The Department of State Police is seeking qualified applicants for a State Police Communications Technician position in the Communications Division, located at State Police Administrative Headquarters in Chesterfield County. This is a Non-Exempt position; therefore, this position is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
DUTIES: Evaluates the operation of mobile and base radios and associated equipment used for aviation, marine and public safety services. Diagnoses both analog and digital equipment faults and performs repairs to the component level. Evaluates operation of mobile radio interface and control circuitry, emergency lighting, electronic sirens, battery chargers, and antenna systems. Designs, fabricates, and documents approved equipment modifications. Configures and maintains electronic test equipment used for job specific communications and electronic repair functions. Cross-trains new employees and other co-workers to maintain technical proficiency and intra-shop task assignment flexibility.
QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated knowledge of digital, analog and radio frequency operational theory. Must have excellent soldering skills. Demonstrated ability to interpret electronic schematic drawings; to communicate effectively; to use computers and related radio programming software; and to work with all levels of employees. Must be able to lift 100 pounds unassisted. Must be able to become certified as a level C VCIN operator for the limited purpose of operational testing of Mobile Computer Terminals. High school diploma or GED or equivalent combination of experience and training related to the duties of the position required. Component level repair experience including surface mount technology (SMT) designs required. Must be a citizen of the United States or have been a lawful resident of the United States for the past ten consecutive years to apply for required VCIN certification. Must live within a 50-mile radius of the State Police Administrative Headquarters in Chesterfield. Possession of an FCC License preferred. Continued employment contingent upon obtaining FCC General Radio-Telephone License by the end of a six-month period. Must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record. Education including or supplemented by completion of formal military or civilian trade school electronics training. Must be able to serve on a 24-hour call basis.
Applicants must live in states east of the Mississippi. Military applicants must live in or home of record must be in one of the states east of the Mississippi.
POLYGRAPH EXAM, BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION,
FINGERPRINT-BASED CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK,
PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREENING &
LIMITED PHYSICAL EXAMINATION REQUIRED
SUBJECT TO RANDOM DRUG SCREENING
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