Telecommunications Specialist

Department Of Defense Hanscom Air Force Base , MA 01731

Posted 3 months ago

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Summary

Additional Information:

This announcement may be used to fill one or more vacancies.

Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to grade level.

This public notice may be used to fill target grades (i.e. GS-05 and GS-07)

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Responsibilities

  • Performs user problem troubleshooting, testing, diagnostic, and resolution of network interface and interoperability problems.

  • Serves as a Network Specialist in the Communications Branch performing various duties assisting the Network Infrastructure Shop with the configuration installation, testing, operation, application integration, modification, troubleshooting, monitoring, and maintenance of existing, new, or modified data communications networks, nodes, systems, infrastructure, hardware, circuits, and transmission media on a variety of LAN's (Local Area Networks), and data communications systems, supporting the Air Force mission and tenants activities.

  • Reviews work orders via the Cyberspace Infrastructure Planning System (CIPS) Work Order Management System (WOMS) received from customers and determines requirements.

  • Assists with the installation, setup, upgrade, and configuration of access level wireless data communications networks and access points.

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential
7

  • Job family (Series)
    0391 Telecommunications

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Conditions of Employment

  • Please read this Public Notice in its entirety prior to submitting your application for consideration.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Males must be registered for Selective Service, see www.sss.gov

  • Total salary varies depending on location of position

  • PCS expenses if authorized will be paid IAW JTR and Air Force Regulations

  • Recruitment incentives may be authorized

  • Position may be subject to random drug testing

  • Employee may be required to work other than normal duty hours, to include evenings, weekends and/or holidays

  • Shift work and emergency overtime may be required

  • Employee must maintain current certifications

  • A security clearance may be required

  • Disclosure of Political Appointments

Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

GS-05: Three years of general experience, one year of which was equivalent to the next lower grade (GS-04) or equivalent. General experience may have included knowledge of performing user problem troubleshooting, testing, diagnostic, and resolution of network interface and interoperability problems.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

GS-07: At least one (1) year of specialized experience at the next lower grade (GS-05) or equivalent. Specialized experience which include performing various duties assisting the Network Infrastructure Shop with the configuration installation, testing, operation, application integration, modification, troubleshooting, monitoring, and maintenance of existing, new, or modified data communications networks, nodes, systems, infrastructure, hardware, circuits, and transmission media on a variety of LAN's (Local Area Networks), and data communications systems, supporting the Air Force mission and tenants activities.

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To view qualifying educational requirements and/or combination of education and specialized experience click on the following link:

https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/0300/telecommunications-series-0391/

RECRUITMENT KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA):
1.Knowledge of a wide of telecommunications theories, concepts, principles, procedures, policies, standards and operational requirements.
2.Knowledge of performance characteristics of telecommunication equipment, system, services, and transmission media to evaluate devices, proposals, and approaches.
3.Knowledge of basic electronics theory and operating principles, the application of existing and planned technology to communications requirements, and equipment interoperability and compatibility.
4.Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to identify, direct, or coordinate actions required in providing needed service.
5.Ability to analyze/apply specialized communications methods and analytical techniques involving telecommunications systems (e.g. systems compatibility, circuits, switches, distribution, satellite linkages, and networking).

PART-TIME OR UNPAID EXPERIENCE: Credit will be given for appropriate unpaid and or part-time work. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

VOLUNTEER WORK EXPERIENCE: Refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service Programs (i.e., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student and social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge and skills that can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

IF USING EDUCATION TO QUALIFY: You MUST provide transcripts to support your educational claims. Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.


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Telecommunications Specialist

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