(4323) SCA Electronics Maintenance Tech III

Location: Tomball, TX
Date Posted: 12-11-2017
Title: SCA Electronics Maintenance Technician III
Location: Tomball, TX
Job Description:
U.S. Citizenship is required. Applicants must possess an active, Federal Government Security Clearance

Job Responsibilities:
• Providing support to government agency customer and applies versatility and industry leading technology related to tactical and secure communications. 
• Implementing comprehensive plans, policies and objectives, and provides technical advice to integrate technological applications to enhance customer operational requirements. 
• Planning, organizing, and conducting studies and forecasts to establish technology for operational support of the law enforcement mission. 
• Coordinating with his/her manager and the customer COR on projected systems, current and planned capabilities, compatibility, costs and benefits, joint agency efforts, and other critical areas. 
• Assisting in the implementation of nationwide long-term projects in coordination with the Chief Inspector OST. 
• Evaluating proposed technical solutions for law enforcement communications and make recommendations to USMS management. 
• Identifying radio communications requirements, analyzing technical solutions, conducting physical surveys, implementing and validating the final solution used to meet communication requirements. 
• Serving as a troubleshooter and trainer to resolve operational and technical problems for radio systems users, and coordinating directly with the USMS field division leadership and/or representatives from other federal, state and local public safety Agencies. 
• Identifying technical issues with radio communications experienced by users throughout the customer locations, designing modifications and enhancements to improve the effectiveness of the communications systems; and providing briefings on proposed modifications or enhancements to OST for implementation. 
• Working independently to survey wide areas and buildings for proper communications networks. 
• Planning, coordinating, building, and installing new communication networks. 
• Identifying technical failures on radio subscriber and infrastructure equipment and working independently to address/fix the failures. 
• Install analog and IP based video surveillance cameras, setup secure communication systems, and support GPS tracking.
• Plan, design, and build custom hardware, cables, and components in support of unique communication demands.
• Program, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair the following USMS LMR assets: APX 7000, APX 7500, XTS 5000, XTL 5000, XTS 2500, XTS 5000 consolette, Quantar repeater, Astro-Tac receiver, Astro-Tac 3000 comparator, GTR 8000 repeater, GPW 8000 receiver, and GCM 8000 comparator.
• Build radio code plugs for the USMS mission critical operations.
• Update CPS software and firmware for all radio programming computers.
• Prepare, run, and terminate coax, network, and fiber optic cables.
• Test, tune and align duplexers, repeaters, portable radios and mobile radios.
• Set up, configure, and use complex instrumentation to perform communication tests and maintenance.
• Manage encryption keys using the Motorola Key Management Facility (KMF).
• Encrypt radios using Over-the-Air-Rekeying (OTAR) or manually by using the KVL-3000+.
• Analyze and interpret circuit wiring, logic cable diagrams, complete communication systems schematic diagrams, and network specifications for the purpose of installing, troubleshooting, or maintaining the system or device.
• Perform calculations and manipulate test data in order to improve performance and solve problems.

Job Qualifications:
• Suitable candidate should possess a basic working knowledge of local and wide area networking, subnets, and TCP/IP. The applicant should also have some experience in installing and maintaining modern IP Radio Networks. 
• The ability to work in a high security environment and observe all required security procedures.
• The ability to learn new radio and/or computer hardware and software skills quickly through independent study, formal training, and/or on-the-job training.
• A minimum of five years’ experience in land mobile radio subscriber equipment; including programming, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance.
• A minimum of five years’ experience in land mobile radio infrastructure equipment; including programming, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance.
Education Required:
High School
Years of Experience Required:
Years of Experience Desired:
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