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Electronic Tech III, ATC Communications

Technology and Computer-related

ID: 6619

As a leading international services company for more than 65 years, IAP provides a broad spectrum of services and solutions to U.S. and international government agencies, and organizations.  A world-class leader in providing seasoned program management, IAP leverages and integrates its capabilities – IT & Communications, Aviation & Engineering Solutions, Power Solutions, Infrastructure & Logistics - to provide safe, innovative, and reliable solutions to meet customers' diverse and complex challenges.  With 2,500 team members, IAP operates in more than 110 locations in 27 countries worldwide and maintains offices in the Washington D.C. area, Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East.  Learn more at


Reports To: CNS Manager



The Communication Radio Technician shall maintain and repair electronics such as military and commercial off the shelf transmit/receiver radios, digital voice recording systems (DVRS), enhanced terminal voice switches (ETVS), land mobile radios/base station (LMR), and communications switches. Principal accountabilities. These individuals shall demonstrate the ability to apply comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems (i.e., those that cannot be solved solely by properly interpreting manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents) in working on electronic equipment. Work requires familiarity with the interrelationships of circuits and judgment in planning work sequence and in selecting tools and testing instruments, usually less complex than those used by the Level III Technician. At some locations, these individuals shall provide troubleshooting and technical support to information technology systems and equipment.


Essential Job Functions:   (not limited to duties as described – performs related duties as requested)

  • Performing preventive maintenance on ATC communications systems and related equipment.
  • Perform system repairs and preventive maintenance on Air Traffic Control radio systems and related equipment. Specific electronic equipment supported may include CM-200 Ground to Air Radio, ETVS (BS2) Enhanced Terminal Voice Switch, PL 2000 DT, and AN/TPN-19 radio equipment (GRC-171 and GRC 211), GRR-23/24, GRT 21/22, PRC-117, RT-1319, TRC-176, URC-200, Liberty Star, Motorola XTS 4000/5000/6000, Tetrapol TPH-7XX/TETRA-THR9/TETRA-THR8XX
  • Inspecting equipment at specified intervals determining operational status
  • Replaces defective components
  • COMSEC procedure and management
  • Performs operational checks
  • Maintains inspection and maintenance records
  • Maintain Facilities Status Records (e.g.: AFTO 499, 512, 214, etc.)
  • Independently verifies operational condition of METNAV and integrated systems to be within prescribed parameters IAW applicable Technical Order/Manual or other supporting documentation (commercial manuals, FAA Orders, etc.)
  • Experience working with ATC VSAT systems which includes:
  • Performance preventative maintenance on ATC VSAT equipment.
  • Replacing defective components.
  • Configuring/reconfiguring ATC VSAT networks.


Level of Supervision:  TBD


Education & Experience: (or equivalent)

  • HS Diploma or GED.
  • Must have attended a DOD or FAA electronics or industrial school course of instruction, or an accredited correspondence school.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience/background in electronics repair, maintenance and testing and a minimum 3 years electronic repair maintenance and test of the ATC Communications systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on SkyWAN ATC VSAT equipment is a plus


License & Certifications:

Completion of a DoD or FAA Electronics Systems and Technology course, or equivalent course of study.

Must have valid Driver’s License and be able to operate a vehicle with a manual transmission.


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge and skills to maintain and repair ATC communications systems and related equipment.
  • Must have the technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems, and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of electronic systems or electronic equipment.
  • Participate in and provide technical assistance during system flight inspections.
  • Maintain diagnostic tapes, tools, support, and test equipment.
  • Maintain accountability of all parts of appropriate systems, spare parts and requisitioning of spare parts.
  • Proper safety procedures in system maintenance and operation IAW OSHA guidelines.
  • Knowledge of the principles of electricity and electronics.
  • Knowledge of electricity and electronics circuitry.
  • Knowledge and the ability to interpret and work from blueprints, drawings, schematics, manuals, handbooks and technical specifications.
  • Perform preventative maintenance.
  • Maintain records.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Ability to provide technical guidance and supervision to lower level technicians.


Physical Demands/Working Environment:

See Workfit or Physical Demands Job Analysis


Travel: 100% Overseas assignment


Security Clearance: Must have and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance


IAP is an EOE, including disability/vets

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Candidate must be able to meet contract requirements as determined by the satisfactory completion of reference and background checks, Government mandated physical/medical exam, drug screening, verification of identity, and obtaining necessary host residence or multiple-entry visa for the work destination.


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