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ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (RADAR)

Air Force Civilian Service Warrenton, OR
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Job Description

Duties

INTRODUCTORY:
This position is located at an Air National Guard (ANG) Air Control Squadron (ACS). The purpose of the position is to deploy, install, integrate, operate, optimize, recover, maintain and repair various types of Theater Air Control radar systems and subsystems and provide continuous radar systems operations in support of ACS daily operations, training, and readiness missions. Incumbent is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing mission accomplishments and training requirements of the Radar Systems section.

MAJOR DUTIES:
(1.) Deploys, installs, integrates, operates, optimizes, recovers, maintains, and repairs radar systems, sub-systems and components. Ensures that complex air control radar systems are operating at specified technical order (TO) standards and mission requirements. Independently validates operational readiness of complex radar systems for accurate height, range, and azimuth. Validation determines if corrective actions are needed to return the equipment to established tolerances.
(2.) Integrates and maintains various subsystems such as transmitters, receivers, Digital Target Extractors (DTE), Theatre Missile Defense processors (TMD), Identification Friend or Foe (IFF), Situation Display Console (SDC), Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) and Electronic Counter Measures (ECCM). Radar systems, sub-systems, and components range from older analog microwave technology up to computerized digital technology.
(3.) Utilizes an extensive variety of Test, Measuring, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) to analyze, evaluate, test, calibrate, modify, diagnose, and perform corrective repair to assure the integrity of assigned equipment. Interprets highly complex electronics diagrams and schematics for determining the cause and leading to the repair of equipment malfunctions.
(4.) Performs site surveys and uses sophisticated engineering analysis tools (e.g. Falcon Look, and Radar Coverage Predictor) to generate placement and configuration documentation depicting radar coverage and radiation patterns. Notifies appropriate agencies of possible Radio Frequency (RF) radiation, interference or other hazards. Develops, formats, and reviews both internal and external after-action report documentation. Provides direct customer support which includes field testing and recommending new equipment, site surveys, training, resolving problems related to configuration management, systems functionality, hardware and software configuration, and system conflict resolution.
(5.) Coordinates frequency requests with installation spectrum manager or other agencies to de-conflict frequency assignments when required.
*The above description only mentions a limited amount of the positions official duties. For a full comprehensive document that covers all the duties of the position, please contact one of the Recruitment Specialist at the bottom of the announcement.

Qualifications

GENERAL EXPERIENCE:
Work involves performing maintenance, troubleshooting, testing, operating, or development work on all kinds of electrical equipment. Experience, education or training performing simple mechanical installations and adjustments. Experience which demonstrates the applicants ability to recognize obvious malfunctions. Experience using common hand tools. Experience that demonstrates the ability to follow written instructions.

SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE:
Applicants applying at the GS-09 level must have 24 months of general and specialized experience, education or training in installing, testing, and supporting complex electronics equipment, solving technical problems, leading small project teams and reviewing instructions for the repair, modification and maintenance equipment and related test-set equipment.
Applicants applying at the GS-10 level must have 30 months of general and specialized experience, education or training in the design and fabrication of electrical layouts, and various electronic systems. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems. Experience in supervising and leading teams and personnel to develop plans, and coordinate efforts of government/contactor teams and individual personnel.
Applicants applying at the GS-11 level must have 36 months of general and specialized experience, education or training in utilizing principles, basic functions and application of theory of electronic systems or equipment. Experience in diagnosing problems and determining needed repairs for malfunctions in electronic equipment or systems. Experience in making mechanical repairs that required the use of precision measuring and calibrating equipment. Experience in using complex test equipment such as deviation meters, complex special test panels, etc. Experience which demonstrates the ability to interpret technical manuals, specifications, and publications.

Education Requirements:
None to list for this position.

Substitution of Education for Specialized Experience:
None to list for this position.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

---If any supplemental documentation for education or certifications are required it will be listed here.

---If the position requires a drivers license, applicant will be expected to obtain and maintain a satisfactory State of Oregon Drivers License. Drivers licenses from other states will be accepted pending they are recognized by the State of Oregon DMV and adhere to National Guard Technician Personnel Regulations.

--If position requires security clearance. Individuals must currently possess or obtain and maintain a satisfactory Secret or Top Secret Security Clearance in accordance with position requirements.

--Applicants are subject to Police Record Check. Applicants can pre-emptively fill out the PDF form below at the link.

http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/forms/forminfo/forminfopage84.html

On the Police Records Check Form DD-369 please fill out sections 2 through 9, must sign block 11, and leave line 10 blank. Once complete please upload along with application packet.

BENEFITS

The Federal government offers a number of exceptional benefits to its employees! The following Web address provides a reference to explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees. Some of these are but not limited to: Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Insurance, Leave, Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and;Retirement Program.
http://www.opm.gov/healthcare-insurance/healthcare/

Other Information

For Any Questions or Concerns in regards to this announcement, please contact the following personnel at the Oregon Military Department:SSG Velasquez, Pedro
Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)
Oregon Military Department JFHQ-Human Resources Office
Salem, OR 97301
Business Number: (503)584-3926; DSN: 355-3926
Business E-Mail: pedro.velasquez.mil@mail.mil

SSG Chitwood, Edward D.
Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment/Placement/Compensation)
Oregon Military Department JFHQ-Human Resources Office
Salem, OR 97301
Business Contact: (503)584-3841; DSN: 355-3841
Business E-Mail: edward.d.chitwood.mil@mail.mil

Job Details

Date Posted September 4, 2017
Date Closes October 4, 2017
Requisition 462528100
Located In Warrenton, OR
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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