Telecom Equipment Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina


Job description

-Procurement and implementation of all network equipment necessary to support system expansion and growth of Verizon Wireless’ Cell Site network. The network elements include: EvDO, LTE, AWS, New Site builds, Shelter Swaps and BAU Service improvements.

-Perform project management responsibilities and coordinate installation of equipment according to established area network plans and regional operations, facilities, and circuit design engineering groups.

-Work with planning organizations to develop strategies for ensuring sufficient network capacity.

– Effectively manage vendors and consultants. Work with vendors to obtain quotes, negotiate pricing, and ensure their products and services meet Verizon Wireless’ requirements.

-Request authorization for funds, issue purchase orders, and manage procurement activities using PeopleSoft Purchasing system. Manage ordering, installation, and payment for equipment in accordance with monthly budget objectives. Actively manage open commitments and all other financial targets per HQ and Regional directives.

-Ensure all network elements are properly provisioned in XNG.

-Work closely with traffic, facility, and system performance engineers to meet customer needs.

-Ensure departmental compliance with company procurement policies.

-Manage Equipment movement from the Staging Facility to cell sites utilizing Ship Request Forms, the CATs System and SF personnel.

B.S. Degree required.

Must be self-managed and motivated.

Experience in managing budgets and people soft skills a plus.

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