Network Field Engineer - Quad Cities
Company: US Cellular
Posted on: January 16, 2020
Network Field Engineer - Quad Cities - ENG001334
Maintain wireless base station equipment for optimum system
performance. Respond to on-demand call-outs in a timely fashion to
restore equipment to service within prescribed timeframes and
ensure maximum system availability. Perform duties in support of
network expansion to ensure new and upgraded equipment is operating
to meet performance criteria within prescribed timeframes. Maintain
cell site equipment for optimum system performance. The Network
Field Engineer job scope is broadened to be more team focused
(leading team projects, mentoring others and being a Subject matter
Expert (SME) in various job related areas).
- Responsible for assuring the health and care of the remote base
station equipment. Remote equipment includes but not limited to the
following; BTS equipment, cell site routers, power bays, batteries,
generators, microwave radios, antennas, and associated network
- Perform regularly scheduled preventive maintenance including
night work and 24 hour emergency call out. Monitor cell site,
network and system performance statistics daily.
- Complete required administrative duties in a timely and
- Maintain company resources such as site inventory, tools,
vehicle, test equipment and spares to insure proper operation and
- Receive, investigate, resolve and track customer trouble
tickets as required.
- Recognize areas for procedural and process improvement and be
able to recommend/develop necessary changes to implement on a
region/company wide basis and possess the ability to write and
comprehend technical documents/papers supporting the maintenance of
- Mentor and assist teammates by providing advanced technical
knowledge and experience to resolve challenging troubles and
strengthen the team.
- Provide mentoring (training and guidance) for other developing
- Drive specifically assigned projects to meet team initiatives
- Act and make decisions independently or autonomously.
- Provide field support for new cell construction in the
following areas: on site supervision, equipment delivery
coordination, path alignment coordination, equipment installation,
cell integration, and cell optimization.
- Use alternate means of transportation to access cell sites when
appropriate (walk, ATV's, snowmobiles, helicopters, etc. - only
applies in specific circumstances).
- Travel required as needed.
--- Associate Degree in Electronics/Computer Science or equivalent
work/military experience is preferred or; 3-5 years' experience in
--- High level of expertise or experience in a broad telecom
--- Ability to understand, operate, calibrate, and interpret the
test results for the various test equipment such as: T1 tester,
Power meter, Air Interface System Analyzer, Interference Detection
and Location Analyzer, RF line analyzer, Conductivity meter, Earth
Ground Resistivity meter, etc.
--- Ability to manage time effectively with little or no
--- Ability to lead technical projects involving larger team.
--- Ability to provide instruction and training (mentor) others on
cell site equipment, maintenance procedures and processes.
--- Demonstrated ability of solid oral & written communications
--- Ability to understand the Dynamic Organization and embrace the
values and behaviors in everyday job, and be an active participant
in supporting and moving the culture forward.
--- Valid driver's license and good driving record.
--- Establish and maintain DOT certification.
--- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.
--- Related experience in computer operations, switching, and radio
or data communications preferred and must be flexible to report to
work site location in a specified geographic territory within 35
minutes or as instructed by leadership to provide support as
- Related experience in computer operations, switching, and radio
or data communications preferred.
Job : Engineering
Location(s) : Iowa-DAVENPORT_IA
U.S. Cellular-- is an EEO employer and gives consideration to
qualified applicants without regard to
identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or
Keywords: US Cellular, Davenport , Network Field Engineer - Quad Cities, Engineering , Davenport, Iowa
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