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Satellite Communications Technician

The Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Technician will provide operational & maintenance support for satellite-based and terrestrial telecommunication systems terminals CONUS and OCONUS.

The SATCOM Technician will provide in-depth technical support in the following areas: RF system maintenance, IP network operation, audio and video operation, presentation and maintenance with a special interest on satellite communications. The candidate should possess a good working knowledge of all aspects of satellite communications to include but not limited to basic satellite theory, link analysis, antenna performance, modulation/demodulation techniques, digital signal processing, multiple access techniques, video transmission and TCP/IP techniques.

Workplace:

N/A

Primary responsibilities:

Performing satellite station maintenance and operations

Specific duties include:

  • Equipment rack layout and antenna systems documentation
  • Configuration Management including maintaining inventory assets
  • Accomplishment of regular preventative and corrective system maintenance
  • Working with hand and power tools
  • Climbing ladders and antenna support structures (under 40′)
  • Tracking logistics shipments and return of RMAs
  • Preparing of feed line and waveguide connection and terminations
  • Installation and fabrication of conduit
  • Soldering connections with a high degree of proficiency
  • Using Digital Multimeters, Oscilloscopes, Power Supplies, Power Meters, Signal Strength Meters, Couplers, Attenuators, Dummy Loads and Spectrum Analyzers

Minimum Security Clearance Needed:

  • Secret Clearance
  • Must be a US Citizen with current eligibility within JPAS

Requirements for the position are:

  • Minimum of 2 years satellite communications transmission/reception, RF handling, link budget analysis, space segment frequency analysis and recovery experience in broadcast, data and VOIP
  • Associate Degree in Electronics Communications, Information Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, satellite communications or equivalent Military training in satellite communication activities
  • Ability to maintain and troubleshoot satellite equipment
  • Ability to maintain and operate satellite RF and transportable equipment remotely and in very remote locations
  • Self-motivated
  • Self-reliant for interface with customer and prioritization of daily work
  • Ability to schedule required travel and operate independently
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Solution-oriented with the ability to resolve system problems and manage customer expectations
  • Understanding of Audio and Visual Broadcast equipment in High Definition Standards
  • IT Networking troubleshooting in a TCP/IP environment using primarily Cisco equipment
  • Valid US State Driver’s license
  • Valid US Passport

Travel Requirement:

Employee must be willing to make monthly trips to various CONUS sites (e.g. Maine through Florida) and OCONUS sites (Caribbean).

Preferences

  • 4+ years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering related industry
  • Former Military Experience
  • FCC licensing, Commercial Radio or Amateur Radio Experience
  • Theatalite knowledge and experience

Compensation

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Benefits package

All qualified candidates should forward their resume to:

Email: info@bushtex.com
Mail: P.O. Box 1407, Gilbert, AZ 85299