RF Engineer

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Kforce Technology Staffing
Contract W2, Temp
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Kforce has a client in search of a RF Engineer in Portland, OR. The RF Engineer is responsible for contributing to the RF Design of the regional wireless network.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Supports engineers in project creation and task completion to support the network project build plan
* Create site design RFDS and complete plumbing diagrams
* Utilize propagation tools and other RF related equipment such as MapInfo, Google Earth, ATOLL, for site candidate comparison, propagation and coverage review and selection, zoning and regulatory
* Prepare and submit E-911 filings
* Determination of regulatory coverage boundaries for extensions, FAA/FCC filings
* Prepare necessary zoning justification packages and regulatory filings for sites
* Works closely with real estate team to increase efficiency, minimize cost, and streamline processes related to site acquisition, leasing, and zoning submissions
* Conduct RFE analysis, generate required reports and documents, and ensure 100% compliance to RFE mitigation standards within the allotted time frame
* Analyze sites, post activation, to ensure project and database accuracy
* Automate processes when opportunities arise and share information with the teams
* Audit and correct internal databases to ensure accurate project implementation and reporting

* BS in Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the cellular or telecommunications industry
* 3-5 years of experience in the telecommunications industry

Tools experience required:
* Sitetraker
* MapInfo & MapBasic
* Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
* Microsoft Excel (advanced experience level)
* Google Earth
* FCC ASR and ULS databases
* Visio
* Tableau

Successful candidates must have a demonstrated knowledge in:
* 4G network design and implementation
* Antennas, RF engineering, transmission, reception, and propagation
* Good understanding of band performance capabilities and limitations
* LTE KPIs and impacts of design on them
* The effects of outdoor terrain and indoor structures such as walls, floors, and ceilings on signal propagation
* Understanding and use of topographical maps and digital terrain databases
* Antenna system design and use including antenna types (examples might include Hex/Octo port panel, cross-pol array, etc.), antenna patterns, gain and EIRP, ERP, antenna size, antenna polarization, receive and transmit diversity, MIMO antenna systems, and proper antenna installation to provide for coverage and interference mitigation
* Macro site design considerations in urban, sub-urban, and rural environments
* Small cell design considerations in urban and suburban environments
* Analyzing and manipulating large data sets

Personal Qualities Desired:
* Personal integrity
* Timeliness
* Proactive self-starter
* With initial guidance, ability to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision
* Attention to detail

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of application development, project management, business analysis, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to having a meaningful impact on all the lives we serve and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce specializes in providing strategic partnership in the areas of Technology and Finance & Accounting. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional. Your success is our mission. Gain meaningful connections with your skills and our network.
Dice Id : kforcecx
Position Id : ITTVT1880660
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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