Electronics Technician - Firefinder Radar FSR in Kaiserslautern, Germany (Secret Clearance Required)

Clearance Level
Field Engineering
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Emerging Technologies

Equipment Modifications

Preventive Maintenance


REQ#: RQ142856
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

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Job Description

GDIT has an exciting opportunity for an Electronics Technician - Firefinder Radar FSR in Germany in supporting the 405th AFSB Poland. This position requires someone with a current and active Secret clearance. This position also requires TESA Accreditation. This is an unaccompanied position.

As the selected Electronics Technician, you will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:


  • The Radar System Engineer shall support the Communications Electronic Command providing Technical guidance and Quality Control services in support of CECOM in Europe.
  • The Radar System Engineer shall support the equipment, provide high-level troubleshooting and maintenance, and act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to the Government.
  • Researches, designs, develops, and tests a variety of Radar Equipment, Systems and Platforms; circuitry components; analog and digital systems; and control and test equipment in support of the Firefinder Radar System. Must have experience on Radar operation, troubleshooting, repairs and replacement down to the component level. Compile, Process and analyze Test Data.
  • Produce and implement Field and Sustainment level support. 
  • Must be familiar with establishing a connection of power generation associated with the Radar.
  • Must train and observe unit personnel on system operations and repair.
  • Evaluate, installs, and tests equipment modifications and Engineering Change Proposals in accordance with technical specifications and US Military Standards.
  • Configures, designs, and integrates test fixtures and adapters to facilitate the repair of military Power Generation systems and subsystems. Removes, repairs, reassembles, reconnects, and performs operational checks to isolate and repair electronic and electromechanical equipment or components to restore systems to serviceable condition. Interprets engineering schematics and drawings to isolate and repair to the lowest repairable item.
  • The Radar System Engineer shall travel as required by the Government.
  • The Radar System Engineer shall perform Sensor Alignment IAW Military Technical manuals and PMCS
  • in accordance with the appropriate Tech Manual, Tech Bulletin, PMI schedules and manufacturer’s manuals unless the periodicity is specified otherwise in the appropriate Tech Manual.
  • The Radar System Engineer will function as an integral part of the CECOM RSC Europe Team or in any capacity as designated by the supported unit. 
  • The Radar System Engineer must be familiar with establishing a connection of power generation associated with the Radar.
  • The Radar System Engineer must have experience with Phase Array and Counter-fire Radar Systems.
  • 25% Travel will be Require to Other European Countries

Employee is required to perform other additional duties in support the Contract.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and safety Shoes must be worn on work-site.

The Radar System Engineer shall maintain, perform preventative maintenance, troubleshoot, and operate the following types of equipment:

  • Q36 / Q37 Radar Systems
  • Q49 / Q50 Radar Systems


  • TESA Accreditation Requirements; A bachelor's degree plus 3 years of recent specialized experience, OR; An associate's degree plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; A major certification plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; 11 years of recent specialized experience.
  • Must have a current and active Secret clearance


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


Certified Journeyman R56 Installer - Electronics Technicians Association, International (ETA International)

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

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COVID-19 Vaccination

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