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Engineering Technician IV - Telemetry

Company: JT4 LLC
Location: Edwards
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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 aircrews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges.JOB SUMMARYESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIESProvides support to the engineering and design staff by performing a variety of more complex or non-routine assignments during the installation, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, calibration, testing, fabrication, construction, and operation of diverse electronic/mechanical equipment and systems in accordance with engineering specifications.Installs, monitors, and services equipment and systems at the company and the client sites.Assists with the test and evaluation, checkout and certification tasks; performs validations/verifications of various electronic systems.Reviews Engineering Change Proposals for equipment impacts.Assists in accomplishing Engineering Change Instructions.Develops technical/engineering data for Planned Maintenance Systems, technical manuals, troubleshooting procedures, drawing updates, operation procedures, and maintainability improvements.Supports systems engineering activities with subject matter expertise.Establishes and maintains a filing system, databases, and logs as needed for tracking project status and inventory.Assists in providing the on-site customer interface for equipment/system installation, testing, fabrication, and other engineering tasks as needed.Complies with engineering documentation standards, engineering plans, system specification, and test procedures.Provides technical data and evaluation for components, equipment, and systems consistent with engineering plans, layout, and contract requirements.Serves as a senior technician and assists in the training of other technicians.Supports engineers in the development of technical proposals and provides comments on the technical content and level of effort of the proposed scope of work.Uses established policies and procedures and subject matter knowledge to complete assignments of moderate complexity that vary in nature and sequence.Performs related work as required. .OTHER RESPONSIBILITIESEach employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job.WORKING CONDITIONSMost positions involve work typical of office environment with no unusual hazards. There is occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting with occasional use of computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness. Routine travel to remote Company work locations may be required. RANGE POSITION DESCRIPTION The candidate should have an understanding of Telemetry systems and understand signal flow of a given system. The job duties include but are not limited to specializing in Telemetry for real-time operations, data transport systems, and network systems under general technical guidance. Real-time support duties include establishing end-to-end connectivity with pre-mission checks for voice, video, and data. Monitoring real-time missions for abnormalities and correcting real-time issues as they arise. It is recommended that they understand how to use equipment such as Spectrum Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, telemetry receivers, video distrubution amplifiers, etc. They must have an understanding of local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN), also must possess knowledge of transport and networking equipment associated with data transport. Recommended that they understand various types of data transmission equipment such as fiber optics, twisted pair and RF cable. Must understand engineering drawings and be able to use drawing to install and alter equipment. Recommended that they have the ability to terminate various type of RF and other copper based cabling. They must be able to work independantly as well as part of a team and make decisions in pressure situations. Must be confortable working with Excel, Visio and other various software that may be applicable. The candidate must be able to work overtime including weekends as well as different shifts to accommodate various mission support objectives. Will perform preventative maintenance on all equipment in accordance with established procedures (Local Work Cards), operating procedures, tech manuals, and other official documentation. Creating local trouble tickets and using Maximo to track work performed as required by procedures. Regular interfacing and communicating with the customers through email, phone, and face-to-face meetings. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS Practical knowledge of aircraft telemetry, voice, and video data transmission. Knowledge in Maximo, purchase requisitions, tool control, logistics, safety, quality control, and preventative maintenance.REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCEThe incumbent must have vocational/technical training beyond high school from an academic institution or military equivalent training and at least 7 years of job-related experience. The incumbent must have excellent communications and analytical skills and working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs. The incumbent must possess planning/organizing skills and perform work under established deadlines. This position may require the ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems in operational hardware and software. The Incumbent must have a valid, current state driver's license. Must obtain and maintain a security clearance with special access. Must be a U.S. citizen. 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. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/DisabledSDL2017 Associated topics: adapter, electrical, electrician, energy, hardware, image processing, msee, power, renewable, schema

Keywords: JT4 LLC, Lancaster , Engineering Technician IV - Telemetry, Other , Edwards, California

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