Navy External Communications System Technician

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
SCA
Location
Norfolk, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Antennas

Communication

People Management

Troubleshooting

REQ#: RQ166204
Public Trust: None
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

1. Performs highly complex technical functions in support of engineering activities such as set up, operation, maintenance, modification, circuit testing, calibration and troubleshooting of electronic or electro-mechanical components and systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models or specialized test equipment.

2. Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal instructions.

 

3. Directs complex engineering tests to collect design data or assist in general research work.

 

4. Diagnoses and isolates equipment and system malfunctions which fail to respond to standard corrective measures, and makes necessary repairs.

 

5. Participates in the development of electronic equipment.

 

6. Repairs or modifies cables and equipment returned by operational users or by personnel in the associated test and development laboratories.

 

7. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians, and may have supervisory responsibilities.

 

8. May serve as a team leader.

 

9. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

 

10. Participates in special projects as required.

Candidate must have a minimum of four (4) years specific experience gained in troubleshooting, repair, and assessment of at least one of the following systems:

1. Legacy HF” (AN/URT-23 and associated systems).

2. TVS (AN/USQ-155)

3. Wireless (Either HYDRA AN/SRC-55 or SIWCS AN/SRC-59).

HF/VHF/UHF LOS Communications

a. Antenna Systems
b. High Frequency Communications Systems
c. Very High Frequency Communications Systems
d. NAVMACS Systems
e. Tactical RF Communications Systems
f. Tactical RF Link Systems
g. Shipboard Wireless Communications Systems
h. Tactical Amphibious Communications Systems
Miscellaneous Communications Systems including, but not limited to, RD-674, MOBI, EPIRB, and Portable Communications Systems (AN/PRC-XXX).
 

Requires:

Associate's degree or equivalent experience

 

 

 

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

4 + 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.