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Chenega Corporation Electronics Technician in Huntsville, Alabama



Company Job Title: Electronics Technician

Chenega Job Title: Technician III, Electronic

Clearance: Top Secret

Location: Huntsville, AL

Reports To: Project Manager

FLSA Status: Non-exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date: 03-27-2019

Approved Date: 03-27-2019


The Electronics Technician applies knowledge of telecommunications and electronics principles and practices to perform duties on any one of the following areas: electronic surveillance between tempest and intrusion detection; electronic communications systems such as wireless networks; local area networks; wide area networks; electronic security (physical, cryptographic, tempest, intrusion detection, and access control); forensic audio and video analysis and operability; telephone facilities (line types, characteristics, and distribution systems); interception and, electrical systems to prepare necessary schematics for repairing electronic equipment. The Electronics Technician also applies knowledge and expertise in the field of electronics as it relates to secure communications systems and associated wide/narrow band communications equipment

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design basic approaches to resolve technical problems with conventional equipment

  • Function in compliance with the national standards and policies relating to the technical design of complex electronic equipment, communication systems and techniques and operates within regulatory guidelines

  • Assist in the delivery, installation and/or deployment of unique and innovative systems.

  • Interpret and function in compliance with technical specifications, for the development of the assigned system, that include the scope of the system, system definition, missions, threats, interface definitions, performance characteristics, maintainability, reliability, environmental conditions, physical design and construction, electromagnetic and radio frequency interference requirements, human performance/ human engineering, adequate documentation of the system, and/or other requirements that are needed in the planning and developing stage of the assigned system.

  • Assist in establishing secure communication systems at a command center or SCF.

  • Inspect and test equipment/systems to ensure that the technical integrity is maintained and if necessary, proposes appropriate corrective action.

  • Review pertinent technical manuals to remain current with technology

  • Manage and schedule and integrate with complex security plans

  • Train junior CSP Electronics Technicians as required

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Must have an accredited engineering technology two (2) or four (4) year degree or be a military veteran with training in a technical occupation and with four (4) years of technical service expertise consistent with the knowledge required for the ET position.

  • Must have completed a basic electronics fundamentals course or equivalent and a tradecraft/vendor certified course for one of the following systems, as well as at least two (2) years of specialized experience in at least two of the following:

  • Radio communications

  • Secure network communications

  • Electronic physical security systems

  • Intrusion detection systems

  • Access control systems

  • Video security systems; or be a military veteran with training in a technical occupation and with (8) years of technical service experience with specialized experience in one of the above listed systems; or

  • Have experience as a technician, or position that showed progression in theoretical and practical knowledge of electronic theory, and of the characteristics, function, operation, and capabilities of a variety of types of electronic equipment.

  • Have knowledge of the capabilities, limitations, operations, design, characteristics, and functional use of a variety of types and models of electronic equipment and systems related to, but less than a full professional knowledge of electronic engineering.

  • Be enrolled in an accredited engineering technology degree program and the completion of basic electronics fundamentals course or equivalent; or have earned an accredited engineering technology certificate with at least six (6) semester hours in the electronics courses related to the following:

  • Basic electronics fundamentals

  • AC/DC circuits

  • Solid state devices

  • Power/Transformers

  • RF/Antennae theory

  • Digital electronics

  • Experience shall include the use of schematic diagrams, a variety of test equipment, and the application of appropriate electronic formulas involved in such activities as testing, troubleshooting, modifying, designing, calibrating, installing, maintaining, repairing, constructing, developing, and instructing on electronic equipment, or similar functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Have the ability to install and maintain complex communications/network and intrusion detection systems and associated wide/narrow band wireless communication equipment, audio, and video equipment, surveillance devices and other security-related equipment

  • Have the ability to perform technical work in various areas of specialization and functional areas including, but not limited to, electronic surveillance, data network, video analysis, image, audio, networking, electronic security, microwave etc., to handle routine and well-defined special assignments.

  • Have the ability to integrate technology with security requirements and emerging threats

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Implement connectivity of equipment during crisis situations where immediate security operations are necessary.

  • Repair equipment and perform corrective maintenance in assigned programmatic areas.

  • Work extensively outdoors in the installation and maintenance of a wide-array of technical equipment; use of ladders, safety equipment and ability to navigate rooftops and tight spaces may be required.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Alabama-Huntsville

Organization: Chenega Integrated Security Solutions
Strategic Business Unit: Security
Security Requirements: Top Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Non-Exempt
Recruiter: Jessica Radman
Req ID: 2000001443