Nevada - Nellis AFB / North Las Vegas
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.
Performs all other related duties as assigned or requested.
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.
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. Must be able to lift 50 lbs, climb ladders, towers and equipment to a minimum of 60 feet. Ability to work odd shifts, long hours, some weekends, holidays, shift changes, overtime when necessary and work at remote locations with occasional overnight assignments.
REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Education and/or training 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.
Security + or Network+ certification required for this position. JNCIA certificate preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in general electronics and good understanding of 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. Technology includes MPLS, TDM, IP, multicast, Juniper, encryption, video distribution, GPS timing, Microwave, UHF and VHF radios. At least three years of hands-on experience is required.
Successful candidates will have the demonstrated ability to troubleshoot to the component level and competency in soldering.
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.