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Telecommunications Engineer (Active Secret Clearance required)

Akima, LLC
Alexandria, VA 22314
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RiverTech, LLC

RiverTech, an Akima Company, delivers space situational awareness and satellite surveillance services that protect and defend sea, land, air and space operations and their personnel. Providing the talent, tools, and technologies to ensure exceptional performance in todays most demanding and strategically critical global environments. This is RiverTech. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our companys profits go back to our 14,300 Iupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.


Telecommunications Engineer will support the client'sLong Range CommunicationsBranch in providing life cycle and engineering support for all fixed and mobile electronic systems in accordance with client's System Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) and SLCMP.

  • Support the missions of theLong Range Communicationsin providing System Life Cycle Support for IT systems and networks at allCOMMCOMHF and MFfacilities and mobile contingency communication (MCC) assets in accordance with client's Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) and SLCMP.

  • Schedule, plan, and facilitate meetings as required. This requires drafting of meeting agendas, distribution of invitations,keeping minutes, and distributing related read-ahead, minutes, and other documents.

  • Attend meetings, teleconferences and travel to conduct research at Communications Command, Communications Detachments, and Remote Communications Facilities (RCFs) or other units as required.

  • Provide after action reports (i.e. Trip reports) after each required travel in format provided.

  • Develop required lifecycle support documentation, including Engineering Support Plans, SELC Artifacts, Engineering Change Proposals, Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs), SELC Review Board presentations/reports, and other support documents as required.

  • Conduct site surveys and prepare thorough reports including narrative, photographs, markups of existing drawings, sketches, and complete inventories of the clients communications electronics assets. This includes a thorough inventory of all functions at allcommunications sites, the systems that support the functions, and the components that comprise the systems.

  • Review system designs (drawings, specifications, and other documents) to ensure compliance with operational and functional requirements. Clearly communicate adequacy and shortcomings of system design to client technical managers.

  • Inspect installation of radio equipment, cabling, and antennae at remote sites, communication centers, and Telco frame rooms as a Quality Assurance Evaluator. This includes electronic, electrical, and mechanical quality assurance to verify conformance with installation standards and performance criteria.

  • Inspect, test, troubleshoot and repair electronics equipment, both individual components and complete systems including end-to-end signal flow.

  • Maintain computerized equipment records in clients databases including Fleet Logistics System (FLS), CG Technical Information Management System (CGTIMS), Corrective Maintenance Action Reports (CMA), Casualty Reports (CASREPS), Asset Logistics Management Information System (ALMIS) and Preventative Maintenance (PMS).

  • Review existing Maintenance Procedure Cards (MPC) and provide recommendations for improvement.

  • Design new MPCs for components and systems where MPCs do not yet exist.

  • Serve as subject matter expert for networks and peripherals supporting COMMCOM and its assets.

  • Attend meetings and teleconferences, and prepare minutes and action items for client.

  • Assist with enhancement and development of business processes for supporting long range communications.

  • Coordinate design and implementation schedules, issues, and other details with other agencies, vendors, and contractors.

  • Develop cost estimates and budgets including labor, materials, travel, shipping, and other costs.

  • Prepare Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs) per client requirements.

  • Assist with development and execution of project plans.

  • Requires some independent work, creativity, and judgment to resolve design and installation problems.

  • Travel as needed to perform the required functions.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Must have an ACTIVE security clearance, minimum Secret required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum2 years experience in communications, electronics and networks.
  • Minimum High School diploma/GED required.
  • Experience testing and troubleshooting wireless and wired networks.
  • Experience testing and troubleshooting radio frequency transmitters, receivers, amplifiers, couplers, antennae, and antenna matrices.
  • Specific knowledge of outside plant specifications and policies including safety practices.
  • Ability to resolve complex problems involving local and wide area networking and system integration.
  • Strong skills with administrative and technical computer applications: technical tools for testing, troubleshooting, etc; drawing, flowcharting; database; spreadsheets; and word processing.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in electronics or communications is a plus.
  • Experience installing and maintaining inside plant networking equipment, including routers, switches, computers, VoIP,PBX, telecommunications cabling, MDF, IDF, and other infrastructure is a plus.
  • Experience installing and maintaining shipboard systems, especially communications, is a plus.
  • Experience installing and maintaining mobile military communications systems is a plus.
  • Experience maintaining and administering PBX systems is a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Project.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Visio
  • Proficient with USCG Fleet Logistics System (FLS); CGTIMS, Corrective Maintenance Action Reports (CMA); Casualty Reports (CASREPS); Asset Logistics Management Information System (ALMIS); System Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) Processes, Reviews, and Artifacts; Engineering Change Proposals; Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs); and Preventative Maintenance System (PMS).

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary.We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We arean equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or 571-353-7053. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistancewiththe online application.

Posted: 2020-07-17 Expires: 2020-08-15
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