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Power Equipment Engineer

Company: Crown Castle USA Inc
Location: Irvine
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Summary

Crown Castle works around the country to build and maintain the infrastructure behind the world's most revolutionary technologies. Crown Castle owns, operates and leases more than 40,000 cell towers and over 80,000 route miles of fiber supporting small cells and fiber solutions across every major US market. This nationwide portfolio of communications infrastructure connects cities and communities to essential data, technology and wireless service - bringing information, ideas and innovations to the people and businesses that need them. Crown Castle is an S&P 500 company and one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trusts in the United States with an enterprise value of more than $80 billion.

Position Title: Power Equipment Engineer - 5E

Job Summary

The Equipment Engineer is responsible for planning and engineering the installation of network and telecommunications equipment at Crown Castle Fiber facilities, Carrier Hotels, and ILEC Central Offices. Day-to-day activities include writing detailed installation specifications, ordering material, MOPS, and creating the drawings associated with each. The Equipment Engineer will work together with Operations, Fiber Engineering, SONET/DWDM Engineering, and Facilities Management to insure on schedule completion of projects. The Equipment Engineer will be responsible for tracking all capital costs associated with projects, and insure they remain within budgetary limits. The Equipment Engineer will initiate and track all required capital activity request forms, and all PO Requests to vendors required for the various projects. Upon job completion, the EE will perform random quality inspections of installations to insure they meet the Crown Castle Fiber standards, and update all corporate records with new equipment and assignment information.

Required Skills

* Strong project management skills and the ability to work with and direct others within the Crown Castle Fiber team. The ability to lead inter-departmental teams - coordinate and lead weekly project-based conference calls as necessary.

* Coordination of construction schedules and the necessary hardware resources required.

* Budgetary project tracking and adherence.

* The ability to write detailed technical installation specifications, which may require researching manufacturer installation guides for power and cabling requirements.

* Inventory list preparation and sourcing, staging of required materials for pickup by vendors or internal resources.

* Knowledge of ILEC Installation Standards.

* Knowledge in AC power, DC battery power plants, DC BDFBs, and power cable sizing.

* Experience and knowledge of Telecommunications record keeping and standard drawings types - floor plans, face equipment drawings, assignment charts, cabling running lists, etc The ability to create these drawing from scratch for new locations.

* Professionalism in all customer contacts.

* Ability to hit the ground running in a fast paced environment

* Motivated, energetic, able to attend to a job site in a moment's notice

Education and Industry Experience

* A Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 5 years equivalent experience.

* Experience working in Carrier Hotels and ILEC Central Office Collocation facilities.

* Knowledge of ILEC standards, documents, tariffs, and central office installation procedures.

Computer Skills

* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Visio.

* Microsoft Project is a plus.


* Driver's license.


* Travel throughout the Crown Castle Fiber footprint is required.

Additional Information: Crown Castle is a federal contractor and the COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of employment by your start date to comply with Executive Order 14042.

Crown Castle is an equal opportunity employer


Keywords: Crown Castle USA Inc, Irvine , Power Equipment Engineer, Engineering , Irvine, California

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