Telecommunications Specialist, Junior
Location: Bagram, Afghanistan
Plans, coordinates, configures, directs, integrates, and supervises the installation, operation, maintenance, and management of telecommunications systems and networks, and oversees information systems support functions for command, control, communications, and computers used at all echelons of the Army.
Plans, coordinates, and supervises installation, operation, maintenance, and management of telecommunications systems and networks, including radio, switching, cable, and automation equipment.
Supervises the installation, operation, strapping, re-strapping, preventive maintenance checks and services and unit level maintenance on communication security devices. Directs restoration and alternate routing of circuits, trunks, links, and systems.
Develops and implements unit level signal maintenance programs. Provides advice and technical assistance to subordinates and commanders. Develops frequency operational requirements, telecommunications service requests, and disseminates operations information to ensure communications connectivity.
Requests and ensures appropriate logistical support is available at all times. Assimilates and reports system/network statistics. Develops and implements training programs for Signal personnel. Uses computers to process operational and administrative information. Operates system control facilities as part of Signal organization management functions.
Plans, directs, supervises and manages the installation, operation, and maintenance of Information Mission Area (IMA) Signal support functions within an integrated Army, Joint, or Defense telecommunications network, to include coordinating the resolution of communication difficulties within Army operated Signal systems and networks, and between Army, Joint, Defense wide commercial telecommunications activities.
Plans and coordinates logistic support for C41 network operations. Provides advice and technical assistance to commanders and subordinate units/elements. Prepares and maintains reports, records, and operational databases used to conduct Signal support functions in both tactical and strategic environments.
Bachelor’s degree (in Computer Science, Math, Electrical Engineering or related field), and three years of related experience, or an Associate Degree with seven years of related experience and/or training; or 11 years of specialized experience. Extensive knowledge or experience in one or more of the following technical areas: US intelligence, surveillance, or reconnaissance systems, processes, functions and organizations at tactical, operational or strategic levels; or advanced command and control or telecommunications functions, organizations, systems and techniques including computer and communications systems at tactical, operational and strategic level.