Lockheed Martin Electronic Systems Technician in Lompoc, California
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The Payload Launch Sites Support Services (PLSSS) Program provides all launch processing support functions for Office of Space Launch (OSL). One of the program’s two primary operating locations is Vandenberg AFB, CA. Key elements of the PLSSS program scope include satellite launch processing, satellite transport operations, satellite propellant loading operations, and satellite processing facilities O&M, clean room operations, and safety and environmental services.
Our program needs an Electronic Systems Technician who will help the PLSSS team with the telecommunication and data processing equipment for the Technical Systems Group.
Responsibilities will include:
Plan methods, operations and sequences of assigned work; draw correct conclusions from limited technical data or instruction, and make engineer-approved changes. Work from sketches, drawings, wiring diagrams, manufacturer's specifications, or other written and -ere4- technical data, whether complete or incomplete. Work from oral instructions for the purposes of assignments and directions Review test procedures, and make appropriate recommendations, as needed.
Determine routing, location and method of installing wire, signal control, coax and fiber optic cables (normally originating from AC wall outlet to equipment), and communications circuits for electronic systems, fixtures and accessories. Layout, fabricate, construct, install and assemble chassis, panels and equipment enclosures. Install and maintain security systems. May be required to maintain certification in propellant protective equipment (SCAPE).
Operate, test, troubleshoot, isolate problems and repair failed components, electronic systems and equipment including but not limited to: electronic security systems, computer controlled environmental systems, video systems such as cameras, television and VCR's: CCTV control and distribution systems, non-facility UPS systems (including battery maintenance); audio and sound masking systems. biometric control systems; antennas and transponders, telecommunications systems such as moderns, multiplexors and data encrypters, microwave and radio systems; telemetry and guidance; microprocessors, computers and related systems.
Operate and maintain Vehicle/AGE (Aerospace Ground Equipment) monitoring equipment Monitor control systems supporting launch facility operations.
Install and connect pyro devices, wire panels, circuits, ignitors and other actuated devices. Operate meters for bonding checks of mechanical components and panel installation. May WORK with or assist mechanics in other fields of specialization as required by performing work up to the level of difficulty described herein.
Evaluate and modify entire prototype electronic and electrical systems for integration to the above Systems. Perform maintenance and upkeep for prevention of corrosion on surfaces while performing authorized modification repair or installation of replacement parts.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Basic Qualifications • Complete knowledge of electronic theory, operating principles and competent skills and experience with digital systems and their communication protocol (RS 232, RS 422), video (RS 170A), telephone systems and fiber optic systems. Experience in systems repair to component level, standard shop practice and procedures. Understanding of digital to analog signal conversion. Proficiency on fiber optic termination and data processing equipment. Apply a complete knowledge of methods and requirements including safety and environmental regulations necessary to prepare vehicle and AGE control systems for test or launch purposes. Ability to use shop mathematics, including algebra and trigonometry. Normally requires two years of technical training beyond high school plus three years of electronic systems maintenance experience
• Knowledge of telecommunications and data processing equipment.
• Ability to use shop mathematics.
• Must have ability to work at various heights on gantries, towers and poles, and be able to work in confined areas. Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
• Ability to use tools and equipment necessary to perform work described herein.
• Must be willing to travel.
• Must be a United States citizen and have a Passport..
• Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance.
Desired skills • Able to work from test procedures
• Able to understand drawings
• Able to understand electronic trouble shooting and how to repair circuit cards and cables as needed.
• Able to understand direction in a fast pace hazardous environment.
• Able to work in a team atmosphere and work in a diverse work group
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Job Location(s): Vandenberg Air Force Base California