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Engineering Technician III in Oklahoma City, OK at NOK-Vintun

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Job Description

Vintun LLC is seeking an Engineering Technician III to provide technical support services, equipment and personnel for a strategic communications unit. The Engineering Technician should have previous experience providing technical services within an industrial environment. The Engineering Technician III performs assignments that are not completely standardized or prescribed, selects or adapts standard procedures or equipment, using fully applicable precedents, receives initial instructions, equipment requirements, and advice from supervisor or engineer as needed, performs recurring work independently. Work is reviewed for technical adequacy or conformity with instructions.

The engineering technician performs at this level or a combination of such typical duties as:

  • Engineering to include; minor modifications, upgrades and technical documentation reviews in support of fixed and mobile communications systems.  Support shall include performance of analytic and evaluative duties in connection with planning, scheduling, acquisition, installation, integration, modification, and testing of communication systems and equipment.  Support shall include developing comprehensive installation design plans, system analysis, safety, test support, specifications and standards, performance and maintenance data analysis, maintenance engineering, and information assurance vulnerability assessments. 
  • Make recommendations for interpreting and implementing Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of Navy (DON) policies, rules and regulations regarding long haul communications services and facilities.
  • Serve as the point of contact with operational users, and military technicians.  Support shall include ensuring inquires/problems concerning equipment and services are expeditiously resolved.
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to systems development/project leaders responsible for telecommunications systems.  This includes participation in all phases of the system development processing.
  • Provide day-to-day support in the area of training for both legacy and newly installed systems as necessary in support of fixed and mobile communications systems.  Contractors shall provide communication and technical training to watch and maintenance personnel on installed communication systems associated with the command and its strategic missions. The Contractors shall assist in the development of Command Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and maintenance procedures.
  • Provide day-to-day support in the area of configuration management in support of fixed and mobile communications systems. Support includes maintaining and updating the Naval Sea Systems Configuration Data Managers Database-Open Architecture (CDMD-OA) database and NETWARCOM’s Maintenance Figure of Merit (MFOM) equipment models.
  • Serve as members of the Change Management Board and make recommendations to the OIC for the technical impact of all system changes.
  • Periodically validate command assets ensuring only authorized configuration items are added, removed, or changed within the architecture.  This includes identifying, accurately describing, and recording all equipment changes and/or alterations in the CDMD-OA database.
  • Building and maintaining command equipment models from system level down to sub-component level, accounting for redundancy and system interdependency.  Specific systems and components are assigned related tasks, missions and warfare areas.  Model accuracy must be continually monitored and centrally managed in order to provide necessary data to support readiness and maintenance reporting.                                                                                                         
  • Provide day-to-day support in the area of repairs and maintenance in support of fixed and mobile communications systems.  Support shall include providing or arranging on-site corrective actions, engineering investigations to evaluate reliability, maintainability, availability, and logistical support of system/equipment as tasked.
  • Provide technical advice and assistance for equipment troubleshooting and repair beyond the skill and resource capabilities of assigned military personnel. 
  • Apply Information security vulnerability assessment updates on computer systems and is responsible for on-going technical analysis of existing communications equipment to ensure maximum capability is being achieved with present equipment. 
  • Operate as the System Administrator for Information Screening and Delivery System responsible for all system patching and network security requirements.


Job Requirements


Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the Fleet Readiness Certification Board (FRCB) process and equipment installation policies outlined in the Shore Installation Process Handbook (SIPH).  Expert knowledge of hardware and software used with new and emerging telecommunication systems.  Telecommunication systems include, but are not limited to, Military Strategic Tactical and Relay (MILSTAR), Information Screening and Delivery System (ISDS), Nova Information Exchange Terminal (NIXT), Submarine LF/VLF VMEbus Receiver (SLVR), High and Ultra High Frequency voice and data Systems and patching systems.
  • Knowledge of computer programs, policies, and standards used to maintain configuration integrity.  These programs include but are not limited to the Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA) Configuration Data Managers Database-Open Architecture (CDMD-OA), Maintenance Figure of Merit (MFOM)/Mission Readiness Assessment System (MRAS), and Afloat Toolbox for Maintenance (ATM) programs. Proficient in the use of computer aided drafting and design programs (CAD) used for the development of installation design plans in accordance with American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) standards.
  • Extensive Knowledge of electronic test equipment and troubleshooting techniques used to conduct electronic system alignments, failure analysis, and equipment repair.  Sound oral and written communication skills used for briefing personnel, developing policies, standards, and procedures for maintenance, installation or similar functions.  Broad based computer skills and a full understanding of Navy information assurance vulnerability assessment policies.  Must be able to perform a full range of duties, operate independently, and be able to solve complex technical challengblems.  Must be able to select and adapt appropriate methods from a wide range of alternatives to solve design and operational problems; plan and schedule complex electronic/electromagnetic communication system upgrades, modifications, and new equipment acquisition and installation.
  • Top Secret Clearance

an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.