System Engineer

Job Title: System Engineer

JOB ID: 20-01508

City: Carson City

State: NV

System Engineer 4- Long-term Contract - Carson City, NV 89706
Ref # 70120

Genuent's Government client is hiring a System Engineer for a long-term (with a possible extension). , Contract engagement in Carson City, NV. 75% on site in Carson City, possible 25% travel  in field. Qualified Candidates, please email your professional resume to Misti Tappe at MTappe@genuent.com OR call 972-312-9631.

System Engineer - Carson City NV

Introduction:
The Consultant will be expected to provide a wide variety of services to support the present work and future operations of Client's Fiber Optic System. Specific tasks will be determined and authorized by the Fiber Optic Project Manager as they become needed. This scope includes four categories of work as defined below

SCOPE OF WORK - MUST BE ABLE TO ACCOMPLISH THE BELOW:

A. Planning, Analysis and Database Development/Management
Consultant will assist OUR GOVERNMENT CLIENT with the following planning & analysis activities:
Assist with fiber and communication needs analysis, system planning and programming. Have knowledge of Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Synchronous Optical Networking (SONET), Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM), or Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) systems.
  • Develop or update fiber management databases / mapping.
    • Telvent experience preferred
  • Provide as-designed splice details and outside plant data for updating Client’s fiber configuration database.
    • Telvent experience preferred
  • Analyze business impacts of implementing new technology or major system changes and prepare reports documenting alternatives.
  • Develop acceptance test plans.
B. Coordination
Consultant will assist Client with the reviews, coordination and provision of needed information to Client personnel and other consultants. Typical assignments are expected to be as defined below:
  • Develop splice details for others.
  • Meet with contractors / consultants to identify
  • Review and redline plans and construction specifications for compliance and consistency with ITS standards and architecture.
  • Facilitate fiber designs and device configurations between Client and Design Contractors.
  • Provide oversight and construction management of Client managed fiber projects.
C. Field Verification / Site Improvements
Consultant will assist CLIENT with field verification, contractor support or other related fiber tasks as assigned. Typical efforts might include:
  • Conduct / Verify communication acceptance test plans
  • Prepare and update ATMS communication as-builts.
D. Special Projects
Consultant will assist CLIENT with special projects as they relate to the communications, fiber management and ATMS programs. These projects will be
  • Verify field conditions (i.e., splice details, fiber count, cable size, number of conduits, GIS location of plant etc.)
  • Perform fiber tests (i.e., OTDR’s – optical time domain reflectivity tests).
  • Perform fiber repairs, maintenance or system enhancements (i.e., fiber splicing, device configuration, calibration, install new fiber installs, etc.)
  • Develop reports (concepts, training manuals, database queries etc.)
  • Develop fiber system ATMS designs that meet CLIENT’s standards.
  • Assist public/private partners with environmental clearances on joint projects.
  • Assist public/private partners on best practices for construction in the Client right of way.
  • Assist with the publishing and coordination of GIS mapping.
  • Develop custom mapping in GIS interactive formats and other formats.
  • Assist with the publishing of custom web tools used to support the fiber network and its partners.
QUALIFICATIONS: 
Experience with installation and maintenance of OSP fiber cabling and associated infrastructure in underground and aerial deployments. Familiarity with industry codes / standards associated with OSP fiber infrastructure construction techniques.

Familiar with design, installation, and support of OSP/ISP fiber facilities, including support of environmental systems, power components and ISP fiber systems within communication huts or other buildings. Experience performing fiber splicing utilizing fusion equipment, installation of fiber optic components such as distribution panels, splice cabinets, relay racks, fiber management equipment (raceways, trays, etc.). Ability to perform site surveys during preliminary design phase in order to ascertain and produce fiber related project requirements.

Experience with use of OTDR and Power Meter test equipment for post-construction, or maintenance / troubleshooting testing, per industry standards establishing fiber optic test methodologies, including review of test results to ensure satisfactory results have been achieved.

Possession of industry technical certifications such as FOA, CFI, CFOT or ETA and/or demonstrated equivalent work experience.

Experience with Fiber Optic Long Haul transport systems a plus. Experience with Optical Networking technology such as CWDM, DWDM, MPLS and Ethernet/IP is preferred.

Ability to read and interpret project plans/drawings or construction as-builts. Familiarity with GIS fiber-mapping and inventory software. Ability to use these applications to enter new data into inventory and maintain the information as changes occur.

Ability to coordinate with contractors on projects involving deployment, repair or reconfiguration of fiber facilities. This includes generation of SOW, solicitation of contractor bid(s), monitoring job progress, inspection of work performed, and processing invoices upon satisfactory completion.

Proficiency in use of common office productivity software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat). Ability to utilize Visio and Google Earth Pro to generate splicing diagrams and map overlays to indicate required fiber connectivity or pathways, and infrastructure placement for fiber construction projects.

Effective communication skills and ability to multi-task in a group environment, coordinating with team members and external personnel to achieve department objectives within specified delivery timelines. Proficient analytical, organizational and time management skills are required.

 
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