Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

Fort Polk
United States

Position is full-time working with Life Cycle Contractor Support for the Warfighter FOCUS (WFF) program under the Warrior Training Alliance (WTA) at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC). WTA brings to bear the full capabilities of many of the world?s best systems integration and engineering companies in the technical integration of live, virtual, and constructive (LVC) training support. The WFF JRTC is located at Fort Polk, in central Louisiana. WTA operations support the JRTC Mission: to provide realistic joint and combined arms training focused on developing soldiers, leaders, and units of the United States military for success on the 21st Century Battlefield.
Employee will perform as an Electronic Technician II under the supervision of an Electronic III and is directly responsible for the execution of all Live Fire support for the CTC mission at JRTC and Fort Polk under the Warfighter FOCUS (WFF) program. Electronic Technician II accompanies firing unit Observer, Coach, Mentor (OCT) personnel throughout CTC Live Fire Exercises while simultaneously operating remote controlled target and simulator devices that Rotational Training Units (RTU) engage. Electronic Technician II will attend all Division rehearsals and Live Fires. Personnel will adhere to Live Fire Manager and Team Leader directives, memoranda, policies, and procedures, and supervises Electronic Tech I and General Maintenance personnel in their daily duties on the Live Fire Range.


  • Performs maintenance, repair, and installation or various types of electronic equipment and related devices.
  • Must maintain an accurate maintenance history and ensure the unique corrective measures are taken for each occurrence and shared between the maintenance shifts. Ensures the complete maintenance logs and other required documentation are accurate.
  • Must operate battlefield effects simulation in support of Blue Force (BLUFOR and Opposing Force (OPFOR) 24-tactical operations, which simulate indirect fire. Travels by either military vehicle or by foot while carrying pyrotechnic devices to specified coordinates (locations), employs basic navigation techniques using map/compass or precision navigation using Global Positioning System (GPS). Uses Night Optical Devices (NODs) for night and limited visibility movement.
  • Install targets, target pits and grenade bunkers. Be prepared to fabricate target frames, lane firing point and limit markers, signs, target boots, stumps, sandbags, road barriers, flag poles, signs, scoring benches, shelves, bins, line markers, foxhole covers, and target coffins using power tools by fitting, gluing, nailing, bolting, and screwing sections according to drawings and specifications.
  • Perform carpentry work with power tools which requires constructing items from wood where specific fit and accuracy are within allowable limits to produce a serviceable product.
  • Construct three dimensional vehicle targets to show a realistic appearance from a distance. Repair targets, target frames, lane markers, shelves, bins, target coffins, and foxhole covers by removing sections and installing patches.
  • Setup power tool saws, drill presses, etc. for various cutting, shaping, and drilling.
  • Repair wooden frames and metal buildings by replacing boards, doors, windows, metal siding and roofing, and paint items which were repaired.
  • Repair ballistic concrete buildings by patching holes, cracks, and unserviceable panels and painting all repaired areas to match realistic environmental conditions.
  • Understanding and use of basic mathematics to plan, layout, and measure materials according to dimensional requirements and specifications.
  • Install batteries, hostile fire simulators, and other types of simulator devices in the vicinity of target arrays; i.e. burn-barrels, trip flares, artillery fire simulators, HC smoke grenades, smoke pots, and simulated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)/booby traps.
  • Perform welding functions necessary for vehicular type targets and accessories such as aluminum angles and plates, metal tubular body frames, cable tensioners, swing target brackets, rocket launchers, tank kill simulator brackets, braced roof hatches, and truck VISMODS.
  • Ability to cut brush, tree limbs, trees, and grass to clear lanes of fire by utilizing mowing machines, tractors with brush hogs, and/or other power tools and equipment as required.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on power tools and equipment. Transport materials, including hazardous materials, to and from ranges on installation and public roads.
  • Operate tractors and forklift as required (8,000 lb. capacity, 120? maximum lift), loads and unloads materials, and perform operator and preventative maintenance on assigned vehicles and trailers.
  • Charge batteries and maintain battery shop.


  • 4+ years of knowledge/experience of U.S. Army Military Training and Live Fire Exercises preferably at the Joint Readiness Training Center Live Fire exercise area.
  • Ability to complete and pass 56 hours of Live Fire Training Certification Program involving map reading, weapons, safety, night vision, leadership/risk assessment, drivers training, pyrotechnics, and first aid. Must be able to mimic (wearing the same uniform and safety equipment) the firing unit to blend in and allow for a sterile battlefield environment.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. SECRET Security Clearance is required.
  • Employee must possess significant computer skills. Manipulation of software platforms to include Windows, McAfee and other proprietary solutions is required.
  • Employee must have thorough understanding of wireless networking and how to manipulate a peer-to-peer and client/server network.
  • Must have mastery of international wiring standard and be capable to terminating varied cabling, installing electronic switches, etc.
  • Valid state driver?s license and maintain post and company driving requirements.
  • Must be able to work shifts, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be able to perform the responsibilities of the position in both an office and in extreme weather conditions. Maintain the real life situational positioning; i.e. low crawl, run, or lie in the prone position.
  • Will be required to work in compliance with OSHA and Company Safety policies and procedures as appropriate.
  • Perform the duty of Safety Officer while on range.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Required Education (including major):

HS Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education (including major):

  • Associates Degree in Business Management or related field.
  • Certified Electrician.

Raytheon 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, or protected Veteran status.


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