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Chenega Corporation On-Site Maintainer II in Shemya, Alaska


The On-Site Maintainer II is responsible for installation, documentation, integration, and troubleshooting and testing analysis of electronic, mechanical, and software devices, products, and systems for GMD DSC.


  • Perform installation, set-up, check out, operation, maintenance, and repair and modification of IDT and GCN ground terminal equipment.

  • Analyze, perform diagnostic tests, and troubleshoot equipment failures to determine cause and perform repairs and corrective maintenance.

  • Perform periodic preventive maintenance on the IDT and GCN equipment and support GMD during Flight and Ground Tests.

  • Understand and apply all applicable engineering processes.

  • Develop plans and schedules for short-term work activities and provide plan and schedule guidance for support personnel and/or technicians.

  • Estimate impact of problems and elevate significant problems to appropriate management personnel.

  • Build customer intimacy through job assignments related system/product acceptance testing or hands-on user training.

  • Prepare and communicate on-site technical status to buyer and customer representatives at respective sites.

  • Perform procedures, work orders, engineering tests, operational tests, and fault isolation on systems and equipment.

  • Work with complex machines or computer systems.

  • Dismantle, adjust, repair, calibrate, align, assemble, and operate equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manuals, and rough sketches or drawings.

  • Use test and diagnostic equipment to perform checkouts while maintaining appropriate records and logbooks.

  • Complete on-call assignments within allotted time limit.

  • Mentor and train subordinate Maintainers and Engineers.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED required OR

  • 7+ years of relevant work experience

  • Experience with the following:

  • RF receive/transmit components

  • Servo RF/Antenna

  • Computers and networks

  • Time/frequency reference

  • Wiring/electric

  • Cryptographic equipment and associated interfaces

  • System Maintenance Engineering

  • CompTIA Security+ Certification required on hire or NLT within 30 days of hire

  • Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Ability to obtain a top secret clearance

  • All on-site maintainers shall be knowledgeable within the following technology areas prior to deployment:

  • RF technologies including antennas and waveguides up to and including K-Band

  • Crypto keying

  • High Power Amplifiers

  • Power supplies/Power controllers

  • Standard 19-inch equipment cabinet installations

  • Ethernet switches and Network Equipment

  • Sun Processors/Solaris 8/Unix

  • Fiber networks/Small Computer System Interface (SCSI)

  • Solaris UNIX operating system.

  • Serial and Fiber Optic Communications

  • Familiarity with MDA GMD DSC operational environment a plus

  • Must be available for on-call support after hours, weekends and holidays as customer operations dictate

  • Ability to work independently

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