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We are looking for an Engineer, Mobility Radio to join the Xplornet Mobility team in Winnpeg, MB. The Engineer Mobility Radio will bring expertise in Radio Frequency network design and deployment to a team responsible for the planning, design, and deployment of Mobility radio infrastructure. The position is responsible for site planning; engineering, design; costing; and supporting project implementation. Responsibilities include coverage predictions, capacity dimensioning, site selection, backhaul design, RF configuration, and site integration. You will work closely with other members of the Mobility Network team to ensure accurate, timely deployment of networks and will work closely with the team to assist in the integration of new products/technology/features into the production network.

Key responsibilities include:

• Responsible for the build and operations of the Mobility Radio Network
• Design radio network infrastructure for mobility sites to achieve desired coverage and capacity requirements
• Work with contractors on the tower/rooftop design and re-enforcement work to support the installation of new sites or upgrades
• Work with cabinet manufacturers and contractors on site engineering for installation on collocated towers and rooftops
• Detailed design of site builds or upgrades, including related tower/rooftop work
• Develop and manage the engineering field plans detailing what needs to be installed and configured for the site to go live
• Create and maintain all RF coverage maps and updates with additions of new sites
• Design and build backhaul microwave point link systems if required
• Assist with the Safety Code 6 analysis prior to finalizing site design
• Willingly work after hours to accommodate maintenance window work requirements

The ideal candidate will possess:

• Completion of a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field or equivalent knowledge and experience
• Five years’ experience with Mobility network engineering and optimization
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in the design of RF mobility networks with excellent knowledge of RF propagation, MIMO, antennas and all RF accessories
• 2-3 years’ experience in LTE radio access and RR, BBU configuration
• Experience with RF prediction and analysis tools such as Planet, Atoll, Pathloss and MapInfo required
• Experience with backhaul microwave point-to-point link design, planning and licensing is an asset
• A valid drivers’ license (regular site surveys and field testing trips are required)
• Good understanding of networking, IP basic protocols/address planning
• Proven communication, analytical, organization and decision-making skills
• Ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast paced environment with tight deadlines
• Solid project management and business skills
• Self-motivated, self-starter, goal-oriented and works well under pressure

As a condition of employment and in order to comply with industry related data security standards, this position is subject to the successful completion of a Criminal Background Check. Details will be supplied to applicants as they move through the selection process.

Xplornet is committed to creating an accessible environment and will accommodate disabilities during the selection process. Please let your recruiter know during the selection process of any accommodation needs.

Company Overview:

Headquartered in Woodstock, New Brunswick, Xplornet Communications Inc. (formerly Barrett Xplore Inc.) is Canada's leading rural broadband provider. We believe everyone should have access to the transformative benefits of broadband, so we make our service available everywhere in Canada, including the hard to reach places. We overcome the challenges of Canada’s vast geography through our deployment of Canada’s first national 4G network, which leverages both fixed-wireless towers on the ground and next-generation satellites in space. Our customers live in the farthest reaches of the country and just outside of major urban centres, and through our coast-to-coast network of local dealers we connect them to all that the Internet offers. Xplornet is high-speed Internet - for all of Canada.

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