Saturday, 2 June 2012


Etisalat Nigeria recruitment for Graduate Trainee Engineers in Lagos & Abuja.

Etisalat Nigeria recruitment for Graduate Trainee Engineers in Lagos & Abuja. Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services (EMTS), trading as Etisalat, is a Nigerian company duly incorporated under the laws of Nigeria in partnership with Mubadala Development Company and Etisalat of the United Arab Emirates. Incorporated in Nigeria as a private company, it acquired the Unified Access License from the Federal Government in January 2007.
Job Title: Engineer-Transmission Connectivity 
Location: Lagos & Abuja
Division: Network Deployment
Reports To: Manager-Transmission/ Core Deployment
Job Summary:
  • Ensure e2e connections of all circuits based on transmission planning work plans
Principal Functions:
  • Check link budget from transmission planning and offer alternative solutions where issues exist
  • Resolve links issues (2G and/ or 3G) through investigation of the link budget and/ or site visits
  • Gather required documentation and path loss information for management on outage failure of transmission as and when required; proffer solutions by coordinating with other Technical departments
  • Conduct site visits and assess MUX and/ or transmission issues causing delays
  • Ensure vendors do not overlook any items in the BOQ, in particular items which impact on the planned progress of the RAN; highlight potential blocking points in the BOQ which could cause serious delays of the RAN
  • Investigate cutover delay issues with vendors; report status to management and resolve
  • Verify accuracy of vendor reporting through data-gathering visits to vendors’ offices; provide up-to-date reports to management as and when required
  • Conduct visits to major Etisalat Nigeria network sites, RNCs, BSCs, BTSs and Node Bs; cross-check technical designs and drawings for conformity in order to ensure reliability of delivery without blocking points arising in the core implementation
  • Conduct PAT for all microwave links in the network and ensure successful handover to Network Operations team
  • Perform testing on new and existing microwave links across the network
  • Provide e2e transmission circuit plan and follow up with transmission planning for release of work plans where upgrades are required
  • Work with Network Operations Centre for the prompt and effective delivery of links and nodes
Assume responsibility for:
  • Microwave transmission infrastructure across the network
  • Optical network capacity forecase, network capacity matrix and distribution
  • Work closely with the implementation team to develop schedules for fibre network rollout
  • Keep abreast of global and local best practices with regards to microwave and fibre transmission planning and design
  • Development of microwave and fibre network testing and setting for completed projects
  • Development of processes and procedures for fibre network rollout
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or HND in Electrical/ Electronic/ Communications/ Computer Engineering or any other relevant discipline
  • Relevant postgraduate and/or professional qualifications/ certifications will be an added advantage
Experience & Skills:
  • Between one (1) and two (2) years’ directly-relevant post-NYSC work experience
Ideal candidate must also be able to demonstrate:
  • Ability to report and offer reasons for link failures, i.e poor mounting systems, sway bars, etc
  • Good understanding of mobile technology backhaul at the access, transport and core network layers
  • Excellent understanding of IP technology
  • Good understanding of importance of LOS
  • Good computer skills and software handling
Application Deadline: June 10, 2012

How to apply

Apply for Lagos position here-

Apply for Abuja position here-
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