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Par Government Systems Corporation MUOS Electronics Technician-II - Geraldton, Australia in Washington, District Of Columbia

This Position is located in Geraldton, Australia.

MUOS Satellite ET will provide on-site maintenance with minimal operations of the Mobile Users Objective System (MUOS) three heavy earth terminals located near the town of Geraldton Australia.

  • Primary duties include but not limited to: the operation and maintenance of MUOS satellite communications earth terminals and all associated equipment in the MUOS facility on a 24 hour per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year on call basis.

  • Operation of electronic test equipment.

  • Operation of cryptographic equipment.

  • Perform and/or assist in circuit troubleshooting, testing and fault isolation as required.

  • Monitoring and reporting of any outages as they occur.

  • Monitor MUOS overall status, Respond to FCAPs alerts and events, maintains system status database.

  • Coordinates H/W & S/W upgrades, Configure data collection performance parameters.

  • Perform organizational & direct support level maintenance on modems, multiplexers, up converters, down converters, power amplifiers, servo systems, frequency standards, satellite tracking systems, antenna mounted electronics (AME) and ancillary equipment.

  • Perform appropriate testing, patching, configuration and reconfiguration of multiplexers, modems, up-converters and down-converters as required.

  • Ensure safety of personnel and equipment.

  • Tunes, adjusts, aligns and calibrates radio communications equipment and related equipment.

  • Generate and post entries in maintenance and inspection records.

  • Complete maintenance data collection forms.

Additional Duties;

  • Able to work rotating shifts.

  • Able to lift 35lbs 3 ft. vertically.

  • Able to carry 50lbs 50ft. w/o resting.

  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

  • Available for irregular work hours.

  • Able to respond to emergency calls 24/7/365

Required Skills

  • U.S. Navy Electronics Technician ā€œAā€, ā€œCā€ or equivalent from an accredited college, Jr. College or technical school.

  • Completion of SATCOM Maintainer course at Fort Gordon, GA or documented experience supporting various fixed based earth terminals, C, Ka and Ku.

  • Documentation including course content required, DD Form 214 acceptable.

  • Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II, have Security+ce or higher certification.

  • Associates Degree or higher desired

  • Must successfully complete required training to obtain APACS approval:

    - Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) LEVEL I Training - SERE 100.1

Required Experience

  • 6 yrs. experience technical or craft experience in electronics, electricity, engineering, communications, physics, or in a similar field that provided technical knowledge and background that could be applied to the installation, operation, maintenance, testing, evaluation, or repair of satellite communications/electronic systems and equipment.

  • Within the last four (4) yrs. two (2) yrs. of specialized experience in the theoretical and practical knowledge of satellite communications/electronic theory.

  • Or, 2 yrs. specialized experience in the installation, operation, maintenance, testing, evaluation, or repair of the above or similar equipment at a military or commercial satellite communications facility.

  • Minimum 2 yrs. experience in the use of technical operation and maintenance manuals, schematic diagrams, satellite communications test equipment such as scalar network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, synthesized sweep generators, RF power meters, digital test sets, oscilloscopes, digital millimeters, frequency counters, BER test sets and the application of appropriate electronic formulas.

  • Knowledge is mandatory of:

  • Radio theory,

  • Transistors and solid state components,

  • vacuum tube theory,

  • Digital networks and associated timing issues.

  • Familiar with the Electronic Key Management System (EKMS).

  • 3 yrs. general electronic preventive and corrective maintenance of HF, LF, VHF or ELF CE.

  • Operate a variety of test instrumentation.

  • Apply electronics and radio theory to maintain, troubleshoot, calibrate, align, and repair CE systems.

  • Read and understand schematic diagrams, tech orders, wire lists and blueprints.

  • A DoD Top Secret Clearance is required

It is the policy of PAR to prohibit all forms of discrimination and to affirmatively implement equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, veteran status, national origin, disability, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status and positive action shall be taken to insure the fulfillment of this policy.

If you require reasonable accommodation in the application process, call Human Resources at 315.356.2260. All other applications must be submitted online.