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Sr. Systems Technician

Day Wireless Systems
United States, Washington, Lacey
8343 Hogum Bay Lane Northeast (Show on map)
February 05, 2024
Description

Summary: Performs system troubleshooting and system design for radio and wireless communications systems.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.



  • Adjusts controls and tests systems using specified equipment and runs diagnostic checks.
  • Troubleshoots customer concerns and resolve issues with their communications system in the field and in the shop.
  • Installs, repairs and maintains equipment as indicated by results of testing and coordinate repairs with customers/vendors to ensure resolution of problem.
  • Assists with quotes and bids to determine customer needs.
  • Maintains operation of complex radio systems and 911 communications centers.
  • Performs system programming following industry practices.
  • Completes installation of radio and wireless mobile and base communications systems.


Other Skills and Abilities:



  • Requires thorough knowledge of wireless communications systems, electronic and RF principles, and NetSuite operations.
  • Must have the ability to work in complex radio systems with minimal supervision.
  • Must have the ability to troubleshoot problems with communications systems and use optimizations and basic system design skills.
  • Ability to repair and maintain operation of complex radio systems and 911 communications centers. Thorough knowledge of infrastructure components including repeaters, mobiles, portables, and miscellaneous signaling equipment. Knowledge of industry-standard test equipment.


Supervisory Responsibilities:



  • This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities. May train and supervise other technician(s).


Education and/or Experience:



  • Five to seven years' experience in 2-way radio and wireless communication systems theory. Able to use computer and program, troubleshoot, perform diagnostics, and repair complex communication systems.
  • Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year college or vocational school in electronics and wireless system repair is preferred but not required.
  • Experience in diagnostics, repair, maintenance, program wireless communication equipment such as 2-way radios, transmitters, receivers, antennas for customers.
  • Experienced with dispatch consoles, paging infrastructure, and trunked radio systems. Knowledge of radio repair, mobile installations, DC, AC, and RF Theory as it applies to wireless communications.


Licenses, Certifications: An industry license (FCC, FICA or NARTE). A valid driver license and insurability in the state of employment. CET or NABER certification.

Day Wireless Systems (DWS) and Reliance Connects is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: DWS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at DWS are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. DWS will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. DWS encourages applicants of all ages.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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