BHI Energy Radio Frequency Systems Engineer in New York, New York
Radio Frequency Systems EngineerNew York, NY
Job Type: -
Minimum Experience: 5 years
Required Education: Bachelor (BA, BS...)
Branch: Staffing Solutions Group
BHI Energy is looking for a RF Systems Engineer. The incumbent will be responsible for implementing RF communication system designs for projects, proposals, product support and strategic programs for future products with a focus on hardware design, system link budgets and regulatory compliance. Application of the communications system is relevant to Communications Based Train Control (CBTC) solutions for the Main Line and Mass Transit solutions.
Must Have 2 Years Positive Train Control Radio Design (PTC) Experience
Good working knowledge of RF design concepts such as RF link budgets, free-space propagation relevant to mobile applications, and RF component selection (cables, connectors, directional couplers, circulators, filters, etc).
Knowledge of general communications theory concepts such as modulation, noise, delay spread, latency, processing gain, divisional multiple access methods, and bit error rates.
Demonstrated experience with test tools such as spectrum analyzers, cable analyzers and distance-to-fault/return loss measurements.
Experience with Antennas related to Antenna selection and placement based on application requirements.
Experience in general electrical hardware design, such as creating assembly drawings and bill-of-materials (BOMs).
Conceptual Knowledge of 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ad and GSM-R technologies is a must; advanced knowledge about these is a plus.
Working knowledge of design practices for EMC, and familiarity with EMC standards. Experience with European standards for CE-marking of communications equipment a plus.
Knowledge of regulations relevant to type acceptance of RF transmitters and licensing/certification processes.
Knowledge of electrical installation practices a plus with a focus on grounding principles and lightning/surge protection.
5+ years of experience required
Design, test and commissioning of radio frequency communication systems with involvement in the complete design lifecycle.
Compliance to emissions regulations and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards.
2 or more years of experience with Positive Train Control radio design.
BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans.