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Field Engineer - Belgium

International Division
01782 203040
114173 DZJ
04-01-2022 10:05 AM
Field Engineer
12 Month Contract
Liege/East Belgium


As Field Engineer within Field Service Organization your job is to work on Radio Sites in Belgium for customer mobile networks and perform Corrective Interventions and Preventive tasks.

This position is a temporary external resource for 1 year with an option to prolong the assignments.

The Field Engineer is responsible for conducting troubleshooting of 2G, 3G, LTE and 5G on a base station (BTS) and performing required action to restore the services of the site or to perform preventive tasks. Knowledge of typical configuration and installation best practices across multiple BTS types of ERICSSON, ZTE and HUAWEI and Ericsson Microwave equipment. Experienced in AC/DC power and battery systems, transmission equipment (Ethernet Backhaul, fiber equipment, typical configuration and installation of wireless radio site equipment, installation and troubleshooting methodology is a mandatory requirement for the job.
The ideal candidate worked previously in Belgium.

The scope includes Aerial Interventions which require climbing/rigging activities in towers and masts.

The Candidate must be flexible to work in an On Call schedule as needed.

* Receiving, handling, analysing and solving Work Orders for Radio Sites. Visiting the radio site within the required lead-time based on the Work Order assigned, execute the work as specified in the Work Order, updating the Work Order with the required information and close to Work Order accordingly. This will require quality of work and task completion with proper close out documentation for Radio Site visits.
* Executing the tasks assigned to you, troubleshooting the issues at the site, striving for the best solution, restoring the site within the shortest lead-time, clearing the incidents within the required due time and within SLA.
* Work closely with NOCs, Dispatching Teams and Service Desk, resolving the Radio Site issues in an efficient manner or, if applicable, trigger the appropriate actions with other stakeholders in order to complete the tasks.
* Depending on the readiness of the engineer, the engineer will be integrated in the On Call schedule based in a rota weekly schedule (Mon-Mon). During this week On Call, the engineer shall be ready to perform urgent interventions 24h and the engineer will be freed from work during the daytime

Knowledge areas:
* Multi Technology network equipment (RAN 2G/3G/LTE/5G ERICSSON, ZTE and/or HUAWEI, Ericsson micro wave, IP, modems, fiber installations…). Scope will soon be extended to 5G technology.
* Be able to perform works on the aerial path which requires climbing in towers and mast.
* You shall have practical experience in installation or maintenance of radio site environment or civil related works.
* Handy person: small civil corrective and installation works on site environment: lockers, door issues, power cabinets, alarm cabling...
* You shall have a good understanding of Health and Safety at Work and First Aid; sufficient understanding of regulations, policies and procedures, specifically access procedure for radio sites
* Be fluent in English in speaking, reading and writing. Understanding of Dutch or French written and oral work instructions is an asset
* Customer focused, problem solving attitude and result-oriented.
* Team Player, Analytical, Persuasive and user- friendly communicator
* Excellent organizational skills

Other requirements:
* GOF4 certified is a must to allow climbing in towers and masts.
* Elia AVIL/AVIP certified is a must
* Army clearance (Astrid) is an advantage. If not available, candidate shall be willing to acquire this certification as soon as being onboarded based on "document good conduct and morals" (certificat de bonne vie et moeurs) obtainable the city hall.
* Driving license cat B and has own van with loading space of 3000L to drive to the sites within Belgium territory
* You shall possess own craftsman toolbox to solve issues at the spot, which include the drilling machine, etc, to be able to repair locks.
* You shall posses a full set of climbing gear which is periodically checked and recently approved by a certified body. This will be checked when starting the assignment.
* 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.

LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

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