Job Description :
iTech Associates Inc is seeking an experienced Sr. Telecom Engineer for its direct client in Des Moines, IA.

The Telecommunications Engineer shall work with the client''s Network Operations and Engineering Division and other onsite staff as necessary.

Responsibilities:-

Plan, design, build, configure and commission telecommunications devices, networks and systems, such as; voice, Internet, data, microwave and ensure telecommunications systems interconnect with equipment from different manufacturers, different service providers and different users

Compile engineering project proposals to define goals, identify scope, background and need, and ascertain cost of equipment, parts and services.

Prepare and interpret specifications, drawings and regulations for the use of telecommunications equipment.

Assist with evaluation and procurement of new products and services from vendors.

Comply with laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the provision of telecommunications systems.

Assist with selection and development of new telecommunications site(s) by; locating site, preparing appropriate documentation and drafting construction drawings for approval.

Determine appropriate configurations of telecommunications hardware and software to ensure desired performance of telecommunications equipment.

Determine the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and related equipment.

Monitor telecommunications systems to assess need for updates, upgrades, enhancements, preventive maintenance and or replacement systems.Monitor telecommunications systems to assess need for updates, upgrades, enhancements, preventive maintenance and or replacement systems.

Assess performance levels of system hardware and software to project future needs, and developing short and long term plans for updating equipment, adding capabilities, enhancing existing systems and providing improved telecommunications

Engineer(s) shall possess excellent customer services skills to communicate effectively with internal and external customers about proper location of equipment and desired services.

Engineer(s) shall possess superior soft skills including the ability to work with clients, work on a team, and adapt to existing client''s processes.

Engineer(s) shall have the ability to complete assignments timely and submit weekly status reports indicating progress on assigned tasks, to meet assigned project due dates, and to identify and suggest resolutions for issues having a potential to adversely impact performance and/or the project.

Engineer(s) shall maintain a positive working relationship with all levels of onsite staff, as well as present a positive team-oriented attitude and customer focus.

Engineer(s) shall adhere to all work rules and processes provided by the client''s project manager.

Engineer(s) shall be able to produce written and verbal English language instructions.

Engineer(s) shall understand the written and verbal English language, presentation materials, documentation, requirement statements, problem descriptions and other forms of communication for interaction with team members and managers.

Engineer(s) shall have knowledge of communications network structure and design parameters comparable to current client''s network.

Requirements:-

Have knowledge of protocols, topologies and technologies (HTTP, SNMP, TCP/IP, FTP, TDM, DWDM, SONET, WAN, LAN, Ethernet, ATM, etc

Have a working knowledge of TCP/IP.

Have knowledge of path and trunking.

Have the ability to interpret and write concise technical reports.

Have knowledge of and be able to use standard MS Office applications and understand Visio and CAD drawings.

Assess performance levels of system hardware and software to project future needs, and develop short and long term plans for updating equipment.

Monitor telecommunications systems to assess need for updates, upgrades, enhancements, preventive maintenance and or replacement systems.

Determine the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and related equipment.

Determine appropriate configurations of telecommunications hardware and software to ensure desired performance of telecommunications equipment.

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