RF Field Technician - 1824BR

Location: Port Charlotte, FL
Date Posted: 03-14-2017
1824BR – RF Field Technician
Location:                    Sarasota, FL
Employment Type:    Experienced - Must be able to obtain background clearance as required by government customer
Travel:                         10%  to 25%
Education:                  Associate’s Degree OR Military equivalent certification to an Associates Degree in the same work discipline
 
MUST SEE Video Link:
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KEY SKILLS/EXPERIENCE (MUST HAVE)
1.      2 year associate's in electronics or IT preferred or have or be pursuing at least one network certification:
a.      Network +
b.      CCNA
c.       NRS1
d.      Related certification
2.      Experience with/exposure to logging recording systems, RF interfaces, wired/wireless communications systems and/or networking equipment
3.      Unique combinations of both multi-site RF communications system and/or computer/networking skills are required.
4.      The ideal candidate must demonstrate systems experience and have some understanding of the following equipment:
a.      Motorola Base Stations (STR series, GTR series, Quantar, etc.)
b.      Centracom Consoles (Gold Elite, MCC7500, MCC7100)
c.       Channel Banks and T1 Circuits
d.      Computer IP Networks and Configuration
e.      Experience working with RF Infrastructure Technologies to include Motorola SmartZone, Smartnet, Console Systems, ASTRO Conventional and Trunked equipment is strongly preferred
5.      The candidate would ideally have some understanding/experience in the use of various communications test equipment including:
a.      Communication System Analyzers
b.      Ethernet Link test sets
c.       T1 Test Sets
d.      TIMS (Transmission Impairment Measurement Set)
e.      Digital RF Power Meter
f.        Individual ideally would have a knowledge of one or more of the following: Motorola Conventional, SmartNet, Centracom and MCC Console systems, Secure Operations and ASTRO A7.x Digital systems and installation procedures.
g.      Must be capable of performing maintenance of server hardware/OS and software infrastructure and troubleshooting to resolve system/application related issues.
h.      Ideally would have experience with one of the following: P25, LMR, Smartnet, SmartZone, RF infrastructure, ASTRO systems, radios or consoles.
i.        Applicant must be proficient with Microsoft Office products and Motorola Radio Programming Software suite.
j.        Must have excellent communications skills and always present a professional image.
k.       Must have a current, valid driver’s license and no traffic violations.
6.      Must have knowledge of wired communications systems, such as local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN), must have an understanding of computer network installation, configuration and maintenance systems to include cabling, routers, switches, firewalls  and bridges. Must be capable of performing maintenance of server hardware/OS and software infrastructure and troubleshooting to resolve system/application related issues.
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Motorola Solutions Overview
On any given day, every moment matters to someone, somewhere. And every moment, Motorola Solutions' innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives.
We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. We keep utility workers connected and visible to each other with real-time voice and data communication across the smart grid. And we provide the situational awareness first responders need when a moment brings catastrophe.
We do this by connecting them to seamless communication networks, applications and services, by providing them with real-time information, and by arming them with intuitive, nearly indestructible radios and devices.
Motorola Solutions, Inc is reinventing itself to provide smart work group communication solutions by investing in building an enterprise ecosystem for public safety and other vertical markets. As part of this transformation, Motorola Solutions has developed an innovation hub in downtown Chicago to ideate, design, develop and quickly deploy an ecosystem that brings critical information to users in many important markets. We are looking for top professionals to help realize that vision.
We help people be their best in the moments that matter. This is our purpose.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
Department Description
At Motorola Solutions, we help people be their best in the moments that matter. We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. Our work is very meaningful, impactful, and cutting edge and we invite you to explore it. We are the Best! 
 
Motorola Solutions is a world leader in the field of professional mobile communications systems with an impressive heritage of technological innovations and a global base of installed systems. The group's main business is the implementation of mission critical digital mobile communication systems for Government & Public Safety Communications customers.
Job Description
Scope of Responsibilities/Expectations:
Responsibilities include optimization and support of complex communication systems.
 
Provide technical support of specialized systems and product applications including troubleshooting of software driven electronics, provisioning of communication system infrastructure and performance optimization of RF and Broadband architecture including, but not limited to, legacy analog, advanced digital P25 and data infrastructure.  Maintain, optimize, test and document complex communications systems.  Provide weekly reports of activities and accomplishments.  Must have knowledge of wired communications systems, such as local area networks (LAN) and wide area networks (WAN), must have an understanding of computer network installation, configuration and maintenance systems to include cabling, routers, switches, firewalls  and bridges. Must be capable of performing maintenance of server hardware/OS and software infrastructure and troubleshooting to resolve system/application related issues.
  • Must have some knowledge of R.F. systems, such as transmitters, receivers, and antenna networks
  • Must have some knowledge in standard telephony and dedicated data circuits, as well as knowledge of packet switching techniques
  • Must be computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access
  • Must have self-management skills and "people" skills to work closely with Motorola’s customers and subcontractor (MSS) community, as well as Motorola Sales, Engineering, Project Management, and customer service teams
  • Must be self-motivated and self-managed to perform the required duties at a distance from direct supervision
  • Must be able to solve customer problems quickly during stressful situations
 
Duties will also include:
  • Perform preventative maintenance routines to ensure proper system operation with focus on trend analysis and documentation of results
  • Develop solutions to difficult technical problems encountered as part of system maintenance, upgrades or support issues
  • Continuous training in the latest technologies and troubleshooting techniques
  • Team with engineering, project management and sales personnel to effectively maintain, optimize and support advanced communication systems which meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Perform installations in vehicles and buildings
 
**Must be able to obtain background clearance as required by government customer**
 
Specific Knowledge/Skills:
  • 2 year associate's in electronics or IT preferred or have or be pursuing at least one network certification:
    • Network +
    • CCNA
    • NRS1
    • Related certification
  • Experience with/exposure to logging recording systems, RF interfaces, wired/wireless communications systems and/or networking equipment
  • Unique combinations of both multi-site RF communications system and/or computer/networking skills are required.
  • The ideal candidate must demonstrate systems experience and have some understanding of the following equipment:
    • Motorola Base Stations (STR series, GTR series, Quantar, etc.)
    • Centracom Consoles (Gold Elite, MCC7500, MCC7100)
    • Channel Banks and T1 Circuits
    • Computer IP Networks and Configuration
    • Experience working with RF Infrastructure Technologies to include Motorola SmartZone, Smartnet, Console Systems, ASTRO Conventional and Trunked equipment is strongly preferred
  • The candidate would ideally have some understanding/experience in the use of various communications test equipment including:
    • Communication System Analyzers
    • Ethernet Link test sets
    • T1 Test Sets
    • TIMS (Transmission Impairment Measurement Set)
    • Digital RF Power Meter
    • Individual ideally would have a knowledge of one or more of the following: Motorola Conventional, SmartNet, Centracom and MCC Console systems, Secure Operations and ASTRO A7.x Digital systems and installation procedures.
    • Must be capable of performing maintenance of server hardware/OS and software infrastructure and troubleshooting to resolve system/application related issues.
    • Ideally would have experience with one of the following: P25, LMR, Smartnet, SmartZone, RF infrastructure, ASTRO systems, radios or consoles.
    • Applicant must be proficient with Microsoft Office products and Motorola Radio Programming Software suite.
    • Must have excellent communications skills and always present a professional image.
    • Must have a current, valid driver’s license and no traffic violations.
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    • Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. Motorola Solutions will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities upon request. 
Basic Requirements
  • Associate’s Degree OR Military equivalent certification to an Associates Degree in the same work discipline
  • 1 or more of the following certifications: Network+ +, CCNA, NRS1 or related
  • 3+ years experience
 
 
Best Regards,
Tom Allen
Tech-Connect
t.a@tech-connectllc.com
 
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