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RBS 2G/GSM & WCDMA NODE B/ TRANSMISSION & INTEGRATION ENGINEER

Resume Keywords: GSM, NODE B (3G), TRANSMISSION, INTEGRATION, COMMISSIONING ENGINEER

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RBS 2G/GSM & WCDMA NODE B/ TRANSMISSION & INTEGRATION ENGINEER

Personal Profile
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Date of Birth 21st November 1983
Marital Status Single
Nationality Ghanaian
Gender Male
Languages Spoken English (fluent both spoken and written)
PERSONAL INTERESTS
Personal Computers, Future Telecommunication Technologies, PDA Technologies Creative Thinking and Problem Solving

Career Profile
A highly motivated, results-focused RBS 2G & Node B Transmission Engineer with four years of cellular Network experience in the Telecommunication industry. Possess strong troubleshooting and successful team player with excellent technical, communication, presentation, and customer service skills. Resourceful problem solver with proven ability to bring quick resolution to challenging situations as well as build lasting relationships with team of workers.

Experience
INFRATECH GHANA LTD. (Airtel Ghana Operations) Accra November 2008 to January 2012
Network Field Maintenance /Integration Engineer
Served as Operations and Maintenance, Site Supervisor and Integration Engineer for Airtel Ghana. Maintaining over 60 cell sites within my cluster, and also Supervise Installation and Integration of new cell sites (both 2g & Node B sites 2000, 3000, 6000 series), upgrade of software baseline. Reported to the Regional Manager.

Duties
Integration and Troubleshooting of Ericsson WCDMA Node B (both the 3000 and 6000 series RBS cabinet)
Integration and Troubleshooting of Ericsson 2G (both 2000 and 6000 series RBS cabinet)
Troubleshooting Node B using Element Manager and MOSHELL
Commissioning of Sites (Both 2G & Node B)
Knowledge in Ericsson AXE Platform
Knowledge in IP networking
Configuration of Ericsson Traffic Node (TN) 2p, 6p, 20p equipment and X-PIC links.
Installation, integration and commissioning of both 2G and Node B of Ericsson RBS 2000, 3000 and 6000 series cabinets, both outdoor and indoor sites
Providing onsite 1st line intervention to CORE MSC/BSC, BACKBONE and switch site facilities.
Periodic Preventive maintenance on live network for the NODE B (3G) and 2G, of Ericsson RBS 2000, 3000 and 600 series cabinets.
Periodic Preventive maintenance of the Traffic Node (TN) 2p, 6p, 20p
Scratching of the NODE B (3G) and Loading of backup CV
Creating a complete traffic routing for New and Existing Sites
Corrective maintenance on the RBS 2G, Node B.
Good knowledge in FTP and Moshell.
Antenna and feeder testing using Anritsu Sitemaster
Supervising of Contractors during site installations
Attend Pre Acceptance Test (PAT) and Full Acceptance Test (FAT) for Both RBS 2G/3G and transmission facilities
Perform Multi-Band Configuration (MBC) at the Radio Base Station (RBS) to increase the capacity
Periodic Maintenance on NEC Pasolink, NEC DMR 5000 and NEC V-Node
BER Testing for Transmission Radio
Installing traffic node 2p, 6p and 20p as per planned SID
Configuring MMU 2D with 1+1 hot standby using two MMU 2D and two RAU with two Antennas
Configuring MMU 2D with 1+1 Space diversity using two MMU 2D and two RAU with Antennas
Configuring MMU 2F with 4+0 using XPIC
Configuring ETU 2 for IM Group connectivity between Node B and Traffic Node
Software baseline upgrade using FTP server for Ericsson Traffic Node
Configuring TRAFFC ROUTING on each nodes as per plan
Configuring LTU 16X2 to get the E1 interfaces
Video and voice call testing and handover test call on all sectors
Handling of Trouble Tickets received from other departments
Troubleshooting and resolving transmission problems at the Radio Base Station (RBS) within the shortest possible time to maintain a good KPI
Replacing of failed hardware on both the 2G and the NODE B (3G)
TRU upgrade for RBS configuration and to improve efficiency and quality of mobile network
Simulation of external alarms for RBS and Transmission
Testing and fault isolation of circuits at various transmission rates
Always available for on-call duty 24/7 to keep the network alive and healthy
Work closely with NMC and BSS Engineers to clear RBS internal alarms and update the trouble ticket
Providing periodic updates on network maintenance and service levels to regional manager
Weekly report to the Regional Manager


ROM Consults, Accra October 2007 to Nov. 2008
ROLL OUT ENGINEER
Worked with an ASP to supervise complete installation of Microwave Transmission Equipment. Commissioning of Sites. Reported to the Technical Manager.

Duties
Supervise complete installation of Cell Sites
Commissioning of Nokia Siemens Microwave Equipment
Sweep testing of antenna system with site master
Integration and Commissioning of cell sites
Maintenance of cell site equipment
Providing 1st and 2nd line Support to the Customer
Reject wrong Installation executions
Organize and coordinate the installation with the Project Manager
Ensure that the installation process is followed and that correct methods, instructions, checklists, tools and reports are used.

Education
Ho Polytechnic, Ho, Volta Region 2004 - 2007
HND Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Telecommunication Option
Final Year Subjects
Telecommunication Systems, Power Electronics, Equipment Maintenance, Electrical Engineering Practice, Micro Computers, Project Work, Electronic Servicing, Fault Diagnosis, Entrepreneurship, Computer Applications

Academic Project
Final Year Project Project work on VHF Band TV Transmitter. This simple transmitter can transmit sound and video signal from a VCD player to be received on a Television.


Mawuli Senior High School, Ho, Volta Region 2001 - 2003
S.S.S.C.E, Science
Subjects studied
Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Elective Mathematics, English Language, Core Mathematics, Social Studies, Integrated Science.
L/A J.S.S 'A', Nkwanta, Volta Region 2000
B.E.C.E, Major
Basic Education Certificate

Professional Training
Safe Use of Fall Arrest System & Rescue from Height, AMSCO - African Management Services Company, Accra, Ghana, 2011 to 2011.
MODULE INCLUDES
Inspect the fall arrest system equipment
Use the fall arrest system
Care and maintain fall arrest system
Basic rescue of a person from a height

Skills
Technical Knowledge
GSM, WCDMA, HSDPA,CDMA, LTE, Fiber Optic Transmission,
Knowledge in RNC P7 / P8 and Node B 3000 / 6000
Working knowledge in Ericsson 2G & 3G. RBS 2000, 3000 and 6000 series (Both Indoor and Outdoor).
Mini-Link traffic Node 2P, 6P and 20P and Mini Link HC
NEC DMR 5000
NEC V-Node
Ericsson NODE B (3G)
MOSHEL, Element Manager and FTP
Knowledge in PDH, SDH, IP, Ethernet
Scratching, troubleshooting and integrating of NODE B (3G)
Troubleshooting, Integrating and Expansion of 2G (900 and 1800 system)
Effective use of SITE MASTER/ SDH Analyzer
Computer Hardware and Networking Basics

Computer Knowledge
Technical Knowledge
Databases Access, Excel
Platforms Windows NT/2000/XP, Windows ME/98/95, Windows Vista/7
Applications Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, MOSHELL

Personal Attributes
Personal Attributes
Resourceful, energetic, competent, multi-task and results-oriented.
Mediation and problem solving skills.
Effective management, technical, and supervisory skills
Work well as a team member and independently.
Ability to work under pressure
Use clear, concise communication skills in conjunction with organizational skills to perform daily duties.
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Strong analytic and troubleshooting skills
Good interpersonal skills and excellent analytical ability
Team player
Employer: Infratech Ghana ( Zain/ Airtel Operations and Maintenance)
Job Title: Field Maintenance Engineer
Start Month/Year: 11/2008
End Month/Year: Current
City: Accra
Country: Ghana
Description:
 Integration and Troubleshooting of Ericsson WCDMA Node B (both the 3000 and 6000 series RBS cabinet)
 Integration and Troubleshooting of Ericsson 2G (both 2000 and 6000 series RBS cabinet)
 Troubleshooting Node B using Element Manager and MOSHELL
 Commissioning of Sites (Both 2G & Node B)
 Knowledge in Ericsson AXE Platform
 Knowledge in IP networking
 Configuration of Ericsson Traffic Node (TN) 2p, 6p, 20p equipment and X-PIC links.
 Installation, integration a
 
Education Level: Other
School Name: Ho Polytechnic, Ho
Major: Telecommunications
City: Ho
Country: Ghana
Graduation Date: 30/07/2007
Description: HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) ELECTRICAL/ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING (TELECOMMUNICATION OPTION)

Languages

English Fluent
Job Category: 3g/GSM/WCDMA/HSDPA/UMTS Job
Job Type: Contract to Permanent Job
Job Status: Immediate
Desired Salary: $0 Unspecified
Desired Location: Not Specified
Willing to Relocate: Yes