Night Vision Device (NVD) FSR, Afghanistan



  full-time   employee


We have an exciting opportunity available for a Night Vision Device (NVD) Electronics Technician in Afghanistan. The role will be as Night Vision Device (NVD) Technician to work at the front end of the delivery of our operation. This position requires individuals who are self-motivated, suitably experienced, qualified, and able to follow instructions clearly but also able to make command decisions on the spot in order to achieve the aims of the organization. Majority of time is performing ?hands on? testing and repair. Specific radios can include but not limited to: AN/PVS-7 AN/PVS-7B, AN/PVS-21LP, AN/VS-9, AN/VS-6, AN/PVS-14 systems. This position can occasionally require the conduct of work in the outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, and high temperatures ? up to 130F degrees in the summer months.

Role Responsibility

  • Administer sustainment actions of NVD sustainment maintenance throughout the area of operation (AOR).
  • Perform all aspects of AN/PVS-7 AN/PVS-7B, AN/PVS-21LP, AN/VS-9, AN/VS-6, AN/PVS-14 systems troubleshooting and repair. 
  • Perform maintenance actions in electronics lab, including testing of night vision equipment with test equipment, troubleshooting low performance specifications utilizing schematics and layouts. 
  • Perform troubleshooting, Fault Isolation, PMCS, and return to service of assigned systems and subsystems. Perform replacement and repair for all components associated with systems. 
  • Perform the calibration, operation, maintenance, modification, testing, troubleshooting and repair of systems of a highly complex nature.
  • Execute set-up, collaboration, testing, and troubleshooting of circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies.
  • Provide Technical representation at meetings and consultations with clients or their representatives.
  • Manages customer expectations as the on-site company representative. Individual will be the on-site point liaison for the customer.
  • Maintain strong attention to detail.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and work as a member of a cohesive team as well as independently.
  • Interact with all levels of the organization in a professional, diplomatic, and tactful way. 
  • Multi-task efficiently and work in a fast pace environment on multiple projects.
  • Provide controls and records as to the progress of work and maintenance of LMR Assets within the AOR.
  • Contacts and coordinates with internal departments for parts as required ensuring optimal equipment operation.
  • Performs all other duties assigned
  • May be required to go TDY to multiple locations within SWA.

The Ideal Candidate must have:

  • Must have an active U.S. Government SECRET clearance
  • BS or equivalent + 0 yrs experience or 4 years ofexperience
  • Technical experience in Night Vision Device (NVD) troubleshooting and component level repair
  • Knowledge of electronic test equipment used for troubleshooting diagnostics and preventative maintenance of Night Vision Device (NVD) systems.
  • Experience in Customer support
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to meet internal paperwork requirements

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Minimum of three years Electronics/Communications technical experience
  • Two years in troubleshooting, fault finding, and repair of electronic equipment
  • Experience working in hostile and austere environments
  • Experience in stock control and asset management
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


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