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Engineer-RF - III

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: May 14, 2024

Job Description:

RF Engineer - Walnut Creek, CA (Hybrid) - 12+ Months ContractDescription:
Targeted Years of Experience: 5-7 yearsThe RF Engineer is responsible for contributing in the RF Design of the regional wireless network.Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Create
site design RFDS and complete plumbing diagrams.
Perform
radio engineering evaluations for system planning and site acquisition.
Evaluate
coverage problems and requirements for coverage and capacity cells.
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.
Determination
of regulatory coverage boundaries for extensions, FAA/FCC filings.
Review
of cell sites and design for upgrades/modifications.
Creates
search areas and reviews search area candidates within geographic area by
taking into consideration performance issues, capacity, topography, and
population.
Working
with the performance team to improve Key Performance Indicators within the
area of interest.
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.
Determine
the required antennas for planned frequencies and their optimal positions.
Determine
the required cable, antennas, and equipment to implement macro and small
cell wireless network clusters.
Automate
processes when opportunities arise and share information with the
teams.
Tools Experience Required: Advance Experience & demonstrated ability to use Atoll & Microsoft Office SuitePreferred Tools experience: iBwave, Fuze, Roofmaster, SQL, Visio, Ericsson performance tools, Visual Basic (macro creation)Demonstrated Knowledge:
4G
network design and implementation of tasks and knowledge related to:
antennas, good understanding of band performance capabilities and
limitations.
Demonstrated
understanding of LTE KPI's and impacts of design on them Different types
of losses and mitigation techniques.
Methods
to calculate antenna gain and free space path loss. 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 sub-urban environments.

Keywords: The Judge Group, Walnut Creek , Engineer-RF - III, Engineering , Walnut Creek, California

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