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SATCOM Technician

Company: Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated - Mi
Location: Key West
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World



SATCOM Technician



  • Shall have knowledge of tactical and commercial satellite communication equipment.
  • Shall know how to operate Satellite Modems, Redundancy Switch, associated cables, and interconnects; Up Converters, Redundancy Switch; Down Converters, High Power Amplifiers (HPAs), Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs), Low Noise Block (LNB); Waveguide (rigid, flex, and elliptical) joints and connections; Intermediate Frequency (IF) cable and connections; Antenna, Antenna motors, Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA), Antenna Control Unit (ACU), and associated cabling and interconnects; Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Units; Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS); Generator (if applicable).                                                                                                                                              
  • Shall have technical documentation skills related to SAR, GAR, TSR and ASI requests.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
  • Shall have known how to use Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) equipment; power meter, spectrum analyzer, firebird, volt meter, etc...
  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Shall have a minimum of two (2) years of experience in support of installations, repair, troubleshooting or maintenance of satellite communications electronic systems or equipment.
  • Shall have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience operating in a tactical satellite environment operating/maintaining antenna controller, SSPA, LNA/LNB, up and down converters, Fiber optic/Coax/Ethernet Cable, Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA) and Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) modems (satellite modems) and Modem Hub operations.
  • Associates degree or equivalent or may be substituted with a major certification plus 7 years of recent specialized experience.
  • Shall have experience and skill with commercial and military satellite and commercial TDMA/FDMA modems required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Secret Level Security clearance.


PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


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Keywords: Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated - Mi, Key West , SATCOM Technician, Other , Key West, Florida

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