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Job #: R-00030267
Location: Kandahar
Category: Field Services
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Rotating
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The designee shall be qualified to maintain air traffic control radio and voice communication switching systems at Kandahar, Afghanistan.  Typical duties include:  Performing preventive maintenance on ATC radio systems and related equipment; Inspecting equipment at specified intervals; replacing defective parts; performing operational checks; maintaining inspection and maintenance records; and Independently verify operational condition of Control Tower Facilities and integrated system to be within prescribed parameters IAW supporting Technical Orders/Manuals or directives. Support NDSatcom VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal), Rohde and Schwartz RF, IF, UHF and VHF radio equipment and a Garex ATC (Air Traffic Control) radio PBX interface over a meshed satellite network.  

Primary Responsibilities

The designee shall maintain systems are such as ATC radio systems, VSAT systems, and related equipment (CM-200 Ground to Air Radio, ETVS (BS2) Enhanced Terminal Voice Switch, Liberty Star Voice Switch, PL 2000 DT, and AN/TPN-19 radio equipment (GRC-171 and GRC 211), GRR-23/24, GRT 21/22, PRC-117, RT-1319, TRC-176, and URC-200), and on VSAT systems; inspecting equipment at specified intervals; determining operational status; replacing defective components; performing operational checks; maintaining inspection and maintenance records; independently verifies operational condition of Control Tower Facilities and integrated system to be within prescribed parameters IAW supporting Technical Orders/Manuals or directive (commercial manuals, FAA Orders, etc.)

Basic Qualifications

Education:  US citizen with a Department of Defense SECRET security clearance (selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information).  Formal electronics training from: Technical School, or Class A or B military school in electronics for communications systems or minimum of four (4) years of experience in electronics repair, maintenance and testing of ATC Communications systems..  
Must be a graduate of a high school or a trade school & possess valid US driver’s license with photo.

Four (4) years of practical experience with equipment the technician will maintain and oversee.

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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