JOB DETAILS

Job Title: Transmission Planning Engineer

Department: Technical
Location: Lagos
Number to Hire: 1
Job Type: Permanent
Minimum years of Experience: 5

Responsibilities

The Transmission Planning Engineer will co-ordinate site surveys for PoPs, inclusive of Technical site survey, space management and analysis of tower loading.

Other responsibilities includes;

  • Co-ordinate site surveys for PoPs, inclusive of Technical site survey, space management and analysis of tower loading. 
  • Oversee MW design activities including Link Budget & Service Request Order (SRO's).
  • Report weekly of all MW activities.
  • Update MW deployment sheet.
  • Overall project planning, delivery and timely update on project progress.
  • Ensure Regulatory compliance in the use of assigned frequency channels/bandwidth.
  • Report on capacity, inventory and utilization of applicable transmission and carrier Ethernet  equipment.
  • Provide detailed engineering documentation to support and ensure successful Project implementation.
  • Provide the required support to escalated issues from Operation and Vendors.
  • Effectively manage radio licenses to meet customer requirements.

 





Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

Qualification

  • BSc in Engineering.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision 
  • Good communication and reporting skills
  • Ownership and initiatives
  • Good troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to evaluate and articulate the cost trade-offs associated with various network and circuit implementations.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Project, and Outlook. 
  • Ability to engage and communicate with vendors, service providers, employees, and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability and willingness to work long hours and meet tight deadlines
  • Travelling may be required at short notice.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret detailed technical solution and implement into network planning document.

Competencies

  • Understanding of Carrier Ethernet Technology (CET).
  • Good knowledge of Ceragon/Ubiquiti/Dragon Wave/Radwin  PTMP  Radios.
  • Good Knowledge of various protection schemes namely LMSP, SNCP ,Ring & Mesh  Protection, etc.
  • Good knowledge and experience on Microwave radios, Carrier Ethernet and GPON technology 

 

 


Demands of the Job

  • This role demands prompt and timely delivery of customer's service, as well as good inventory and stock management.