Peraton Corporation

  • Spacecraft Communications RF Equipment Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-Fort Irwin
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/8/2019 7:00 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking an Spacecraft Communications RF Equipment Technician to join our team at the Fort Irwin Complex in California to support our Space Communications Network Services Contract (DSN) with NASA. 


    This position will be responsible for the following:

    • Under minimal supervision the RF technician will test, maintain and modify GDSCC Tracking Station equipment related to RF and microwave sub-systems. Such equipment includes, but is not limited to, transmitter, receiving and cryogenic microwave devices. Responsibilities include but are not limited to implementing Engineering Change Orders (ECOs); providing problem resolution of issues through the use of advanced technical knowledge; troubleshoot and repair of failures using sub-system documentation, drawings and schematics; perform preventive and corrective maintenance actions to ensure subsystem operation and performance within required standards; the use of state-of-the-art-test equipment and common hand and power tools. Must be capable of working independently, requiring assistance in the resolution of only the most difficult technical problems.
    • Must be capable of recognizing potential hazards and follow all safety equipment procedures.  Must be able to follow applicable regulatory agency and site-specific guidelines and to properly document all job-related activities; will provide technical guidance to lower level positions as required and perform all duties consistent with this classification as assigned. 


    • Frequent lifting up to 50 pounds
    • Climbing to 300 ft.
    • Work outside in all weather conditions
    • Occasional shift work
    • Utilize common hand and power tools
    • Interface with internal and external customers.


    • Work outside in extreme heat and cold
    • Confined spaces
    • Heights to 300 ft.
    • Continuous standing
    • Extended work day  


    Required Experience

    • Associates Degree in Electronics (or equivalent) and 4+ years’ directly related experience with high and low power transmitter and/or receiving systems. 



    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 provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    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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