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RF Design Engineer - Rochester, NY

at Avacend, Inc.

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 7405

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Tracking Code
7405-287
Job Description

Job Position:RF Design Engineer

Job Location: Rochester, NY 14649

Contract: 12 Months

Job Descriptions:

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.

Key Responsibilities
• Design point-to-point and/or point-to-multipoint wireless communication links for a statewide wireless network;
• Microwave path planning including map study, use of GIS tools, traffic routing design;
• Preparation of channel planning diagrams and route maps;
• Perform link budgets and system planning reports;
• Perform pre-installation surveys, and radio path surveys;
• Coordinate with path survey providers;
• Preparation of documents for frequency coordination;
• Preparation of FCC license applications;
• Detailed design of equipment installation for power, grounding, feedlines and antenna to meet client and electrical code requirements;
• Preparation of procurement specifications and supporting cost estimates.
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 measures
• Ability to perform and coordinate all stages of RF design
• Experience creating design drawings including interconnection diagrams and schematics
• Able to create new and modify existing site-specific construction drawings and specifications.
• Able to relocate to Rochester, NY or be willing to travel 50-75% of the time for the duration of the project.
• Excellent supervisory, budgeting, and delegation skills.
• Knowledge of the design, installation and provision a wide range of mission critical WANs/MANs/LANS and equipment – DWDM, SONET, Ethernet, MPLS, OTN, and/or other Carrier class networks.
• Installation and troubleshooting of any or all the above in the field.Learning on the Fly
Job Location
Rochester, New York, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular