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Electrical Technician III - Kwajalein Atoll - 3046 - Military Veterans

at RGNext

Ready to launch your career? RGNext operates, maintains, and sustains mission-critical systems to provide safe and effective launch, testing, and tracking of Department of Defense, civil, commercial and international space lift vehicles. We support ballistic missile, guided weapon and aeronautical tests and evaluations as well as support space situational awareness operations and experiments to defend the United States to ensure our nation's safety. Our employees serve on the forefront of global defense and space operations. We offer our team of experienced, professional employees an environment of challenging, stimulating and personally and professionally rewarding career opportunities.

This position is located at Kwajalein Atoll

Essential Functions

  • Assist engineering staff with operations, maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, repair and modification of radar systems.
  • Responsible for performing preventative and corrective maintenance on the radar which involves evaluating complex radar electrical systems to diagnose and repair component failures.
  • Assist with equipment design modifications, including fabrication, drawings and testing.
  • Participate as a team member in the design and implementation of improvement and modernization (I&M) projects involving electrical, servos, and other subsystems as necessary.
  • Provide transmitter operations support including but not limited to daily warm-ups, satellite tracks, and range test operations.
  • Perform necessary diagnostics and repair of radar equipment.
  • Maintain maintenance schedules, spare parts, and equipment inventory.
  • Support customers by preparing systems for mission execution and operations.
  • Perform shift work to support operational tasking
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Working understanding of engineering practices including but not limited to:
  • Soldering
  • Circuit board assembly
  • System and component level troubleshooting using oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, spectrum analyzers, power meters, insulation testers, and other test equipment.
  • Ability to read electronic schematics and mechanical drawings
  • Ability to effectively perform maintenance, repairs and replacement of complex mechanical systems, gear boxes, large brake systems and/or large electric motors/generators .
  • Familiarity and experience with Allen Bradley control systems and radar antenna servo control systems
  • Working knowledge of electrical theory, and the associated principles, materials, and equipment.
  • Ability to communicate with suppliers, perform material estimating, write technical specifications, read and approve submittals and finalize as-built drawings.
  • Self-motivated and work effectively with considerable latitude but follow established processes.
  • Be a self-starter and ability to work well independently but also as part of a team with a common goal.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite

Required Experience

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.)
  • Five or more years of technical experience.
  • Journeymen's Electrician License
  • Desired:
  • Direct experience with high power generators or electro-mechanical systems.
  • Experienced at building and/or terminating cables such as BNC, N type RF cables, semi-rigid coax, Helix coax and soldering
  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC software/ladder logic.
  • Some knowledge of programs such as RSLinx, RSLogix, RSView, Matlab

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Willingness and physical ability to carry equipment weighing 50 pounds.
  • Willingness and physical ability to climb and work at heights up to 50 feet.
  • The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project or mission requirements.
  • Climber II Certification or ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire (local training and testing provided).
  • This position is unaccompanied.
  • Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Garrison - Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. passport.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance, which includes U.S. Citizenship or U.S. naturalization.
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License required.

What We Offer:
  • Everyday Wellness: Access to on-base fitness centers, pool, bowling alley, beach access, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and golf course.
  • Financial Opportunities: 401k savings program with company match and vesting on day one, retail and merchant employee discount programs, life insurance, business travel insurance and more.
  • Work/Life Balance: Tuition reimbursement programs and flexible schedules.
  • Equal Opportunity: Commitment to diversity and strategic partnerships.

Note: This job description describes the general nature of the duties and requirements of the job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list or to limit the supervisor's ability to modify work assignments as appropriate.

RGNext is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected class.

Marshall Islands


Range Generation Next LLC (RGNext) is a joint venture of Raytheon Company and General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) that provides our customers with excellence in range services. Our world-class workforce provides expertise in technical services, engineering, communications, meteorological services, systems operations, maintenance and sustainment, ballistic missile, guided weapon and aeronautical tests and evaluations, cybersecurity, information technology, logistics and many other strategic and specialized business functions.

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