Technical Cotrol Facility (TCF) Operator - Military veterans preferred

Computers/Information Technology


  full-time   contract

Diego Garcia
British Indian Ocean Territory


â?¢Operate and maintain the TCF IAW DISA Circular 310-70-1.
â?¢Monitor and maintain all local and remote alarms and other means of notification, troubleshoot the problem after receipt of notification, and correct, where possible, site-related problems.
â?¢TCF is responsible for providing voice and/or data signals to subscriber tenant commands, Satellite Communications, the cryptographic site, and the transmitter site.
â?¢TCF operations include, but are not limited to, managing communication equipment, monitoring data connectivity, activating new circuits and/or trunks, monitoring circuit and/or trunk continuity, performing quality control checks, responding to emergent tasking, monitoring HF transmitters, managing frequency databases, and EKMS/KMI local element accounts.
â?¢Stands watch in the Technical Control Facility.
â?¢Coordinates complete processing of telecommunications signals including satellite transmission and reception paths.
â?¢Operates or controls the operation of long-haul and local telecommunication equipment systems including cryptographic equipment, transmitters, and receivers.
â?¢Maintains signal quality and determines the point of signal deterioration through the use of various test equipment such as transmission distortion test sets, oscilloscopes, and spectrum analyzers.
â?¢Analyzes quality control results to identify preventive or corrective action required.
â?¢Restores communications by appropriate means.
â?¢Prepares and maintains circuit quality, outage logs, and reports.
â?¢Operates, tunes, tests, aligns, inspects, patches, and configures all telecommunication equipment as necessary to meet operational requirements.
â?¢Assists the Watch Leader as necessary.
â?¢Ensures space cleanliness IAW established SOPs.
â?¢Performs other duties as assigned.

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

â?¢Must be a U.S. Citizen and have a Top-Secret clearance based on SSBI.
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 and successful completion of a two (2) year resident course at a technical institute specializing in electronics or communications technology or the equivalent military training in communications electronics is required.
â?¢An associate or bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in computer science/engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, or equivalent combination of experience, education, and training is highly desired.


â?¢Four (4) years of general experience in communications.
â?¢Within the last four (4) years, two (2) years of specialized experience directly related to Technical Control Facility operations.
â?¢Within the last four (4) years, two (2) years of specialized experience in the theoretical and practical knowledge of electronic theory and 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.
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