ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN, MAINT III, Sr. P25 Radio Technician - Military veterans preferred

2018-12-01
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Wahiaw?
Hawaii
United States

Senior P25 Radio Technician

Position is full-time non-exempt (hourly) working with the Life Cycle Contractor Support for the Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Capability – Instrumentation System(JPMRC-IS) program under the Warrior Training Alliance (WTA) at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.JPMRC-IS operations support the Army’s USARPAC 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 Battle Field.This experience includes capabilities of many of the world’s best systems integration and engineering in the technical integration of live, virtual and constructive (LVC) training support.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs duties as senior technician for the JPMRC-IS P25 Land Mobile Radio (LMR) trunked system. Responsibilities include preventive and corrective maintenance, set up, configuration, performance optimization, and life cycle support.
  • Responsible for the maintenance, tuning, alignment and field repair of base stations, radios, transmitters and other field repairable system equipment and components.
  • Directly responsible for the performance of field investigations to support engineering analysis.
  • Responsible for the daily monitoring, daily system troubleshooting, and first line of response for troubleshooting and analysis in the event of a system problem.
  • Perform factory maintenance on systems as assigned.
  • Maintains updated knowledge in P25 trunked system, point to point microwave and analog land mobile radio.
  • Create technical field and maintenance reports, as required. Create, update, and/or review system procedures and documentation on an ongoing basis.
  • Complete testing and system performance documentation.
  • Support and perform on-site commissioning, site acceptance and system testing.
  • Perform programming and configuration of all system components.
  • Employ of a variety of specialized test equipment and complex electronic schematics and diagrams in conducting fault isolation, and use the data gained through the troubleshooting/repair process to prepare and revise maintenance instructions and procedures and to recommend and implement manufacturer/engineering changes.
  • May provide technical guidance to lower level technicians.
  • Ensure all maintenance, training, supply and property process/practices supporting site operations are implemented and documented in MAXIMO.
  • Support quality/ISO, security and safety training programs and directives.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned.

Experience:

Required Education:High school diploma or GED. Two (2) year college or technical certification desired

Desired Education: Bachelor of Science with undergraduate work in communication or electronics desired.
P-25 System Maintenance and System Administrator Training /Certification

Required Experience:

  • Five (5) years’ experience in RF communications, (secure and unsecure), satellite communications, P-25 radio operations, VOIP fiber distribution equipment (secure and unsecure)
  • Specific Knowledge of the Harris MASTR V or MASTR III along with Harris P25 push to talk handheld radios is desired.
  • Understanding of Electronic theory
  • Understanding of RF propagation and theory.
  • Unique combinations of both multi-site RF communications system and computer/networking skills.
  • Use of various electronic communications test equipment including communications system analyzers, T1 test sets, signal analyzers, network analyzers, RSS software, etc.
  • Working knowledge of an Aeroflex digital monitor or similar type measurement equipment.
  • Standards and practices of the installation, repair, and maintenance of Motorola, Kenwood and M/A-COM LMR equipment to ensure effective and efficient operation of such equipment in a mission critical 24/7/365 environment while complying FCC Rules and Regulations.
  • FCC rules and regulations governing the use and repair of LMR equipment, including subscriber units and fixed network infrastructure.
  • Troubleshooting of malfunctioning communications equipment to sufficiently identify, resolve, and/or repair malfunctions, returning equipment to a pre-failure state of operation in the shortest amount of time possible.
  • Read schematics, block diagrams, and flow charts in order to maintain or repair all supported electronic systems and equipment.
  • Windows, Non-Windows, and/or DOS based operating systems and applications used in an LMR environment.
  • In addition to strong electronic and RF skills, a solid Networking background is required, up to and including LAN, WAN, WLAN, configuration management , etc.

Desired Experience:Military experience in USARPAC is desired.Desired training in operations and maintenance of FM radio and microwave backhaul systems. Previous experience in the use of MAXIMO and Microsoft Office software products is desired.

Desired Physical Abilities: Able to work long hours on a 7-day a week scheduled days or nights.Must be able work in extreme weather conditions throughout the USARPAC Area of Operation (AOR) (heat, cold, wind).

Must be able to lift a maximum of 40lbs and wear appropriate personal protective equipment.

Special Requirements:

Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License. Travel off road in company 4x4 vehicles and military tactical vehicles if required.Must be fluent in English. Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance. Potential for travel in Asia –Pacific locations 50%. Travel will most likely be for extended periods of 45-90 days at a time over various periods of the year.

This position requires a U.S. Person

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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.