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Microwave Field Engineer  Pittsburgh, PA  Posted: 3/19/2021
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Microwave Field Engineer  
Kineticom is seeking a highly competent and technically advanced Field Engineer/Tower Climber to build and maintain a sophisticated high performance network infrastructure.
This position will be supporting a cutting edge firm responsible for developing and maintaining high-performance technology infrastructure backed by a world class support team. As a member of the wireless network team, you will be backed by a 24x7 Network Operations Center while you are actively supporting from the field, testing and troubleshooting a wide range of technical, IP-based equipment on tower & rooftop based sites.
of this team you will enjoy highly competitive compensation and benefits packages:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Performance based bonus

Job Requirements


What it takes to join our team:
+3 years" experience in telecommunications rigging and engineering
Comfortable working at heights on a range of telecommunications structures including poles, towers, masts and rooftops to install antennas, feeders and ancillary equipment. Erection and fixing of steel structures to facilitate the installation of telecommunications equipment
Working with cranes, cherry pickers and Elevated Work Platforms (EWP"s) as required carrying out works on site
Aptitude in IP networking which includes IP addressing and basic routing
Termination and Testing of telecommunications cables of various types and sizes including, coaxial and Fiber, correct cable pulling techniques, racking, grounding systems, static precautions, non-ionizing transmission safety
Experience with identifying all major types of video, RF, Fiber and power connectors
Strong understanding around AC and DC power systems and conversions including: voltage and wiring of single and poly-phase alternating current cables, direct current, and negative grounded direct current
Tower Certification: (Authorized Climber/Rescuer) according to ANSI/OSHA recommended standards as a minimum (otherwise training may be provided)
Must be a proficient sweep tester and able to troubleshoot and demonstrate the ability to use the following:
  • multi-meter
  • Field Fox/ Anritsu
  • Spectrum Analyzer
  • Bit Error Tester/ Ethernet Tester 1Gb/ 10Gb
  • Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR)
Must be experienced in all aspects of line and antenna system installation, replacement and maintenance i.e. coax, jumpers, ODU / TMA"s, connectors, weatherproofing, etc.


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