Raytheon Company has a requirement for a Range Target Radio System Technician to program and maintain Theissen Target System (TTS) installed Radio Control Units (RCUs), and the interface with Targetry Range Automated Control and Recording (TRACR) computerequipment.
The technician will also identify technical issues and restore functionality with the integrated TTS / RCU equipment on TRACR-
enabled ranges in Kuwait. The Range Target Radio System Technician will report directly to the Range Support Supervisor, and ensure the full spectrum of range support is provided to enable successful gunnery / range training events utilizing the TTS targets, with the installed RCUs, and the interface with TRACR computer equipment;
a successful candidate must be a United States citizen, with proof of citizenship and a current U.S. passport.
Job Description :
The Range Target Radio System Technician will ensure radio-controlled TTS / RCU and TRACR radioequipment is functional by conducting on-
site trouble shooting, repair and or replacement of TTS / RCUs and TRACR computer equipment, and provide the IT management process to maintain a functional TTS / RCU interface on multiple ranges.
These duties include physical labor and providing technical solutions in support of live-fire ranges before, during and after customer use.
Duties include RCU equipment preparation and staging; movement to and from ranges; emplacement, set-up, and installation;
maintenance and repairs; as well as parallel documentation and reporting requirements.The Range Target Radio System Technician may also perform tasks to support the in-
country Program Management Office.
Required Hours :
Standard work week will be six (6) days per week for up to eight (8) hours per day while at OCONUS work site(s), and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use fingers and hands to install parts, clean and maintain equipment, assemble and disassemble items and targetry structures.
Employee is also required to lift boxes up to 50 lbs
Personal safety and protective equipment is required
Work may be performed in extreme weather conditions such as high heat and high dusty winds
IT management and maintenance oversight of up to TTS / RCUs, 16 TRACR computer systems, and TRACR radio range equipment
Maintain TTS / RCU range equipment; coordinate scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, and facilitate TS-MATS tracking
Assign and program TTS / RCUs RF equipment to operate in a designated range network controlled by TRACR computer equipment
Manage TTS / RCU range resources to support scheduled range activities and ensure required ranges are ready for training when the training unit enters the range
TTS / RCU equipment preparation and staging
Daily on-site TTS / RCU equipment servicing and repairs to ensure proper functionality
Operate and troubleshoot RCU / TTS, TRACR radio communications
Operate specialized test equipment for repair and testing, and perform adjustments on radio equipment
Daily review of range schedule and required tasks
Preparation and submittal of reports, inspection checklists and other required correspondence
Adherence to unit scheduling requirements and performing routine tasks without immediate supervision; must be able to work independently
Contribute to weekly range and training reports and maintain historical documents
Identify and track efficiencies to reduce unnecessary range support and maintenance costs
Assist in the training of employees on operation and maintenance of TTS / RCU range equipment
Performs other duties as required
Required Qualifications :
Must have an ACTIVE / CURRENT U.S. SECRET Security Clearance on the 1st day of employment
Must have knowledge of all TTS / RCU targeting equipment and systems, including software
Knowledge of all weapons systems in an Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT)
Knowledge of range operations at major training sites such as Grafenwoehr, NTC, JRTC and JMRC, with Subject Matter Expertise focused on targetry and range operations
Knowledgeable of standard training area and range control operations
Knowledgeable in all aspects of U.S. Army Range safety (DA PAM 385-63)
Be detail-oriented with the ability to work under challenging deadlines
Work closely with other team members, Customers, and End Users
Must know how to land navigate in an open terrain desert environment using a military map in daylight and darkness
Must be willing to work and live in Kuwait
Advanced communication, leadership, and problem solving skills
Excellent mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills
Desired Qualifications :
Former Battalion / Brigade gunner with experience on a Battalion or Brigade staff in planning gunnery scenarios for Stabilized and Unstabilized gunnery
Possess knowledge and technical expertise in the use of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat products
Previous experience working on a US government contract in Southwest Asia
Knowledge of military training methodologies
Proficiency in reading and interrupting technical schematics and drawings.
Good organizational skills
Ability to pay close attention to details and inspect others’ work
Ability to effectively organize time and multitask numerous projects at one time
Ability to properly use measurement devices
Keep standard of knowledge up-to-date in areas of responsibility through continuing education and new equipment training measures
Required Education :
Bachelor's degree in Training, Management, Business or a related field from an accredited institution and four (4) years’ work experience.
Eight (8) years of additional equivalent work experience (12 total years) may be accepted in lieu of BA / BS education requirement.
Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied
This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.