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Satellite Communications Subject Matter Expert

As the Satellite Communications Subject Matter Expert (SME) you will advise Government representatives while performing the duties of a Satellite Communications Subject Matter Expert via the identification of requirements, management and improvement of SATCOM assets.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: · Evaluate, test and integrate enterprise systems architecture for mobile command and control systems. Perform preventive maintenance on project vehicles. · Plan Military Strategic and Tactical Relay (MILSTAR) communication circuits.

Install, operate and maintain Secure Mobile Anti-Jam Reliable Tactical Terminals (SMART-T). Maintain SMART-T warranty administration. · Install and maintain, with current configuration and keying material, communications security (COMSEC) devices (e.g. KGV-310, KY99-Maintain inventory of site, system specific, and COMSEC key material. · Possess expert-level knowledge of DoD Satellite resource allocation process. · Provide expertise to define processes, principles and technologies in the definition, development and integration of satellite advanced system communication concepts. · Develop strategies via the application of current and future MILSATCOM technical capabilities. · Provide expertise to interface baseband and RF devices with existing communications infrastructure · Interact with Continuity Liaisons and Subject Matter Experts (Power, Fuels, CAD, Sec Comms, and Telecom) internal to Continuity Programs and with external Subject Matter Experts to ensure customer requirements are available at locations. · Provide reports of activities or projects in support of contract tasks in accordance with government provided format. · Provide trip/after action reports summarizing activities and results of travel conducted in support of contract tasks in accordance with government provided format.

Requirements · Bachelor s degree in a related area or equivalent work experience. · Minimum of ten years experience and detailed technical knowledge of US MILSATCOM systems is required and also the ability to apply that knowledge in an operational environment. · Possess expert-level knowledge of DoD Satellite resource allocation process. · Ability to define processes principles and technologies in the definition, development and integration of advanced system concepts. · Requires travel (in the range of 10% - 40%) within the Continental United States.

Security Clearance: · Must possess an active TS/SCI level clearance to be considered and subject to Counter­ Intelligence polygraph.



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Satellite Communications And RF Systems Engineer

Position Description


Introduction: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Satellite Communications and RF Systems Engineer.

Duties

: 1. Perform conceptual systems design, simulation, link analysis, hardware trade studies, technical tradeoffs, and costing for civilian and military satellite communications and RF system design concepts for both space and ground segments. 2.

Lead technical teams to develop system concepts, prototypes, perform related studies. 3. Sponsor engagement.


Qualifications


Required Qualifications:

* MS degree in electrical engineering or equivalent. * 5+ direct experience in modern satellite RF communications and RF systems design, development, simulation (MATLAB, SystemVue, or equivalent) and operations.

  • Experience in RF hardware design and/or testing.

  • Excellent writing skills.

  • Clear thinking, good interpersonal skills, and effective communications skills.

Desired Qualifications: PhD degree in electrical engineering. Experience with software-defined radios, antennas, RF characterization and measurements to Ka-band or beyond, military satellite communications systems.

Special Working Conditions:

None

Security: Applicant selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values diversity in its workforce.

Primary Location: *United States-*Maryland-*Laurel Schedule: Full-time Req ID: 11885



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Satellite Installer

As a DRS Satellite Installer you will be trained in the installation and servicing of the DISH Satellite TV System. As a Technician you will be routed from home daily. The routes will consist of a variety of jobs (new installs, trouble calls, upgraders and movers). We also offer opportunities to earn performance bonuses. Bonuses are based on customer satisfaction, quality and productivity.

At DRS we provide all our techs with the necessary tools and equipment needed. We provide a fully stocked van, cell phone, all tools necessary to perform quality work.

REQUIREMENTS:
•Must successfully pass a criminal background check and drug test
•We also require a valid Florida Driver's License. (No more than 2 moving violations in 3 years)

EXPECTATIONS:

• The tech position can be physically challenging as you will be climbing and working from ladders, in some case in excess of 30 feet.
•You will be entering attics and will be exposed to variety of weather elements including; heat, cold, wind, and rain.
•You must be able to safely lift and carry up to 75lbs.
•The job requires you can safely use small hand tools.
•Required to trench/dig, sometimes up 100 feet in order to lay cable.
•You will interact with consumers daily and should be comfortable and able to effectively communicate/train customers on the DISH system
•Technicians must be comfortable offering our customers additional services and products while earning incentives.
•You must be able to safely operate a cargo van
•We operate seven days a week and techs are required to work weekends and holidays.
•Overtime is a daily event as your ending time will vary from day-to-day depending on your assigned jobs and business needs.

We currently offer the following BENEFITS:

•Medical/Dental Insurance -cost dependent upon coverage (single, employee plus 1, and family)
•Company provided life and long term disability insurance.
•Voluntary coverage options include; vision, short term disability, and additional life.
•401(k) Plan with discretionary annual company match.
•Employees will earn PTO time based on their start date.

Please complete an online application at www.drsinstall.com

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RF Antenna Array Engineer


We are looking for this highly qualified antenna designer to be a member of our team and to assist in our continued company growth. Join our successful antenna team who has been providing high quality antennas and related products to the US Military and commercial customers around the world for over thirty years.  
We are hiring a mid level Antenna RF Engineer to help expand our current product line of planar arrays, phased arrays,  reflectors, horns, lenses, patch, helical, spirals, IFF and dipole antennas and related components, as well as improving existing antennae.  
Our modern facilities include a small Anechoic chamber and a large outdoor antenna test range.
Your work here will be rewarding, and your accomplishments well recognized.    
This position is more than just a antenna design position, as you can expect to wear multiple hats in a RF project engineering capacity. Duties can vary, depending on project workload, and delivery schedules. Day to day duties may consist of antenna design, antenna testing, running production, simulations, R&D, fabrication, overseeing and identification of production issues, troubleshooting and improving on current designs.
Description:
You will be involved in testing of developed antennas in one of our anechoic chambers
Perform Design and analysis of new antennas and antenna systems
You may over see production testing
You will participate in engineering design group meetings
Develop test plans for validation
This position requires customer interaction
Travel is minimal, yet is required on occasion for customer visits, and business development purpose
Preferred:
Goal oriented, and a team player with good interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic
A self-starter, motivated and able to work independently with minimum supervision with ability to plan, organize, prioritize and finish tasks
Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills
You will have Involvement in upcoming proposals
Some sales support activities, such as  (Trade Shows, customer visits, etc.)

Requirements:

US Citizenship is mandatory due to the nature of the work
Bachelor of Science degree or Masters in Electrical Engineering, mathy or physics or a related field
4+ years of direct industry Antenna work experience is also required
5 years working as an antenna designer, preferably within the defense sector
Experience with Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA), Phased / Planar Arrays is desired.
A strong understanding of electromagnetics, antenna theory, RF Antennas, and experienced with Ansys HFSS electromagnetic computer simulation software is required.
Experience with Radome design and Analysis​
Experienced in techniques for achieving specific beamwidth, sidelobe level, and pattern shape polarized antennas and methods of polarization and gain optimization techniques
Experience designing antenna types such as reflectors, dual reflectors, arrays, lenses, horns, patches, helicals, spirals, and dipoles
Experienced with Network Analyzers and Antenna Test Ranges in order to assess the performance of antennas including gain, return loss, radiation patterns, etc.
Experience in development of RF/microwave systems
Strong analytical skills and ability to identify problems and solutions​
Familiar with: Transmission of line theory, Impedance matching techniques, waveguide and coaxial components, such as connectors, impedance transformers, power dividers, phase shifters, switches, rotary joints, filters and transducers​
Benefits:
We offer a competitive salary as well as a 401K Plan, health insurance, and two weeks paid vacation

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Resident Engineer - Antennas

Resident Engineer - Antennas Job Number: 214000 Category: Electrical / Electronics Description: Radio Frequency Engineer position available in Rochester, MI Your Primary Roles/Responsibilities: + Represent and support Client objective towards customer satisfaction and new OEM antenna business growth + Provide Customer interface and communications on all program activities + Support execution of OEM vehicle program launches + Work with Customers to integrate system components into vehicle environment.

  • Co-manage release of documents and drawings per OEM system requirements (ie. EWOs, ECPS, E2s, PRTSs, etc.)

  • Coordinate program timing and execution issues and action items with Client and OEM's Europe and China program team members + Assist in verifying mechanical design concepts and packaging studies on existing and potential new programs and projects + Utilize MCAD skill set in assisting with data transfers + Support prototype and production build events as required + Approve and release engineering drawings + Manage, track, and ensure closure of all open technical issues according to project time line and customer request.

  • Attend Product Development Team meetings + Make technical presentations and reports + Participate in cross functional development teams within the company to develop and communicate program deliverables, priorities, and timeline targets based on customer derived expectations and internal requirements + Support the launch of new products into production and post activities of the launch + Develop and maintain program timing and open issues lists. Your Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: + Working knowledge, understanding, and experience with design, evaluation and integration of vehicle antenna systems.

  • Facilitate good communication and trust with internal and external customers and suppliers.

  • Ensure customer understanding of Company products and engineering by preparing and providing clear technical presentations and explanations to internal and external customers.

  • Requires the ability to carry out all of the duties of the position efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent verbal and written technical communication skills required Your Educational Requirements: + BS Electrical Engineering or equivalent Requirements: Belcan is a leading provider of qualified personnel to many of the world's most respected enterprises. We offer excellent opportunities for contract/temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct assignments in the technical, IT, professional, clerical, and light industrial fields. We are the employer of choice for thousands worldwide. Our overriding goal is to provide quality staffing solutions that help people, organizations, and communities succeed. Belcan is a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. For more information, please visit our website athttp://www.belcan.com. Location: Rochester , MI Minimum Experience (yrs): 5 Required Education: Bachelor (BA, BS...) Benefits: Return to search results Email this job to a friend If you have previously registered with us, please

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Antenna Subsystem Technical Leader

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons. Raytheon SAS is seeking technical engineering leader with deep domain knowledge of Active Electronically Steered Arrays (AESAs) and other antenna technologies, the leadership skills needed to manage multiple large developments of AESAs, and the strategic vision and influence skills needed to develop a product family of AESAs for our business.

Our AESA technologies are used for military radar, electronic warfare, and communications systems. Detailed mission and over all systems knowledge for either radar or electronic warfare systems is required. The successful candidate will have knowledge of complex antenna simulation methods, radome design, radiator design, monolithic microwave integrated circuits, beam-forming architectures, power and thermal subsystems that support pulsed operation, and beam control firmware/software.

Deep domain knowledge in two or more of these AESA component technologies is expected. Experience must include development of complete AESA systems for broad-band, large-scan, high-power applications where size, weight, power consumption, and harsh environments are also driving requirements. Desired candidates will have successfully executed an AESA development using a government approved Earned Value Management System and provided leadership to development of competitive proposals for the US government that demonstrate detailed knowledge of AESA technology markets and the US government procurement process.

Responsibilities: This position has ~$50M IPT responsibility to deliver performance within cost & schedule constraints Direct management of engineers engaged in Antenna SubSystem engineering, including I&T Address challenging internal and external customer and sub-contractor complexities Lead the Antenna Sub-system engineering section to achieve Execution, Growth, Infrastructure and performance goals Required Skills: 12 plus years in engineering, including leadership roles Experience with Phase array Antenna technology and products Detailed knowledge of bidding processes and proposal development Working knowledge of EVMS, IMS, & IMP tools for managing programs Experienced written and verbal communicator Strong judgment and decision making abilities Able to effectively work multiple tasks and priorities Advocate for process improvement (e.g. CMMI and R6s) and able to develop plans to demonstrate continuous improvement in out-of-phase defects, reduction in development costs and reduction in productivity variability using statistical methodologies U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S.

Security Clearance as of day one of employment. Must have the ability to obtain an SSBI. Experience in the defense industry.

Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical degree 94525



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Antenna Design RF Engineer III

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Antenna Design RF Engineer III

Pre Job Description CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) helps companies around the world design, build and manage their wired and wireless networks.

Our network infrastructure solutions help customers increase bandwidth; maximize existing capacity; improve network performance and availability; increase energy efficiency; and simplify technology migration. You will find our solutions in the largest buildings, venues and outdoor spaces; in data centers and buildings of all shapes, sizes and complexity; at wireless cell sites and in cable headends; and in airports, trains, and tunnels. Vital networks around the world run on CommScope solutions

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a qualified, interested and available Antenna Design

RF Engineer for an opportunity located in Richardson, TX .

Job Summary: Design of antennas for existing 3G/4G wireless bands and developing 5G millimeter wave bands. Design, simulate, and test wideband antenna elements, reflectors, and features for aperture tuning and sidelobe control.

Design, simulate, and test lens structures and antenna arrays for active beamforming and tilt control.

Design and simulate antennas using CST and/or HFSS. Test antenna and array prototypes in anechoic chamber and outdoor far field range to verify gain, cross-pol isolation, and sidelobe levels. Also, prefer conduct high-level and detailed design, simulation, and layout of transceiver circuit blocks including power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, oscillators, distributed and lumped filters, upconverters, downconverters, quadrature modulators and demodulators, RF switches, duplexers, matching circuits, and phase shifter circuits.

Qualifications: Completed Bachelor's degree in Science or Engineering Discipline plus a minimum five (5) years relevant professional experience.Master of Science or PhD in Electrical Engineering preferred. Extensive experience in design and simulation of microwave and millimeter wave band antennas including dipole, biquad, yagi, patch, and flared notch antennas and associated reflectors supporting linear and circular polarizations.

Experience designing MIMO array, phased array, and/or beamforming antenna arrays based upon cross-polar elements configurations. Background in frequency tunable antenna design. Experience in radome and lens implementation.

Extensive experience in antenna design and simulation using CST and/or HFSS and beamforming simulation using MatLab. Background in antenna test and verification using anechoic chamber. Knowledge of wireless infrastructure architectures and air interface standards including LTE and HSPA.

Detailed understanding of receiver and transmitter functional blocks and capabilities including power amplifiers, filters, duplexers, oscillators, frequency converters, modulators, and demodulators, RF switches, matching circuits, and phase shifter circuits. Experience in design of distributed circuits including couplers, matching circuits, bias tees, and edge-coupled filters using multiple transmission line techniques including microstrip and coplanar waveguide across multiple substrate types including PCB and ceramic. Skilled in thorough documentation and presentation of antenna design concepts, simulation results, and test results.Extensive experience in design and simulation of microwave and millimeter wave band antennas including dipole, biquad, yagi, patch, and flared notch antennas and associated reflectors supporting linear and circular polarizations.Experience designing MIMO array, phased array, and/or beamforming antenna arrays based upon cross-polar elements configurations.Background in frequency tunable antenna design.Experience in radome and lens implementation.Extensive experience in antenna design and simulation using CST and/or HFSS and beamforming simulation using MatLab.Background in antenna test and verification using anechoic chamber.Knowledge of wireless infrastructure architectures and air interface standards including LTE and HSPA.Detailed understanding of receiver and transmitter functional blocks and capabilities including power amplifiers, filters, duplexers, oscillators, frequency converters, modulators, and demodulators, RF switches, matching circuits, and phase shifter circuits.Experience in design of distributed circuits including couplers, matching circuits, bias tees, and edge-coupled filters using multiple transmission line techniques including microstrip and coplanar waveguide across multiple substrate types including PCB and ceramic.Skilled in thorough documentation and presentation of antenna design concepts, simulation results, and test results.

Post Job Description It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

Auto req ID 6266BR

Employee Status Full-time

City

Richardson State/Province TX



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Senior R&D/Product Development Engineer - Antennas

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com. Data and Devices RF Solutions is looking for a Product Development Engineer to provide ME design support for product extensions and future designs of Antenna products. This individual will work with project management, product management, RF Engineering, operations, procurement, quality, and other functions as required to develop and sustain DND Antenna products. It is essential for this individual to be capable of and enjoy working with multiple projects in a fast pace environment and manage them to completion as required by the business and our customers. Preferred candidate should be experienced in designing/developing components used in typical antenna products. Working knowledge of 3-D CAD systems such as ProE, Solidworks, Autocad, or similar is required. Working knowledge of machining processes, molding, stamping, plating, MID, PCB & FPC processes is highly desired. Responsibilities:

  • Work within a ‘simultaneous’ team environment to design and build robust product and processes, developing, commercializing and sustaining components to meet customer and market needs.

  • Drive the development and release of product, design stage-gate reviews through scale up, ensuring milestone commitments are met.

  • Provide detailed design documentation and work with RF Engineer, designer/drafter to provide product drawings for customers and operations.

  • Lead/oversee product qualification testing as needed + Report on project status on a regular basis.

  • Communicate with customers for requirements, deliverables and updates.

  • Present projects at technical reviews, updates and decision forums.

  • Work with global manufacturing resources, procurement, and outside suppliers to meet all TE technical, quality, and cost objectives.

  • Work with the Ecommerce team to ensure products are properly documented for easy finding on TE.com + Travel as required. Qualifications: + A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant industry experience.

  • Experience with 3D CAD applications such as PTC Creo, Pro/E, or Solidworks and CAE for tolerance and structural analysis.

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Power Point, Project, Excel, AutoCAD, 3D modeling and printing.

  • Experience with connector interfaces & testing is preferred

  • Experience with small precision plastic part design is preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: + Ability to work in a hands-on environment.

  • bility to analyze information and generate multiple solutions/ideas + elf-starter, willingness to do “whatever it takes” to satisfy the customer + Willing to work with internationally located design support functions. Excellent verbal and written communications skills + Knowledge of molding and machining processes and advanced materials, such as performance-enhanced filled composites + Knowledge of PCB/FPC design rules and best demonstrated practices to drive best cost + Knowledge of Design for Six Sigma and LEAN Manufacturing (Green Belt in Six Sigma is desirable).

  • Must be self-motivated, highly organized, detail oriented and able to manage projects with minimal supervision, including multiple projects and multi task situations, with the ability to prioritize, set and achieve goals. Requisition ID: 2017-80234 ITAR "Sensitive Position": No Business Unit (Current): Communications Solutions - Data and Devices

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Engineer- Antenna & Sensor Development

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10639BR Company

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Title Engineer- Antenna & Sensor Development

Job Category

Engineering

City

San Diego

State

California Regular/Temp

Regular Employee Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Salary

Job Summary General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. We have an exciting opportunity for an Engineer to join our team, supporting operations of existing antenna and sensor developmental projects and programs; troubleshooting various subsystems, supporting test activities, and documenting issues and results. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: + Have a thorough understanding of heat transfer, structural statics, and fluid dynamics, as well as mechanical hardware design, fabrication techniques and test.

  • Define functional, performance, interface, derived, etc. system engineering requirements, and special material requirements.

  • Provide systems, design, analysis, and test documentation.

  • Make and deliver technical presentations.

  • Represent the organization with minimal or no supervision as a key technical contact at various test sites.

  • Provide direction to design or technical staff, or lead a team of moderately experienced professional staff.

  • Assignments range from conceptual to fielded systems.

  • Initiate planning, develop requirements, execute conceptual, preliminary and final designs supported by analysis, create drawings and supporting documentation, present at reviews, monitor fabricators, assemble, verify and validate systems, test and evaluate.

  • Expected to independently perform challenging engineering work, document findings, communicate results, make technical presentations, and support test activities on and off site.

Job Qualifications + Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree.

  • Must have a thorough understanding of engineering concepts, principles, codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and, expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and practices in related technical specialties.

  • Must possess the ability to develop and communicate new concepts; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.

  • Must have strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one or more engineering areas; capable of representing the organization as a key technical contact and leading a team of moderately experienced professional employees. Able to work extended hours as required.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required.

Travel Percentage Required 0% - 25% Clearance Required? Desired


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Antenna Mechanic, Wg-4701-10

U.S.

Coast Guard



1 vacancy in the following location: * Virginia Beach, VA ##### Work Schedule is This is a full-time position.

  • This is a permanent appointment. Opened Wednesday 4/5/2017 (2 day(s) ago)Closes Friday 4/14/2017 (7 day(s) away) ## Job Overview

Summary About the Agency Apply for this exciting position to support the CG missions of safeguarding our Nation's maritime interests in the heartland


, in the ports, at sea, and around the globe. For over two centuries The U.S.

Coast Guard has protected the maritime economy and the environment, we defend our maritime borders, and we save those in peril. This history has forged our character and purpose as America's Maritime Guardian

  • Always Ready for all hazards and all threats. This vacancy is being concurrently advertised under merit promotion procedues for status applicants under announcement 17-1463-SE-CC-M.

    APPLICANTS WHO WISH TO BE CONSIDERED UNDER BOTH DELEGATED EXAMINING AND MERIT PROMOTION PROCEDURES MUST APPLY TO BOTH VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS. NOTE: OUR APPLICANT TO THIS MERIT PROMOTION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT WILL ONLY ALLOW CONSIDERATION FOR THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. WE CANNOT ELECTRONICALLY OR MANUALLY MOVE YOUR APPLICATION TO THE CONCURRENTLY ADVERTISED MERIT PROMOTION ANNOUNCEMENT.

    PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE APPLYING UNDER THE CORRECT ANNOUNCEMENT. This position is located in Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S.

    Coast Guard, C4IT SC, Command, Control, and Communication/Engineer Center (C3CEN), Product Line Division, CAMS/COMSTA PL Branch, Pungo, VA. ### Duties The Antenna Mechanic installs, inspects, maintains and repairs radio towers and antennas.

    Duties involve modifying, replacing hardware and fittings, changing lights, checking tension and replacing guy wires, and splicing and installing RF cables. The mechanic installs, maintains and repairs antennas and antenna support structures, transmission lines, heliax and coaxial cable, baluns, pressurization and dehydrator units, transmit antenna multi-couplers, and performs routine maintenance of the antenna fields. Being a Coast Guard civilian makes you a valuable member of the Coast Guard team. Typical work assignments include: * Climbing radio towers up to 720 feet or more in height and works with high voltages in close proximity to the source of high frequency radio waves.
  • Performing preventative and corrective maintenance in accordance with established preventative maintenance procedures and schedules, while demonstrating proper work practices.

  • Removing, replacing, tightening, splicing, soldering and insulating, wiring, controls, equipment and fixtures. Locate defective parts/equipment through visual observation or through the use of test equipment.

  • Assisting with the installation of different types of power transforming equipment related to tower lighting systems.

  • Completing repairs to installed systems, and rearranges and connects items such as outlets, switches, light fixtures, regulators, and circuit breakers.

  • Erecting and replacing poles, fabricates and installs tower structural members, guys and guy anchors.

  • Installing underground cable, conduit and ductwork and installs ducts and manholes.

  • Installing electrical cable, control cable and transmission lines thru conduit, duct manholes and direct burial, makes electrical connections, and splices cables.

  • Maintaining antenna maintenance records for all installed systems, including parts lists, updated technical manuals and a current inventory for all installed antennas.

  • Qualifying antenna crew personnel on the uses and operation of the following equipment: heavy line truck, hoists, block and tackle, ditch witch, bulldozer, tractor, mowers and brush clearing equipment, quad vehicles and associated rigging equipment.

  • Traveling to remote sites and other Coast Guard units to perform antenna and antenna system maintenance and assist in tower inspections as directed.

Travel Required

  • 25% or Greater

  • This position require moderate travel.

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Job Requirements


Key Requirements

  • U.S.

    Citizenship is required.

  • This position requires a National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI). * Applicant is required to meet the physical requirements of the position.

  • The position requires a valid state driver's license.

Qualifications Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to perform the duties of the position rather than the length of experience


. Eligibility will be determined by the relevance, scope, and quality of all experience and training, regardless of where or how acquired. Applicants will be rated and ranked based on their knowledge of the following job elements: 1.

Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision (Screen out Element). 2. Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair. 3. Technical Practices. 4.

Use of Measuring Instruments. 5. Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications (includes blueprint reading). 6. Ability to Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment. 7.

Knowledge of Materials. National Service Experience (i.e., volunteer experience): Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

This position does not have a positive education requirement. If you are including education on your resume, report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

See Required Documents section for detail. FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet Federal qualification requirements if you can show that your foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the United States.

It is your responsibility to provide such evidence with your application. See Recognition of Foreign Qualifications click here All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement.


Security Clearance Q

  • Nonsensitive

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What To Expect Next Once the announcement is closed


, we will conduct an evaluation of your application and qualifications to determine your ranking. The most qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration.

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Other Information Applicants will be required to complete questions contained on the Declaration for Federal Employment


(OF-306) at the time a tentative job offer is made. At the time of appointment, selectees will be required to update the OF-306.

Certain responses on the form could pose a problem with suitability for employment determinations. If you are selected for this position, you will be subject to a determination of your suitability for Federal employment. All selectees are subject to an appropriate investigation as a condition of placement into this position.

Certain investigation levels may automatically require a credit check after initial job qualifications have been met. For those positions that do not automatically require a credit check, it may later be required if the initial investigation surfaces a potential issue. Visit: OPM Mythbuster DHS uses E-Verify, an Internet-based system, to confirm the eligibility of all newly hired employees to work in the United States.

Learn more about your rights and responsibilities at click here Recruitment incentives may be authorized. Moving expenses will not be paid. All Federal employees are required to have Federal salary payments made by direct deposit.

For Veterans' preference eligibility, visit Veterans' Employment Resources. Veterans, Peace Corps/VISTA volunteers, and persons with disabilities possess a wealth of unique talents, experiences, and competencies that can be invaluable to the DHS mission. If you are a member of one of these groups, you may not have to compete with the public for federal jobs.

To determine your eligibility and to understand the documentation that would be required with your application, click on the links above and contact the Servicing Human Resources Office listed at the bottom of this announcement. More than 1 selection may be made from this announcement if additional identical vacancies in the same title, series, grade, and unit occur within 60 days from the date the certificate was issued. If you need a reasonable accommodation for the application and hiring process, please contact 202-795-6322.

Decisions on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Visit Reasonable Accommodation Salary Range: $21.76 to $25.37 / Per Hour Series & Grade: WG-4701-10/10 Promotion Potential: 10 Supervisory Status: No Who May Apply: This vacancy is open to all U.S.

Citizens and is being advertised under delegated examining procedures. For definitions of common terms found in this announcement Control Number: 467197200 Job Announcement Number: 17-1463-SE-CC-D



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