RGNext company profile

SATCOM Hardware Tech Associate - Ascension Island

Job Location

RAF - St. Helena/Ascension Island - Ascension Island, Ascension Island, United Kingdom

Job Description

RGNext employees serve on the forefront of our nation’s access to space. We offer our team of experienced, professional employees, an environment of challenging, stimulating and personally and professionally rewarding career opportunities. Together, we open Portals to Space!

Essential Job Functions:

•Operate and maintain the small MET (Modernization of Enterprise Terminals) SATCOM terminal and associated equipment on Ascension Island, SAO.
•Create and maintain mission station logs (MSL), equipment logs, and daily gateway status reports.
•Assist with other work-center duties as assigned, such as but not limited to property control and logistics.

Work Environment:
•Frequently move, transport, install and position equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
•Frequently ascend/descend, and traverses, work areas at heights of approximately 20 feet or more
•Work irregular shifts, weekends, holidays and short notice overtime
•Establish and maintain effective working relations with employees and the public
•Must be able to interface with all levels of personnel in a multi-cultural, team-oriented environment
•This position is remote overseas assignment on the Eastern Range in Communications on Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean, in support of daily, special test and launch operations with no family accommodations

What We Offer:
•Everyday Wellness: Access to on-base fitness centers, golf courses, pools, bowling Alleys, beach access and restaurants.
•Financial Opportunities: 401k savings program with company match and vesting on day one, retail and merchant employee discount programs, life insurance, business travel insurance and more.
•Work/Life Balance: Tuition reimbursement programs and flexible schedules.
•Equal Opportunity: Commitment to diversity and strategic partnerships.

Note: This job description describes the general nature of the duties and requirements of the job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list or to limit the supervisor's ability to modify work assignments as appropriate.

RGNext is committed to recruiting, hiring, and fostering the most qualified employees. RGNext provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status: race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status, and to base all such employment decisions upon the individual's qualifications and ability to perform the work assigned.

Job Requirements

Required Skills

•Working operational knowledge, use and calibration (as required) of electronic test equipment and tools including but not limited to signal generators, spectrum analyzers, RF power meters, and digital multi-meters.
•Working knowledge, understanding, and familiarity with the operation and maintenance of military satellite communications equipment including antenna systems, RF transmit and receive subsystems, satellite modems and digital interface equipment.
•Computer systems networking knowledge.
•Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
•Ability to work within a team environment
•Basic electronics and RF competency.
•Ability to follow simple to moderately complex instructions.
•Good interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills.
•Self-motivated with good time management skills and the ability to work alone and/or with minimal supervision.
•Familiarity with DSCS/AFWET/WGS SATCOM Earth Terminal equipment and operations desired.
•MET terminal experience desired.

Required Experience
•AS Degree in Electronic Technology, two-year technical school or equivalent military experience.
•Two years of related electronic technician experience.
•Must be able to climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, and must be able to lift up to 40 pounds unassisted.
•24/7 work-center, 8-hour rotating shifts.
•Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance, which includes U.S. Citizenship or US Naturalization.
•Must obtain and maintain a valid U.S. Passport and U.S. driver’s license.

Please apply at https://www.rgnext.com for consideration.

How To Apply

Please apply online at the company career site, https://www.rgnext.com. To review all available openings visit our online Employment Listings
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Contact Information

Contact Mary Maves
Human Resources Business Partner
Website https://www.rgnext.com


December 24, 2018
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