USCG – RF Electronics Technician (SME)

Company Details

Apogee, an award-winning small business contractor within the federal market, is focused on improving the speed of capability to the warfighter, affordability of systems, streamlining requirements, employing innovation for future threats, increasing competition and fielding, ad sustaining capabilities to Special Operations Forces.


Apogee is actively seeking a full-time RF Electronics Technician (SME) to be located at USCG Base Portsmouth, in Portsmouth, VA. This role will support the USCG Command, Control and Communications Engineering Center (C3CEN) CT-R in achieving its program mission of fulfilling requirements; applying the lifecycle acquisition processes, and assisting the CT-R Asset Line Managers. Given new cyber security requirements, several antiquated RF communications devices must be removed and replaced with systems that adhere to the new security posture. Multiple engineering changes, design efforts and installations aboard numerous class cutters and shore sites must be developed to accomplish the goal of eradicating vulnerable operating systems. Apogee’s team will support existing CT-R staff by completing designs, installations and sustainment of the cyber compliant systems.

Why work with us

Apogee Engineering, LLC is a growing provider of research, engineering, operations, financial and administrative expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian Customers. Our company was founded on the commitment of making a positive difference for both staff and clients alike. This commitment, infused with integrity and a passion for excellence, has propelled Apogee into the ranks of an elite small business company known for unwavering dedication to their client’s success, a warm and family-like work environment, and an enthusiasm to providing the right solution at the right time.


Duties shall include, but are not limited to assisting the System Support Agent (SSA) with the following:

  • Validating maintenance procedures and engineering discrepancies
  • Depot level help desk support
  • Automatic Link Establishment (ALE) management
  • System drawing reviews
  • Parts verification and validation
  • Logistics Database management
  • Webpage management
  • Transitional service from acquisition to sustainment
  • System disposal services


  • Active Secret Security Clearance
  • US Citizenship is required
  • Completion of a college electronics course curriculum with award of a BSEET/BSEE preferred
  • RF communications system experience to include system troubleshooting and help desk technical support

Experience developing and managing technical documentation in support of RF Systems preferred:

  • Supporting HF/VHF USCG shipboard systems
  • Familiarization with Automatic Link Establishment (ALE) radios


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Tagged as: technical support, technical documentation, bseet/bsee, rf communications system, system troubleshooting, hf/vhf uscg shipboard systems, ale radios

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