Electronics Technician, Maintenance III in Watauga, TX at Parsons

Date Posted: 1/12/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Watauga, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/12/2020

Job Description

Job Posting

T4 Program Summary: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the Technical Support Services Contract 4 (T4) to Parsons in August 2012. Parsons is the prime contractor. This $1.3 billion+ contract has a 4-year base period with two 3-year options. The statement of work includes a variety of activities that support the FAA’s Capital Investment Plan (CIP) modernization efforts: Site selection and engineering, construction, environmental and fire/life safety, equipment installation and testing, CAD, and other technical services as required. Work is performed across the nation in each of the FAA’s nine regions as well as the Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey and in several U.S. territories. An average staff of 400-500 with a peak staff over 650 supports this contract, in addition to those subcontractors who perform construction work.

Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.

Role:

Maintaining and repairing buildings, grounds, and related facilities; installing, repairing, rebuilding, and maintaining in efficient operating condition a wide variety of engines and mechanical equipment designed for use in domestics, commercial, industrial, and agricultural activities.

The Electronics Technician, Maintenance maintains repairs, troubleshoots, modifies and installs various types of electronic equipment and related devices such as electronic transmitting and receiving equipment (e.g., radar, radio, television, telecommunication, sonar, and navigational aids); personal and main frame computers and terminals, industrial, medical, measuring, and controlling equipment; and industrial robotic devices. The successful incumbent applies technical knowledge of electronics principles in determining equipment malfunctions, and applies skill in restoring equipment operation, evaluates performance and reliability of prototype or production mode, and recommends changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.

The Electronics Technician Maintenance III applies advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems that typically cannot be solved solely by referencing manufacturers' manuals or similar documents. Examples of such problems include determining the location and density of circuitry, evaluating electromagnetic radiation, isolating malfunctions, and incorporating engineering; changes. Work typically requires an understanding of the interrelationships of circuits, exercising independent judgment in performing such tasks as making circuit analyses, calculating wave forms, and tracing relationships in signal flow, using complex test instruments such as high frequency pulse generators, frequency synthesizers, distortion analyzers, and complex computer control equipment. Work may be reviewed by supervisor for general compliance with accepted practices. This position may provide technical guidance to lower level technicians.

Job Description:

  • Assists with site preparation work for voice switches at Enroute Centers and Terminal TRACONs.
  • Assists with Fiber Optics Terminal System (FOTS) installation at various sites throughout the Southwest Region.
  • Assists with electronics installations, integration and testing for rehoming and monitoring the AFSS radio’s to the selected Enroute and Terminal Air Traffic, installs other Radio Control Equipment (RCE) such as VHF and UHF radio communication systems to transmit and receive radio messages, as well as electrical power panels;  conduit; cableways; control cables; duct banks; AC power panels; racks for various FAA systems.
  • Removes and repairs or replaces components, wires, wire bundles, terminal blocks, and/or connectors.
  • Solders, splices, or otherwise installs/repairs various wire types including coaxial, shielded, solid, and stranded wires.
  • Tests and trouble-shots electrical components by applying the theory of operation of transistors, solid state components, integrated circuits, motors, servos, power transmissions, and other electrical devices utilizing electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, blue prints, color codes, publications, and other technical data.
  • Trouble-shots, repairs, aligns, and calibrates audio equipment and voice communication systems to the component level, utilizing schematics, theory of operation, general and system specific test equipment.
  • Installs sensors, wires, cabling, computers, radios, and satellites in an unpredictable, fast paced environment in all weather conditions.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.     

Job requirements:

  • High school diploma is required.
  • Advanced electronics training from institutions such as junior college, military service, or trade school training is a plus. 
  • 10+ years’ experience with testing, repairing, trouble-shooting, and installation of Fiber Optics, other Radio Control Systems (RCE) and other complex electronics equipment.
  • Work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, etc.) is a must.
  • Lift at least 50 pounds is a must.
  • Climb towers, may be as high as 50 ft., is a must.        
  • Basic Microsoft suite and Internet, and E-mail.             
  • Must be able to meet customer security requirements (moderate to high risk). 
  • A background check by federal authorities will be performed.  

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Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.