Verizon Wireless Equipment Engineer in Schaumburg, Illinois
What you’ll be doing...
Work cross-functionally to collaborate with other teams in the Submarket including Real Estate, RF Design, Construction, Implementation, Network Assurance, and System Performance.
Review RF Design documents to determine RAN equipment needs and translate this design into a full implementation scope of work to include appropriate power, baseband and minor materials.
Review architectural firm design documents and translate design into an efficient working equipment line-up given space constraints. Ensure optimum equipment utilization and efficiency.
Oversee equipment installation and acceptance. Review closeout packages (COP’s) to drive quality and accuracy of installation of equipment by vendors.
Manage OEM and other vendor relationships to confirm that equipment is delivered and received timely and in accordance with company compliance guidelines.
Prepare and manage purchase orders to ensure alignment with project implementation timelines. Ensure prompt vendor payment.
Understand budgeting and be able to convey unit cost averages per installation type.
Deliver on monthly spend targets that help support our capital commitments and maintain program cadence/run rates.
Utilize project tracking tools and systems to accurately document equipment orders, schedules and installation completions.
What we’re looking for...
You'll need to have:
Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
Three or more years of relevant work experience.
Even better if you have:
A degree in a technical field (i.e. Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science).
Proven experience managing numerous technical projects simultaneously and delivering results on time.
Demonstrated excellent verbal, written, analytical and communication skills.
Demonstrated strong skill set in critical thinking, problem solving, and influencing/motivating of non-direct reports.
Proven strong knowledge and experience with the full suite of Microsoft Office and G Suite.
Proven subject matter expertise in Wireless/Cellular/Telecom RAN technologies.
Demonstrated strong ability to coordinate and work well within a team environment to meet common goals.
Strong understanding of 4G LTE technology, 5G technology, and edge networking concepts.
Experience with LTE RAN implementation projects.
Experience with CATS/FULCRUM asset management.
Flexibility in adapting to changing conditions.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
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