Telephone Technician II – Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Telecommunications
Location
Not Applicable, Qatar
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Communication

Maintenance Repair

Routers

Satellite Communications (SATCOM)

REQ#: RQ166883
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

elephone Technician II – (Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN)) CLC 46


Transform technology into opportunity as a Telephone Technician II with GDIT. A career in enterprise IT means connecting and enhancing the systems that matter most. At GDIT you’ll be at the forefront of innovation and play a meaningful part in improving how agencies operate.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Telephone Technician II you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Telephone Technician II joining our team to perform intermediate “hands on” work in support of installations, repair, and troubleshooting / maintenance of telecommunications systems.

HOW A Telephone Technician II – (Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN)) WILL MAKE AN IMPACT
● Performs installation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems.
● Under direct supervision, determines appropriateness of moderate equipment changes or modifications including call switches, test trunks and test links, and installs communication circuits.
● Responds to emergency calls in the event of a system failure
● Under direct supervision, determines appropriateness of moderate equipment changes or modifications including call switches, test trunks and test links, and installs communication circuits.
● Exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of communications systems or equipment.
● Provides reports, completes requests for new service, and determines methodology for installing telephone service or other telecommunication technology.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED:
● Education: Associates of Arts/Associates of Science
● Required Experience: 3+ years of related experience
● Required Technical Skills: Experience working with switches of interface Inter-Switch Trunks (ISTs) from DoD & commercial microwave/satellite systems, plus other equipment needed to extend voice transmissions across fiber or copper mediums.
● Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI
● Required Skills and Abilities: Makes major precision adjustments on switches, relays, and other electrical control devices for maximum operating efficiency.
● Preferred Skills: Verifies services by testing circuits, equipment, and alarms; and identifying, correcting, or escalating problems.
● Location: On Customer Site
● US Citizenship Required - Clearance

GDIT IS YOUR PLACE:
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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Telephone Technician II – (Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN)) CLC 46

CERTIFICATIONS:

Must meet the certification requirement of DoD 8570.01-M, SPIN-C, or individual task order.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:

Intermediate “hands on” work experience in support of installations, repair, and troubleshooting or maintenance of telecommunications systems or equipment. Must have the technical knowledge to solve complex problems, understand the interrelationships of circuits, and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of communications systems or equipment.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:

Intermediate experience in maintenance/troubleshooting telecommunications equipment as specified in the specified task order to include the following:

• Defense Red Switch Network (DRSN) Equipment

• Raytheon secure digital switches

Must have experience working with switches of interface Inter-Switch Trunks (ISTs) from DoD and commercial microwave/satellite systems and other equipment needed to extend voice transmissions across fiber or copper mediums.

Must have TS/SCI Clearance

Job Profile Summary

Performs installation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems.

GDIT JOB DESCRIPTION:
Installs, removes, maintains, modifies, troubleshoots, and repairs telecommunication equipment . This includes running, pulling, terminating, and splicing cables; installing routers, switches, multiplexors, cable trays.
Provides reports, completes requests for new service, and determines methodology for installing telephone service or other telecommunication technology.
Under direct supervision, determines appropriateness of moderate equipment changes or modifications including call switches, test trunks and test links, and installs communication circuits.
Responds to emergency calls in the event of a system failure.
Makes major precision adjustments on switches, relays, and other electrical control devices for maximum operating efficiency.
Verifies services by testing circuits, equipment, and alarms; and identifying, correcting, or escalating problems.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: AA/AS, 3+ years of experience

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.