AECOM Telecommunications Tech III in Fallon, Nevada

Business Line Government

Position Title Telecommunications Tech III

United States of America - Nevada


Job Summary

Purpose and Scope:

Responsible for the operation, maintenance and installation of telecommunication and related communications systems supporting range operations. Accomplishes assigned tasks independently in accordance with overall project objectives and requirements. Position is represented by a Union Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).

Essential Responsibilities:

Performs operation, maintenance, and installation, of open-wire, fiber optic, carrier cable, microwave communication, tactical radio, weapons scoring and range instrumentation systems. Examines work orders and wiring diagram to determine installation or repair procedures. Inspects connections, fittings, and installed wire and cable sections for conformance to specifications.

Installs, tests, and repairs communications equipment, such as intercom systems, wired alarms, switchboards, telegraphs, and telephones using schematic diagrams, testing devices, and hand tools. Tests newly installed equipment and repairs or replaces faulty equipment, utilizing complex test equipment. Assist Engineers, Field Engineer and sub-contractor with installation of equipment as directed by CIS Manager. Maintains equipment and analyzes operational malfunctioning with testing devices, such as oscilloscopes, generators, meters, and electric bridges, to locate and diagnose nature of defect and necessary repairs. Examines mechanism and disassembles components to replace, clean, adjust or repair parts, wires, switches, relays, circuits, or signaling units.

May repair cable; lay out plans for new equipment and estimate materials required. Assists with installation of LAN/WAN equipment, wiring, and topography including such items as switches and routers.

Assists Government with CMS duties as required.

Documents maintenance actions in IEMS.

Directs activities of lower level technicians.

Assigned central point-of-contact for outside entities to coordinate special projects.

Performs scheduled and unscheduled GFE, TMDE, Tool, MSDS, Classified and

Un-Classified material inventories.


Minimum Requirements

Minimum Experience Requirements:

Five years’ experience in Telecommunications and Range Scoring systems installation and maintenance

Five years’ experience in the following disciplines/equipment:

Voice and data communications systems

Administration and configuration of communication network systems.

Digital communications networks

Multiplexer equipment

VHF/UHF tactical radios

Microwave data links

Remote Link Monitoring systems



Antennas and feed line systems

Fiber-optic equipment

Networking, routers, switches, repeaters and DSUs

Video to digital converters

Power systems

Auto-transfer (UPS) equipment

DC power supplies

Low voltage AC equipment

Primary and secondary power equipment

Weapons Scoring Systems

Electro-Optical equipment


IR sensors

Video signal processing and recording

Video surveillance systems


Telephone/Network Switches

Ability to speak, read and write English.

Minimum Position-Specific Training Required:

Formal classroom education equivalent to Navy “C” School or vocational school with formal training in the field of electronic equipment maintenance and equipment manufacturer training

Tower climbing training.

Possess a valid state Driver’s License.

Complete various DoD and corporate reoccurring training requirements, to include Information Assurance Training, CPR, and First Aid.

Certification Requirements

This position has been assigned to the following CyberIT/CSWF Specialty Areas:

1.) Specialty Code 48 – Telecommunications Management – Intermediate/Journeyman

Employee must meet the qualification levels of the assigned CyberIT/CSWF Specialty Area IAW DoD 8140 & SECNAV M-5239.2

Must possess and maintain an active DoD Security clearance.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines. Routine travel to remote site facilities may be involved. Work is occasionally performed in a shop or other facility environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers in shop area. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Frequently lifts items weighing 15-25 pounds and occasionally in excess of 45 pounds. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock.

Preferred Qualifications

Local candidates.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184888BR

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