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Field Engineer (Overseas TDYs)

Company: Xator Corporation
Location: Reston
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

Vaxcom Services Inc. (an Xator Corporation National Security Solutions Company) is a niche provider of intelligence related support services. We are recognized experts in Intelligence Community with subject matter expertise in the areas of Technical/IT Services, Operations, and Intelligence Services.-- REQUIRED SECURITY CLEARANCE: Candidate must have an active Top Secret/SCI clearance with Poly) Field Engineer--(Overseas TDYs) Reston, Virginia The--Field Engineer (FE) supports the customer with establishing and maintaining tactical radio communications networks in austere, high-threat areas throughout the world. These networks consist of a variety of tactical radio platforms (Motorola, Harris, ICOM, etc.) and the FE will oversee their installation, maintenance and at times perform end user training. Travel & Associated pre-Travel Clearances: This position will require overseas travel (up to 50% of the time / 60-90 day rotations). Candidates should be willing to be on travel / TDY away from their home location, in hazardous duty locations. Candidates must pass medical screening and pass weapons qualifications training. Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities:

  • Support customer with establishing and maintaining tactical radio communications networks in austere, high-threat areas of the world. Duties include performing site surveys, developing communications plans, system installations, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Program and load encryption keys on Motorola Radios
  • Program and load encryption keys within military style tactical radios
  • Install and maintain Motorola Repeater systems: Conduct site surveys, configure repeaters and radios, prepare and run cables, install and test antennas/cables, test system overall performance, perform diagnostics and troubleshooting.
  • Install Motorola and tactical radios in vehicles and as base stations: Conduct site surveys, configure radios, prepare and run cables, install and test antennas/cables, test system Desired Skills:
    • Knowledge of wireless communications systems-- --
    • RF cabling and insertion loss-- --
    • Antenna principles and applications --
    • Frequency modulation --
    • Assessing signal strength --
    • Link Budgets --
    • Basics of DC circuits PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS-- Physical Requirements: Routine manual lifting of objects 50-80 pounds such as boxes and other equipment. Perform work in unusual and sometimes difficult positions such as climbing ladders; high lift equipment up to 40 feet, crawl spaces, above ceilings, etc. Manual dexterity required for frequent reaching, climbing, and lifting of moderate objects, operation of power and manual tools/equipment, and operating office equipment Work--Conditions: Typical overseas assignments are frequently performed in both internal and external environments with a variety of weather conditions.--Ability to work under extreme hot or cold weather conditions with exposure to dust or dirt--is routine and may require the use of protective personal equipment (PPE). ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
      Benefits:
      Salary--- We offer competitive compensation packages with plenty of opportunity for advancement.-- 401K Program--- Full-time employees are eligible on the 1st day of the month following their date of hire. Employees are vested immediately. Paid Time Off - Vaxcom is able to offer 20 days of leave to new employees. In addition, we recognize 10 paid holidays per year; all of which are floaters and may be taken on its designated date or on any day following.-- Equal Opportunity Statement
      Xator Corporation, and its Subsidiaries, provides equal opportunity to all applicants for employment as required by and/or consistent with applicable country law and company policy. Consistent with the foregoing, Xator Corporation provides qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other status(s) protected by law. In the United States, Xator Corporation ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. What is your security clearance level? Please specify.* The following questions are entirely optional. To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity and/or Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more . Invitation for Job Applicants to Self-Identify as a U.S. Veteran
      • A "disabled veteran" is one of the following:
        • a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or
        • a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.
        • A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.
        • An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.
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          Expires 5/31/2023 Why are you being asked to complete this form? We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . How do you know if you have a disability? You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:
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