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Engineering Manager

  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, 28262
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

Title: RF Engineering Manager
Type: Contract-to-Hire 
Location: Charlotte, NC 


Job Description
Looking for a seasoned Engineer to lead the Land Mobile Radio Systems (LMRS) efforts for a large Utility company based in Charlotte, NC. The ideal candidate will have been the lead working on LMR systems for 10 or more years preferably on Motorola and/or Harris equipment. The position will include designing new systems, overseeing contractors replacing existing systems and managing the daily maintenance associated with the company’s LMR System for the Western Carolina area.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Provide technical expertise to solve more complex problems and leadership skills to provide oversight and direction of work in radio communications, with some supervision.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis, and resolution of problems in Radio Communications.
  • Ensures accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling, and monitoring of work activities.
  • Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations, and sketches.
  • Conducts engineering and related studies to include coverage maps.
  • Train less experienced employees on the LMR System.
  • Provide oversight of subcontractors as required and work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Design, develop, document and test hardware and/or software systems ranging from the straightforward to extremely complex.
  • Estimate, track, own and report status relating to technical, cost and schedule performance for assigned scope of work.
  • Create and run verification and validation tests for products and sub- systems of moderate complexity.
  • Ensure compliance with local and federal regulations.


Required Qualifications

  • 10 plus years’ experience working on LMR Systems
  • 5 plus years’ experience as the lead over the LMR system for a large company
  • 3 plus years’ experience working in a Utility company
  • 2 plus years’ experience overseeing sub-contractors installing LMR systems
  • Proven project experience working with the Motorola or Harris LMR systems
  • Proven project experience working with Spectrum Analysis and associated frequency planning and design
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology or 10 years equivalent experience with no degree


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience acquiring and managing FCC Licenses
  • Knowledge of private cellular network build-out