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Communications Engineer

Government and Military

Engineer, Aerospace


Andros Island, Bahamas

Job Summary

The Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) Mission is to provide Naval Warfare Centers, the Fleet, and other customers with accurate undersea, surface, and in-air three-dimensional tracking data and other unique Atlantic test facilities. In support of Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), and Fleet readiness assessment and training. AUTEC is a Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport's largest single team project, providing both deep and shallow water test and training environments.

Responsible for engineering, documenting, and integrating all Communications Systems for the AUTEC project.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Telephone Systems (PBX) including sub-systems (Voice Mail & Call Accounting).
  • Tactical Radio Systems including Trunked LMR system (Base Stations/Repeaters).
  • Vertical & Horizontal Backbone Topologies and associated standards.
  • Coordinate modifications and system upgrades for both hardware and software of Site. Telecommunications Systems.
  • Digital Intercom Systems.
  • Secure Wireless Networks.
  • Multiplexers (TDMA).
  • Fiber Optic and Copper Cable Plants/Infrastructure.
  • CATV Systems and Distribution Networks.
  • Cryptographic Systems and Handling of Classified Material.
  • Vertical & Horizontal Backbone Topologies and associated standards.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Communication Engineering or equivalent experience (Military or Commercial).
  • Ten years related experience working in Communication Electronics environment.
  • Understanding of computer networking and computer architecture.
  • Juniper CTP, Aviat microwave, AVAYA CM6 digital telephone switch, Clearcom Eclipse digital audio switch preferred.
  • Provide technical assistance, training, and guidance to department technicians.
  • Experience with RF, HF, VHF, UHF, Satellite, and Microwave theory.
  • Operate, troubleshoot, repair, and test a variety of complex Communication Systems.
  • Experience in the use of TDR, OTDR, Spectrum Analyzers and communication.
  • Ability to perform preventive and corrective equipment maintenance.
  • Perform authorized modifications, preventative maintenance, and final testing of equipment.
  • Task oriented and detailed focused.
  • Works well with no supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Lift/carry/push up to 45 pounds.
  • Reach above the shoulders and climb using legs and arms to perform tasks on moving vessels.
  • Vision is required corrected to 20/20 and distinguish colors to perform technical tasks.
  • This position requires the individual to be eligible to obtain a US Government security clearance; US citizenship is required.
  • A valid US passport and driver’s license is required.
  • Must be able to reside in remote location with limited medical facilities.