Electronic Technician A - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

Patrick Air Force Base
United States

Job Description:

Raytheon IIS is seeking a Communication Electronics Technician “A” (LG-10) for work located onboard either the USNS Howard Lorenzen T-AGM-25 or the USNS Invincible T-AGM-24, both are forward deployed USNS ships. The job is to operate and maintain communications equipment in a ready state 24/7 and perform other duties as assigned. The position requires personnel to live and work onboard an USNS ship at sea. Berthing and meals are provided. This job includes up to four paid trips for vacation each year. This position is onboard a ship and requires passing a maritime medical physical. This position is represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), Local 2088, and the pay and benefits are per the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Top Secret Security Clearance TS/SCI as of day one of employment.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • EKMS/KMI certification and COMSEC experience.
  • NIPRNET/SIPRNET LAN maintenance.
  • Security plus certification.
  • Operate and maintain the associated communications-electronic equipment, including embedded communications systems, data communications, data processors, desktop computers and ancillary equipment; I MC public address systems; Tech Alert systems; Closed Circuit Television CCTV systems, including cameras, monitors, Direct-to-Sailor DTS TV system, equalizers, conditioning equipment; COMSEC equipment, including data and voice encryption devices; navigation systems; multiplexers and modems; Red and Black tech control facilities, weather systems, equipment, and telephone exchanges, along with all end instruments.
  • Operate and maintain security alarm systems, electronic security systems, and electronic cipher locks.
  • Operate and maintain Message Processing Centers (MPC) consisting of standard Navy message processing systems.
  • Operate and maintain Mission Communications Centers (MCC) consisting of several technical alert and communications systems which operate during mission Periods of Interest (POI).
  • Operate and maintain transmitters and receivers, including High Frequency (HF), Very High Frequency (VHF), Ultra High Frequency (UHF), Digital Modular Radio (DMR), UHF & Super High Frequency (SHF) Satellite Communications (SATCOM) equipment, and associated antennas.
  • Operate and maintain Technical Control Facilities consisting of RED and BLACK areas.
  • Strong understanding of complex interrelationships of circuits and judgment in planning work sequence and in selecting tools and testing instruments.
  • Existing DoD TS/SCI
  • In depth knowledge and experience operating ship LANs including NIPRNET and SIPRNET.
  • Must be able to read and interpret schematic diagrams, functional block diagrams and related drawings. Repair of complex electronics communications equipment and peripherals required.
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing military communications circuits/networks.
  • Computer experience relative to military communications and networking, routers, and related terminal equipment experience required.

Required Education: Certified and trained to the standards of the US Navy's A-Schools for Electronics Technicians, Cryptologic Technicians, Operations Specialists, or Interior Communications Electricians or the equivalent civilian training with 6 years’ experience.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge working with US Air Force COMSEC accounts
  • Shipboard telephone systems and red/black circuit experience
  • LAN Management
  • Experience with DTS/TV system

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.