Radio Technician

West Point, NY
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: No
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: ASO02287

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Akima Support Operations (ASO) provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, 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.

This Position performs level 10/20/30 maintenance on radio receiver’s transmitters COMSEC equipment. Supervises and develops configuration management policies and procedures; (TMDE) Coordinator for maintenance facilities; coordinates with 'supported units for maintenance and repair of electronic equipment; provides input to unit systems status reports; maintains applicable administrative and maintenance files; recommends ASL Authorized Stockage shop stock and bench stock changes; coordinates with organizations and contractors for maintenance support and assistance; ensures regulatory compliance with Department of Defense and national level directives governing Information Assurance policies and procedures; ensures COMSEC/CCI repair functions comply with Army and National Security Agency specifications and policies when required; Writes Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) which establishes Army electronic maintenance requirements; inspect equipment for faults and completeness; test equipment to determine operational condition; troubleshoot to determine location and extent of equipment faults; repair equipment by adjusting aligning repairing or replacing defective components; tests repaired equipment to ensure compliance with technical specifications; evacuates equipment and components to higher level repair activities based on the Maintenance Allocation Chart (MAC); prepares appropriate maintenance forms and records; logs maintenance in accordance with The Army regulation and technical manuals; maintain authorized spare parts supply stock tool lists technical manuals and instructional material; perform preventive maintenance checks and services; maintain maintenance facility technical library; ensures that National Security Agency (NSA) approved components are used in COMSEC/CCI repairs when required; controls and accounts for COMSEC/CCI within the repair facility;


  • Perform Level 10/20/30 Maintenance on radio receiver’s transmitters COMSEC equipment.

  • Ensures regulatory compliance with Department of Defense and national level directives governing

  • Information Assurance policies and procedures.

  • Ensures COMSEC/CCI repair functions comply with Army and National Security Agency specifications and policies when required.

  • Ensure all forms used are properly filled out and maintained IAW applicable regulations.

  • ASL Authorized Stockage Listing shop stock and bench stock changes Radio Equipment.

  • Coordinator for the Calibration Program (TMDE) for the maintenance facilities.

  • Prepare Monthly SII complete and submit CDRL with inventory documents.

Non-Essential Duties:

Other duties as assigned.


  • You will work in a SECURE electronic maintenance shop, which involve moderate risks to electrical shock, discomfort from bending over a work bench and lifting equipment. Take safety precautions (e.g; make sure equipment is set-up IAW the Technical Manuals (TM), You remove all jewelers prior to entering the Electronic Maintenance Shop, take a break as schedule to relax muscles, use proper technique when lifting heavy equipment. Any equipment over 35 pounds you will use the 2 Man lift technique. You also will be working with electrostatic circuit cards; you will use the electrostatic grounding strap and band when working on Sensitive Electronic circuit cards.

  • In the course of carrying out the duties as a RadioICommunications Security (COMSEC) Repairer, you will frequently be required stand and walk in the shop where it is necessary to bend, crouch, stoop, reach, and lift moderately heavy items. You will also work with high voltage to test electronic equipment. You will be responsible for the safeguard/ security of sensitive and controlled radios and cryptographic equipment.

  • You will be required to install/repair/program on lighting, communications and other electronic devices for all types of equipment/vehicles.

  • Perform other duties as directed by Management.


Reports to the Maintenance Manager.



  • High School Grad or GED.

  • May be required ASE Certifications


  • 10 years’ experience on tactical radios RT 1523 & PRC 148.

  • Minimum 5 years radio installation/removal repairs commercial.


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Must be a US Citizen.

  • Must receive a favorable background check and drug testing results.

Supervisory Responsibilities:



Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

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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