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NAVAIDS/GCA Technician (3550-040) (3550-040)

Aerospace and Aviation




Riyadh, Riyadh Region, Saudi Arabia


NAVAIDS / GCA Specialist shall maintain and repair ATC electronic systems such as ILS, ILS/DME, DVOR, DVOR/DME, GCA RADAR. Perform tasks in the capacity of subject matter expert in NAVAID and RADAR maintenance. The Job is linked to maintaining the safe and efficient operating capacity of ATC systems utilized for air traffic control. Installation, evaluation, maintaining and modifying systems, services and equipment are the responsibility of the NAVAIDS / GCA Specialist to include reading schematics, electrical diagrams and a general understanding of Air Traffic Control operations. This will involve working with RF communications systems for ground‐to‐air, land mobile and microwave systems, network systems, and navigational aid equipment.


NAVAIDS / GCA Specialist must be capable of the installation, maintenance, modification and certification of systems such as: (Harris GCA2000 or equivalent), Linux OS, RF communications/data links, (DVOR 432 and ILS420 or equivalent), microwave communications/data links, and any networked ATC systems. NAVAIDS / GCA Specialists are required to inspect, evaluate, repair and maintain (to include assisting with Flight Validation/Checks) the following: GCA (Ground‐controlled Approach), NAVAIDS/ATC Systems: ILS (Instrument Landing System), DVOR (Doppler Very High Frequency Omni Directional Range), DME (Distance Measuring Equipment, and any Network designed for the monitoring of ATC Systems. Technicians must have the ability to utilize the following test equipment to perform maintenance duties: Multimeter, Oscilloscope, Transmission Test Set, Communications Analyzer, Toner/Probe, Cable Testing Instruments and Power Meter. May be part of a Mobile Maintenance team to facilitate maintenance at additional airfields. Perform other duties as assigned by management. Works within ICAO, GACA and MNG Air Traffic control rules, procedures, and regulations with supervision. Supervisory Responsibilities: Has supervisory responsibility over assigned technicians.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level: High School Diploma or equivalent, with Formal Electronics and/or Network Training, Formal Training in RF Communications, Network Maintenance or ATC systems Maintenance. Graduate of DOD, US Army, US Air Force, FAA or equivalent course (Must provide Certification of completion).

Experience: 8 years preferred, 6 years required as a NAVAIDS / RADAR Technician, including 2 years in RF Communications, Network Maintenance or ATC Systems Maintenance. NAVAIDS / RADAR maintenance within the last 2 years.

Specific knowledge, skill, and ability: Technicians must have the ability to utilize the following test equipment to perform maintenance duties: Multimeter, Oscilloscope, Transmission Test Set, Communications Analyzer and Power Meter. Must possess (Harris GCA2000 or equivalent) and THALES NAVAIDS certificate, vast knowledge of Linux operating system, and network system functions to include understanding of advanced FTP, SMNP, and multicast assignments. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written. Must be able to pass employment and deployment qualification requirements that include medical, drug testing, background checks etc. Valid driver’s license required.

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Point of contact: is Kelly Burns [Register to View] or at

Target Audience: Transitioning Service members, Veterans, and Experienced Professionals. Position will remain open until May 2021, or until filled.