SR Operations Controller (Telemetry)

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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

  • Plan, coordinate, configure and control all operations and maintenance for the Telemetry Receiving Station and the Mobile Telemetry Receiving Station with minimal supervision
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on the Telemetry Systems
  • Operate several Telemetry systems such as the 35’ and 44’ Antenna systems, Receiver Stations, Recorder Stations, Wideband Recorders, Mixers, Strip Chart Recorders, TGRS, PDTS and TGRS Wideband Recording System
  • Provide training and guidance to all lower-level Technicians
  • Ensure onsite implementation and adherence to established RGN safety standards and practices
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Ability to read electronic schematics and block diagrams
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills with specific emphasis on attention to detail
  • Solid conflict management skills and the ability to exercise diplomacy within a team environment

Required Experience

  • Associates Degree in Electronic Technology, or two-year technical school, or equivalent military experience
  • Four or more years related electronic technician experience
  • Extensive experience with electronic and RF support
  • Ability to understand the entire Telemetry site configuration
  • Knowledgeable of the operation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Telemetry systems
  • Knowledgeable of a wide variety of Telemetry equipment involving numerous disciplines and technologies
  • Experience or knowledge of with Telemetry Antennas, Slaving System, Multi-couplers, Receivers, Demodulators, Wideband Recorders, Chart Recorders, Bit Synchronizers, Mixers, Video Amplifiers, Level Converters, Translated GPS Range System (TGRS) and the Post Detect Telemetry Subsystem (PDTS)
  • Knowledgeable of Western Range Operations
  • Proficient in the use of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, specialty RF test equipment such as Spectrum Analyzers and Power Meters, and multi-meters
  • Experience troubleshooting individual equipment and entire subsystems within the Telemetry system
  • Experience isolating system faults to the lowest repairable unit
  • Experience resolving  complex problems in the Telemetry system
  • Knowledge of RED/Black communications and security practices, preferred

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Ability to work at extended heights up to 100 feet
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Manual dexterity for the use of hand tools
  • Ability to withstand exposure to the constant sound of fans and air handlers
  • Ability to occasionally use stools or short ladders for working on equipment
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project or mission requirements
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret 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, golf courses, pools, bowling Alleys, beach access and restaurants.
  • Financial Opportunities: 401k savings program participation available, 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.

Tagged as: Mixers, red/black communications, tgrs, post detect telemetry subsystem, telemetry antennas, slaving system, multi-couplers, receivers, demodulators, wideband recorders, chart recorders, bit synchronizers, video amplifiers, level converters

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