Precision Talent Solutions

About the Employer:

Our Client supports U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives by delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy, and international development. Our broad international expertise and over 60 years of working in remote, dangerous and austere environments allows us to provide expertly conceived and professionally executed services to meet the complex demands of today's world.


Experience: Four (4) years of practical experience to include electronics repair, maintenance, check-out.  One (1) year practical experience in electronics and antenna(s) installation.

Specific Experience: 

  • Two (2) years' experience working in a tactical environment.
  • Expertise in two-way satellite communications, IP communications, routers and switches.
  • Four (4) years of broadband IP satellite service experience.
  • Assembly and alignment of satellite antenna dishes and wireless antenna arrays.
  • Use of spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, and cable testers.
  • Ability to gather facts and effectively analyze telecommunications and networking component interrelationships and evaluate systems, peripherals, applications, and services from an operational and sustainment perspective, and develop concepts and methods to test and troubleshoot equipment and network problems.
  • Experienced with opening, updating, and closing trouble tickets.
  • Installation and commissioning of  2.4m C band VSAT
  • Installation and commissioning of  1.2m  Ku band VSAT
  • Installation of Ubiguiti UniFi WiFi and providing user support on WiFi system
  • Experience with iDirect equipment (X5 and X7)
  • Experience with Newtec MdM6000  modem equipment
  • Experience with C and Ku band RF equipment (BUC/LNBs)
  • CAC Card
  • Experience with Cisco routers and FortiGate equipment
  • Availability to work overseas in Cameroon and/or Niger for extended period of time
  • Providing onsite operational and maintenance support for VSAT remotes
  • Performing preventative maintenance on VSAT remote


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Formal electronics training from: Technical School or Class A or B military school in electronics or communications, or four (4) year electronics apprentice program. 
  • Formal electronics training and experience, to include installation tasks, experience with antenna(s) operational capabilities and set-up as well as electronics troubleshooting, cable dressing, soldering, conduit, and marking/repairing connectors.

Common Access Card (CAC) Requirements

Some Government facilities/installations require contractor personnel to have a CAC card and for this position a CAC card is required for physical access to facilities and/or accessing any DoD IT/network.  Granting logical and physical access privileges remains a local policy and business operation function of the local facility.  The following security requirements must be attainable prior to work being performed:

(a) Pursuant to DoD Manual (DoDM-1000.13-M-V1), issuance of a CAC is based on the following four criteria:

  1. eligibility for a CAC to be eligible for a CAC, Contractor personnel's access requirement shall meet one of the following three criteria: (a) individual requires access to multiple DoD facilities or access to multiple non-DoD Federal facilities on behalf of the government on a recurring basis for a period of 6 months or more, (b) individual requires both access to a DoD facility and access to DoD network on site or remotely, or (c) individual requires remote access to DoD networks that use only the CAC logon for user identification.
  2. verification of DoD affiliation from an authoritative data source CAC eligible personnel must be registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting Systems (DEERS) through either an authoritative personnel data feed from the appropriate Service or Agency or Trusted Associated Sponsorship System (TASS) (formally Contractor Verification System (CVS)).
  3. completion of background vetting requirements according to FIPS PUB 201-2 and DoD Regulation 5200.2-R at a minimum, the completion of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)fingerprint check with favorable results and submission of a National Agency Check with Inquiries(NACI) investigation to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), or a DoD - determined equivalent investigation. NOTE: Contractor personnel requiring logical access shall obtain and maintain a favorable National Agency Check with Law and Credit (NACLC) investigation.Contractor personnel shall contact the NIWC Atlantic Security Office to obtain the latest CAC requirements and procedures.
  4. verification of a claimed identity all contractor personnel shall present two forms of identification in its original form to verify a claimed identity. The identity source documents must come from the list of acceptable documents included in Form I-9, OMB No. 115-0136, Employment Eligibility Verification. Consistent with applicable law, at least one document from the Form I-9 list must be a valid (unexpired) State or Federal Government-issued picture identification (ID). The identity documents will be inspected for authenticity, scanned, and stored in the DEERS.

(b) When a contractor requires logical access to a government IT system or resource (directly or indirectly), the required CAC will have a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).Pursuant to DoDM 1000.13-M-V1, CAC PKI certificates will be associated with an official government issued e-mail address(e.g. .mil, .gov, .edu). Prior to receipt of a CAC with PKI, contractor personnel shall complete the mandatory Cyber security Awareness training.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Our Client is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Our Client is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. citizenship is required for most positions.

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