Telecommunications Field Engineer

Remote, CO | Fully Remote

Posted: 04/21/2023 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -042023-16770

Job Description

Field Engineer

Industry: Dept. of Defense

Salary: $95k-$110k + 10% yearly bonus

Employment Type: Direct Hire

Location: Remote from CO, MO, MS, TX, NM, OH, or CA

Clearance: TS Required


  • Associates degree and 5 years experience or bachelor s degree and 2 years experience preferred. Experience can be substituted for education.
  • ISP installation experience is required.
  • Experience with installation and testing of new and active WAN/LAN circuits is required.
  • Experience using Optical Power Meter and test equipment.
  • In depth knowledge of AC/DC Power and Grounding is preferred.
  • Experience using amp and volt meter.
  • Analyze and operate Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR).
  • BICSI certifications desired.
  • Working knowledge of standard security operations and procedures.
  • 50% (or more) travel is required.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and hold a Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.


  • Perform multiple tasks to include: site surveys, Bill of Material (BoM) development, engineering, installation, troubleshooting, and test & turn up for ISP and OSP projects.
  • Support deployment of Long-Haul Optical Transport Networks, LAN/WAN installations and testing, evaluation of equipment, implementation of network upgrades and system design changes.
  • Work closely with the program Field Engineering team to implement and sustain operational network requirements.
  • Provide estimates for Installation Ready Materials (IRM) and creation of project BoM.
  • Assist with development of project schedules.
  • Provide functional guidance, supervision, training, and quality assurance as required for less qualified Field Engineers.
  • Provide remote troubleshooting support during test & turn up phases of new installations as well as operational circuits.
  • Perform site surveys to assist in development of Engineering Design Packages (EDP). Review and modify EDPs to ensure accuracy.
  • Analyze and resolve onsite field installation discrepancies.
  • Work closely with Field Operations Personnel (FOPS) to ensure the timely completion of projects.
  • Other responsibilities deemed necessary by management and/or customer.

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