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Student Electrical / RF Engineering Co-Op
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  Job posted:   Sat Jul 29, 2017
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Student Electrical / RF Engineering Co-Op
**_Company Summary_**
Crown Castle is the nation's largest provider of wireless infrastructure, with revenues in excess of $3 billion. We are a publicly traded REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) and are listed on the NYSE (NYSE: CCI) and included in the S&P; 500. Since 1994, we support the ever-growing demands of wireless users with over 40,000 towers and 14,000 small cell nodes. Our 10 years of experience working with small cell solutions and distributed antenna systems puts us at the forefront of new innovations in wireless infrastructure. While our 2,300 employees are spread out across 40 offices around the country, we act as a single, close-knit team. Our employees work together to enable all of us to stay connected, conduct business, and live our lives the way we've come to expect.
**_DAS and Small Cell Summary_**
Crown Castle designs, develops and operates cost-effective fiber DAS and small cell networks to improve signal strength and network capacity and coverage. Crown Castle specializes in indoor and outdoor small cell solutions for major wireless carriers like Verizon, AT&T;, Sprint, and T-Mobile as well as the public sector and has industry leading expertise across a variety of markets. Crown Castle currently has over 14,000 indoor and outdoor small cell nodes in operation and 3,500 under construction at venues, universities, residential developments, municipalities and other locations.
**_Position Title: Electrical Engineering/RF Engineering Co-Op_**
**_Position Summary_**
Opportunity for **_**current undergraduate engineering students**_** to assist RF engineers with design, project implementation, the ongoing maintenance and modification of small cell systems, and the development of standards or software tools to improve cycle time.
**_Co-op Opportunities_**
**Irvine, CA -**_Opportunity to assist with design and deployment of complex wireless systems (LTE, UMTS, & CDMA) around the Irvine, CA metro region for major wireless carriers._
**_Essential Job Functions_**
* Interface with Customer and cultivate relationship with their engineering teams.
* Assist in creating small cell network designs and proposals.
* Utilize sales process workflow systems.
* Assist in designing systems by selecting sites, conducting CW tests, analyzing data, and prepare customer documentation.
* Configure, test, and commission small cell networks.
* Optimize small cell networks.
* Support NOCC and troubleshoot performance issues.
* Leverage empirical and predictive design tools.
* Facilitate implementation of solutions and trials.
* Conduct field work and measurements.
* Operate test equipment and run post processing software.
* Provide planning, coordination as well as drive testing including CW, benchmark, and optimization.
* Coordinate, oversee or perform system optimization of multi-node outdoor SCN systems.
* Work closely with customer personnel regarding system design, performance and optimization, recommend configuration changes.
* Use a variety of measures to confirm system designs including test equipment, power density and power meter, spectrum analyzer, and pilot scanner.
* RF and fiber testing, reporting, and troubleshooting.
* Perform ongoing system testing, test analysis, troubleshooting, test reports and recommendation for changes and upgrades.
**_Education and Experience_**
Completion of second year of study in a certified BSEE program
**_Other Skills/Abilities_**
Ability to use MS Office products (Excel required)
Capable of listening carefully and following directions
Crown Castle is an Equal Opportunity Employer
*Posting Location:* CA - Irvine
*# of openings:* 1

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