The designee shall be qualified to install, sustain, troubleshoot, and repair standard radio frequency wireless, line-of-sight, beyond line-of-sight, wideband, ground-based satellite, and encryption transmission devices. Included are multiple waveform systems operating across the spectrum, keying and signal devices; telemetry and instrumentation systems. Assembles, connects, secures, and interconnects components such as transmitters, power supplies, and antenna assemblies.
Resolves installation, repair, and modification problems associated with communications equipment. Employs orbiting communication satellite, line-of-sight, and tropospheric scatter techniques. Conducts tests to restore and maintain systems. Uses layout drawings, schematics, and pictorial diagrams to solve maintenance problems and ensure equipment is properly positioned. Analyzes construction and operating characteristics of equipment to determine source of malfunction. Performs intricate alignment and calibration procedures to ensure maximum operating efficiency.
Reviews and ensures compliance with maintenance management publications and procedures. Enforces safety standards for system maintenance activities. Checks installed and repaired components for compliance with technical publications. Maintains inspection and maintenance records. Posts entries on maintenance and inspection records. Records meter readings and other pertinent data in equipment logs. Completes maintenance data collection forms. Requisitions, accounts for, and turns in supplies and material.
The designee shall maintain systems are such as CM-200, CM-300, GRC-171 & 211, GRR-23/24, PCAS, GRT-21/22, PRC-117, RT-1319, TRC-176, URC-200, EPLRS radio, AN/TRC-214, Ground Air Transmit Receive (GATR), Joint Radio Relay (JR2), Cornet TVCS-L, LHSC, RT9000D, 721S-1, 721S-2, ALE, Have Quick, SINCGARS, KY-100, VSAT, VRC-103, but not be limited to those listed in Table 6.1. Suites of Systems and Support Equipment.
Note: This position is also the site lead.
Education: High School diploma or GED. Relevant Associate's degree preferred. Formal electronics training such as: military technical training school, vocational college, and/or a four (4) year electronics apprentice program with experience in electronics equipment the technician will maintain.
Minimum IAT Level II certification; IP fundamentals; familiarity with deployable communications systems.
RF/SATCOM principles highly desired.