Telecommunications Technician Associate - Ascension Island
CSC - Patrick Afb, FL

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Telecommunications Technician Associate - Ascension Island

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Network Services

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Remote Work Authorized



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Oct 28, 2012, 4:35:09 PM


Computer Sciences Raytheon (CSR), a joint venture of CSC and Raytheon Services Company, is the preeminent space launch range technical services provider. Since 1988 CSR has operated and maintained the instrumentation systems of the United States Eastern Range at Cape Canaveral, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Antigua and Ascension Island. CSR provides technical services required for the safe and timely launch of the most sophisticated and capable US space launch and vehicle systems. CSR operates one of only two space launch Ranges in the world qualified for man-rated launch vehicles and has established a reputation for client satisfaction, quality, and innovation that are unparalleled.

Perform technician duties on the NRL systems on Ascension Island, South Atlantic Ocean.

Operation and maintenance of the systems under general supervision in operating, troubleshooting, testing, repairing, calibrating, adjusting, instrumentation electronics equipments.

Support routine test operations, checkouts, and modifications.

Ability to work irregular shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime.

Additional duties will entail property control, quality control, supply functions, and callout work.

Technician will work in other areas of communications along with other duties as assigned.


AS Degree in Electronic Technology, or two-year technical school, or equivalent military experience, and two or more years related electronic technician experience.

Requires knowledge, understanding, and familiarity with the operation and maintenance of satellite communications equipment including the antenna system, RF transmit and receive subsystems, and satellite modems and digital interface equipment.

Requires knowledge, understanding, and familiarity with the operation and maintenance of digital multiplexing and transmission systems and standards.

Ability to use and understand test and diagnostic measurement equipment, Fireberd digital test set, network analyzers, synthesized sweeper, gigatronics power meters, power sensors, multi-meters and spectrum analyzers required.

Working knowledge of U.S. Air Force Integrated Maintenance Data System (IMDS) desired.

Must have the ability to effectively work and interface with remote technical personnel to isolate and correct system anomalies and malfunctions.

Must have ability to communicate effectively, both orally and written, and establish and maintain effective working relations with employees and the public in a multi-cultural and team environment.

Must have ability to climb stairs, ladders and lift 40 pounds.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security clearance

Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Passport and a valid driver’s license.

This is a remote overseas assignment on Ascension Island, South Atlantic, and no family accommodations are available.

CSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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