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Senior Engineer

Role Purpose: To complete all site-based work including surveys and installations

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing technical leadership in the design and optimisation of PMR (Analogue/ DMR) to all the Field Engineers falling under HQ
  • Attend customer sites to carry out site surveys, ascertaining what equipment fits with their requirements.
  • Confirm quantities and customer requirements, providing full and detailed reports of equipment and tools required to carry out the installation
  • To plan distributed antenna systems (DAS) and deploy systems for UHF/VHF two-way digital mobile
  • Complete RAMS when required
  • Attend customer sites to perform installations, including crane and vehicle installations and de-installations in any building and location required
  • Ensure all installations are completed on time and to a high standard whilst prioritising workload.
  • Reprogram radios at customer sites as required, liaising with customers as and to help diagnoses any problems.
  • Complete all relevant paperwork in the required time.
  • Appraise own performance and contribute towards own development of the knowledge & skills required to achieve results
  • Help and support in other departments within the Brentwood Group in technical aspects
  • Providing Ongoing support, training and development to the engineering department.
  • Support tender submissions; to include technical input, engineering planning and customer meetings
  • To hold weekly meetings and communicate any project updates with the engineering team
  • Responsible for the engineers on a day-to-day basis

Quality of Delivery

  • Carry out a thorough site coverage test with the customer before leaving site, after installations, obtaining a signature to confirm the original spec has been fulfilled (including taking photos pre and post installation)
  • Ensure you have all equipment and tools required for your days’ work, attending site on time, liaising with purchasing to order stock accordingly when needed
  • Contact the customer the day prior to install to make sure everything is in place before attending site.
  • Maintain own knowledge and skills relevant to your role and the industry by attending suitable courses relevant to your role.

Skill and Experience

  • Minimum 2 years’ related experience with commercial Radio communications whether with a manufacturer, distributor, reseller or end-user
  • Competent in PMR programming of the major manufacturers ( Motorola, Hytera, Kenwood, Icom)
  • Competent in the setup and deployment of IP based repeater PMR Systems
  • Radio installation in all different types of buildings and vehicles
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confident working from heights
  • Full driving license, and full access to a vehicle
  • Working within the RF spectrum (system planning, use of test equipment, spectrum analyser) (essential)
  • Experience in Customer care knowledge
  • Must be able to work well on their own, but also be a good team player.

Health and Safety

  • Maintain responsibility for own Health and Safety at all times, adhering to all company policies
  • Report all accidents, injuries and near misses to the office immediately

Corporate Responsibility

  • Engage with business wide initiatives that support charity, community, and socially responsible business activity.

Please note: this role requires an enthusiastic, organised and dedicated individual who is comfortable working from ladders, scaffolding or a cherry picker. The ideal candidate may be required to work occasionally at weekends depending on the needs of the business. You may be put on a call out rota. You may be required to work overseas and stay in various locations across the UK.

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