Electronics Technician II

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Description/Job Summary

This position is located in Beatty, NV.
The Electronics Technician II supports operations and maintenance of one or more of the following systems:  TOSS, Ground Radar, Threat Simulators/Systems, transport networks, local area networks, Link 16, DTS, HSMT, NavAids, and/or other duties as required.  Performs routine and complex preventive and remedial maintenance on assigned Range systems and other associated electronic equipment to the component level, as well as, troubleshooting complex problems and providing guidance to other technicians as required.  The equipment includes but is not limited to electronic transmitting and receiving equipment, digital and analog circuits and computers, network equipment, industrial measuring and controlling equipment, microwave amplifiers and transmission lines, high voltage power supplies and keying circuits, indicators and displays, and camera/antenna positioning systems.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Applies technical knowledge of electronics principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment operations.  Applies the principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Applies comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems by interpreting manufacturer’s manuals, TO’s, or similar documents.
Work requires comprehension of the interrelationships of circuits and judgment in planning work sequence and in selecting tools and testing instruments.
Work requires comprehensive knowledge of Internet Protocol (IP) addressing and the configuration of various network capable equipment.
Performs as lead technician on projects and assignments as necessary.  Assists engineering in circuit layout and analysis. In the absence of a supervisor or as directed, receives work requests and makes work assignments to other team members. 
Communicates effectively in both oral and written form.  Establish and maintain successful work relationships with those contacted in the performance of this position; analyze and resolve problems, make decisions independently; work in a team environment; work under deadlines. Perform work in an ISO compliant/certified environment.  Demonstrate an understanding of operations and maintenance reporting criteria.

Other Related Duties:
 May provide technical guidance to lower level technicians.  Performs other related duties as required.
Education:  Desired qualifications are Associates Degree in electronics engineering or equivalent work related experience. 
Security + certification is required to perform position duties. 
Experience: At least 3 years of hands on experience as a Technician operating and maintaining digital and analog electronic equipment resulting in an in-depth knowledge of systems theory of operation.  Graduate from an accredited two-year technical school with courses in Math, Basic Electronics, and Microwave Theory or military equivalent with emphasis on COMM or R.F. disciplines. 
Experience working with various network equipment manufacturers – Cisco, Juniper, Nokia, General Dynamics, Collins Aerospace
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required for this Position:
 Must have a good understanding of electronics theory, network theory, and test equipment used for maintenance and repair of various equipment and data distribution systems.  Ability to troubleshoot to the component level and make needed repairs.  Ability to troubleshoot to the component level and make needed repairs.  Understand the theory of operations for complex electronic circuitry and systems, and possess the ability to apply knowledge to the maintenance functions of these systems.   
Core Competencies:
Advanced knowledge of electronic test equipment used for preventive and remedial maintenance; e.g., oscilloscope, volt-ohm meters, frequency counters and generators, logic analyzers/emulators, computers, and waveform monitors. The ability to perform maintenance, operations and preventive maintenance as required, using the applicable test equipment. The ability to communicate verbally and in writing clearly.  The ability to accurately track operations and maintenance activities using applicable software tools, Maximo, NDCAR, etc. Perform other related duties as required.  Must demonstrate expertise and initiative in daily activities and display a professional attitude towards customers and fellow employees at all times.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance. Must be able to travel for the company as required. 
Work Environment, Physical and Mental Demands:
Must be able to work in a field environment with work at remote locations.  Must be able to lift 40 lbs, climb ladders, towers and equipment to a minimum of 50 feet.  Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.  Must have strong computer and organizational skills.  The ability to read and understand English. The ability to travel as required by the company. Must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other team members and those contacted in the performance of required duties..
Must possess a valid Nevada driver’s license. Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance in accordance with the contract requirements.

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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.