Electronic Equipment Specialist I

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Location
Eglin AFB, Florida
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 Sep 2016
Closes
30 Oct 2016
Ref
SAL0000KW
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The successful candidate will assist the 53d Electronic Warfare Group (53 EWG), 53d Wing, at Eglin AFB, Florida. The 53 EWG is the technical focal point for all electronic warfare (EW) support of warfighter systems for the Combat Air Forces (CAF). The mission of the 53 EWG is to develop and test mission data (MD) to defeat enemy radar and infrared guided missile systems, thus enhancing aircrew and aircraft survivability in combat. This mission includes operational EW testing, MD development/validation/verification, force development evaluation execution and facilitating foreign materiel exploitation.

Knowledge, skills and attributes associated with this position include: EW and the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum, computer software, threat warning, radio frequency (RF) jammers, electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) jammers, Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulators (CEESIMs), expendables, threat analysis, US and foreign radars and weapon systems, airborne EW computer software, avionics, systems integration and electronics engineering concepts and principles. Candidates must be analytical, methodical and detail-oriented.

Duties of the successful candidate include operating multiple CEESIMs, conducting EW research and performing EW MD development and testing. He/she will interpret intelligence provided radar descriptions to break down radar operation parameters for EW system utilization. The successful candidate will support EW system programming/reprogramming, work with EW system engineers to coordinate programming/reprogramming requirements, prepare validation and verification test plans, and organize and participate in MD configuration control boards. They will also assist with the collection, recording and post-test analysis of data generated during MD testing and will be required to maintain applicable EW test stations and perform periodic avionics maintenance and repair. The successful candidate may be required to travel as well as work alternative shifts during times of contingencies.
Candidates must have at least an Associates' degree in a technical/engineering discipline with a minimum 6 years of relevant experience. Additionally, successful candidates need to be familiar in the operational use of various avionics test equipment to include the following: Spectrum Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Digital Multi-Meters, Signal Generators, and Pulse Generators. General knowledge of CEESIMs, radar principles, weapons guidance theory, radar jamming techniques and hands-on experience with fielded DoD EW systems is desirable. Candidates must have the ability to interpret technical orders and system diagrams as well as analyze, troubleshoot, and repair system failures. Some experience with hand tools and power tools is preferred. Applicants must have a working knowledge of computer systems and an understanding of Windows-based personal computers and Microsoft Office software and possess the ability to communicate effectively both orally and written. It is highly desirable (but not required) that the candidate have a current active Secret security clearance. Candidates without and active Secret security clearance must be a US Citizen able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance.

Essential Functions

Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor.

Equipment and Machines:

Personal computer (75%), scanner (5%), copy machine (5%), telephone (5%), laser printer (5%), fax machine (2%), and other office equipment including desk supplies.

Attendance:

Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday(excluding Saturday & Sunday). Position may require occasional weekend work depending on task requirements.

Regular attendance is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Must be able to work within the shift hours of 6 am and 6 pm.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to secure and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Must pass drug testing.

Must be able to read and write effectively in English.

With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential.

- Must embrace Beyond Zero/Safety principles of Jacobs to include; adhering to safe work practices and standards while performing daily tasks, taking responsibility for own and coworkers' safekeeping and encouraging others to work safely.

- Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.

- Must perform work activities requiring interaction, negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others.

- Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor.

Equipment and Machines:

Personal computer (75%), scanner (5%), copy machine (5%), telephone (5%), laser printer (5%), fax machine (2%), and other office equipment including desk supplies.

Attendance:

Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday(excluding Saturday & Sunday). Position may require occasional weekend work depending on task requirements.

Regular attendance is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Must be able to work within the shift hours of 6 am and 6 pm.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to secure and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Must pass drug testing.

Must be able to read and write effectively in English.

With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential.