Responsible for Engineering and Design of all Switch equipment for multiple MSC's in Florida markets.
Responsibilities of the Equipment Engineer
Planning Engineering, Provisioning and Implementation of Lucent ECP and 5ESS Switching systems.
Forecast future switch needs including, but not limited to, SM's, PSU's, Circuit packs, floorspace & Power.
Ensure proper switch expansion to support growth of all MSC platforms
Develop and issue planning report for switches to be utilized by Region & HQ
Budgeting Work closely with Area and Manager to prepare and review annual budget
Track all Capital requirements related to the switches
Monitor all equipment expenditures
Prepare purchase orders and ensure vendor payment utilizing PeopleSoft
Equipment Procurement & Optimization- Ensure optimum equipment utilization and efficiency. Oversee equipment installation and acceptance
Project Management- Design, procure equipment and manage construction of new MSC's.
Aid in design, procure equipment and manage Switch expansions.
Qualifications of the Equipment Engineer
Candidate must have experience with Lucent Switches.
In addition, experience and proficiency in Xpercom and Watchmark are desired.
Must be self-motivated and have ability to complete tasks with little supervision.
Strong Project Management and Communication skills with the ability to work closely with Team members.
B.S. Degree or Previous experience with Project/Construction Management of Mobile Switching Centers desired.
Proficiency in Xpercom and Watchmark are desired.
Experience with ALU Switch equipment.
Must be self managed and motivated.
Experience in managing budgets and peoplesoft skills a plus.
CCNA desired. 5 to 7 years of experience.