Electronic Technician I (Live Fire)
Position is full-time working with Life Cycle Contractor for the Warfighter FOCUS (WFF) program under the Warrior Training Alliance (WTA) at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC). WTA brings to bear the full capabilities of many of the world’s best systems integration and engineering companies in the technical integration of live, virtual, and constructive (LVC) training support. The WFF JRTC is located at Fort Polk, in central Louisiana, approximately forty miles west of Alexandria, LA. WTA operations support the JRTC Mission: to provide realistic joint and combined arms training focused on developing soldiers, leaders, and units of the United States military for success on the 21st Century Battlefield.
Employee will perform as an Electronic Technician I under the supervision of an Electronic II. Directly responsible for the execution of all Live Fire support for the CTC mission at JRTC and Fort Polk under the Warfighter FOCUS (WFF) program. Electronic Technician I accompanies firing unit Observer, Coach, Mentor (OCT) personnel throughout CTC Live Fire Exercises while simultaneously operating remote controlled target and simulator devices that Rotational Training Units (RTU) engage. Electronic Technician I will attend all Division rehearsals and back briefs. Personnel will adhere to Live Fire Manager and Team Leader directives, memoranda, policies, and procedures.
2-3 year of related work experience
Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. SECRET Security Clearance is required.
Possess a knowledge of Army Military Training and Live Fire Exercises.
Possess a valid state driver’s license and maintain post and company driving requirements.
Employee must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays.
Employee must possess significant computer skills. Manipulation of software platforms to include Windows, McAfee and other proprietary solutions is required.
Employee must have thorough understanding of wireless networking and how to manipulate a peer-to-peer and client/server network.
Must have mastery of international wiring standard and be capable to terminating varied cabling, installing electronic switches, etc.
Will be required to work in compliance with OSHA and Company Safety policies and procedures as appropriate.
Possess the ability to complete and pass 56 hours of Live Fire Training Certification Program involving map reading, weapons, safety, night vision, leadership/risk assessment, drivers training, pyrotechnics, and first aid. Must be able to mimic (wearing the same uniform and safety equipment) what the firing unit is doing to blend in and allow for a sterile battlefield environment.
Maintain the real life situational positioning; i.e. low crawl, run, or lie in the prone position.
Install targets, target pits and grenade bunkers. Be prepared to fabricate target frames, lane firing point and limit markers, signs, target boots, stumps, sandbags, road barriers, flag poles, signs, scoring benches, shelves, bins, line markers, foxhole covers, and target coffins using power tools by fitting, gluing, nailing, bolting, and screwing sections according to drawings and specifications.
Perform carpentry work with power tools which requires constructing items from wood where specific fit and accuracy are within allowable limits to produce a serviceable product.
Construct three dimensional vehicle targets to show a realistic appearance from a distance. Repair targets, target frames, lane markers, sings, scoring benches, shelves, bins, target coffins, and foxhole covers by removing sections and installing patches.
Setup power tool saws, drill presses, etc. for various cutting, shaping, and drilling.
Measure and cut material to size, shape and dimension required. Also fit and nail or glue pieces into place according to drawings and specification provided by unit and/or supervisor.
Repair wooden frames and metal buildings by replacing boards, doors, windows, metal siding and roofing, and paint items which were repaired.
Repair ballistic concrete buildings by patching holes, cracks, and unserviceable panels and painting all repaired areas to match realistic environmental conditions.
Select materials required and transport them to worksite or shop.
Understanding and use of basic mathematics to plan, layout, and measure materials according to dimensional requirements and specifications.
Install batteries, hostile fire simulators, and other types of simulator devices in the vicinity of target arrays; i.e. burn-barrels, Hoffman explosive charges, trip flares, artillery fire simulators, HC smoke grenades, smoke pots, and simulated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)/booby traps.
Perform welding functions necessary for vehicular type targets and accessories such as aluminum angles and plates, metal tubular body frames, HFS flare tubes and handles, cable tensioners, swing target brackets, rocket launchers, tank kill simulator brackets, braced connex roof hatches, and UAZ-69 truck VISMODS.
Ability to cut brush, tree limbs, trees, and grass to clear lanes of fire by utilizing mowing machines, tractors with brush hogs, and/or other power tools and equipment as required.
Perform preventative maintenance on power tools and equipment. Transport materials, including hazardous materials, to and from ranges on installation and public roads.
Operate tractors and forklift as required (8,000 lb. capacity, 120” maximum lift), loads and unloads materials, and perform operator and preventative maintenance on assigned vehicles and trailers.
Charge batteries and maintain battery shop.
Must be able to perform duties in all types of terrain and weather.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Must be a High School Graduate or have a GED.
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.