Field Engineer

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Europe Europe
  • Date Posted: marzo 22, 2022
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    FPG are recruiting for multiple Field Engineers to join an international telecommunications company to support their field services for their customers (leading operators in Belgium). These are great 6-12 month extendable contract opportunities for any Field Engineers with telecom experience within 2G, 3G, LTE, 5G and experience of working at heights.

    This position is a temporary assignment for the Region West- and East Flanders, for external resource for a period of 4 months to cover May 2022 – September 2022, with an option to extend the assignments.

    The Field Engineer is responsible for conducting troubleshooting of 2G, 3G, LTE and 5G on a base station (BTS) and performing required action to restore the services of the site or to perform preventive tasks. Knowledge of typical configuration and installation best practices across multiple BTS types of ZTE and HUAWEI and Ericsson Microwave equipment. Experienced in AC/DC power and battery systems, transmission equipment (Ethernet Backhaul, fiber equipment, typical configuration and installation of wireless radio site equipment, installation and troubleshooting methodology is a mandatory requirement for the job. The ideal candidate worked previously in Belgium on Orange and/or Telenet networks.

    The scope includes Aerial Interventions which require climbing/rigging activities in towers and masts. You must be flexible to work in an On Call schedule as needed.


    -Receiving, handling, analysing and solving Work Orders for Radio Sites. Visiting the radio site within the required lead-time based on the Work Order assigned, execute the work as specified in the Work Order, updating the Work Order with the required information and close to Work Order accordingly. This will require quality of work and task completion with proper close out documentation for Radio Site visits.
    -Executing the tasks assigned to you, troubleshooting the issues at the site, striving for the best solution, restoring the site within the shortest lead-time, clearing the incidents within the required due time and within SLA.
    -Work closely with NOCs, Dispatching Teams and Service Desk, resolving the Radio Site issues in an efficient manner or, if applicable, trigger the appropriate actions with other stakeholders in order to complete the tasks.
    -Depending on the experience of the engineer, the work relates to Radio Sites for Telenet or Orange networks or for both.
    -Depending on the readiness of the field engineer, the field engineer will be integrated in the On Call schedule based in a rota weekly schedule (Mon-Mon). During this week On Call, the engineer shall be ready to perform urgent interventions 24h and the engineer will be freed from work during the daytime

    Knowledge areas:

    -Multi Technology network equipment (RAN 2G/3G/LTE ZTE and/or HUAWEI, Ericsson micro wave, IP, modems, fiber installations…). Scope will soon be extended to 5G technology.
    -Be able to perform works on the aerial path which requires climbing in towers and mast.
    -You shall have practical experience in installation or maintenance of radio site environment or civil related works.
    -Handy person: small civil corrective and installation works on site environment: lockers, door issues, power cabinets, alarm cabling…
    -You shall have a good understanding of Health and Safety at Work and First Aid; sufficient understanding of regulations, policies and procedures, specifically access procedure for radio sites
    -Be fluent in English in speaking, reading and writing. Understanding of Dutch or French written and oral work instructions is an asset
    -Customer focused, problem solving attitude and result-oriented.
    -Team Player, Analytical, Persuasive and user- friendly communicator
    -Excellent organizational skills

    Other requirements:

    -GOF4 certified is a must to allow climbing in towers and masts.
    -Elia AVIL/AVIP certified is a must
    -Army clearance (Astrid) is an advantage.
    -Driving license cat B and has own van with loading space of 3000L to drive to the sites within Belgium territory
    -You shall possess own craftsman toolbox to solve issues at the spot, which include the drilling machine, etc, to be able to repair locks.
    -You shall posses a full set of climbing gear which is periodically checked and recently approved by a certified body. This will be checked when starting the assignment.
    -You shall foresee your own Windows based PC. We will foresee necessary software tools to connect to the network and IT environment.
    -You shall have own mobile phone (Android based) and own voice and data subscription. Mobile phone shall be capable to take clear pictures to be used for uploading in the databases.
    -The person shall be 100% dedicated to this assignment, meaning he shall not have other occupations that are making him not available when needed.

    Other Info:

    -WFM software and other proprietary software and apps will be provided by us
    -Location: The candidate is supposed to work in the field in Belgium. Central office is located in Zaventem
    -Working Time: 40 hours per week