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Communications & Laboratory Services Tech III

Date Posted
12th October 2017
Information & Communication Technology
Job Type
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Responsible for operating, maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, testing and the installation of a variety of complex Communication & Tracking Systems installed throughout the AUTEC project, and at CONUS sites as required.

Job Description

Performs many of the following responsibilities:

  • Trains lower level techs as required.
  • Perform in depth troubleshooting of electronic equipment to component level and complete and documents repairs.
  • Utilize antenna testers, WATT Meters,  VOMs, pulse generators, Communications Test Sets, dynamic signal analyzers and other various test equipment
  • Install and verify operation of electronic tracking devices aboard U.S. Navy vessels and aircraft.
  • Perform Administrative actions and maintenance of PBX.
  • Perform installation of Telephones and CATV drops.
  • Assist in new equipment installation and Operational Acceptance Testing. 
  • Able to maintain shipboard communications installations.
  • Performs analysis of equipment and systems on a daily basis to assess performance. 
  • Performs administrative record keeping and spares inventories for maintenance of assigned systems.
  • Perform on Call Communications duties as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Associates degree in electronics or military electronics training or the equivalent in additional experience on a two year experience for one year education exchange basis. 
  • At least eight (8) years’ experience in installation, repair and maintenance of complex Communications systems and subsystems required. 
  • PC literate to maintain data bases creates spreadsheets and word processing skills required. 
  • Prior experience in Crypto installation and repair. To include KY-58, KG-175 and KIV-7.
  • Digital Microwave maintenance and operations.
  • Digital Multiplex, PROMINA, maintenance and operation experience.
  • Must be able to work aboard ships at sea.
  • Able to lift and carry up to 45 pounds of equipment. Reach above the shoulders and climb using legs and arms to perform tasks. 
  • Ability to distinguish basic colors codes for communications cables. 
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to reside in remote location with limited medical facilities
  • Proficient with test equipment required for in-depth analysis of equipment and systems.
  • Valid passport and Driver’s licensed required.
  • This position requires the individual to be eligible to obtain a US Government security clearance; US Citizenship is required


Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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