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Eversource Energy Associate Telecom Engineer- Field Networks in Berlin, Connecticut

The Associate Engineer ( Field Communications / Network Services) is responsible for establishing and maintaining the proper operation of Eversource telecommunication system assets used for voice and data communications.

  • Performs tests to verify and document design conformance for telecommunication and electrical systems during construction and commissioning.
  • Performs tests to verify and document proper operation of telecommunication equipment and power system components in accordance with the Eversource maintenance program, CONVEX, ISO-NE, NPCC, NERC and other applicable entities.
  • Provides expertise and direct technical support to diagnose and repair malfunctioning or defective telecommunication systems.

  • Eversource SCADA systems (Transmission, Distribution, Gas)

  • MPLS and Frame Relay networks
  • Microwave terminals and associated components (TMD & Packet-based)
  • Light-wave communication terminals and associated components (fiber-based, SONET, OTN, DWDM)
  • Digital carrier interfaces and multiplexers (CSU, DSU, channel banks, inverse mux, terminal servers, modems)
  • Trunked and conventional radio systems (voice and data, DMR, OpenSky, MotoTrbo, MPT1327)
  • Radio and Telephone dispatch consoles for Eversource Operation Centers (Transmission, Distribution, Gas, Meter & Service)
  • Corporate wide-area paging and emergency voltage reduction system
  • Mobile Response Centers and associated equipment (LTE/cellular, mobile VSAT, portable satellite, LMR, networking equipment, portable generators)
  • Network management and wireless alarm systems
  • Coordinate and/or directly support work assignments with colleagues and other internal and external entities.
  • Support the maintenance of remote telecommunication facilities (buildings/shelters, HVAC, emergency generators, fuel supplies, battery plants, towers, regulatory alarm monitoring for FAA-registered obstruction lighting)
  • Support Field Communications responsibilities to maintain compliance with all applicable NERC, FCC, FAA, NPCC, ISO-NE and CONVEX requirements and represent Eversource as a subject matter expert during applicable audits.
  • Provide training classes as requested for the proper use of radio communications equipment and OSHA RF Safety awareness.
  • Perform technical calculations for test applications.
  • Direct and verify telecommunication system modifications.
  • Compile test data as specified and write test or operation reports as directed.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, schematic, wiring, logic and interconnection diagrams
  • Retain status on ESOP100/TD800 and CONVEX 6401
  • Serves on-call as part of a departmental rotation and during emergency restoration efforts as required.
  • Must be able to work Storm Duty as assigned.

  • Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Thorough technical knowledge of electrical and electronic components, circuitry, and systems, and ability to maintain up-to-date knowledge of state-of-the-art developments.
  • Understanding of RF theory and propagation.
  • Skill and dexterity in repair, adjustment, and modification of electronic, microelectronics, and delicate electromechanical components, circuitry, and systems.
  • Knowledge of specialized instrumentation, use, and application; working knowledge of electrical and electronic testing and measurement techniques. (voltmeters, oscilloscopes, RF & light-wave power meters, TDR, OTDR, serial & network protocol analyzers, digital & analog telecom. test sets, RF test sets)
  • Ability to communicate technical information effectively, both in verbal and written form.
  • Familiarity with pertinent regulatory requirements.
  • Full knowledge of Eversource safety rules and practices.
  • Valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Strong computer skills including Operating Systems, application installation & configuration, relational database fundamentals, IP network fundamentals, network management concepts and SNMP, security fundamentals, programming skills

Education /Experience::

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. Preferred Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology.
  • 0-3 years experience.

Compensation and Benefits:

Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The annual salary range for this position is $76980.00 to $85530.00, plus incentive. Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for an overview of our benefits.

Physical Aspects:

  • Ability to occasionally lift and carry 50 pounds of equipment.
  • Ability to work in groups to lift and carry loads in excess of 50 pounds.
  • Ability to walk for prolonged distances on uneven ground and up hills during various weather conditions to access remote telecommunication facilities.

Please submit a resume with your application.

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EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.