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  • Posted: Feb 17, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MECS delivers an integrated HR management solution to a domestic and international client base, with in-house expertise that enables the management of a workforce around six key services: contractual manpower, recruitment, HR & IR management, payroll bureau services, project logistics, and employee benefits programs.

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    Field Engineer

    About the job
    Our Client is looking for Field Engineers for all regions of South Africa: Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Gauteng (JHB and PTA), Northern Cape, Mpumalanga, North West, KZN within the Telecommunications space. Operations and Maintenance side


    • Serve as primary interface for the work output/deliverables by Contractors in ensuring sites and infrastructure are maintained and operated in the optimal and most cost-effective manner.

    Operational Responsibilities:

    • Day-to-day supervision of contractors carrying out O&M work on sites; ensuring SLAs, OLAs, KPIs, due dates and specifications are strictly adhered to set objectives.
    • Conduct spot check inspections, job completion assessments, end-to-end maintenance schedule supervision and quality assurance.
    • Complete physical on-site inspections of all sites in assigned cluster within given timelines.
    • Community liaison as applicable.
    • Take ownership of all planned work activities on assigned sites
    • Recommend new processes where needed to improve quality or on-time delivery.
    • Receive diesel supply from vendor, sign off way bill and site log book.
    • Ensure diesel supply to the site is adequate for every cycle and alert RM on diesel levels on any shortfall.
    • Ensure diesel waybills are delivered to the regional office within stipulated time.
    • Perform vendor warehouse visits at the beginning of every cycle to ensure availability of PPM materials.
    • Confirm daily PPM activities in line with the validation plan using the approved checklist and give feedback to the Regional Maintenance Planner by carrying out spot checks using the PPM Live.
    • Validate snag fixing and provide feedback as appropriate.
    • Identify the need for a non-routine maintenance work and provide detailed information on the site status.
    • Follow up with non-routine maintenance work being carried out and ensure quality and schedule compliance.
    • Coordinate all site cut-over activities and escalate all RMS and Solar Solution issues on sites.
    • Identify the need for asset replacement on site and present business case for the request.
    • Escalate all site access/restriction issues and theft cases as appropriate.
    • Perform integrated site audit on allocated sites.
    • Fill an ATD per decommissioned asset highlighting count and status of assets and forward physical copy to ROM after obtaining vendor sign off.
    • Sign off Job Completion Certificate (JCC).
    • Report Preliminary Acceptance Testing (PAT) status on a daily basis.
    • Escalate issues on site post-takeover to the ROM

    General Duties

    • Promote communication between colleagues for the benefit of information flow and to curb any problems that arise.
    • Write and submit reports to the ROM in all matters relating to the regional unit.
    • Manage relationships with partners/vendors.
    • Perform other appropriate duties as requested by ROM

    Functional Attributes:

    • Engineering Management
    • Logistics Management
    • Project Management
    • Network Audits
    • Network Operations Management

    Experience and Qualification:

    • Telecommunications Engineering Degree or related discipline
    • 4+ years of experience in Telecoms Operations and Maintenance

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    Power Engineer

    About the job

    • My client is seeking a Power Engineer with experience in the telecommunications sector.

    Salary: R700 - 800k

    Requirements: Relevant degree with 4 years telecommunications experience.

    • Provide Power Audits to Site Build Contractors through the region for the purpose of profiling information regarding the passive equipment on site. This includes generators, rectifiers, batteries, solar support.
    • Review power audit report for completeness, correctness and query information provided and request supporting evidence.
    • Perform power audit analysis and provide recommendations on the power requirements for the site upgrade.
    • Responsible for power capacity dimensioning for all sites across regions to accommodate new tenants’ equipment or stabilise the existing equipment.
    • Provide high level technical support to regional teams and contractors on all power related activities/escalations.
    • Maintain up to date power audit analysis tracker and any other trackers assigned.
    • Drive OPEX optimization by providing best in class power dimensioning analysis and recommendations.
    • Produce guiding documents necessary for the procurement and installation of power systems which include but not limited to AC and DG generators, ATS, Rectifiers, Alternative energy systems, air conditioners, etc.
    • Support other Project/Rollout Managers in all power related issues required for a smooth close out of the projects.
    • Develop, keep and update the database for all sites upgraded and for new customers across the regions.
    • Carry out power audits for root cause analysis on sites experiencing repeated faults and proposing strategies necessary for the correction of such faults.
    • Develop detailed and complete documentation for every dimension solution or project
    • Proactively communicate project status, issues & risks to relevant stakeholder as at when due.

    General Duties

    • Promote communication between colleagues for the benefit of information flow and to curb any problems that arise.
    • Write and submit reports to the Manager, Power Engineering in all matters relating to Power Dimensioning.

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