Job Vacancy Telecommunications Engineer I-III (RF) Snohomish PUD

Job title: Telecommunications Engineer I-III (RF)

Company: Snohomish PUD

Job description: Job ID 15732 Department Telecommunications (10000037)
Union Classification Non Union Type Full Time – Salaried
# of Openings 1 Job Location Everett, Washington (US-WA)
Closing Date 02/03/2024 Salary/Wage $66,604.00 – $155,975.00 annually

Accountability for Workplace Culture

Our PUD values are at the center of our culture. Putting the safety, health, and well-being of our communities and those we work with is valued above all else and everyone on Team PUD must meet this commitment daily. Nothing we do in achieving our Mission is worth a single injury, and all who interact with us must feel they are valued and welcomed as individuals.

Everyone on Team PUD, in all positions, is accountable for achieving this safe and welcoming culture by:

  • Taking full ownership for the safety of themselves and their coworkers, while ensuring everyone feels valued and welcomed.
  • Taking action to identify and eliminate their own and others’ at-risk behaviors, including the behaviors that may undermine another’s feelings of being welcomed and valued.
  • Following all safety rules and regulations and ensuring the PUD’s expectations for conduct and respect are maintained.
  • Openly sharing near-misses, safety learning opportunities, and ways we can learn to be a more welcoming place while encouraging others to do the same.
  • Utilizing Stop Work Authority to intervene with anyone, anytime, in any place.
  • Intervening or seeking guidance to stop actions that are harmful to the wellbeing, health, or sense of belonging of others, and which are detrimental to our PUD values.

Job Summary

Plans, designs, develops, and engineers the District’s telecommunications data transport and land mobile radio systems. Provides consistent detailed, and accurate project documentation to technical staff for efficient and timely completion of work. Supports compliance with all applicable governmental, industry, and District standards and policies.

Accountabilities

Accountability #1
Participate in a culture of caring, mutual respect and trust that encourages and empowers employees to do their best work for the benefit of our team members, customers, partners and stakeholders by Being collaborative; Advocating for the District, the department, and your peers; and respecting the time and resources of others.

Accountability #2
Deliver exceptional value to our customers through continual improvement and innovation by identifying personal knowledge gaps and pursuing available training resources to fill them; attending assigned technical training; sharing knowledge; providing and being open to receiving feedback, and similar responsibilities.

Accountability #3
Contribute to delivering efficient, and cost-effective telecommunications data transport and land mobile radio systems by providing consistent detailed, and accurate project documentation to technical staff for small to medium projects; providing engineering support to technical staff as issues arise; maintaining and updating accurate documentation, and similar responsibilities.

Accountability #4
Supports a telecommunications network that meets internal and external customer needs and expectations by communicating proactively with telecom engineering staff and District peers to ensure coordinated work efforts; designing circuit to reduce risk and increase reliability; notifying customers when service is affected or will be affected; providing information on the capabilities of the network, and similar responsibilities.

Accountability #5
Supports compliance of all applicable District, regulatory, safety, and governmental policies, rules, and regulations including but not limited to FCC, FAA, NERC, and the District by being knowledgeable of such rules; seeking help from senior telecommunication staff for clarification and help when needed; maintaining applicable reporting and documentation as assigned, and similar responsibilities.

Accountability #6
Supports continual improvement that delivers outstanding value to our customers by ensuring work is aligned with the department’s long-term budget, clearly and proactively communication the impact of financial decisions with the lead and manager, and similar responsibilities.

Minimum Required Skills and Abilities

  • Electronic theory and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Operation of electronics test and diagnostic equipment.
  • Telecommunications network management systems.
  • Packet-switched (IP) network implementation and protocols (including VPNs, MPLS, MPLS-TP, Carrier ethernet).
  • Safety and technical practices.
  • Records and record keeping procedures.
  • Computer and peripheral hardware and their interfaces.
  • Engineering principles and computer programming and scripting languages appropriate to various types of platforms and applications.
  • Engineering economics.
  • Digital LAN/WAN design.
  • Equipment and site layouts.
  • Communicate and work effectively, both orally and in writing, with various levels of the organization, outside agencies, and customers.
  • Interpret and apply District directives, policies and procedures.
  • Use independent and discretionary judgment.
  • Effectively coordinate activities.
  • Manage confidential information.
  • Analyze, critique, and evaluate network problems and solutions.
  • Resolve issues using collaborative, team techniques.

Minimum Qualifications

Telecommunications Engineer I $32.02 – $53.37
Minimum Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field; OR
  • Four (4 years) of experience in the Telecommunications or a related Electric Utility field, AND

Minimum Required License/Certification

  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License

Preferred License/Certification

  • Engineer in Training (EIT)

Telecommunications Engineer II $83,556 – $139,264
Minimum Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field; AND
  • Two (2) years of experience in the Telecommunication or a related Electric Utility field; OR
  • Six (6) years of experience in the Telecommunication or a related Electric Utility field.

Minimum Required License/Certification

  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License

Preferred License/Certification

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license

Telecommunications Engineer III $93,583 – $155,975
Minimum Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field; AND
  • Four (4) years of experience in the Telecommunication or a related Electric Utility field; OR
  • Eight (8) years of experience in the Telecommunications or a related Electric Utility field.

Minimum Required License/Certification

  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License

Preferred License/Certification

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license

Benefits

In addition to a competitive compensation program, Snohomish County PUD #1 offers a comprehensive benefits package. Employees and eligible dependents may enroll in medical, dental, vison hardware, basic life insurance, long-term disability, accidental death and dismemberment, voluntary term life, and retirement benefits (including PERS pension, 401(k), and a 457 plan). The Snohomish County PUD also provides an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, short-term disability, paid time off benefits starting at 20 days a year, plus 5 days of extended sick leave and 11 paid holidays. For more information on our benefits package please visit

Snohomish County P.U.D. #1 is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Disabled and Veterans.

Expected salary: $66604 – 155975 per year

Location: Everett, WA

Job date: Thu, 25 Jan 2024 23:12:10 GMT

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