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Telecommunication Specialist (VA)(LMR, Comms)(DHS Suitability required) (RIV01575)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist



Virginia, United States

**Telecommunication Specialist (VA)(LMR, Comms)(DHS Suitability required)****Description****RiverTech, an Akima Company** , we are dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to our customers complex engineering and operational challenges. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our companys profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.**Responsibilities:**Telecommunication Specialist (LMR, Comms)(DHS Suitability required) position will be responsible for specific tasks that include but are not limited to the following:+ Identify tactical communication requirements and prepare the design and development documents for wireless and wired tactical communication equipment/system installation.+ Conduct site surveys and analyze results; report findings as requested.+ Develop test and evaluation procedures for the TALMEC TACCOM Lab with TALMEC OSD and Office of Information and Technology (OIT) engineers.+ Develop site-specific tactical communication technical documentation (i.e., Cabling Requirements Document, Design Drawings, Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) Estimate and Bill of Materials (BOM).+ Perform tactical communications layout, installation, integration, testing, programming, and troubleshooting for tower fixed network and facilities LMR equipment. Installations may include the mounting and grounding of antennas, mounts, cable ladders, cable, and other supporting devices.+ Coordinate procurement packages with the project and business managers to include Statement of Work (SOW) and Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCE).+ Assist with equipment inventory management and coordinating shipping in support of particular projects.+ Make system modifications to adapt electronic and communication operations for specific projects and/or locations.+ Install tactical communications equipment, fiber, coax, Ethernet and supporting devices on towers and shelters according to industry standards.+ Manage the schedule for the TALMEC LMR Lab+ Provide quality assurance and control for Lab Testing documentation, including the creation of test plan templates.+ Act as the lead technical writer and coordinate communications on Lab activities across the enterprise.+ Climb towers using safety harnesses and safety equipment.+ Travel as needed to CONUS and OCONUS locations.**Qualifications****Minimum Qualifications:**+ Minimum of six (6) years of experience in tactical communication integration, installation, testing, programming, troubleshooting and design; or equivalent.+ Minimum High School Diploma/GED.+ Must have working experience with knowledge of wireless LMR technology and operations, digital communication system, Radio Frequency (RF) Networks, protocols, and Internet Protocol (IP) networking.+ Familiarization with Motorola R56 standards and Guidelines. R56 certification is preferred, but can be obtained during the period of performance.+ Familiarization with FAA Standard 19E lightning and surge protection, grounding, bonding, and shielding requirements for facilities and electronics equipment.+ Proficiency with programming and troubleshooting tactical communications P25 equipment to include, but not limited to, the following: APX 7000, APX 7500, XTS 5000, XTL 5000, Harris XL-200, Quantar repeater, Astro-Tac receiver, Astro-Tac 3000 comparator, GTR 8000 repeater, GPW 8000 receiver, and GCM 8000 comparator.+ Working knowledge of Audio Video (AV) and Video Teleconferencing (VTC) equipment and capabilities.+ Strong written and oral communication skills.+ Work may require some strenuous physical exertion such as lifting heavy objects in excess of 50lbs., helicopter flights to remote locations, and crouching or crawling in small work areas.+ OSHA approved Tower climbing certification at time of hire or immediately following start of employment through attending required training to be certified as part of continued employment.+ Strong written and oral communication skills.+ Work may require some strenuous physical exertion such as lifting heavy objects in excess of 50lbs., helicopter flights to remote locations, and crouching or crawling in small work areas.+ Climb towers using safety harnesses and safety equipment.+ Must be willing to travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations.The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted._We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law_ .We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or [Register to View] . Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application._In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application._**Job:** Installation, Maintenance & Repair**Primary Location:** US-VA-Chantilly**Shift:** Day Job**Req ID:** RIV01575