SNL- Land mobile radio Communications Technician IS-3

US-NM-Albuquerque
2 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-1415
Category (Portal Searching)
Operations

Overview

General Duties:

Under minimal direction, applies technical and operational knowledge to configure, operate, and maintain two-way radios and microwave systems; analyzes performance statistics to support tuning, automation, and optimization activities; establishes, composes, and maintains security, capacity, and business continuity controls and documentation; interacts with an operating company or business segment to gain an understanding of the business environment, technical requirements, and organizational direction; collects, defines, and organizes detailed user requirements; defines, plans and deliverables for assigned projects; understands and complies with project budgets; conceptualizes, constructs, tests, implements, and/or operates integrated infrastructure solutions; recommends training plans; and leads continuous improvement activities.

Responsibilities

Specific Duties:

In this position, the candidate will provide reliable integrated P25 voice and data service to Sandia and Kirtland Air Force Base first responders and the workforce at large. The candidate will participate in and oversee the installation, inspection, maintenance and repair of a Motorola Astro P25, Motorola MCC7500, NICE Logging system and microwave systems supporting point-to-multipoint architectures and point-to-point architectures. The LMR Technician is responsible for troubleshooting and resolving problems with the equipment deployed in Sandia’s radio network environment. Support customers across the radio life cycle from the early conceptual phase of defining requirements to the installation, operation, calibration, and maintenance of equipment. Install, operate and maintain the primary Sandia/DOE/Kirtland Air Force Base UHF radio trunk system and back-up UHF Repeater site. Operate the Sandia security and EOC radio systems (primary and back-up communication centers, dispatch centers, portable, mobile, and base station equipment). Operate land mobile radio (LMR) for Sandia and NNSA/ABQ (programming portable and mobile radios, creating code plugs, creating talk groups, cloning radios). Document and maintain radio service records to support performance measurements, track equipment, collect costs, and initiate purchase requests to support service area.

  • Fostering of excellent relations with the Customer and the team on behalf of Black Box.
  • Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite experience
  • Basic hands on O&M experience with network switches.
  • Programming and tuning Motorola P25 subscribers
  • Provisioning Motorola P25 subscribers to operate on the Sandia Astro25 IV&D network
  • Basic experience using Radio network management tools
  • Troubleshoot multiplexing (MUX) and SONET for various remote site locations.
  • Able to Perform Motorola Astro25 Network Administrator and technician functions.
  • Maintaining NICE Logging servers, clients, performing backups, applying operating system and anti-virus updates
  • Performing Motorola Advanced Messaging Administrator functions for the Sandia EOC
  • Performing Motorola Key Management Facility Administrator functions for the Sandia EOC

Qualifications

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance.
  • Must be experienced with Motorola SmartZone systems and applications including OTAP/OTAR/AMS and KMF
  • Must be experienced with Motorola radio programming CPS software.
  • Strong computer skills with emphasis on applications are required.
  • Ability to successfully handle multiple priorities simultaneously is required.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and support on-call duties and shift work.
  • Ability to collaborate work effort between multiple groups.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Must be able to lift items that weigh 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Other duties as assigned.

Preferred candidates possess: Associates (AS) degree in Engineering, RF Communications or equivalent certification or 4 year’s RF Electronics experience, as well as GROL license or equivalent.

 

Black Box is an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with federal, state and local laws, Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.

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