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    This National Guard position is for a ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (RADAR), Position Description Number PDD1684P01 and is part of the Mississippi National Guard.

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    As a ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (RADAR), GS-0856-11, you will deploy, install, integrate, operate, optimize, recover, maintain and repair various types of Theater Air Control radar systems and subsystems and provide continuous radar systems operations in support of ACS daily operations, training, and readiness missions. Incumbent is responsible for planning, coordinating, and directing mission accomplishments and training requirements of the Radar Systems section.

    Deploys, installs, integrates, operates, optimizes, recovers, maintains, and repairs radar systems, sub-systems and components. Ensures that complex air control radar systems are operating at specified technical order (TO) standards and mission requirements. Independently validates operational readiness of complex radar systems for accurate height, range, and azimuth. Validation determines if corrective actions are needed to return the equipment to established tolerances.

    Integrates and maintains various subsystems such as transmitters, receivers, Digital Target Extractors (DTE), Theatre Missile Defense processors (TMD), Identification Friend or Foe (IFF), Situation Display Console (SDC), Electronic Counter Measures (ECM) and Electronic Counter Counter Measures (ECCM). Radar systems, sub-systems, and components range from older analog microwave technology up to computerized digital technology.

    Utilizes an extensive variety of Test, Measuring, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) to analyze, evaluate, test, calibrate, modify, diagnose, and perform corrective repair to assure the integrity of assigned equipment. Interprets highly complex electronics diagrams and schematics for determining the cause and leading to the repair of equipment malfunctions.

    Performs site surveys and uses sophisticated engineering analysis tools (e.g. Falcon Look, and Radar Coverage Predictor) to generate placement and configuration documentation depicting radar coverage and radiation patterns. Notifies appropriate agencies of possible Radio Frequency (RF) radiation, interference or other hazards. Develops, formats, and reviews both internal and external after-action report documentation. Provides direct customer support which includes field testing and recommending new equipment, site surveys, training, resolving problems related to configuration management, systems functionality, hardware and software configuration, and system conflict resolution.

    Coordinates frequency requests with installation spectrum manager or other agencies to de-conflict frequency assignments when required.

    Performs equipment modification and changes as directed by Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO). Works with Quality Assurance, Job Control, and Supply to insure the appropriate TCTO kit is on hand, schedule and perform the modification, and complete a special inspection at the completion of the modification. Designs, requests approval for, and performs temporary modifications to solve unique one-of-a-kind technical issues with the equipment and configurations. Supports and assists depot and other mobile maintenance teams on extensive equipment modifications. May be tasked to travel with and provide expertise to major command sponsored site support teams.

    Tracks and accounts for equipment status and location and coordinates equipment status changes through Maintenance Operations Control. Performs system trend analysis. Performs Maintenance Data Collection (MDC) and participates in Maintenance Standardization Evaluation Program (MSEP) processes.

    Develops, establishes, and maintains work center training programs. Plans and schedules tasks and training activities for drill status guard members. Oversees and conducts on-the-job training (OJT) for personnel. Creates and develops lesson plans. Ensures availability of facilities and training aids. Monitors the training status of personnel and ensures that supplemental and/or remedial training is accomplished.

    Ensures mobilization readiness of section personnel and equipment. Fabricates cables and connectors to interface with various commercial and military electronic systems and sub-systems. Completes proper documentation and follows procedures for incident reporting. Completes maintenance data collection and performs administrative duties for TO and work center files. Manages bench stock, logistics products, historical records, training records, Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) records, hazardous waste, and safety procedures.

    Acts as Communications Security (COMSEC) responsible officer for work center.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Details of the duties and responsibilities are contained in the applicable position description located online, on the FASCLASS website. https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_fasclass.asp

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0856 Electronics Technical

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