RADAR / COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN
TechFlow is a government contractor providing professional engineering, analysis, Information Technology (IT), and scientific services to the government in business and process analysis, program management, user interaction design, software development, systems Operations and Maintenance (O&M), and technology support services. We have been providing professional services and technology solutions to government customers since 1995. TechFlow is headquartered in San Diego, CA, with offices in Arlington, VA, Idaho Falls, ID, and Albuquerque, NM.
TechFlow is looking for a highly motivated Radar/Communications Electronics Technician to join our team at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, VA. This exciting opportunity will be part of a new program requirement that provides direct support to the U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command (ACC) Operations Directorate (A3) in the following areas to accomplish its mission and objectives to Organize, Train, and Equip the Combat Air Force (CAF): range operations and maintenance, financial and fiscal guidance, professional development, civilian manpower, and Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution (PPB&E).
The Radar/Communications Electronics Technician will support the ACC Ranges Branch in the technical management of its Air Traffic Control (ATC) and weather radar systems.
Primary Roles and Responsibilities:
The following are the high level technical activities that the Radar/Communications Electronics Technician will be required to accomplish:
- Adhere to the guidance as set forth in Air Force Instruction (AFI) 13-204 V4 section 2.3.
- Ensure ATC and Weather radar technical management support requirements comply with legal and regulatory requirements and meets customer’s needs.
- Implement Air Force policies and objectives as they pertain to maintenance of radar and information systems.
- Assist in the execution of requirements for fixed-base and deployable ATC and meteorological systems in support of the ACC, Air National Guard (ANG), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), National Weather Service (NWS), and National Airspace System.
- Plan work to be accomplished by units subordinate to ACC, set and adjust short-term priorities, and prepare schedules.
- Coordinate staff packages with other directorates and subordinate units.
- Serve as a recognized technical authority for life cycle management, cost, and projected plans/workload, efficiency and economy for existing ATC and meteorological radar systems and resources or proposed new projects in support of the ACC, ANG, NWS, FAA, and National Airspace system missions.
- Oversee all ATC/meteorological radar systems that are under development to support the ACC mission in the areas of specifications, logistics provisioning, prototype testing, technical data, support personnel training, and activities and concerns for the Branch’s area of responsibility, which includes logistics policy formulation and implementation.
- Recommend courses of actions by demonstrating a fact-based conclusion that maximizes the opportunity for delivering solutions on schedule and of the quality that meets customer requirements.
- Assist in monitoring all aspects of ACC subordinate unit’s ATC and meteorological radar contract performance. Manage logistics and technical related acquisition actions. Plan and conduct management surveys and/or research on substantive issues of moderate scope and impact to assess the effectiveness of program operations. Analyze and evaluate quantitative or qualitative effectiveness of line program operations in meeting established goals and objectives.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) and Experience: The Radar / Communications Electronics Technician shall have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the following:
- Maintaining ATC and meteorological radar systems.
- Applying electronics principles, practices, and logic, operating parameters, capabilities, and limitations of electronic systems associated with ATC and weather radar equipment to the design, configuration, and functional operation of new ATC and weather radar systems and components.
- Following safety regulations, procedures, and practices.
- Interpreting technical data such as drawings, schematics, blueprints, and specifications of complete electronic systems.
- Analyzing problems in integrated/interfacing systems involving numerous complex circuits.
- Using complex electronic and electromechanical test and measuring equipment and using integrated test functions for different purposes.
- Modifying standard procedures, adapting equipment or techniques, and making departures from previous approaches to solve technical problems or improve system performance for highly complex electronic systems
- Tracing electronics logic from one system to another.
- Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships to represent the organization in a professional manner.
- Interpreting policy and guidance issued by higher authority, such as Headquarters (HQ) USAF and DoD, and researching, analyzing, interpreting, and applying governing rules, regulations, and procedures.
- TechFlow is an equal opportunity employer.
- Must have a Secret clearance or be able to have a current clearance reactivated.
- Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
- U.S. Citizenship required.
- Work will be performed in Hampton, VA.