coordinate, oversee or perform system optimization of multi-node outdoor SCN systems.
• Collaborate with National RF on design standards and integration process
• Configure, test, optimize and commission DAS and small cell networks.
• Support NOC and troubleshoot performance issues and new technology trials.
• Work closely with customer personnel regarding system design, performance and optimization, recommend configuration changes.
• Use a variety of measures to confirm system designs in the field including test equipment, power density and power meter, spectrum analyzer, and pilot scanner.
• RF and fiber testing, reporting, and troubleshooting.
• Perform ongoing system testing, test analysis, troubleshooting, test reports and recommendation for changes and upgrades.

Experience/Minimum Requirements:

• RF engineering experience or equivalent
• Familiar with small cell architecture
• Able to use prediction tools (Atoll, IBWave) and Mapinfo
• Experience with Wireless Technologies
• Experience with Small Cell RRU, DAS design, 5-Step Commissioning, and optimization expertise required
• Able to quickly learn other tools: Power BI, GIS and analytics tools
• Ability to use a variety of tools to confirm system designs: power meter, spectrum analyzer, pilot scanners, TEMs phones, CPE equipment, RF Emissions power density probes
• Expertise with PIM/Sweep test gear and troubleshooting
• Ability to understand electrical power concepts and node or cell site construction
• Able to use AutoCAD for creating or modifying Line Power designs
• Proficient with MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, Outlook, Word), Power BI

Job Requirement
  • Small Cell
  • RF Design
  • Cellular network
  • 2G
  • 3G
  • 4G
  • 5G
  • Wireless
  • LTE
  • Antenna
  • Radio Frequency
  • Mobile networking
  • Fiber
  • Optics
  • Fiber optimization
  • Wireless technologies
Reach Out to a Recruiter
  • Recruiter
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Abhishek Patnaik
  • abhishek.patnaik@collabera.com
  • 5124254042
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