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Telemetry Section Supervisor
Job Code:2019:0402-138
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Facilities Management and Operations
Job Description
The Telemetry Section Supervisor is responsible for the overall TE Section supervision, training, equipment inventory, operations, scheduling, and managing a team of instrumentation technicians, telemetry technicians, and supply personnel. The supervisor ensures customer service excellence, follows and enforces all company policies and procedures, maintains a knowledge base, strives for continuous process improvement, meets established performance metrics, and reports requirements related to operations. Section operations may include, but are not limited to, set up, installation, operation, and maintenance of various instrumentation & telemetry equipment used in obtaining test data on USAYPG ranges and other ranges. Section operations can occur in the field at remote locations. The supervisor is responsible for maintaining section documentation supporting contractual requirements (SOPs, calibration, training, checklists, maintenance logs, licenses, etc.). The supervisor will meet with customers to identify requirements and offer/develop solutions to meet those requirements. The supervisor will communicate section information with TRAX management, customers, Quality Assurance Evaluators (QAEs), and Contracting Officer Representatives (CORs), as needed. The supervisor is responsible for, but not limited to, managing personnel compliance with training requirements, policies and procedures; interviewing and selecting candidates for employment; managing assignments and equipment; developing and implementing shop procedures; generating and distributing required reports; monitoring and approving assignments and timesheets; recommending equipment for purchase to improve efficiency and quality; developing equipment lists and procurement plans and coaching, training, mentoring, and administering personnel disciplinary actions. The supervisor is responsible for the coordination and management of instrumentation and personnel assets required to meet air delivery and onboard aircraft test requirements. The supervisor shall follow established governmental regulations, organizational guidelines, company policies and procedures when performing job responsibilities. Performs other duties as required to complete the assigned mission.

Pay Rate:  DOE

Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:

• Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
• Must have one of the following: 10 years’ related experience or a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 5 years of related experience, or an Associate’s degree / Military training in a related field and 8 years related experience, or equivalent experience***.
• Relevant experience leading 10 or more personnel.
• Demonstrated customer service experience.
• Experience developing solutions combining Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) equipment and custom-made electronic equipment.

Job Skills Requirements:

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.).
• Ability to design, develop, and document technical solutions.
• Leadership skills.
• Conflict management skills.
• Equipment and personnel resource scheduling skills.
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

• Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical and periodic retests.
• Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned.
• Must be capable of working in extreme weather conditions including summer temperatures peaking around 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
• Must be capable of lifting 50 lbs. unassisted and capable of climbing up and into large vehicles up to 10 feet high.
• Must be capable of kneeling, squatting, bending and standing while performing duties.
• Must be able to distinguish colors.
• Must meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the section SOPs.

Job Requirements:

• Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.
• Must have dependable transportation and a dependable means of communication.
• Must be able speak, write, read, and understand English.
• Must have a well-mannered customer service attitude.
• Must be willing to cross-train in other areas.
• Must use “down-time” effectively to the benefit of test, self, and company.
• Must be punctual, responsible, and dependable.
• Must demonstrate motivation, initiative, and reliability.
• Must be adaptable, flexible, and able to adjust to new or changing instructions.
• Must have a demonstrated ability to follow instructions and company policy.
• Must have a demonstrated ability to supervise people.
• Must be able to deliver quality products to the customer and be responsive to their needs.
• Must be safety and security conscious, complying with rules and policies.
• Must be able to work both as part of a team and independently.
• Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed, sometimes on short notice, to support test missions.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

• Demonstrated conflict management experience.
• Demonstrated project management experience.
• Demonstrated technical/instrumentation expertise.
• RF theory knowledge and experience.
• Knowledge of YPG ranges.

Terms of Employment & Eligibility Requirements:

• Must be a U.S. Citizen and not hold multiple citizenships.
• Must possess or be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.
• Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
• Must be a current TRAX employee or affiliate subcontractor for internal postings.

***Relevance of experience to be determined by hiring manager.

The lists above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position. TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to this job description whenever necessary.

Closing Date: Open until filled.
Other Job Information (if applicable)
•TRAX International, Test Services Division, participates in E-Verify.
•TRAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.
•TRAX Test Services promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing, as per applicable State Laws.
•Must be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.

TRAX Test Services also encompasses affiliate subcontracts. All positions with TRAX can always be transferred to one of the subcontracts.