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Electronics Group Manager
Job Code:2020:0402-104
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations
  
Job Description

Responsible for the overall supervision, training and performance of the employees within Electronic Instrumentation Operations including Telemetry, Range Timing, Instrumentation Tracking Radar, Ballistics Instrumentation, Automotive Instrumentation, and RF Engineering and Spectrum Support. The Electronics Group Manager (EGM) directs the field activities so that daily, short-term, and long-term production objectives are achieved and closely monitors the progress of the work. The EGM is also thoroughly involved in the recruitment process, reviewing and evaluating the performance of employees, and initiating and overseeing personnel actions in conjunction with HR. This position manages and complies with the TRAX Rules of Conduct, company policies, government regulations, CBA, and other procedures as required; will use independent judgment in managing and supervising the team to reach the company performance objectives. The EGM participates in all investigations; interfaces with the HR Department, Operations Manager, and Program Manager. The EGM is an integral part of the team, who must effectively communicate information to other key members of management and is able to pass along information on problems and/or issues both from the customer and employees. The EGM is responsible for communicating with Government leadership, Contracting Officer Representatives (CORs),  Quality Assurance Evaluators (QAEs) and Test Officers to ensure test needs are met. Directly manages, supervises and maintains daily communications with Supervisors and Section Chiefs to meet all mission needs, and promotes harmony among all employees in the Group. The EGM is responsible for maintaining adequate staff within the Group to meet all mission requirements and monitors overhead costs, and adjusts staffing levels as required. The EGM is responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing appropriate training plans. This position reviews, modifies and approves Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for section tasks as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Pay Rate: DOE

Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:

Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Physics, IT/IS or a related technical field with 5 years directly related experience; OR and Associates of Applied Science with 10 or more years of directly related experience; OR 12 years equivalent directly related experience.
Directly related experience must include combined working knowledge and management of 60 or more personnel
Must have 3-5 years' experience in supervision of electronics, instrumentation, IT, or related systems.

Job Skills Requirements:

Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Must have in-depth experience and broad working knowledge and skills in customer relations and understanding of customer service techniques.
Leadership skills.
Conflict management skills.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical.
Must be able to work long and varied hours. 
Must be able capable of kneeling, squatting, bending and standing while performing duties.
Must be capable of sitting at a computer and typing for long periods. 
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned.
Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs unassisted.
Must be able to work in an office setting and occasionally perform work outdoors in extreme weather conditions including summer temperatures peaking around 120 degrees Fahrenheit.

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 use “down-time” effectively to the benefit of test, self, and company.
Must be willing to cross-train in other areas.
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 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 have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment, be highly organized, and possess the willingness to adapt to any situation.
Ability to work in a team setting, fostering teamwork, and maintaining a professional relationship with all team members and coworkers; in and outside of your immediate work area.
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed, sometimes on short notice, to support test missions.
Must be able to provide leadership and motivation to subordinate employees.
Must be proactive and maintain a positive attitude in a dynamic work environment.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

Knowledge of YPG ranges and procedures.
Prior military leadership.

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.

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

 
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.