Field Support Engineer

  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Europe - Belgium - Zavantem, Belgium Belgium Zavantem, Belgium
  • Date Posted: August 15, 2019
  • Salary: Competitive Daily Rate
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As Field Support Engineer Operation within Field Service Organization, you are key contributor to support and guide the maintenance teams in the field. It includes guiding field engineers by phone and remote assistance and helping them to perform troubleshooting activities.
It also includes Analyzing recurrent or complex cases to propose a solution to the customer and other stakeholders. The activities are mainly performed from the central office in Zaventem and sporadic outside the office to visit radio sites to solve complex issues at the site.

The role also includes Standby 24/24 7/7 to support the field engineer on a radio network which is a service scheduled in rota with the other Field Support team members.

Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Field Engineer and guiding the troubleshooting for field engineers requesting technical support, strive for the best solution and strive for the quickest and best solution and cost-effective solution to restore the services of the site or solve the fault temporary or permanently.
  • Supporting the field engineer for technical questions and support of HW delivery from warehouse or vendors (Quick Delivery).
  • Based on the weekly work schedule, perform the technical support based on 24h/7d On Call.
  • Drive the activities out-tasked to external subcontractors and support the subcontractors with technical matters working for the client on Aerial and other sites interventions and manage the out-tasked workstreams and handle the necessary admin tasks.
  • Writing procedures and guidelines for implementation of new hardware equipment, deployment of this equipment and corrective on the existing sites. Train the Field Engineers accordingly on this process.
  • Able to support or solve issues escalated internally, NOC?s, by customer, subcontractors or identified during a field visit.
  • Visit the radio site when needed to solve the access issues at the premises or assign the work to a predefined subcontractor or field engineer in case the workload and the number of open cases are too high
  • Work together with Service Desk, field team leaders, NOCs and other stakeholders in order to resolve the technical issues at the sites.
  • Prepares, follow, carries out and controls the operations done on the network by technician or subcontractor to solve issues, configuration’s modifications, and implementation of new functionalities or integration of new equipment, coordination and participation to the planned operations (can be after working hours).
  • Keep the database updated following the result of operations
  • Transfer knowledge by training, coaching, guiding, explaining, documenting and handing over relevant knowledge to colleagues.
  • Report the progress on a daily basis the team leader and escalate timely issues when applicable

Knowledge Areas

  • You shall have practical experience in field operations, installation and maintenance of radio site environment and microwave networks.
  • Huawei RAN, ZTE RAN and Ericsson microwave experiences
  • You shall have a good understanding of Health and Safety at Work and First Aid; sufficient understanding regulations, policies and procedures, specifically access procedure for radio sites
  • Language EN is a must, NL/FR is an advantage
  • Team Player, Analytical, Persuasive and user- friendly communicator
  • Customer-focused and Result-oriented.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Driving license cat B
  • Has own car to drive to the sites within Belgium territory
  • Capable to work effectively with Windows PC and superior knowledge of Microsoft/Excel/Outlook/Access/Word and capable to work with advanced apps on the mobile or tablet.
  • A certificate is compulsory GOF2, BA4/5

Other Requirements

  • You shall possess own craftsman toolbox
  • You shall possess own car or van to travel to the office and to the radio sites.
  • You shall have own mobile phone (Android based) and own voice and data subscription. Mobile phone shall be capable to take clear pictures to be used for uploading in the databases.