Peraton Corporation

  • RF Communications Technician

    Job Locations US-VA-Wallops Island
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/2/2018 6:23 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a Junior Radar Technician to join our team in Wallops Island, VA


    In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

    • With supervision, operate and perform maintenance on mechanical and electronic components of the steer-able antennas, fixed antenna systems, RF receiving/transmitting equipment, and mobile or fixed communication devices. This includes other ancillary equipment such as cabling, patch panels etc.
    • Insure proper calibration and operation of all equipment using standard test equipment such as: Spectrum analyzers, function generators, signal generators, power meters, multi-meters and oscilloscopes.
    • Maintain up-to-date logs and preventative maintenance schedules.
    • Become familiar with logistics and parts requests procedures.  



    • Associate’s degree in Electronics or Electrical Engineering Technology (or equivalent) and 2+ years of related electronics experience.
    • Must be able to interpret Electrical diagrams such as functional block diagrams and schematics and be able to identify, troubleshoot and correct problems to the printed circuit board level.
    • Must be able to travel as required, approximately 25%. 
    • Must be able to perform manual tasks which may include lifting 40 lbs. or more, and some climbing around antenna systems.
    • Mechanical knowledge is required to maintain mobile trailer systems.
    • Shift work may be required.


    • Experience with RF communications systems or Mobile Command station equipment desirable.
    • Experience with, but not limited to, UHF, VHF and HF preferred.
    • Experience with tracking systems is a plus.
    • Ability to work well with others including: scientists, experimenters, range users, and other personnel involved in operations.


    This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a Secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

    About Peraton

    Peraton is a next-generation national security company that provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. As a trusted provider of highly differentiated space, intelligence, cyber/SIGINT, defense, electronic warfare, homeland security, and secure communications capabilities, Peraton is a critical partner to the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and select federal agencies and commercial entities. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, the company employs approximately 3,400 people across the U.S. and Canada. Peraton’s mission is to protect and promote freedom around the world - to secure the future for our families, communities, allied nations, and our way of life. The operations they support are essential to national security and are imperative to their customers’ missions. Peraton’s capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations capabilities, including software systems development, offensive and defense cyber operations, modeling & simulation, mission management, and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC)/ Research & Development.

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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