Instrumentation Systems Field Engineer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract

United States

Purpose and Scope:

Support the Engineering Work Center with installation of new equipment on the range and into facilities. Position will also modify existing equipment and provide trouble shooting assistance for communication systems. Position includes all communication and data systems located on Fallon Tactical Training Range (TTR) and where they terminate in the Control Facilities on Naval Air Station Fallon. Position is represented by a Union Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

Essential Responsibilities:

Range communications support to include field engineering, installation, and integration of equipment and facilities necessary to meet TTR communication and video requirements.

Project support as assigned, to include engineering assistance in design, fabrication, cost analysis, procurement, installation, configuration change, development, documentation, and integration of approved projects.

New requirements support as assigned, to include integration of system modifications, range reconfigurations and new facility buildups. These activities are further defined as those relative to Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and the planning, proposal and implementation of modifications, improvement and upgrades.

Equipment relocation to include cost analysis optimization studies, engineering studies, integration and installation in support of range growth or other requirements.

Inoperative systems support as assigned to include field-engineering actions necessary to return equipment/systems to operational status.

Support the Configuration Management (CM) program to include the evaluation and monitoring of all modifications to TTR equipment or facilities, the generation of change requests to improve operability/reliability/maintainability, and ensuring that applicable CM standards are adhered to.

Assists in identifying sources of spare parts for systems.

Complex system analysis and troubleshooting to assist in returning mission support systems to operational availability status when required.

Documents maintenance actions in Integrated Enterprise Management Systems (IEMS).

Reports to: Engineering Manager/ May be matrixed to and take daily direction from Communication Manager

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

High School diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience Requirements:

Five yearsâ?? technical experience with Tactical Training Range systems or equivalent military systems.

Five years of instrumentation experience in the following areas:

Fiber Optics theory
Electromagnetic waves, antennas
Optical systems
Communications systems (analog, digital and voice)
Video signal processing and recording
Microwave Transmission
Static/dynamic systems calibration (radar and data)
Spectrum Analysis
Project Management
FM/VHF/UHF Systems

Ability to speak, read, and write English.

Minimum Position-Specific Training Required:

Formal classroom education equivalent to Navy â??Câ?? School or vocational school with formal training in the field of electronic equipment maintenance and equipment manufacturer training.

Possess a valid state Driverâ??s License.

Possess and maintain an active DoD security clearance