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Scada/Telecom Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: New York
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 13/08/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Fiber/Microwave Communications to join program out of NY.
The Lead Engineer - Fiber/Microwave Communications will be responsible for performing enterprise telecommunications planning, engineering, documentation, and diagnostics within the Operational Smart Grids network.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage telecommunications carrier relationships; tracks and escalates tickets as required and coordinates postmortem activity.
Act as department business security liaison and serves as Client representative for Global Technical Security Team.
Lead the completion of assigned telecommunication engineering projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines.
Respond to requests for data communications connectivity that are related to moves, adds, and changes within the customer community.
Assist in the analysis, scheduling, acquisition, implementation, and documentation of telecommunications hardware, software, and facilities for assigned projects.
Respond to general technical data network facility, hardware, and software problems and engages required resources.
Plan, manage, and supervise vendor engagements.
Monitor system performance and ensures capacity planning is performed by assessing and making recommendations for improvement.
Ensure department is up to date regarding regulatory guidelines and industry best practices related to security. Identifies and evaluates new security policies, technologies, and products.
Assist in the development of technical standards for network design and equipment configuration.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, OR Network Engineering.
7+ years of engineering experience, PE, LEED, or CCP certifications are a plus.
Experience to include: network or telecom engineering with utility companies, network design, and Scada communication design and troubleshooting.
Demonstrated experience working on Substation Communication Systems and SCADA Communications
Proven track record of successful project execution.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills with the willingness to accept accountability, solicit involvement from team members, and provide steady and fair leadership.

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