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Field Engineer II

Location: Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands
Date Posted: 12-18-2017
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides support to US Army on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.
  • Works aboard the mobile Range Safety ship, USNV Worthy; requires extended days at sea in close quarters for mission support. 
  • Applies technical knowledge to perform routine to complex tasks and measurements associated with RTS Telemetry equipment. 
  • Participates in mission planning, preparation, and evaluation of requirements.
  • Operates and maintains the RTS Instrumentation and ship board systems.
  • Performs on site data preparation and data transmission.
  • Maintains Plant in Place Drawings and Circuit Layout. 
  • Performs system checkouts, tests, and pre-mission simulations.
  • Analyzes pre-mission and post-mission data to detect sensor equipment malfunctions and deviations.
  • Operates, maintains and repairs to the component level, all types of telemetry equipment to include but not limited to Antenna Controls/Antenna’s, Analog/Digital Recorders, Receivers, Multiplex/Demux Equipment, Strip Charts.
  • Maintains documentation records of maintenance performed and mission support logs.
  • Provides on the job training to junior technicians on site equipment and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.  
JOB SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
Required: 
  • Working knowledge of telemetry antennas and ground station equipment.
  • Willingness and ability to work aboard a ship for extended days at sea in close quarters for mission support.
  • Basic computer knowledge, to include MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Knowledge of networking fundamentals.
Desired: 
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma program tools and methodologies and/or Six Sigma Certification.
  • Knowledge of RF cable fabrication.
  • IRIG Testing methods of telemetry systems.  
EXPERIENCE (Years):
Required: 
  • 4 years of experience as a telemetry technician, in communications or range operations and a Bachelor's degree in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering.
  • 6 years of directly related on the job experience and an Associate's Degree or technical certification in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering or related field may be considered.
  • 8 years of directly related on the job experience and a High School Diploma or equivalent may be considered.   
Desired: 
  • Previous experience working aboard a ship or marine vessel.
EDUCATION:
Required: 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering and 4 years of experience as a telemetry technician, in communications or range operations.
  • Associate's Degree or technical certification in Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering and 6 years of directly related on the job experience may be considered.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 8 years of directly related on the job experience may be considered.  
Desired: 
  • Computer networking certifications such as; CCIE, CCNP, JNCIE-ENT, WCNA or CompTIA Network+.
OTHER SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Common Access Card (CAC) required to perform job duties.
  • This position is unaccompanied.
  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Active US DoD Secret clearance is required.
  • Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll.
  • Traveling to Kwajalein Atoll, you are required to have a valid passport in your possession prior to relocation. You must maintain a current passport during your stay on Kwajalein Atoll.
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