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Telecommunications Engineer

Date Posted
7th May 2017
Information & Communication Technology
Job Type
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

The Spectrum Management Authority (SMA) is seeking to identity a Telecommunications Engineer (Monitoring & Inspection).

Job Description


The main duties of the Telecommunications Engineer is to:

  • Verify frequency records and identify unauthorized use of the spectrum.
  • Verify the proper technical and operational characteristics of the transmitted signals
  • Identify and assist in resolving cases of spectrum interference.
  • Measure occupancy of the spectrum band and provide analysis reports.
  • Perform routine maintenance and diagnostics checks on the Remote Monitoring and Direction Finding System (RMDFS).
  • Report hardware and software faults involving the RMDFS to equipment manufacturer and perform troubleshooting of hardware and software components.
  • Manage an active inventory of RMDFS spares
  • Recommend system improvement.
  • Perform Type Approval Certification of radio transmitting devices prior to being imported and sold on the Jamaican market.
  • Plan, evaluate and assess site visits of radio communication and broadcasting systems to ensure compliance with policies, standards and validation of system performance, capacity and bandwidth requirements.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Electronic or Telecommunications Engineering.
  • Understanding of the Jamaican wireless communication environment,
  • High level of proficiency in the use of computer applications.
  • Experience in the use of specialized equipment such as spectrum analyzers, direction finding processors and remote sensing devices.
  • Good understanding of one or more of the commonly used wireless communication technologies. e.g. LTE, CDMA or GSM would be an asset.
  • Valid Driver's Licence
  • Good understanding of microwave path design would he an asset.
  • At least four (4) years working experience.
  • Good oral and written communication skills,
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive and self-motivated.
  • Shone analytical and problem-solving skills.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our company, but advise that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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