RF/Electrical Technician

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Serve on the forefront of our nation’s access to space and defen

Ready to launch your career?  RGNext operates, maintains, and sustains mission-critical systems to provide safe and effective launch, testing, and tracking of Department of Defense, civil, commercial and international space lift vehicles.  We support ballistic missile, guided weapon and aeronautical tests and evaluations as well as support space situational awareness operations and experiments to defend the United States to ensure our nation’s safety. Our employees serve on the forefront of global defense and space operations. We offer our team of experienced, professional employees an environment of challenging, stimulating and personally and professionally rewarding career opportunities.

Essential Functions

  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot and upgrade systems including solid state high power transmitters, satellite communication systems, antennas, pedestals, and electronics using test equipment, computers and a variety of other technical equipment located on Kwajalein and Roi-Namur in the Marshall Islands.
  • Support various systems on land-based systems and the ship, USAV Worthy.
  • Participate and/or lead troubleshooting efforts, fault detection, fault isolation, reporting, repair, testing, and documentation.
  • Additional responsibilities may include assisting with telemetry, voice communications systems, radios, networks, power, and facilities.
  • Support customers by preparing systems for mission execution and operations.
  • Periodically perform activities on towers and elevated structures.
  • Take RF safety measurements, analyze results and report on the findings.
  • Contribute to tasks related to property, calibration, secure room, COMSEC, and other duties related to supporting the team and mission.

Essential Skills

  • Diagnose and understand the workings of RF and electronic systems such as solid state transmitters, satellite communications, telemetry, radios or radar systems.
  • Understanding of serial communications.
  • Ability to use spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, RF power meters, and/or RF network analyzers to perform electronic maintenance.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio).
  • Good oral and written communication skills with ability to define procedures and technical manuals.
  • Self-motivated and work effectively with considerable latitude but follow established processes.
  • Work well independently but also as part of a team with a common goal.
  • Ability to climb towers and lift heavy equipment.
  • Ability to travel to neighboring islands via helicopter and small plane.
  • Ability to work on a ship and go to sea, desired.

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalency.
  • Associates or Bachelor degree in electronics, RF, or other technical field, desired. Technical schools or equivalent military experience acceptable.
  • Completion of technical school or military technician training, desired.
  • Two (2) years’ or more of technical experience.
  • Experience working on technical systems such as avionics, communications, radars, and control systems, desired.
  • Experience with networks, software programming, IT, or system administration, desired.
  • Experienced at building and/or terminating cables such as BNC, N type RF cables, semi-rigid coax, Heliax coax and soldering, desired.
  • Security+, Linux+, Network+, CCENT, and/or CCNA certifications, desired.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Physical ability to move equipment and racks. Physical ability to lift a 120 pound item with other team members.
  • Willingness and physical ability to work aboard a ship at-sea for multiple weeks
  • Physical ability to fit and fly in a helicopter and small aircraft. Must have a waist circumference of 42” or less to ride in helicopters.
  • Physical ability to climb stairs on a ship and towers up to 100’ with appropriate PPE and training.
  • The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project or mission requirements.
  • This position is unaccompanied.
  • Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. passport
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance, which includes U.S. Citizenship or U.S. naturalization
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License required.

What We Offer:

  • Everyday Wellness: Access to on-base fitness centers, pool, bowling alley, beach access, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and golf course.
  • Financial Opportunities: 401k savings program with company match and vesting on day one, retail and merchant employee discount programs, life insurance, business travel insurance and more.
  • Work/Life Balance:  Tuition reimbursement programs and flexible schedules.
  • Equal Opportunity: Commitment to diversity and strategic partnerships.

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