RF Engineer - Land Mobile Radio

Employer
CACI
Location
Alexandria, VA, United States of America
Posted
Nov 23, 2022
Closes
Dec 23, 2022
Ref
268543
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
RF Engineer - Land Mobile Radio
Job Profile:
Communications Engineering T3

JR Type:
Evergreen
Job Category:
Engineering
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:
None
Percentage of Travel Required:
Up to 25%
Type of Travel:
Continental US, Local, Outside Continental US
Program/Opportunity Name:
Program | DHS ICE
Referral Bonus Plan:

Job Description:

CACI is seeking an RF Engineer - Land Mobile Radio! If you're looking for a position that provides best practices to maintain, monitor, repair and report on the readiness of the existing and future ICE TACCOM networks, CACI would like to speak with you.

What You'll Get to Do:
  • Repair & maintain a P25 simulcast conventional public safety radio communications systems
  • Monitor site status and address discovered issues, verify documentation of fielded systems, and interact with end-users to gather information to solve problems
  • Perform installations, repairs/replacements, technical evaluations, and assessments of various radio systems(s), telephonic troubleshooting, and/or maintenances of radio systems at ICE radio sites
  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair, electronic equipment associated with land mobile radio systems
  • Test, repair, and maintain base, mobile, and portable two-way radios and accessory equipment
  • Assemble, connect, and secure such components as transmitters, power supplies, and antenna assemblies
  • Program, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair the following LMR assets: APX 7000, APX 7500, XT 5000, XTL 5000, XTL 5000 consolette, Quantar Repeater, Astro-Tac receiver, Astro-Tac 3000 comparator, GTR 8000 repeater, GPW 8000 receiver, and GCM 8000 comparator.
  • Build radio code plugs for mission critical operations.
  • Update CPS software and firmware for all radio programming computers.
  • Test, tune and align duplexers, repeaters, portable radios and mobile radios.
  • Manage encryption keys using the Motorola Key Management Facility (KMF).
  • Encrypt radios using Over-the-Air-Rekeying (OTAR) or manually by using the KVL-3000+.
  • Analyze and interpret circuit wiring, logic cable diagrams, complete communication system schematic diagrams, and network specifications for the purpose of installing, troubleshooting, or maintaining the system or device.
  • Create and maintain end-to-end documentation associated with communications system installation and maintenance
  • Provide emergency on call service to maintain mission critical systems
  • May operate and maintain mobile electronic service shop truck or other service vehicles.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • The ability to Obtain a DHS Suitability Clearance - High Risk Rating
  • A Technical Bachelors degree (Physics/Computer Science/Management Information Systems withElectrical and Electronics Engineering or Telecommunications) witha minimum of8years experience
  • 5 years of in design and implementation of wireless networks, microwave networks, P25 network technology, propagation analysis, drive testing, model tuning, experience with propagation tools, RF site evaluation, site candidate evaluation/selection, link budget analysis, coverage and capacity planning, frequency planning, interference analysis, network optimization and zoning support.
  • RF Engineer Level IV with Motorola Project 25 (P-25) specific knowledge


These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Familiarity with Motorola 7.xx System and Juniper network equipment.
  • Motorola WAVE training, experience, certification
  • Juniper Network Certifications
  • ATAK training, experience, certification


What We Can Offer You:

- We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.

- For over 55 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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