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Satellite Operations Technician (Secret Clearance Required)

Operations

Security Operations

No

Lompac, California, United States

Overview

Work Where it Matters

Five Rivers Services (FRS), an Akima company, is not just another federal IT contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At FRS, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , FRS provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , FRS provides full-spectrum capabilities including enterprise IT support services, satellite and communications IT operations and maintenance support, classified and unclassified base operations and administrative services, and more.

As a FRS employee, you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Five Rivers Services, an Akima company, is hiring a Satellite Operations Technician to support the Consolidated Air Force Satellite Control Network Modifications, Maintenance, and Operations contract at Vandenberg Space Force Base in Lompoc, CA. The Satellite Operations Technician executes actions necessary to conduct satellite operations and maintenance required to sustain the operability of communications-electronics equipment located at the Remote Tracking Stations (RTS).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Configures, operates and maintains assigned systems during satellite support, test, and maintenance activities.
  • Initiates, directs and verifies completion of all operational events during the acquisition, tracking and commanding functions of each operational support.
  • Performs Senior Contract Representative (SCR) duties, as required.
  • Maintains cognizance of station equipment status.
  • Performs COMSEC duties as required.
  • Assists with repairs and alignment of equipment IAW TOs/TMs or commercial manuals.
  • Assists with Preventive Maintenance Inspection (PMI) activities.
  • Maintains vehicle folders.
  • Prepares daily activity log entries in appropriate electronic systems.
  • Performs all required systems administration on mission related equipment.
  • May assist in providing on-the-job training to trainees as assigned or directed.
  • Performs other collateral duties as assigned or directed.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Active Secret security clearance, or higher.
  • Must have, or be able to obtain within six (6) months of starting work, a CompTIA Cloud plus.
  • Associate degree in Electronics, or equivalent experience.
  • Must be able to climb high ladders, work on elevated platforms and antennas.
  • Must be able to perform strenuous physical work to include walking, lifting, pulling loads, bending, kneeling, sitting and reaching overhead.
  • Must possess strong communication skills and ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to read, write and clearly speak English.
  • Must be familiar with the use of and be able to operate electronic test equipment to include multimeters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, frequency counters, signal generators, power meters, and data analyzers.
  • Position may require additional government certifications, as necessary.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with LINUX and COMSEC is preferred.
  • Some IT Experience preferred.
  • SATCOM experience preferred.
  • Experience interfacing with military personnel and government customers is preferred.

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Posted Salary Range

$29.44 per hour

Benefits Information

CBA - The benefits and leave offered will be as defined under the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. 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. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at job-assist@akima.com or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: None

Organization: Five Rivers Services

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3176