ACS Professional Staffing Electronic Designer in Vancouver, Washington

Electronic Designer

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

Job Function: Scientific

City: Vancouver

State/Province: Washington

Job Number: JO-1807-7847

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Overview:

ACS Professional Staffing is looking for a full-time employee to work on-site with our client. The Electronic Designer 2 position will work withthe Telecommunications Engineering organization (TECT). This position provides design expertise and field support for telecommunications facilities and associated equipment. This includes fiber optics, analog radio, mobile radio, digital radio, power line carrier, operational telephone, microwave towers and antennas, AC/DC power and UPS systems, communications buildings, multiplex equipment, and monitoring systems including alarming, Fault Locating Acquisition Reporter (FLAR), microwave monitor, and wide area networks used for operational data and network management.This position is located in Vancouver, WA.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. ACS Professional Staffing is an EEO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the design and documentation of Telecommunications projects.

  • Compile technical results in summary form such as tables’ reports, and graphics to support engineering staff.

  • Modify and maintain the Telecommunications Circuit Information System (TCIS) Database.

  • Develop or draft conceptual plan of service for manager assigned projects.

  • Facilitate and coordinate plans of service with stakeholders; assist with implementation of plans for assigned projects or tasks.

  • Assist in the developmentof standards for planning and design documentation of new equipment and technology.

  • Draft statements of work for assigned projects.

  • Perform review and modification of design drawings.

  • Provide routine technical support for construction, operations and maintenance personnel.

  • Assist in the development of detailed methods of procedures to design, and track construction status.

  • Review communication circuits on PRD (project requirements diagram) and address potential errors and conflicts in infrastructure design and circuit routings.

  • Assist in developing documentation to track SONET nodes, radio hops, and ST-1 tunnels found on the communicationsnetwork.

  • Interpret and analyze data directly from SONET multiplexer equipment.

  • Design and implement systems, network configurations and network architecture including hardware and software technology, site locations and integration of existing technologies.

  • Prepare preliminary network specifications, including diagrams, charts, equipment configurations, and recommended technologies.

  • Work with telecommunications planners and other designers to recommend modifications to the TECT planning files.

  • Develop and draft procedures for installation, use, and troubleshooting of commutations hardware and software.

  • Communicate approved and/or standard technical information verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical users.

  • Provide project/task updates (oral or written)

  • Review circuit design projects and provide technical expertise and recommendations for items such as cross connection reports, port and port channel assignments, correct card naming, schematic views, functions, end point connections, etc.

  • Assist Hardware Engineers with established TCIS circuit review procedures.

  • Assist with TCIS training efforts by providing in-person training sessions for new engineers and designers.

Requirements:

  • Associates degree in Electronic Engineering Technology or a related field, or equivalent degree/certification from a technical institute is preferred. Note: Education programs should include electronic circuit theory; digital systems design; MW, UHF, VHF radio operation and troubleshooting; fiber design, installation, andtroubleshooting; and other non-ABET accredited courses in engineering

  • Experience in a technical/engineering environment is required; work as an OSP designer, planning designer or CO designer for a Local Exchange Carrier (LEC) or Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) is preferred.

  • 13 years of related work experience as described above AND has one of the following:

  • An Associates Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology or a closely-related field, or equivalent degree/certification from a technical institute.

  • 2 yrs documented work experience in a directly-related military technical field.

  • 11 years of related work experience as described above AND has both of the following:

  • An Associates Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology or a closely-related field, or equivalent degree/certification from a technical institute.

  • 2 yrs documented work experience in a directly-related military technical field.

  • 15 years of related work experience as described above is required without an Associate Degree or equivalent Technical Degree/certification or related military experience.

  • Knowledge of transmission and operational telecommunications systems

  • Experience with transport core and edge products and management tools, including Cisco ONE, Cisco routers and switches, and Alcatel equipment

  • Knowledge of engineering standards, serial and interoffice circuits, and network equipment while databasingthe inventory and design systems

  • Knowledge of backbone infrastructure connectivity

  • Ability to comprehend the class of service requirements necessary to route both analog and digital communication circuits of various types, including voice, Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA), transfer trip and other circuits used on transmission systems.

  • Ability to develop detailed methods to create circuit documentation and Statements of Work with details for installing the new circuits and retiring the old circuits.

  • US citizens and all those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply

  • Work sponsorship not available at this time.No third-party candidates considered for this position