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Communication Field Engineer
Job Code:2021:0402-069
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations
  
Job Description

TRAX International is currently seeking a Communications Engineering Support Technician at the Yuma Proving Ground. The primary functions and responsibilities include managing small to medium scaled IT/ Communications projects (planning, procurement, execution, quality control) and preparation of project organization and prioritization charts that will assist in tracking multiple project and progress details. The scope of projects are related to Inside Plant Telecommunications, Outside Plant Telecommunications, Networking, Video Teleconference, Intercom, and Video Distribution Systems. The position requires managing communication teams, installation and integration of communication equipment, and managing work orders. Responsibilities include generating O&M documentation and procedures, ensure work adheres to industry standards such as EIA/TIA, coordinating meetings with the customer to develop Scope of work and design details, work with local Configuration Management Team to develop design implementation documentation, keeping customers and stakeholders informed of any delays or issues that may impact project completion. Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

Pay Rate: DOE

Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:

Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
3-5 years’ experience managing IT/ Communication projects. 


Job Skills Requirements:

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Knowledge of voice/ data infrastructure cabling such as Cat 3, 5, 6, and Single Mode fiber.
Have a working knowledge of copper and fiber test equipment such as, but not limited to: multi-meters, signal generators, toners and optical fast testers.
Must have the capability of reading blue prints, identifying cable paths, and conducting site surveys.
Experience using terminal emulators for communications equipment configurations.


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 meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the SOPs for Telecommunications.
Must be able to sit, bend, stoop, stand and walk over uneven terrain, for extended periods.
Physically capable of moving and or pushing 35 lbs and periodically lifting items up to 50 lbs.
Individual may be required to climb ladders and work at heights.
Must be able to work outside in extreme weather conditions.


Job Requirements:

Must be a U.S. Citizen and not hold multiple citizenships.
Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed, sometimes on short notice, to support test missions.
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 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 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.


Additional Desirable Qualifications:

Developing Visio diagrams.
Experience planning and deploying network infrastructure.
Experience leading IT / Communications teams.

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 be a current TRAX employee or affiliate subcontractor for internal postings.

***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.