We are seeking a Controls Technician to join our team at our Fort Irwin, California site to support our Deep Space Network (DSN) contract with NASA. In this role, you will perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and installation of control systems for the GDSCC power generation systems, fire detection systems, UPS, monitoring computer systems, and HVAC systems.
The Deep Space Network is NASA's international array of giant radio antennas that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions, plus a few that orbit Earth. The DSN also provides radar and radio astronomy observations that improve our understanding of the solar system and the larger universe. The antennas of the Deep Space Network are the indispensable link to explorers venturing beyond the moon. They provide the crucial connection for commanding our spacecraft and receiving their never before seen images and scientific information on Earth, propelling our understanding of the universe, our solar system and ultimately, our place within it
Perform preventive maintenance
Perform monthly safety inspections of assigned buildings
Troubleshoot equipment utilizing mechanical drawings and electronic schematics
Read and understand PLC ladder logic
Collect and provide analysis of technical data
Collaborate with other departments as necessary to meet customer requirements
Perform other duties as required
Extended work day
Occasional shift work
Must be able to work in Air Conditioned Computer room for extended shifts
Interface with internal and external customers
Major Job Activities include:
Frequent lifting up to 50 pounds
Climbing to 300 ft.
Work outside in all weather conditions
Utilize common hand and power tools
Interface with internal and external customers.
Working Environment/Physical Activities include:
Work outside in extreme heat and cold
Extended work day
Have good interpersonal, communication and written skills
Are able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Have completed a safety program in accordance with OSHA and NFPA 70E
An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage through Union benefits
Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.