Site Survey Engineer - CBM of America, LLC

Site Survey Engineer

  • Posted: 01/17/2022
  • Location: DC/VA
  • Department: Engineering

CBM of America, LLC

Site Survey Engineer

 

 

Summary:

The Site Survey Engineer is responsible for performing site surveys at customer locations to determine equipment placement, cable lengths of fiber, signal, power, and ground cabling, and design overhead and/or underfloor infrastructure which includes auxiliary framing, cable rack, unistrut, and fiber duct.  The Site Survey Engineer will also be responsible for providing a write-up for each job surveyed to articulate details that will be used by the Detail Engineer to create a Bill of Materials (BOM, Installation Specification, and office drawings, records, and database updates.  Excellent people skills are a must because the Site Survey Engineer will also be responsible for interfacing directly with the customer.  The Site Survey Engineer will travel up to 50% of the time throughout DC/Virginia area and occasional nationwide travel.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma is necessary.  Some college or technical school a plus.  At least 3 years of engineering experience or equivalent field experience.
  • An understanding of various software packages including MS Word, spreadsheet/database programs such as MS Excel, MS Access
  • The ability to quickly learn customer requirements and methods.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and priorities and must be able to consistently work under and meet strict deadlines.
  • Must possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents, including technical specifications, central office drawings and customer handbooks.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and present complex information in a format which can be easily understood by others.
  • Extensive knowledge of Central Office and Data Center environments
  • Ability to design overhead and underfloor infrastructure

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work independently on deadline sensitive jobs or projects with little direction
  • Schedule, perform, and write-up site surveys and audits
  • Create and present site survey and audit data, be able to think through information and quickly put together a survey/audit with little guidance.
  • Regularly interface with customer representatives (field engineers, vendor managers, CO Foremen).  Should be able to solve customer problems/issues with limited guidance
  • Interface with “internal customers” such as detail engineers, installation supervisors, lead installers, and installation techs.  Guides detail engineer through surveys and situations which were of concern to the customer
  • Fully understand format and structure of an engineering specification.
  • Working knowledge of equipment drawings, T-BASD drawings, and material and spec sheets.  Also has ability to seek out information not readily available
  • Often will initiate site visits and site surveys.  Visit sites when necessary to solve problems or perform auditing functions
  • Must have an understanding of customer quality documents such as Installation Practices, Engineering Practices, CORE documents, etc…
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

 

Engineering Skills and Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to logically think through the process of telecommunication installation and engineering. 
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical specifications in order to translate such information into a detailed engineering survey. Ability to apply principles of logic to a wide range of intellectual, technical, and practical problems.
  • Ability to use common engineering tools effectively such as a tape measure, calculator, power lead calculator, etc.
  • Ability to interpret information from documents such as the customer’s Installation Practices and CORE documents and to apply the rules of those documents in a fair and objective manner.