092217-001 Communication Systems Technician

092217-001 Communication Systems Technician 2018-01-02T20:55:14+00:00

Position: Communication Systems Technician 

Location: Huntsville, AL

  • Troy 7, Inc. is seeking a technician to provide installation, operation, testing, and maintenance of sensor and communication systems for commercial and government test range operations.  Position requires extensive travel to both U.S. and overseas locations.  Both full time and surge support positions are available.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Perform technical tasks involving sensor and communications systems, instrumentation and data acquisition/processing systems
  • Operate voice, video and data network communications equipment voice distribution optical and RF sensors, radio transmitters and receivers, data recorders, and power systems
  • Install voice, video and data network communication equipment rooms and vans
  • Install, terminate, test, troubleshoot, and document copper, fiber, and/or RF cabling and connections
  • Perform continuity checks to isolate and correct copper wiring problems
  • Perform and record loss measurement testing of fiber links, isolate fiber faults using Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) equipment
  • Investigate, diagnose, correct, and document instrumentation or system malfunctions
  • Support test mission planning by evaluating equipment allocation and location, capabilities and limitations
  • Configure systems for missions and perform pre-mission checkout of equipment
  • Assist with post mission reports of system operations
  • Perform preventative or corrective maintenance and repair

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school degree
  • Knowledge of principles, techniques, tools, equipment and materials used to troubleshoot,  install, repair, maintain and configure a variety of communications equipment and systems; operation and maintenance of a variety of trade related power and shop tools and test equipment

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with voice, video and data network communications systems, optical and RF sensors
  • Familiarity with satellite and other long haul communications systems
  • Certifications desired: Security +, CISCO CCENT, CCNA, Microsoft Windows 10 or Linux
  • Associate degree in communications electronics or related technical field
  • Existing SECRET security clearance highly desired or ability to obtain security clearance

Additional Requirements:

  • General physical fitness and dexterity
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to work at elevated heights
  • Typically exposed to extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain
  • Typically 50 hour work weeks during deployments; schedule varies depending on site operational needs
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