Arcata Associates, Inc

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Description/Job Summary

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Applies technical knowledge of electronics principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment operations.
Possess comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems by interpreting manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents. 
Work requires familiarity with the interrelationships of circuits and judgment in planning work sequence and in selecting tools and testing instruments. 
Receives technical guidance as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician and work is reviewed for compliance with accepted practices.
Position requires shift work including weekends and holidays, rotating schedule, up to, if not providing, 24 hour mission support.
Other Related Duties:
Performs other related duties as required.
Use system resources and appropriate test equipment for system fault isolation and restoration.
Assist in maintaining operational logs. 
Ensure that proper system backup and security procedures are performed as required.
Interface with software support engineers on system accessibility and implementation of any software modifications.
Interface with outside agencies concerning all system issues.
Ensure maintenance and operation data are maintained and ready for dissemination. 
Be able to work independently, but always as part of a TEAM.

Ability to perform physical tasks including, but not limited to, moderate standing, bending, lifting, and climbing.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required for this Position:
Prefer completion of accredited electronics training or military equivalent and a minimum of 4 years related experience. Possess comprehensive technical knowledge regarding a variety of electronic equipment.
Possess technical knowledge of audio-visual systems, to include projection systems and A/V switching systems.
Possess technical knowledge of computer systems, to include command line and navigation using graphical user interface prompts of software packages designed for video recording.
Have a basic understanding of a typical LAN environment. 
5 years electronics maintenance experience with experience in computer hardware maintenance desired.
Networking experience, to include setup and configuration of hubs, switches, and cable construction and connection of these devices.
Must be able to obtain and maintain the necessary government security clearance.  
Work Environment, Physical and Mental Demands:
Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, prolonged sitting while using the computer and the telephone and attending meetings, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness. Able to use a personal computer to input, retrieve and disseminate information. Be able travel to remote locations as requested by the company.

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Arcata Associates is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.