IT Engineer

Location: Richmond, VA
Date Posted: 04-06-2018
Position Title: IT Engineer
Location: Richmond, VA 23219
Position Status: open-ended contract
Pay Rate: Negotiable  
Shift: Monday – Friday (8am to 5pm)
 
Responsibilities: 
  • Entry or developmental level position providing telecommunications engineering support in designated company area, or specific engineering discipline.
  • Performs analysis, research and design.
  • Under direction of supervisor or work leader, performs routine assignments designed to develop professional engineering work knowledge, gain familiarity with techniques, approaches, practices and the nature of engineering systems, equipment, etc.
  • Place orders for new leased telecommunications circuits.
  • Place orders for changes or disconnection of leased circuits.
  • Track to completion circuit orders.
  • Update circuit documentation in various tracking systems.
  • Review billing and accounting issues.
  • Order, track and coordinate Telco special construction projects.
  • Coordinate installation of Telco service entrance cable.
  • Coordinate installation of high voltage facilities. 
 
Qualifications:
  • Basic knowledge of engineering concepts, fundamentals and theory.
  • Effective decision-making skills.
  • Ability to develop project management skills and to handle multiple tasks.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • High level of organizational skills.
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint, Power Point and Visio.
  • Ability to multi-task and be effective in a high volume, fast paced environment.
  • Ability to proactively manage 40+ assignments / telecommunications leased circuit orders.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of telecommunications circuits including – Ethernet, MPLS, DS0, DS1, DS3, PRI, POTS, FIOS.
  • Knowledge of HVP (high voltage protection) methods and equipment as it pertains to a Telco demarcation point at Electric Power Stations and Substations. 
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