Wireless System Designer - Intermediate (67368)

Location: Montreal, QC
Date Posted: 25-07-2017
General Description
Responsible for the RF engineering design and system performance of wireless networks. Applies propagation theory, cellular theory, RF engineering tools and antenna theory in system design to maximize coverage, capacity and performance of the network.

Job Description and Key Responsibilities:
• Radio systems design for UMTS/HSPA and LTE networks
• Design of wireless system radio coverage using RF engineering software and accepted engineering principles to determine equipment type, configuration, antenna placement, ERPs, etc.
• Key responsibility # 1 will be to ensure existing and new sites are in compliance with Health Canada’s Safety Code 6
• Key responsibility # 2 will be to create and issue design work orders for the capacity augmentation of our multi-band LTE network
• Work with other engineering departments as well as field operations and facilities to provide a sound technical design and support
• Optimization of wireless networks as part of integrating of new sites
• Site visits may be required to evaluate the radio environment

Qualifications:
• Graduate of a post-secondary electrical engineering program (BSc/B.Eng. or equivalent)
• Minimum 2 years of experience in wireless telecom industry
• Experienced in Radio wireless network design and RF engineering knowledge
• Good understanding of UMTS/HSPA and LTE networks
• Good understanding of radio propagation theory and cellular system principles in the 700/800MHz, 1900MHz, AWS and 2.6GHz bands
• Radio transmitter and receiver and antenna system design
• Good understanding of RF radiation safety and Canada’s SC 6 standard: expert user in EMF Visual for SC 6 studies
• Worked proficiently with RF prediction tools such as Mentum’s Planet EV
• Effective technical writing and communication skills in English
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Word and Excel
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