JT4 Electronic Technician in Las Vegas, Nevada

JOB SUMMARY - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

Operations and maintenance technician, working under general technical guidance, who specializes in ground-based electronic systems. Works on various types of electronic equipment and related devices by performing a combination of the following: installing, maintaining, repairing, overhauling, troubleshooting, modifying, construction and testing.

  • Operates and maintains electronic transmitting and receiving equipment, digital and analog computers, industrial measuring and controlling equipment, microwave amplifiers and transmission lines, high voltage power supplies and keying circuits, indicators and displays, and antenna positioning systems.

  • Applies technical knowledge of electronic principles to solve basic problems using diagrams, schematics, engineering data and test equipment.

  • Diagnoses equipment malfunctions and effects repairs to restore equipment to required operating condition.

  • Manipulates computer keyboards and views and interprets computer displays.

  • Troubleshoots to the component level and makes needed repairs.

  • Assists and/or provides occasional work direction to lower-level technicians.

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned or requested.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to the employee's job.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Duties are performed both indoors and outdoors. Outdoor duties may be performed on even or uneven surfaces, which may be dry or wet. Outdoor duties may be performed on gravel or shingled roof. Climbing stairs, ladders, towers, and scaffolds, indoors or outdoors, is required. Government vehicle is used on an as-needed basis. Grease or oil may be found on working surfaces. Ability to work in a field environment with some shift work, at remote locations with occasional overnight assignments. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Travel to remote working locations may be required.

REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE

Associate's degree or higher from an accredited college or technical school with courses in math, basic electronics, and microwave theory or a military equivalent is required. ISCET certification may be required. Comprehensive knowledge in general electronics and demonstrated expertise in electronic, electro-mechanical, and computer systems along with test equipment used to maintain and repair equipment is necessary. Experience with tubes, transistors, logic gates, and/or high-power RF devices may be required. At least 7 years of hands-on experience is required. Successful candidates will have expert-level troubleshooting and soldering capabilities.

HIGHLY DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Requires experience across different types of telecommunication networking equipment and associated technologies. Desired knowledge and experience with the following equipment and technology:

  • WAN Technologies

  • TDM

  • Layer 2/3 networking

  • Cienna OTN

  • Cisco

  • Strong understanding of telecommunication networking systems that are used to transmit video, voice, and data across a fiber deployable test equipment to include built-in test equipment.

  • Ability to repair both physical and logical network outages and anomalies.

  • Desire experience working with various encryption devices, multiplexing devices, routers, switches and all associated hardware.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified. Additionally, some jobs may require the incumbent to obtain and maintain a government security clearance, state-issued driver's license, or other certifications or licenses that may affect an employee's ability to maintain employment.

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