Monday, June 4, 2012

Fresh Graduate Trainee Engineers recruitment at Etisalat, Nigeria

Etisalat currently seeks to enlist the services of Fresh Graduate Trainee Engineers in Nigeria

Job Locations: Lagos & Abuja, Nigeria

Job Title: Engineer-Transmission Connectivity
Location: Lagos & Abuja
Division: Network Deployment
Reports To: Manager-Transmission/ Core Deployment

Job Summary:
• Ensure e2e connections of all circuits based on transmission planning work plans

Principal Functions:
• Check link budget from transmission planning and offer alternative solutions where issues exist
• Resolve links issues (2G and/ or 3G) through investigation of the link budget and/ or site visits
• Gather required documentation and path loss information for management on outage failure of transmission as and when required; proffer solutions by coordinating with other Technical departments
• Conduct site visits and assess MUX and/ or transmission issues causing delays
• Ensure vendors do not overlook any items in the BOQ, in particular items which impact on the planned progress of the RAN; highlight potential blocking points in the BOQ which could cause serious delays of the RAN
• Investigate cutover delay issues with vendors; report status to management and resolve
• Verify accuracy of vendor reporting through data-gathering visits to vendors’ offices; provide up-to-date reports to management as and when required
• Conduct visits to major Etisalat Nigeria network sites, RNCs, BSCs, BTSs and Node Bs; cross-check technical designs and drawings for conformity in order to ensure reliability of delivery without blocking points arising in the core implementation
• Conduct PAT for all microwave links in the network and ensure successful handover to Network Operations team
• Perform testing on new and existing microwave links across the network
• Provide e2e transmission circuit plan and follow up with transmission planning for release of work plans where upgrades are required
• Work with Network Operations Centre for the prompt and effective delivery of links and nodes

Assume responsibility for:
• Microwave transmission infrastructure across the network
• Optical network capacity forecase, network capacity matrix and distribution
• Work closely with the implementation team to develop schedules for fibre network rollout
• Keep abreast of global and local best practices with regards to microwave and fibre transmission planning and design
• Development of microwave and fibre network testing and setting for completed projects
• Development of processes and procedures for fibre network rollout

Educational Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree or HND in Electrical/ Electronic/ Communications/ Computer Engineering or any other relevant discipline
• Relevant postgraduate and/or professional qualifications/ certifications will be an added advantage

Experience & Skills:
• Between one (1) and two (2) years’ directly-relevant post-NYSC work experience

Ideal candidate must also be able to demonstrate:
• Ability to report and offer reasons for link failures, i.e poor mounting systems, sway bars, etc
• Good understanding of mobile technology backhaul at the access, transport and core network layers
• Excellent understanding of IP technology
• Good understanding of importance of LOS
• Good computer skills and software handling

Application Deadline: June 10, 2012

How to apply
Apply for Lagos position here

and Apply for Abuja position here

Multiple applications is not allowed

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