Field Service Technician

Melbourne, FL
Full Time
Field Service Technician
Mid Level

***Active TS/SCI Required***


Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government, and primarily focused within the Intelligence Community.

Red Arch Solutions is seeking a Field Service Technician to support our mission at Patrick Air Force Base near Melbourne, Florida.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform field and back-shop maintenance sensor, and processing and communications systems
  • Comply with OSHA guidelines and standards to maintain a safe workplace
  • Read blueprints, and technical drawings, install, maintain, repair, and replace wiring and control systems, inspect electrical components, troubleshoot electronics and identify electrical problems using test devices
  • Resolve installation, repair, overhaul, and modification problems associated with field equipment
  • Use layout drawings, schematics, and pictorial diagrams to solve maintenance problems
  • Analyze construction and operating characteristics of equipment to determine source of malfunction
  • Perform intricate alignment and calibration procedures to ensure maximum operating efficiency
  • Determine repair procedures necessary to correct defective equipment
  • Check equipment for serviceability prior to installation to include assembling, connecting, securing, and interconnecting components
  • Test installed equipment for proper assembly of components and compliance with technical instructions
  • Refer to plans and equipment specifications to conduct site and equipment surveys, and establish equipment systems interface
  • Unpack, inspect, and position communications equipment; erect antennas; and interconnect communications facilities
  • Follow, maintain, and suggest corrections to technical documentation IAW USAF, AFOSH, and OSHA standards
  • Follow maintenance documentation procedures by filling out tags and forms regarding equipment serviceability, repair actions, inventory and configuration management, and material deficiencies
  • Responsible for maintaining inspection and maintenance records
  • Post entries on maintenance and inspection records
  • Record meter readings and other pertinent data in equipment logs
  • Complete maintenance data collection forms
  • Provide assistance with intra-site and long-haul communications to include SATCOM, terrestrial, and wireless networks

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of/or working experience with command line, documented Linux or Unix training, or a Linux or Unix certification
  • Knowledge of OSHA guidelines and standards to maintain a safe workplace
  • Maintenance management to include records, repair, material, and testing responsibilities
  • Knowledge of DOD and DISA policy
  • Ability to write technical reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals
  • Strong oral and written communications skills, in addition to interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions furnished orally or in writing - Network design, planning, installation, and testing
  • Ability to lift, carry, and move tools, parts, and equipment up and down stairs and ladders, in and out of large trucks, and across facilities both inside and on rooftops
  • Normal color vision
  • Ability to climb stairs, ladders, and lift up to 70 pounds
  • Ability to stoop, bend, and/or stand and walk for extended periods

Desired Qualifications

  • USPDS Experience
  • PDO Experience
  • Commercial network expertise
  • AFTAC experience
  • Knowledge of/or working experience with Linux or Unix platforms
  • Knowledge of intra-site and long-haul communications to include SATCOM, terrestrial, and wireless networks - USPDS Experience

All Red Arch Solutions openings require US Citizenship.

Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government. We offer excellent benefits, including 20 days PTO, 10 holidays, up to 10% 401k contribution, and reimbursement for tuition/certifications. Top of the line PPO Medical, Dental, Vision, and Short and Long-Term disability are also offered.

Red Arch Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status. Red Arch Solutions takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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