BAE Systems MILSATCOM Technician - Greenland in Pituffik, Greenland

Job Description

The MILSATCOM (MSC) technician is responsible for performing Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of the Military Satellite Communications functional areas, including Tech Control Facility (TCF), Military Satellite Communications(MILSATCOM), and Consolidated Communications HEMP Room (C2HR). The MSCtechnician will be responsible for the O&M of the equipment systems that comprisethe Defense Communications Satellite Subsystem (DCSS), AN/GSC-39C DefenseSatellite Communications System (DSCS), AN/GSC-52(v)5 Defense SatelliteCommunications System (DSCS), AN/FRC-181(V)2 MILSTAR Satellite System, andthe Defense Information Systems Network (DISN). Other duties and responsibilitiesmay be assigned to meet the changing needs of contract performance.

  • The MSC technicians will cross train in all functional areas as listed in the basicfunctions.

  • Conducts on-the-job training for other personnel.

  • Is responsible for performing operations and maintenance, troubleshooting, faultisolation and repair actions as needed.

  • Performs monitoring, configuration and operations of all equipment within theMSC functional area.

  • Performs Preventative Maintenance Inspections (PMIs), equipment checks, andmeter readings on a daily basis.

  • Documents Maintenance Data Collection (MDC) efforts using the IntegratedMaintenance Data System (IMDS).

  • Activates, changes, and deactivates circuits in accordance withTelecommunications Service Orders, including pre-activation circuit conditioning,testing and reporting.

  • Works with Network Control Terminals (NCT), users, Network Operation SystemCenters (NOSC), and other facilities with timely troubleshooting and restoration ofcommunications.

  • Performs circuit action duties (service restoration, Implementation, Testing, andAcceptance [IT&A]) and documents actions and findings using the Facility CircuitInformation Tracking (FACIT) database.

  • Creates and submits appropriate reports (satellite equipment reports, outagereports, unscheduled event reports) as needed.

  • Prepares, coordinates, and updatesauthorized and emergency service interruptions with all affected facilities.

  • Processes messages within the guidelines of the Performance Work Statementand applicable directives.

  • Operates and maintains the Communications Processing System in accordancewith Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) directives.

  • Conducts inventories of all COMSEC material on a shift, daily, weekly, or monthlybasis.

  • Completes crypto updates and verifies proper destruction practices are beingfollowed and annotated on the correct forms.

  • Executes the proper actions forincoming and outgoing classified documents and equipment.

  • Ensures the properdocumentation and packaging of these items is completed. Executes EmergencyAction Plans (EAP) when directed to do so.

  • Utilizes the appropriate operating instructions (COI), Technical Orders, DefenseInformation System Agency (DISA) Circulars, and commercial manuals in theoperation and repair of equipment.

  • Ensures operational availability requirements aresatisfied in accordance with the PWS.

  • Comprehends technical data and is able to use test equipment for systemtroubleshooting and repair.

  • Accountable for supply point and bench stock inventories.

  • Performs additional duty responsibility as directed by the MSC Supervisor orAssistant Supervisor.

Required Skills and Education

  • High school diploma and completion of civilian or military SATCOM training, Technical Control training or the equivalent.

  • Current COMPTIA Security certification.

  • Valid U.S. civilian passport.

  • Active Secret clearance.

  • Must be able to lift or move items weighing up to 50 pounds and up to100 pounds with assistance.

  • Be able to walk at least 500 feet in extremely cold weather, negotiate multiple sets of stairs without assistance, and have the ability to distinguish colors.

  • Rotation schedule will be 9 weeks on and 4 weeks off with possibility of adjustment.

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we dofrom intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That s BAE Systems. That s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

MILSATCOM Technician - Greenland


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