Field Service Technician (LMR, Comms)

Bangor, ME
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Installation, Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: RIV02589

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RiverTech, an Akima Company , we are dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to our customers’ complex engineering and operational challenges. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform P25 integration, installation, operations and maintenance, to include writing, repairing and updating code plugs for mobile radios, portable radios and repeaters, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of microwave backhaul systems, and Land Mobile Radio sites remote alarming systems.

  • Program, align, install and maintain Motorola Quantar and GTR8000 repeaters.

  • Complete documentation on site conditions and deficiencies.

  • Troubleshoot and document conditions of T1/MPLS/Data circuits and reestablish circuit connectivity when necessary.

  • Provide design solutions whereby individual equipment meets current government client security standards.

  • Review the design and development documents for communication equipment/system installation. The installation designs are unique and seldom repetitious.

  • Provide security testing and assessment of equipment that has no Critical or High vulnerabilities.

  • Brief management, exchange technical information, resolve communication system failures, provide support for identified requirements, discuss action plans, and/or coordinate efforts during professional contacts.

  • Prepare monthly technical/status reports regarding completed technical project work; presenting results, conclusions and recommendations.

  • Daily update and maintain the system repair and maintenance action record and tracking systems (Remedy, Maximo, etc)

  • Perform tactical communications integration, testing, programming, troubleshooting, and design.

  • Perform site surveys and preventative maintenance surveys.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess an Associate Degree and minimum of 5 years of experience in tactical communication integration, testing, programming, troubleshooting, and design; or equivalent; or

    • Without degree, possess High School Diploma/GED with a minimum of 8 years of experience in tactical communications integration, testing, programming, troubleshooting, and design.
  • Experience in tactical communications to include but not limited to P25 integration; installation, operations, and maintenance.

  • Experience performing site surveys and preventative maintenance surveys.

  • Experience repairing and maintaining P25 infrastructure equipment.

  • Experience in microwave backhaul, analyzing tower sites and identifying deficiencies/areas that require correction/repair.

  • Experience preparing reports to document tower site status, repairs, and maintenance.

  • Experience monitoring leased circuits and checking parameters.

  • Experience documenting condition of circuits.

  • Experience re-establishing circuit connectivity and preparing reports to document circuit status and equipment connectivity.

  • Must be able to pass a DHS Customs and Border Protections Background Investigation.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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