EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries
EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what's possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue.
Hughes is looking for a RF/Field Technician for our team in the North America Service Delivery division! This key individual will work as part of a team in our facility in North Las Vegas (NLV), Nevada. This persons primary duties will include all aspects of field support
Preventive and corrective maintenance for the 30+ remote Spaceway and Jupiter sites across the U.S., 10+ dedicated customer RFT's.
Assist in maintaining the spare pool of hardware for both the Spaceway & Jupiter product lines. This inventory is based out of the Detroit hub location and this individual will work closely with the Detroit personnel on aspects of the field service operation.
Assist in developing, updating and keeping reference material as needed.
Oversee installation, testing, operations, and maintenance of satellite earth station equipment
Operate and maintain RFS, GSC, GBBF, MCP, SBSS, SBAS, and all mechanical and electrical elements of the Teleport.
Assume responsibility for escalation and emergency response requests in a 24 x 7 x 365 environment. Occasional work required during maintenance windows, outside of normal working hours.
Monitor power, HVAC, fire detection/suppression, and local security and monitoring systems.
Maintain equipment inventory and configuration management records, including software releases, patches, etc. Ensure compliance with applicable standards
Travel could be up to 50% or more on any given month and flexibility is a must
Climb ladders to heights of up to 20 feet
Carry equipment up to 70 pounds
Work and manage in a 24 x 7 x 365 work environment
Self-motivated and independent.
Excellent problem-solving, troubleshooting, customer relations, written and oral communication skills.
Satellite Earth station RF equipment installation and maintenance experience
Expertise with all aspects of telecom transmission facilities, infrastructure, and circuit termination equipment
Experience with LAN/WAN industry standards, and working knowledge of TCP/IP and Ethernet configuration and functionality
Working knowledge of Unix/Linux systems
Experience with Cisco, HNS, CATV/IPTV and other Telco and IP protocol core network and equipment
Basic electronics troubleshooting skills (ability to use and interpret readings from a range of test equipment including spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, protocol analyzer, power meter, DVM etc.)
Responsibilities and duties may evolve and expand, therefore flexibility and adaptation are important skills
EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. U.S. Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.