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Communications Specialist in Manama at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 12/30/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Applicant will provide On-Site tier 1 technical support for JEXC2 performing installation, preventive maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems including SATCOM systems.

Performs installation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems.

Depending on past experience may be eligible to serve as site lead. Responsibilities for this position will include weekly report preparation including the WAR and also to participate on weekly status calls for tracking activity and for planning and preparation. Site lead may also be required to participate in planning meetings with personnel at the local command.

** Duty Station is Bahrain **
Must maintain a current US Civilian Passport.
Obtain visa to live and work in Bahrain.
Other countries in AoR may have entry requirements that musts be met during contingencies and exercises.
Normal work hours are 5 days/week 40 hours. During exercises or deployments additional hours may be required and must be approved in advance.
Deployments to other OCONUS locations inside the COCOM's AoR may be required for exercises and/or real world missions.
A medical suitability screening prior to employment is required in support of deployability.

1. Installs, maintains and repairs voice, data and wireless communications systems with particular focus on SATCOM systems.
2. Maintains telecommunications equipment and installs, rearranges and removes equipment and associated wiring.
3. Interprets SAAR/GAARs, circuit diagrams, and electrical schematics.
4. Tests, locates, and repairs equipment problems associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance.
5. Verifies SAAR/GAAR information and availability of all necessary equipment and information.
6. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced personnel.
7. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
8. Participates in special projects as required.

Job Requirements

3-5 years of related SATCOM experience.

Knowledge of the technologies, tools, and equipment used in satellite communications systems support.
• ACU-1000 EDICStm radio
• Call Manager
• Rapid Response Kit (RRK)
• KG-250
• KG-250x
• KIV-7M
• Radio Over Internet Protocol (ROIP)
• Voice-Over Internet Protocol (VOIP)
• Voice-Over Secure Internet Protocol (VOSIP)
• AN/PRC-117F (V)(C) radio
• AN/PRC-117G radio
• Global Broadcast System (GBS)
• Hawkeye Three Lite (H3L) satellite terminal
• Hawkeye Three satellite terminal
• High Frequency (HF)
• Satellite Access Authorizations (SAA) and Gateway Access Authorizations (GAA)
• Satellite Access Request (SAR) and Gateway Access Request (GAR)
• Standardized Tactical Entry Point (STEP) site integration
• Tactical Satellite (TACSAT)
• Tactical Secure Telephone Equipment (STE)
• Ultra High Frequency (UHF)
• Very High Frequency (VHF)
• Very Small Aperture terminal (VSAT)

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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