Technician Level 1

Indigenous - Fort Meade, MD (30+ days ago)

OCONUS Work 30-month tour
Five (5) years of experience as a technician supporting SIGINT access, collection or exploitation systems is required. Experience working with the type of equipment specified within/pertaining to particular Delivery Orders is required. Experience shall include a working knowledge in the areas of assessment, documentation, and troubleshooting. Associate's degree in Electronics Technology or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Two (2) years of additional related experience may be substituted for an associate's degree.

Job Description:
Apply technical knowledge in a specified area to solve problems pertaining to specific equipment or entire systems. Utilize system level functions, diagnostics, hardware manipulation, fault isolation, and other tools and processes to resolve problems of different complexity levels in systems. Install and certify systems in the field to include performing or assisting with design and test, operational readiness, maintenance, repair, and testing of a wide range of RF devices. System maintenance activities include troubleshooting, module and component replacement and system checkout, bench repair of chassis, card module, and/or component level. The Technician shall be experienced in the general repair of various equipment related to the specific Delivery Order. The Technician shall be responsible for the control of technical data holdings pertaining to equipment and facilities as specified in the Delivery Order.

  • Operate test equipment - to include function generators, signal generators, spectrum and network analyzers, power meters, power supplies, oscilloscopes, volt-ohm-ammeters, fiber optic meters, BIT error tester, and multimeters
  • Solder and perform electrical assembly - to include chassis wiring, system assembly, soldering wire to multi-pin connectors, and soldering components (including surface mount) to circuit cards. This task assumes/requires proficiency in the construction of various coaxial, semi-rigid, data, control and ribbon cable assemblies.
  • Fabricate and assemble fiber optic cables - to include chassis wiring and assembling systems connected via optic cable
  • Install, test, and analyze RF and electronic circuits
  • Rack, stack, and test systems, sub-systems, and equipment
  • Maintain labs used for system integration, test, and lifecycle support
  • Brief projects and systems status to technical management
Must posse a TS/SCI w/ a Poly