Electronics Maintenance Technician II; Saab Defense and Security

Vacancies 28 June 2018

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What you will be part of

Saab Defense and Security USA LLC, Training and Simulation division supports the United States Warfighter by developing, manufacturing, and supporting world-class training systems for the US Military, Foreign Military Sales, and Homeland Security in the Live, Virtual, and Constructive domains. Saab's product line contains the industry's highest performing training equipment while maintaining cost effectiveness, reliability and durability. Training and Simulation resides in Central Florida Research Park, a predominant hub of the nation's simulation and training industry. Saab Defense and Security USA LLC provides an excellent working environment, offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Your role

Saab Defense and Security USA LLC is looking for an experienced, Electronics Maintenance Technician (ETM) II to join our professional team at Grafenwoehr Training Area (GTA), Germany, providing support to the Army Training Aids, Devices, Simulators and Simulations (TADSS) Maintenance Program (ATMP).

The Army TADSS Maintenance Program (ATMP) is a seven-year Single Award ID/IQ contract for maintenance, sustainment, operations and support of Army Training Aids, Devices, Simulators, an Simulations (TADSS), Live-Fire Ranges, and Instrumentation Systems. The ATMP portfolio includes ≈250,000 live, virtual, construction, and gamin TADSS located at 422 sites worldwide.

The ETM II supports DISE, Deployable Instrumentation System in Europe. DISE is comprised of Infantry training equipment, including communication infra structure and EXCON: Soldier, Building, and Vehicle instrumentation.

Under direction from the Site Lead and senior technician, the ETM II position will perform all functions required to maintain and repair electronic TADSS and associated equipment.

Responsibilities include, under the direction of the DISE Site Lead:

  • Provide turnkey Maintenance and Sustainment of all DISE equipment in accordance with performance guidelines including all Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services and required Corrective Maintenance actions including Troubleshooting and isolating faults with appropriate repair actions.
  • Use spare/repair parts to repair faults IAW technical guidelines.
  • Research and select repair parts needed.
  • Enter work order data in the on-line management information system (MIS).
  • Apply basic and some advanced technical knowledge to solve problems by interpreting manufacturer’s manuals or similar documents.
  • Take test readings using common instruments such as digital multi-meters, signal generators, and oscilloscopes.
  • Used advanced Test Equipment specifically used with DISE.
  • Assists with deployment to and recover from rotations.
  • Support Site Lead as directed for DISE related tasks.
  • Achieve all required training activities in support of the program.
  • Travel required >25% within the greater European Theater and in support of DISE.

Your skills and experience

Required Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s Degree in electronics or related technical field preferred, with 2-5 years of experience with electronics testing/troubleshooting.
  • OR US Army or USMC experience, with Live Training force-on-force deployment experience

Other Requirements:

  • United States Citizen
  • TESA Certification required
  • Ability to gain access to military installations
  • Intermediate computer skills / Microsoft Applications
  • Detail oriented, ability to multi-task
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs, wear appropriate personal protective equipment, and perform duties in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wind and rain) and height (towers an phone poles)
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a valid driver license and Post driving privileges

As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a background investigation and/or successfully demonstrate eligibility to receive applicable Government security clearance(s).

As a contractor for the United States Department of Defense, Saab Defense and Security USA LLC is an E-Verify participant and applicants must be U.S. Citizens in order to be considered for employment. 

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 15,500 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, or disability status.

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