Vectrus Satellite Communications Technician in Turkey
Technician operates monitors, secures, and controls Tactical Communications-Computer Systems including connectivity to local and wide area networks, end-to-end telecommunications and circuit switching systems, and long-haul transmission.
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:
1.Must be proficient with operations and maintenance of Ku, Ka, and X band terminals
Setting up, configuring, and maintaining secure Defense Satellite Communications Systems equipment.Responsible for tactical Video Teleconferencing equipment.Analyzes the capabilities and performance, identifies problems, and takes corrective actions to ensure the most efficient operations of SATCOM equipment.Monitors status and performance of transmission systems.Responds to circuit outages and coordinates with distant end facilities and local service providers when necessary in order to restore communications services.Utilizes Remedy Action Request system for reporting and tracking of circuit outages and restoration.
2.Localizes failures, performs operational adjustments, and reconfigures terminal equipment as needed.Will identify signal and equipment errors, maintain acceptable Received Signal Levels, and monitor and manage allocated bandwidth.Will maintain necessary site equipment inventories and manage and maintain test equipment.Performs preventive maintenance checks and self inspections.Operates cryptographic equipment to test, reset, and rekey as well as maintain all Army required COMSEC documentation.Ensures compliance with U.S. Army security standards and regulations and maintains associated onsite documentation.
3.Performs other duties and assignments as required.
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
Must be able to lift/push/pull 20 lbs.
Office environment in a forward deployed location.Work environment will also be very hot due to conditions within the region.Personnel will also be required to sit and talk on the phone for long periods of time.
Education/Certifications: One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
High school diploma or equivalent.Graduate of military or technical courses in the field of Satellite Communications.
Must have a valid driver’s license.An International Drivers License is desired.
Should have minimum of 3 years experience in the installation and maintenance of Satellite Communications. Must understand signal flow and end-to-end configuration diagrams for long haul circuits. Should be p roficient with network cabling standards with the ability to install cabling systems to support network operations.
Title: Satellite Communications Technician
Requisition ID: OPM000184
Clearance Level required at Start Date: Secret
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
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