AECOM Instrumentation Systems Field Engineer in Fallon, Nevada

United States of America - Nevada, Fallon

Job Summary

Purpose and Scope:

Support the Engineering Work Center with installation of new equipment on the range and into facilities. Position will also modify existing equipment and provide trouble shooting assistance for communication systems. Position includes all communication and data systems located on Fallon Tactical Training Range (TTR) and where they terminate in the Control Facilities on Naval Air Station Fallon. Position is represented by a Union Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

Essential Responsibilities:

Range communications support to include field engineering, installation, and integration of equipment and facilities necessary to meet TTR communication and video requirements.

Project support as assigned, to include engineering assistance in design, fabrication, cost analysis, procurement, installation, configuration change, development, documentation, and integration of approved projects.

New requirements support as assigned, to include integration of system modifications, range reconfigurations and new facility buildups. These activities are further defined as those relative to Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and the planning, proposal and implementation of modifications, improvement and upgrades.

Equipment relocation to include cost analysis optimization studies, engineering studies, integration and installation in support of range growth or other requirements.

Inoperative systems support as assigned to include field-engineering actions necessary to return equipment/systems to operational status.

Support the Configuration Management (CM) program to include the evaluation and monitoring of all modifications to TTR equipment or facilities, the generation of change requests to improve operability/reliability/maintainability, and ensuring that applicable CM standards are adhered to.

Assists in identifying sources of spare parts for systems.

Complex system analysis and troubleshooting to assist in returning mission support systems to operational availability status when required.

Documents maintenance actions in Integrated Enterprise Management Systems (IEMS).

Reports to: Engineering Manager/ May be matrixed to and take daily direction from Communication Manager

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

High School diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience Requirements:

Five years’ technical experience with Tactical Training Range systems or equivalent military systems.

Five years of instrumentation experience in the following areas:

Fiber Optics theory

Electromagnetic waves, antennas

Optical systems

Communications systems (analog, digital and voice)

Video signal processing and recording

Microwave Transmission

Static/dynamic systems calibration (radar and data)

Spectrum Analysis

Project Management

FM/VHF/UHF Systems

Ability to speak, read, and write English.

Minimum Position-Specific Training Required:

Formal classroom education equivalent to Navy “C” School or vocational school with formal training in the field of electronic equipment maintenance and equipment manufacturer training.

Possess a valid state Driver’s License.

Possess and maintain an active DoD security clearance

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines. Routine travel to remote site facilities may be involved. Work is occasionally performed in a shop or other facility environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers in shop area. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts items weighing 15-25 pounds and occasionally in excess of 45 pounds. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock.

Preferred Qualifications

Local candidates.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Military Support

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198168BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.