Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Electronics Technician - Military veterans preferred

Computers/Information Technology


  full-time   contract

Diego Garcia
British Indian Ocean Territory


â?¢Stands watch and perform the operational duties required on his/her assigned watch section in the SATCOM Earth Terminal System.
â?¢Performs planned and corrective maintenance tasks on watch as assigned by the Lead, SATCOM.
â?¢Performs all assigned tasks in a professional manner and IAW established Standard
â?¢Operating Procedures (SOPs).
â?¢Performs corrective and preventive maintenance on telecommunications equipment.
â?¢Applies comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems that can typically be solved by properly evaluating and interpreting manufacturer's manuals or similar technical documents.
â?¢Operates, tests, aligns, inspects, patches, and configures all telecommunications equipment as necessary to meet operational requirements.
â?¢Monitors and maintains all local and remote alarms.
â?¢Assists in troubleshooting after notification of a problem has occurred.
â?¢Assists in the monitoring of all order-wire query and ensure that the queries are acknowledged in an allocated time.
â?¢Utilizing state-of-the-art techniques and test equipment will perform all quality-control tests and performance monitoring of equipment, systems, and antenna to ensure that all equipment is operated at the required performance levels.
â?¢Assists the Lead, SATCOM in the preparation of all telecommunication reports.
â?¢Performs other duties as assigned.

BASIC JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):

â?¢Must be a U.S. Citizen and have a Secret clearance.
â?¢Must possess administrative, organizational, and computer skills to include proficiency with Microsoft Office suite including (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook).
â?¢Ability to work quickly and in a potentially high-stress environment.
â?¢Must have good oral and written communication skills which enable to effectively liaise with clients, other departments within the organization, subcontractors, and clients, and report directly to the Senior Management.
â?¢Must pass overseas medical screening and be in good health.



â?¢High school graduate or successful completion of a two (2) years resident course at a technical institute specializing in electronics or communications technology or the equivalent military training.
â?¢Specialized electronic experience of more than three (3) years may be substituted for educational requirements.


â?¢Within the last four (4) years, two (2) years of specialized experience directly related to Satellite Communications Facility operations.
â?¢Within the last three (3) years two (2) years specialized experience in the theoretical and practical knowledge of electronic theory and of characteristics, functions, diagnosing, isolating and correcting malfunctions, and performing organizational level maintenance on communications and electronic equipment including, but not limited to: AN/GSC 52B; M/20 JUNIPER; RT2200; AN/WSC-3; DAMA; KIV-7M, KWR-4, and associated CRYPTO equipment; Fiber Optic Equipment, or two (2) years specialized experience in operation and maintenance of the above equipment at a military or commercial communications center.

In compliance with the U.S. federal government's vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.