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SATCom Technician I - Kwajalein Atoll

Job Location

Ronald Reagan Army Base - Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands

Job Description

Essential Functions
•Perform all aspects of satellite communications system operation, maintenance, preventive maintenance and logistical support, and follows all Quality Control (QC) guidance.
•Enforce quality control standards when performing electronic equipment installation, repair or modification.
•Perform or assist in the installation of new equipment and systems.
•Operate, maintain, test, troubleshoot, repair, replace, configure, and reconfigure a Defense Satellite Communications System and the following types of related or ancillary systems: Controller interfaces, analog to digital converters, fiber optic/copper interface systems, Timing systems, Satellite modems, Military standard/commercial interface converters, multiplexers, modulators and demodulators, frequency converters, transmitters (HPA’s and SSPA’s), low noise receivers, RF combiners and splitters, precision timing distribution systems, COMSEC devices, antenna control systems and subsystems.
•Activate, test, and maintain permanent and temporary circuits to support Reagan Test Site, Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Army Space Command, and Executive service communications.
•Respond and follow the operational directions from DISA and SATCOM Network Control Elements.
•Perform shift work, as SATCOM is a 24/7 operation. 
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills
•Proven ability to competently and quickly resolve communication anomalies between SATCOM system elements, and interconnected telecommunication nodes.
•Demonstrated ability to effectively operate and troubleshoot military communications systems and satellite links utilizing military Technical Standard Orders (TSO), Technical Manuals (TM), and schematic diagrams.
•Demonstrated ability to effectively use various electronic test equipment to include multimeters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, frequency generators and counters, network analyzers, Firebird and T-Bird test sets, and optical test sets.
•Knowledge of X/K/Ka/C band military SATCOM, DISA, HPA's, TWT's, AN/FSC-39, 52, 78 SATCOM Terminals.
•Knowledge of DISA procedures, regulations, and circulars, desired.
•Exceptional judgment, decision-making, and interpersonal skills, desired.
•Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or equivalent, desired.

Required Experience
•High school diploma or equivalent and satellite communications systems maintenance training.
•Bachelor of Science degree in a Communications/Electronics or related Technical field, desired.
•Graduate of The Military Satellite Communications System Operations/Maintenance Course, desired.
•Zero or more years experience of operations & maintenance experience in Commercial SATCOM or communications/electronics/RF O&M experience.
•Two to three years relevant X/K/Ka/C band military SATCOM terminal experience and work with military AN/FSC-39, 52, 78 SATCOM terminals, desired.
•Security Plus Certification or equivalent, desired.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
•This position is unaccompanied.
• Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands.
•Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. passport.
•Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance, which includes U.S. Citizenship or U.S. naturalization.

What we Offer
•Everyday Wellness: Access to on-base fitness centers, pool, bowling alley, beach access, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and golf course.
•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 an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected class.

Job Requirements

Required Experience
•High school diploma or equivalent and satellite communications systems maintenance training.
•Bachelor of Science degree in a Communications/Electronics or related Technical field, desired.
•Graduate of The Military Satellite Communications System Operations/Maintenance Course, desired.
•Zero or more years experience of operations & maintenance experience in Commercial SATCOM or communications/electronics/RF O&M experience.
•Two to three years relevant X/K/Ka/C band military SATCOM terminal experience and work with military AN/FSC-39, 52, 78 SATCOM terminals, desired.
•Security Plus Certification or equivalent, desired.

How To Apply

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Contact Information

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

Posted

September 6, 2019
UID: 1245

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