MUOS/MET Satellite Electronics Technician [2022-167]


Infinity’s niche in the aerospace and defense industry is specialized solutions that help bridge the gap between space and ground. This is no small task, and we owe our success to our team who help us fulfill our mission; to match people with their legacies for betterment of the world. There is always a place at Infinity for a motivated, capable individual seeking a career to better the world. We prioritize supporting our team through exceptional benefits, work-life balance, and structured career development. At Infinity, WE ARE MORE – now, come be more with us!

Position Overview

Infinity has an exciting opportunity for a MUOS/MET Satellite Electronics Technician. The ideal candidate will provide on-site maintenance with minimal operations of the Mobile Users Objective System (MUOS) three heavy earth terminals (MET - MUOS Earth Terminals) located near the town of Geraldton, Australia.

Primary Responsibilities

Primary duties include but not limited to the operation and maintenance of MUOS satellite communications earth terminals and all associated equipment in the MUOS facility on a 24 hour per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year on call basis.

- Operation of electronic test equipment.

- Operation of cryptographic equipment.

- Perform and/or assist in circuit troubleshooting, testing and fault isolation as required.

- Monitoring and reporting of any outages as they occur.

- Monitor MUOS overall status, Respond to FCAPs alerts and events, maintains system status database.

- Coordinates H/W & S/W upgrades, Configure data collection performance parameters.

- Perform organizational & direct support level maintenance on modems, multiplexers, up converters, down converters, power amplifiers, servo systems, - frequency standards, satellite tracking systems, antenna mounted electronics (AME) and ancillary equipment.

- Perform appropriate testing, patching, configuration and reconfiguration of multiplexers, modems, up-converters and down-converters as required.

- Ensure safety of personnel and equipment.

- Tunes, adjusts, aligns and calibrates radio communications equipment and related equipment.

- Generate and post entries in maintenance and inspection records.

- Complete maintenance data collection forms

Minimum Qualifications

- S. Navy Electronics Technician “A”, “C” or equivalent from an accredited college, Jr. College or technical school.

-Completion of SATCOM Maintainer course at Fort Gordon, GA or documented experience as a maintainer supporting various fixed based earth terminals, C, Ka and Ku.

- Documentation including course content required, DD Form 214 acceptable.

- Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II, have Security+ or higher certification.

- Must successfully complete required training to obtain APACS approval:

- Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) LEVEL I Training

SERE 100.1

- Must have a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

* 6 yrs. experience technical or craft experience in electronics, electricity, engineering, communications, physics, or in a similar field that provided technical knowledge and background that could be applied to the installation, operation, maintenance, testing, evaluation, or repair of satellite communications/electronic systems and equipment.

* Within the last four (4) yrs. two (2) yrs. of specialized experience in the theoretical and practical knowledge of satellite communications/electronic theory. Or, 2 yrs. specialized experience in the installation, operation, maintenance, testing, evaluation, or repair of the above or similar equipment at a military or commercial satellite communications facility.

* Minimum 2 yrs. experience in the use of technical operation and maintenance manuals, schematic diagrams, satellite communications test equipment such as scalar network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, synthesized sweep generators, RF power meters, digital test sets, oscilloscopes, digital millimeters, frequency counters, BER test sets and the application of appropriate electronic formulas.

* Radio theory, Transistors and solid state components, Vacuum tube theory, Digital networks and associated timing issues.

+ Familiar with the Electronic Key Management System (EKMS).

* 3 yrs. general electronic preventive and corrective maintenance of HF, LF, VHF or ELF CE.

* Operate a variety of test instrumentation.

* Apply electronics and radio theory to maintain, troubleshoot, calibrate, align, and repair CE systems.

* Read and understand schematic diagrams, tech orders, wire lists and blueprints.

Must have a Secret Clearance

Additional Duties;

Able to work rotating shifts.

Able to lift 35lbs 3 ft. vertically.

Able to carry 50lbs 50ft. w/o resting.

Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Available for irregular work hours.

Available to respond to emergency calls when necessary.

Bachelor's degree in a related scientific, or engineering discipline. Additional work experience in lieu of degree may be considered

Six (6+)years of progressive experience, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training, and certifications.

Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia

Secret Clearance

Summer/Fall 2023

$90-$130K This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location.

U.S. Citizenship is required.
EOE including disability/vet

To learn more about our benefits, please visit: Infinity Careers

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