Telecommunications Network Engineer

  • Westlakes Recruitment
  • New Zealand
  • 30/04/2021
EOI - Expression of Interest Engineering ICT

Job Description

UNIT GROUP 2633 TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS


TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS design, construct, install, service and support telecommunications equipment, systems and facilities.

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience and/or relevant vendor certification may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Tasks Include:

      • planning, designing, building, configuring and commissioning telecommunications devices, networks and systems, such as voice, radio, two-way, data, microwave, satellite and digital data systems, and ensuring telecommunications systems interconnect with equipment from different manufacturers, service providers and users
      • compiling engineering project proposals to define goals, identify scope, background and need, and ascertain cost of equipment, parts and services
      • evaluating and procuring new products and services from vendors
      • ensuring compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures in the provision of telecommunications systems
      • selecting and developing new telecommunications sites by locating sites, filing documents, drawing up documents for approval, drafting construction drawings and following through to approval
      • determining appropriate configurations of telecommunications hardware and software, ensuring desired performance of telecommunications equipment
      • preparing and interpreting specifications, drawings and regulations for the use of telecommunications equipment
      • determining the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and equipment
      • identifying and analysing problems and needs of existing telecommunications systems, such as interference, intelligibility and clarity, to determine the most appropriate means of reducing, eliminating and avoiding current and future problems and improve communications
      • monitoring telecommunications systems to assess need for updates, upgrades, enhancements, preventive maintenance and new systems
      • assessing performance levels of system hardware and software to project future needs, and developing short- and long-terms plans for updating equipment, adding capabilities, enhancing existing systems and providing improved telecommunications

263312 TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK ENGINEER


Alternative Titles:Communications Consultant
Communications Specialist (ICT)
Telecommunications Consultant
Telecommunications Specialist
Plans, designs, and monitors complex telecommunications networks and associated broadcasting equipment.

Skill Level: 1

Qualifications:

One of the following (from the engineering side)
- Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Network Engineering) (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Engineering (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Engineering Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- A Washington Accord or Sydney Accord accredited undergraduate (initial) degree (listed – see Note 3)
- A qualification comparable to NZQF Level 7 or higher, with a letter from Engineering New Zealand certifying that the degree and any further learning meet the benchmark requirements towards Chartered Professional Engineer professional status in New Zealand
- NZ registration as a Chartered Professional Engineer by Engineering New Zealand
AND
a minimum of three years' relevant post-qualification work experience

One of the following (from the ICT side):
- Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Computer Engineering) or (Computer and Electronic Engineering) or (Computer Systems Engineering) or (Electronic Engineering) or (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) or (Electronics and Communication Engineering) or (Electronics and Computer Engineering) or (Electronic/s and Computer Systems Engineering) or (Network Engineering) or (Software Engineering) (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (Honours) (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Electronic Commerce with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Information Sciences with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor of Software and Information Technology with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
- Bachelor in Computer Generated Imagery (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Animation (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Applied Information Systems (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Applied Information Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Applied Management
- Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Computer and Information Services (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing Systems (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Computing, Communications and Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Creative Software (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Digital Technologies (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Electronic Commerce (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Information & Communication Technologies (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Information Sciences (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Information Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Software and Information Technology (NZQF Level 7)
- Bachelor of Software Engineering (Game Programming) (NZQF Level 7)
- A bachelor's degree at NZQF Level 7, or a higher qualification with a
minimum equivalent of 360 credits, which includes the requirements of a New Zealand major in one of the following focus areas: Business Information Systems, Computational Intelligence, Computational Modelling, Computer and Electronic Engineering, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Mobile Systems Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Computer Systems, Database Architecture, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronics, Electronics and Communication Engineering,
Electronics and Computer Engineering, Electronics and Computer Systems, Electronic Engineering, Information and Communications Technology, Information Management, Information Science, Information Security, Information Systems, Information Technology, Internet Technology, IT Service Science, Multi-Media, Multi-Media and Web
Development, Networks, Network and Communication Engineering, Networks and Security, Network Engineering, Programming, Software and Information Technology, Software Development, Software Engineering, Systems Design, Systems Development, or Telecommunications
- A Seoul Accord accredited undergraduate (initial) degree
- A qualification comparable to NZQF Level 7 or higher, with a letter from IT Professionals New Zealand certifying that the applicant’s degree and any further learning meet the educational requirements towards
Chartered IT Professional New Zealand status
AND
a minimum of three years' relevant post-qualification work experience.