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Senior Telecommunications Engineer

System One • Reno, NV

Posted 15 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - At least 5 year(s)
$40.00 - $47.75 /Hour
Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric

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Job Description

Senior Telecommunications Engineer

Reno, NV

System One is currently seeking an Senior Telecommunications Engineer  on a 12 month contract position located in Reno, NV.

The Senior Network Engineer will design, implement, and enhance utility’s telecommunication transport network – Carrier Ethernet, IP/MPLS, SONET/TDM, DACS; Provide professional Telecom system engineering services associated with electric power and distribution system.

Senior Telecommunications Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) and a consultant to other business units related to utilities’ communication network design and implementation – Fiber optical network, microwave network, MAS radio network, etc.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert (SME) and a consultant to other business units related to communication network and SCADA/RTU implementation
  • Design and integrate new RTUs install with the existing SCADA/RTU/EMS system
  • Designs the end-to-end communication network including wireless, wireline, optical network for RTU communications
  • Create design package for implementation, including panel layout, wiring diagram, RTU point list, and network connectivity circuit diagram
  • Interface with various energy delivery departments including Distribution, Transmission, and System Control
  • Support company-wide project activities related to design and installation of communication network
  • Propose budget recommendations for future and on-going maintenance projects
  • Recommend standards related to the utility’s communication network
  • Analyze system problems and recommend solutions
  • Provide support for third-level troubleshooting
  • Write RFPs for equipment procurement and competitive bidding
  • Propose projects to improve SCADA/RTU system reliability, and participate in planning network expansion, upgrades, and replacement as a team member
  • Understand and comply with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to the position and Company
  • Perform related duties as assigned
  • Delivery engineering design package on time

Senior Telecommunications Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, or Computer Science with combined 7 years of experience in telecommunications, IP/MPLS networking, or utility SCADA/RTU design.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of circuit design - Ethernet, MPLS, SONET, TDM, multiplexing DS3/ T1s
  • Demonstrate knowledge of design and construction of microwave and fiber optical communication system
  • Familiar with SCADA/RTU equipment suppliers and their current offerings
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication, analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Equipment and Applications
    PCs, word processing, spreadsheet and database software
  • Must have a valid drivers license

Location: Reno, NV

Duration: 12 months

Pay Rate: $40-47.75/hr

Job ID: BHJOB2400_135665
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