Communications Engineering Assistant

Company Info
Brazos Electric Power Cooperative
Waco, TX, United States

Phone: 2547506702
Web Site: http://www.brazoselectric.com/careers

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Title:

Communications Engineering Assistant

Location:

Waco, TX 

Job ID:

72755
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Job Description:

About the Company:
Organized in 1941, Brazos Electric was the first cooperative formed in Texas for the purpose of generating and supplying electrical power. Today, it is the largest generation and transmission cooperative in Texas.  At Brazos Electric Cooperative, our mission is to provide valued service to our members and customers by generating, procuring, and transmitting reliable power at the lowest cost. The members, customers, and employees are Brazos Electric Cooperative's most valued assets.
 
Position Summary: 
Develop design drawings and related specifications for standard engineering applications involving electronic systems for data and voice communications requirements, telemetering devices, and related communications equipment.  Perform independent design and system studies on specific projects under the direction of engineering staff.  Support and assist engineers in the completion of communications project design and administration, data collection, and documentation.  Perform other duties as required.
 
Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities
  • Prepare and analyze engineering drawings, specifications and system data to determine design factors on specific projects requiring communications related equipment. 
  • Perform the design of engineering projects under the general supervision of engineers using CAD drafting techniques.
  • Develop and compile all detailed drawings, cost estimates, and material lists to prepare work orders for communications related jobs.
  • Process data necessary to develop engineering planning reports and design studies. 
  • Participate and assist in data collection, field surveying and planning of systems facilities for the cooperative or member cooperatives.
  • Calculate and organize information for system studies and provides technical consultation for special projects.
  • Perform field related investigations, inspections, or monitoring. 
  • Work closely with communications technicians on completion of design installations and testing.
 
Education and Experience Requirements:
Associate degree in electronics, telecommunications, or computer networking related field from a recognized vocational/technical school.  Minimum of four (4) years field related experience as an engineering technician or in a comparable position at Brazos Electric
 
Physical and Environmental Requirements:
This position requires working inside in a controlled environment and occasionally outside in varying weather conditions. Sitting for extended periods of time. Working overtime and traveling at times with short notice. Hearing within normal range, hearing aids are permitted. Vision within normal range, corrective lenses are permitted.  Must have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain one.

Brazos Electric provides competitive pay and excellent benefits including a 401(k) plan and group insurance benefits. The job duties listed are not intended to describe fully the position’s requirements or essential functions, which are subject to change. 

Brazos Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.