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Verizon Communications Inc

Cell Site Engineer

Technology

Applications Engineer

No

Whitestone, New York, 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 around the world. We're a human network that reaches across the globe and works behind the scenes. We anticipate, lead, and believe that listening is where learning begins. In crisis and in celebration, we come together-lifting up our communities and striving to make an impact to move the world forward. If you're fueled by purpose, and powered by persistence, explore a career with us. Here, you'll discover the rigor it takes to make a difference and the fulfillment that comes with living the #NetworkLife.

What you'll be doing...

As a Cell Site Engineer, you'll be out in the field keeping our facilities and equipment in top form by maintaining several locations in your assigned area. You'll be doing regular maintenance, keeping inventories, doing audits, and maintaining and upgrading cell sites or installations. You will support core systems such as the Global VoIP, TDM and Global SS7 switching networks. You'll also be evaluating our network coverage and finding ways to make it even better.

  • Performing optimization, troubleshooting, and maintenance of base station equipment, RF transmitters, and Fiber network.
  • Testing the fiber network and integrating network hardware to bring new products on-air and enhance customer experience.
  • Evaluating network coverage to find gaps, making recommendations to improve coverage, and helping to implement those recommendations.
  • Configuring network routers and switches for network optimization.
  • Conducting routine, preventative maintenance on assigned cell sites to identify potential issues during general site inspections.
  • Complying with company- and industry-wide standard directives to maintain network performance and enhance efficiency.

Physical requirements of the job may include but are not limited to climbing stairs and ladders, working from elevated areas, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to approximately 65 pounds, pushing, pulling, grasping, twisting/bending, and crawling, squatting, or kneeling in small spaces.

Where you'll be working:

In this worksite-based role, you will provide cell site support across the Brooklyn and Queens territory.

What we're looking for...

You're tech-savvy and well-versed in all things telecommunications. Working independently suits you well. You're also thorough, vigilant, and on top of the details-someone people count on to solve problems and to make sure they don't happen in the first place.

You'll need to have:
  • Associate's degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time
  • Ability to report to the designated job site/work location within 45 minutes to one hour of notice to provide rotational on-call coverage for the assigned territory.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:
  • A technical degree in Electronics or Telecommunications.
  • Experience in troubleshooting antenna systems from transmitter to antenna using tools like a spectrum analyzer.
  • Experience in PIM/VSWR/MIMO/RET including knowledge of fiber and LTE remote radio heads.
  • Experience in training in data communications, digital communications, operating systems and applications, computer support, scripting, project management, or power.
  • Experience in Lucent, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, or Ericsson, base station equipment with LTE or CDMA technology.
  • Telecom experiences such as T1, DACS, or OMP.
  • Experience in dark and lit fiber testing using equipment such as OTDR, and fiberscope.
  • Experience in computer support, including troubleshooting PC hardware and configurations.
  • Power experiences such as Galaxy, Lorain, or DC distribution systems.

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 worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location(s).

Scheduled Weekly Hours
40

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.

Our benefits are designed to help you move forward in your career, and in areas of your life outside of Verizon. From health and wellness benefits, short term incentives, 401(k) Savings Plan, stock incentive programs, paid time off, parental leave, adoption assistance and tuition assistance, plus other incentives, we've got you covered with our award-winning total rewards package. For part-timers, your coverage will vary as you may be eligible for some of these benefits depending on your individual circumstances.

If you are hired into a California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington work location, the compensation range for this position is between $100.00 and $125,000.00 annually based on a full-time schedule. The salary will vary depending on your location and confirmed job-related skills and experience. This is an incentive based position with the potential to earn more. For part time roles, your compensation will be adjusted to reflect your hours.YmJnZW5lcmljLjc3NjMyLjEzMTgzQHZlcml6b253b3JrZGF5LmFwbGl0cmFrLmNvbQ.gif