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Telecommunications Engineer

Waltham, MA
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Description: Description About the Position: National Grid is seeking an experienced Telecommunications Engineer for a position within the Telecommunications Engineering Department at our Waltham, MA location. This position reports directly to Telecommunications Engineering Manager and is responsible for the effective engineering, design & implementation of telecommunications solutions in conformance with National Grid’s telecom policies, processes, procedures, standards, and guidelines as well as telecom network architecture & strategy. Specifically, these services are provided in support of building out, upgrading, operating, and maintaining the National Grid’s US telecommunication infrastructure, private radio networks & systems, fiber optic networks & systems, microwave network & systems, and leased telecom services (when needed). Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Analyze telecom requirements, evaluate telecom options, recommend telecom solution, and implement approved telecom solution for internal & external customers. Telecom options may include, but not limited to, private radio, private microwave, private fiber optic networks/systems, power line carrier, or commercial wired & wireless communications services. Provide planning, engineering, design, and implementation services for radio, microwave, and fiber optic networks & systems to meet the needs of internal and external customers. Provide telecom engineering support for Electric Transmission & Substation Capital Projects. Manage (where a Project Manager is deemed not needed) & implement small/independent telecom projects as assigned by the Telecommunications Engineering Manager. Create telecom policies, processes, procedures, standards, guidelines, and strategy as assigned by the Telecom Engineering Manager. Provide technical telecom support to various internal engineering groups, Protection & Telecom Operations Organization, Shared Services (IS, Corporate Security, Gas business unit, etc.) Provide subject matter expertise to project and operational teams as well as internal & external committees. Keep abreast of technology innovations and seek appropriate opportunities to apply them. As National Grid is a member of the Shared Telecom Network (STN) in New England, this position may collaborate with other Telecom Operators/Owners as well as Users/Members of the STN to provide and maintain a network consistent with the goals of National Grid that results in the interconnection and sharing of the Operators’ private telecommunications infrastructure.
Qualifications Qualifications Required: A Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited engineering program. Job classifications are dependent upon the level of job related experience. Good working knowledge of telecom industry standards, safety standards, and federal, state, and local rules & regulations as applied to telecommunications industry. A minimum of 5 years of engineering experience in broadband Microwave, Fiber Optic Networks & Systems, and commercial wired & wireless communications services. Experience in private fixed radio and/or Land Mobile Radio (LMR) engineering is a plus. Proficient in MS Office computer skills (Outlook, Excel, Work, Access, etc.) Strong problem solving & analytical skills Strong interpersonal & written communications skills. Professional Engineers License is a plus. This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : Electric Systems Eng Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : Electric Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Mar 7, 2018, 3:36:57 PM Unposting Date : Ongoing


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