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NOKIA BTS and Microwave Deployment Engineer.

Resume Keywords: Nokia,2G,3G,BTS installation & intgration,Microwave,optimaization,Troubleshooting,have ability to learn fast,Care skills,Analytical and conceptual thinking,Collaboration skills,Customer service orientation,Integrity and credibility,Planning and organisin,

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JEDDAH-SAUDI ARABIA
PHONE +966-506917464 - E-MAIL ASHRAF_AWD@HOTMAIL.COM

PERSONAL INFORMATIONS

Name Ashraf B. A. Awwad
Marital status Single.
Nationality Jordanian.
Date of Birth 26/04/1980
Place of Birth kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Visa status Valid Residency (transferable)
Driving License Saudi Arabia, Jordanian.
Mobile +966 - 506917464
OBJECTIVE
To have a challenging engineering position as I can improve my capabilities.
EDUCATION

2000 - 2006 "Philadelphia University" Jordan
B.Sc. in Communications and Electronics Engineering.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
02/2009 up to now
SDM (Saudi Arabian Dames & Moore) one of URS Group

Position TI Supervisor
Projects
Zain 3G Expantion-2 project, Taif (R 6)
Duties
Supervisor for Installation
Commission and Integrate the site including troubleshooting
Zain Phase B Project Region 4,5,6
Duties
Supervisor & Inspect for Installation
Responsible for co-operating with the technical support of 3rd party equipment
Responsible to involve the development and implementation of Operations & Maintenance processes
Responsible for technical project management.

Responsible for availability, performance, scalability and quality of all communications/ Radio / IT systems and related security systems.

Responsible for day-to-day support for communications/ Radio / IT systems and related security systems
Problems solved or escalated to the correct group/team
Commissioning and Integrate 2G & 3G Nokia Flexi EDGE BTS
The Integration Include Troubleshooting , Connect and check External Alarms with the NOC , Perform Sweep Test, and prepare the Site for PAT Procedure
Commission and Alignment Nokia Flexi Hopper Plus, Flexi XC (40 E1's) and Flexi Hybrid (32 E1's)
Implementation of COW to provide E1 from the BSC to the BTS



Zain Ramadan Project Region 5
Duties
Team Leader & Coordinator
Distributor function & Coordinate Our Engineer to Perform the Maintenance & Troubleshooting For Existing Site
Commissioning and Integrate New 2G & 3G Nokia Flexi EDGE BTS plus MW Link
The Integration Include Troubleshooting , Connect and check External Alarms with the NOC , Perform Sweep Test, and prepare the Site for PAT Procedure

08/2006 01/2009
Northern Digital Telecom Company (NDT)
Contractor of Bravo (PTC) Company and G.S.M. Subcontractor
Position BTS and Microwave Deployment Engineer.


Experience summary
Supervisor of Zain Hajj 1429 project
Practical proven experience in installation, commissioning, Expansion and Integration of Nokia 2G BTS (Ultra, Metro and Flexi EDGE Cabinet).
Provide total field support tasks, including fault diagnosis and troubleshooting of BTS unit.
Technical Site Surveys, external alarms installation and testing for new sites, and performing PAT (Preliminary Acceptance Test) procedures.
Familiar with RF technology, grounding principles, supervised expansion and dexpansion activities, antenna installation and made necessary Measurement of VSWR using Anritsu site master.

Installation, integration, upgrade, alignment, and troubleshooting of Nokia microwave links (Flexi hoppers, Flexi hoppers plus and metro hoppers) with different bands, antenna sizes, and protection methods. Implementation of Q1 cables and performing configuration procedures for Q1 management.
EDGE activation and EDAP Modification for Nokia 2G BTS.
Implementing CWOs (circuit work order), to provide E1 cross connections, and perform troubleshooting procedures for E1 paths from the BSC to the BTS. Fiber and ET testing. BER testing.
Installations and configurations Mini link (MW link) for Ericsson Vendor. (Mobily)
Working as Line of Sight (L.O.S) engineer, as my role was collecting the terrain data and preparing the path profile using the path loss (Ericsson link).

Projects
Zain - Hajj project 1429. Makkah
Duties
installation of Flexi EDGE and 3G Cabinet
installation and commissioning Nokia microwave links

STC - Hajj project 1428. Makkah. Including FLM (first line maintenance) for the present network in mashaer. (Nokia Vendor)
Duties
2G Ultra site and Metro site My Duties handle with troubleshooting, integration, commission, clearance, expansion and new site installation, for different sites configuration.
Flexi hopper MW Transmission troubleshooting, integration, commission, clearance, Partial and software upgrade, Traffic shifting and new installation for indoor and outdoor equipments

STC E7 Po2 project , STC EDGE Activation (Nokia Vendor)
Duties
Integration the site to EDGE site by Swapping the TRX and BB2x with EDGE TRX and BB2x, for a different site configurations including cascaded site , recreate new Abis, modify EDAP poling, recommissioning, clearance and troubleshooting.
Partial and software upgrade for flexihopper MW, rscommissioning, troubleshooting.
Install new link for flexi hopper and flexi hopper plus MW
Implementation of COW to provide E1 from the BSC to the BTS



COURSES
EDGE Activation and integration for Nokia 2G BTS by NOKIA training center, KSA.
Global system of mobile communication (GSM) , from Philadelphia University
COMPUTER SKILLS
Essential Skills
Nokia site wizard Nokia BTS manager, Ultra site BTS Hub manager, BTS Hardware configuration, E1T1 manager, RRI manager, Hopper manager.,Nokia BTS site manager,
Microsoft Office "Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio ...etc".
Internet Navigation.
Specialized Skills
AutoCAD 2002. "Good".
C++ Programming. "Intermediate".
CERTIFICATIONS
Certified as Nokia 2G BTS Integrator.
LANGUAGES
1. Arabic Native language.
2. English excellent reading and writing, good conversation.
SKILLS

Managing skills good problem handling.
Inter-personal skills challenging and competitive character.
Creative thinking.
Communication skills.
Installing Hardware
REFERENCES

Available upon request and ready to work under pressure
Have the ability to learn any new topics in short time
Employer: Northern Digital Telecom Company (NDT)
Job Title: BTS and Microwave Deployment Engineer
Start Month/Year: 08/2006
End Month/Year: 01/2009
City: westren & Eastren Province
Country: Saudi Arabia
Description:  Supervisor of Zain Hajj 1429 project
 Practical proven experience in installation, commissioning, Expansion and Integration of Nokia 2G BTS (Ultra, Metro and Flexi EDGE Cabinet).
 Provide total field support tasks, including fault diagnosis and troubleshooting of BTS unit.
 Technical Site Surveys, external alarms installation and testing for new sites, and performing PAT (Preliminary Acceptance Test) procedures.
 Familiar with RF technology, grounding principles, supervised expansion and dexpansion activities, antenna installation and made necessary Measurement of VSWR using Anritsu site master.

 Installation, integration, upgrade, alignment, and troubleshooting of Nokia microwave links (Flexi hoppers, Flexi hoppers plus and metro hoppers) with different bands, antenna sizes, and protection methods. Implementation of Q1 cables and performing configuration procedures for Q1 management.
 EDGE activation and EDAP Modification for Nokia 2G BTS.
 Implementing CWO’s (circuit work order), to provide E1 cross connections, and perform troubleshooting procedures for E1 paths from the BSC to the BTS. Fiber and ET testing. BER testing.
 Installations and configurations Mini link (MW link) for Ericsson Vendor. (Mobily)
 Working as Line of Sight (L.O.S) engineer, as my role was collecting the terrain data and preparing the path profile using the path loss (Ericsson link).


Projects:
Zain - Hajj project 1429. Makkah
Duties
 installation of Flexi EDGE and 3G Cabinet
 installation and commissioning Nokia microwave links

STC - Hajj project 1428. Makkah. Including FLM (first line maintenance) for the present network in masha’er. (Nokia Vendor)
Duties:
 2G Ultra site and Metro site: My Duties handle with troubleshooting, integration, commission, clearance, expansion and new site installation, for different sites configuration.
 Flexi hopper MW Transmission: troubleshooting, integration, commission, clearance, Partial and software upgrade, Traffic shifting and new installation for indoor and outdoor equipments

STC –E7 Po2 project , STC – EDGE Activation – (Nokia Vendor)
Duties:
 Integration the site to EDGE site by Swapping the TRX and BB2x with EDGE TRX and BB2x, for a different site configurations including cascaded site , recreate new Abis, modify EDAP poling, recommissioning, clearance and troubleshooting.
 Partial and software upgrade for flexihopper MW, rscommissioning, troubleshooting.
 Install new link for flexi hopper and flexi hopper plus MW
 Implementation of COW to provide E1 from the BSC to the BTS
Employer: SDM (Saudi Arabian Dames & Moore) one of URS Group
Job Title: TI Supervisor
Start Month/Year: 01/2009
End Month/Year: Current
City: The western and southern Province
Country: Saudi Arabia
Description: Projects:
Zain – 3G Expantion-2 project, Taif (R 6)
Duties
 Supervisor for Installation
 Commission and Integrate the site including troubleshooting
Zain – Phase B Project Region 4,5,6
Duties
 Supervisor & Inspect for Installation
 Commissioning and Integrate 2G & 3G Nokia Flexi EDGE BTS
 The Integration Include Troubleshooting , Connect and check External Alarms with the NOC , Perform Sweep Test, and prepare the Site for PAT Procedure
 Commission and Alignment Nokia Flexi Hopper Plus, Flexi XC (40 E1's) and Flexi Hybrid (32 E1's)
 Implementation of COW to provide E1 from the BSC to the BTS



Zain – Ramadan Project Region 5
Duties
 Team Leader & Coordinator
 Distributor function & Coordinate Our Engineer to Perform the Maintenance & Troubleshooting For Existing Site
 Commissioning and Integrate New 2G & 3G Nokia Flexi EDGE BTS plus MW Link
 The Integration Include Troubleshooting , Connect and check External Alarms with the NOC , Perform Sweep Test, and prepare the Site for PAT Procedure
 
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
School Name: Philadelphia Univesity
Major: communication & Electronic Engineer
City: Amman
Country: Jordan
Graduation Date: 01/06/2006
Description: Not Specified
No submited languages
Job Category: Telecom Implementation TI Jobs
Job Type: Any Job Type
Job Status: Flexible
Desired Salary: $0 Unspecified
Desired Location: Not Specified
Willing to Relocate: No