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Field Engineer

Location: San Francisco , California
Department: DAS
Posted: 10-25-2018
Location Name: Corporate Headquarters
Wage Max: 35.00
Wage Min: 30.00
Position Type: Full time - Non Exempt



The Field Engineer is the most visible of DAS Simplified representatives during the critical phase of system commissioning and inspection.  They travel nationally to configure equipment based on observed conditions, ensure connectivity throughout the system, diligently check off tasks and coordinate with coworkers, other trades, and inspectors to ensure proper system operation.    

Success Profile

  • Execution of premobilization plan during system commissioning
  • Completion of STIP goals
  • Positive Feedback from Project Managers and customers.
  • Collaborative professional development by producing and adopting training

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The following are the duties associated with being a DAS Simplified Field Engineer.  Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

  • Radio coverage surveys including reporting
  • Site visits prior to system commissioning for customer coordination
  • Active DAS equipment assembly, configuration, and documentation
  • RF cabling assembly and testing
  • DAS commissioning and service
  • Fire alarm signaling and coordination
  • Daily summary emails during mobilizations to Deployments PM, RF Engineer, and PM
  • Clear, timely, and diplomatic communication with coworkers, customers, and AHJ’s
  • Mobilization debrief and documentation including expense accounting
  • Development and adoption of process improvement
  • Overtime and up to 75% travel with occasional (4 times/year) weekend work


To perform the job of DAS Simplified Field Engineer successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Technical Ability

  • Use hand tools safely and effectively
  • Follow and troubleshoot signals through a system
  • Specificity
  • Read and write technical documents and schematics
  • Safe body mechanics
  • Collaborative attitude with electronics and computers

Practical Ability

  • Responsible
  • Patient
  • Safe Driver
  • Punctual
  • Systematic
  • Self-aware

Interpersonal Ability

  • Clear, persistent, and diplomatic communication in all formats
  • Empathetic


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High School Diploma minimum
  • 2 years in an Associate’s Degree in a technical field a plus

Language Ability

Ability to read and interpret technical documents, Ability to write detailed technical correspondence

Math Ability

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure.  Comprehension of logarithms.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. 

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; Spreadsheet software, database entry, accounting software and other software that may be required.

Certificates and Licenses (Required within 3 months of employment)

  • FCC General Radio Operator’s License (GROL)
  • OSHA 10 Certification

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk stand, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

Reports To

Deployments Project Manager, DAS Simplified