Thursday, 26 January 2012

Safaricom - Optimisation & Telecom Implementation Engineer Job in Western Kenya

Optimisation & Telecom Implementation Engineer


Reporting to the Senior Manager Regional Network Rollout & Optimization Western, the holder of this position will bein charge of Implementation of radio and transmission optimization projects and other telecoms works on BTS, BSC &MSC sites in existing Safaricom network in line with delivering an integral quality network within reduced CAPEX andOPEX.

Key Responsibilities
  • Take part in site surveys for any optimization & upgrade works to ensure design meets SFC requirements.
  • Take part in Telecom Implementation of RF optimization Projects including – Capacity Upgrade Projects andsupervision of Optimization contractors.
  • Take part in Implementation of other upgrade/telecoms works including - RF & Tx Upgrades to support new 2G& 3G sites rollout, Tx optimization projects, Shelter reorganization, and Special projects in the region such asCustomer care shops transmission installations & Enterprise/Onecom installations support.
  • Undertake Integration & Commissioning of new BTS sites.
  • Installation & Commissioning of BSCs, Traus & LTGs.
  • Control Optimisation costs & budgets for handled projects.
  • Ensure the documentation and project updates is up to date.
  • Continuously review optimisation specifications/processes in view of making improvements.
Minimum requirements
  • Honors Degree in Electrical & Electronics/ Telecommunications.
  • 3 years BTS network experience.
  • At least 2 years in GSM/Telecoms Implementation related works.
  • Project Management experience.
Note: This position is located Western Region of Kenya and the offices are based in Kisumu-Kiboswa area.

If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below.

The deadline for application is Thursday 02 February, 20 12.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd

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