Project Engineers – Project Administrator Data Networking

Employment Opportunity

Project Engineer &

Project Administrator-Data Networking

The KOHL Group, Inc. (since 1984)

Aug. 23, 2016

Position Title: Project Engineer & Project Admin. Data Networking
KOHL Position ID: R0027
Arrangement: Permanent position
Location: New York, NY
Start Date: September 2016


Required skills:


  • A valid Professional Engineer’s License is required.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Communications Engineering, and at least six (6) years of related practical experience in the engineering field including at least two (2) years of managerial/supervisory experience. A satisfactory combination of education and experience may be considered for candidates who possess the required license.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Communications Engineering, or Computer Science, and at least ten (10) years of related practical experience in the engineering field and at least two (2) years in a managerial/supervisory capacity. A satisfactory combination of education and experience may be considered.

Desired skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of communications data networking engineering, including communications standards (e.g. NEBS, IEEE, IETF, ITU-T), engineering best practices and standards of performance, and a working knowledge of Systems Engineering methods. The incumbent should be knowledgeable of various networking protocols such as IP, OSPF, PIM-SM and Ethernet 802.1 & 802.3 series of standards. The incumbent should be knowledgeable of fiber optics specifications and installation standards, including characteristics and installation constraints for conventional singlemode and multimode fiber cable systems.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills and knowledge of construction scheduling and estimating.

Description of work:

  • Responsible for providing design and construction support of multiple communications projects that involve data networking, fiber and copper-based cabling and associated ancillary systems. Specifically, this will include Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) design, implementation and testing utilizing a wide range of network technologies (ROADM, SONET, ATM, TCP/IP, Connection Oriented Ethernet, Ethernet, PBX/Telephone Systems, etc.).   Implementation and practical construction of various communication systems, integrate with other systems and apply practical construction method for various communication systems.  Develop, check and evaluate the feasibility / constructability of a design as depicted on engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Project Engineers work with clients, Construction Managers (CMs) and Design Managers (DMs) to ensure practices conform to standards and guidelines. Project Engineers work with other staff to incorporate feedback and revisions to standards and guidelines.
  • Take action to ensure performance of assigned staff. Coordinate with other engineering disciplines such as mechanical, electrical and structural or architecture.
  • Conduct testing methodologies, including benchmarking methodologies contained in IETF RFC 2544 and ITU-T Y 1564, cable testing methodologies for OTDR, CRL, CE and PMD.
  • Design and implement copper and fiber network infrastructure, communications room facilities and ensure adherence to communications standards and building codes.
  • Report on ongoing performance. Prepare and deliver presentations, conduct analysis and make recommendations on project alternatives.


If you are interested, please email your resume in Word format to Ann Boschetti at aboschetti@KOHLGROUP.COM with a brief note mapping your skills and experience to the specific requirements of this job description.



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