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Verizon Communications Inc

Network Equipment Engineer

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist


Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States

When you join Verizon

Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We're a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward - and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you will be doing...

As Network Equipment Engineer III you will be responsible for ordering equipment per the design specifications, tracking the orders, and managing the suppliers. You will help specific material for 4G and 5G equipment designs following the meeting maintenance engineering standards. As equipment engineer you will be accountable for creating statements of work for specific engineering projects. The successful candidate will be required to manage multiple projects, engage resources and communicate with collaborators across multiple disciplines to deliver on the network plan of record. You will be responsible for accurately updating our milestones within our project management tools, to ensure task readiness. You will be expected to be a subject matter expert on our tools, equipment, and the wireless engineering process flow. You will be responsible for meeting our regional plan-of-record goals, financial targets and will be accountable for behaving professionally at all times. When a project needs to be completed, you will determine equipment needs and order and integrate a wide range of equipment like antennas, power systems, and fiber optic cable. You'll work closely with other Network teams such as RF Design, Operations, Real Estate, Construction, Facilities and System Performance to implement new technologies and services to meet our network improvement goals. This role is instrumental in upgrading wireless infrastructure to the latest technology on a timely basis, as well as maintaining quality and performance of existing assets.

  • Deployment schedules and priorities are communicated with vendors and all involved engineering groups so that timelines are met.
  • Coordinating the ordering and integration process to provide complete equipment sets for projects.
  • Aid in design, procure equipment and manage cell expansions including cell hardware, transmission equipment, power equipment, batteries, cables, floor space planning, HVAC, and miscellaneous hardware.
  • Manage all purchasing and asset management activities using VZW platforms and supplemental tracking so that financial metrics are met.
  • Work with vendors to obtain quotes, negotiate pricing, and ensure their products and services meet Verizon Wireless' requirements at best cost.
  • Monitor compliance with all Verizon Wireless & industry standards and practices. Ensure that Inspection and verifications are performed for all installs, and that all quality standards are met.

Where you'll be working...

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we're looking for...

You enjoy the challenge of orchestrating a lot of moving parts to deliver a solution for your team. Sharing information inside and outside the company and influencing people to meet your timeline comes naturally to you. You're interested in new technologies and services in the area of cell site engineering and keep up with changing technology. Working independently is as comfortable for you as being part of a team.

You'll need to have:
  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of wireless technology and infrastructure, including shelter and tower design, equipment configurations, TELCO interface, DC power systems.
  • Knowledge of databases, Microsoft Office applications, web-based applications, and software tool packages.
  • Valid Driver's License.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
  • Four or more years of experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry.
  • Knowledge of DC power systems used in the telecommunications environment.
  • Knowledge of cellular network architecture.
  • Knowledge of Samsung base station equipment, and MapInfo

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet every "even better" qualification listed above.

Where you'll be working

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

Scheduled Weekly Hours

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.YmJnZW5lcmljLjA3NDU2LjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif