12 months W2 Contract position
Purpose of Position
Executes system operation and maintenance procedures, field activities and actions, conducts orphan meter locating activities, perform general analysis and prepare reports to support business operations. Conduct all activities in a safe and professional manner. Works at the direction of the Smart Grid Operations Lead.
Support the Sensus FlexNet Communication Infrastructure, including all TGB sites. Support includes, but not limited to field investigations, troubleshooting and maintenance.
Examples of the hardware include: Antennas, Cabling, Grounding, TGB Cabinet, Transceivers, Power Supplies, Batteries and other local equipment
Preform Periodic Maintenance for TGB Sites
Support Storm and Emergency restoration efforts, including portable generators for loss of power. This may include on-call activities and rotations
RF Coverage Investigations for AMI and DA end-points
Support the RF Reachability analysis initiative, including the installation of MOP devices
Orphan Meter Investigations – locating orphan meters
Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.
Knowledge of and experience in working 900 MHz RF Systems
Ability to use a spectrum analyzer
Excellent Computer Skills
Excellent driving skills
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs materials
General understanding of applicable standards, methods, processes and practices as related to the management and operation of 900 MHz RF Systems.
General proficiency in standard software applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project).
Customer driven with good oral and written communications skills and general analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
This is an individual contributor position that works under general supervision and frequently performs non-routine work. This position is expected to resolve most questions and problems through interaction with internal and/or external stakeholders, executives, directors, managers, and staff across the organization, and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels.
May require working extended hours and/or shift work to support business operations.