SATCOM O&M Support

Company Details

Making the World Smaller and Safer

MAG Aerospace is seeking a SATCOM O&M Technician for an OCONUS opportunity. The SATCOM O&M Technician will support the day-to-day maintenance and operation of assigned terminals. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Operate satellite modems, redundancy switch, associated cables, and interconnects; Up Converters, Redundancy Switch; Down Converters, HPAs, Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs), LNB; Waveguide (rigid, flex, and elliptical) joints and connections; IF cable and connections; Antenna, Antenna motors, Solid
  • State Power Amplifiers (SSPA), Antenna Control Unit (ACU), and associated cabling and interconnects; Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Units; UPS; and Generator.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot using any TMDE required over and above the Built-In-Test (BIT) capability of the supported equipment.
  • Manage and maintain telecommunication installation supplies.
  • Maintain daily on-hand inventories.
  • Operate satellite radios and maintain those systems.
  • Operate/maintain Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA), Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) modems (iDirect, Linkway, Datum, Comtech, etc.).
  • Operate/maintain TDMA modem hubs, depending on terminal requirement.
  • Operate the M&C software for the terminal they are supporting.
  • Have knowledge of all components in the system they are supporting both RF and network.

Requirements

  • The position is contingent upon candidate’s ability to meet physical and medical requirements as needed by the position; thereby, in accordance with Federal Requirements, medical requirements include but are not limited to full COVID-19 vaccination status by 4 January 2022, except in limited circumstances where a candidate is legally entitled to an accommodation – proof of vaccination is required

Minimum Requirements

  • Shall have knowledge of tactical and commercial satellite communication equipment.
  • Shall know how to operate Satellite Modems, Redundancy Switch, associated cables, and interconnects; Up Converters, Redundancy Switch; Down Converters, High Power Amplifiers (HPAs),
  • Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs), Low Noise Block (LNB); Waveguide (rigid, flex, and elliptical) joints and connections; Intermediate Frequency (IF) cable and connections; Antenna, Antenna motors,
  • Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA), Antenna Control Unit (ACU), and associated cabling and interconnects; Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Units; Uninterpretable Power Supply (UPS); and Generator (if applicable).
  • Shall have technical documentation skills related to SAR, GAR, TSR and ASI requests.
  • Shall have knowledge how to use Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) equipment; power meter, spectrum analyzer, firebird, voltmeter, and other relevant tools.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • DoD SECRET Security Clearance
  • 2-Years’ of relevant Experience in a military environment

Education

  • The minimum level of education required: High school diploma

Tagged as: SAR, GAR, TSR, asi requests

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