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Telecommunications Technician

JT4 LLC

This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted September 15, 2021.

JT4 provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. We develop and maintain realistic integrated test and training environments, and prepare our nation’s war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and air crews for today’s missions and tomorrow’s global challenges.

JOB SUMMARY

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES

This Telecommunications Technician positions requires experience with different types of telecommunication and networking equipment across associated transport technologies. A strong understanding of telecommunication systems used to transmit voice, data and video across digital and fiber optic WAN/LAN infrastructure is also necessary. The ideal candidate will:
• Apply technical knowledge of telecommunication networking and transport equipment to solve complex problems utilizing diagrams, schematics, test equipment, and engineering data.
• Install, configure and maintain various types of serial, digital and optical transport equipment. Common equipment includes switches, routers, TDM and OTN on CISCO & Ciena.
• Possess a strong understanding of Layer 2/3 networking principles.
• Utilize various management software to diagnose, configure and review configurations.
• Troubleshoot and repair circuits on TDM, OTN, switches and routers.
• Perform fiber installations to include splicing, terminating, and repair, build network cabling and install cable/fiber plants supporting building, campus, and long haul environments.
• Be willing to climb towers to install/repair antennas and cabling.
• Possess experience with various encryption devices, multiplexing devices, routers, switches, and all associated hardware.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to the employee’s job.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Duties are performed both indoors and outdoors. Outdoor duties may be performed on even or uneven surfaces, which may be dry or wet. Outdoor duties may be performed on gravel or shingled roof. Climbing stairs, ladders, towers, and scaffolds, indoors or outdoors, is required. Government vehicle is used on an as-needed basis. Grease or oil may be found on working surfaces. Ability to work in a field environment with some shift work, at remote locations with occasional overnight assignments. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Travel to remote working locations may be required.

REQUIREMENTS – EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE

Associates degree or higher from an accredited college or technical school with courses in math, basic electronics, and microwave theory or a military equivalent is required. ISCET certification may be required. Comprehensive knowledge in general electronics and demonstrated expertise in electronic, electro-mechanical, and computer systems along with test equipment used to maintain and repair equipment is necessary. Experience with tubes, transistors, logic gates, and/or high-power RF devices may be required. At least 7 years of hands-on experience is required. Successful candidates will have expert-level troubleshooting and soldering capabilities. DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified. Additionally, some jobs may require the incumbent to obtain and maintain a government security clearance, state-issued driver’s license, or other certifications or licenses that may affect an employee’s ability to maintain employment. SCC: JOM68; JCORP12 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled