VPIM Electronics Technician III

Overview:
The VPIM Electronics Technician III performs all aspects of vehicle integration projects. The VPIM Electronics Technician III supports U.S. Department of State VPIM requirements for multiple overseas theaters / potentially high-threat environments. While primarily CONUS assigned, the VPIM Electronics Technician III may be required to travel to OCONUS theaters and rotate between multiple locations within each theater.
Primary Responsibilities:
The VPIM Electronics Technician III will demonstrate and apply knowledge of the integration of ECM, CCR, MVS, and vehicle power and cooling upgrades through successful completion of complex assignments.
The VPIM Electronics Technician II will demonstrate mastery of the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of the U.S. Department of State VPIM program and be able to guide more junior teammates in their application.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Provide support to others involved in the VPIM mission.
Education and/or Experience:
Must possess at least five years of technical experience in the technical support for modern ECM systems, and/or CCR systems with the ability to integrate ECM, CCR, and MVS systems, and perform vehicle power and cooling upgrades.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must possess knowledge of radio frequency (RF) theory and principle, and the effects of CREW systems operating in an electronic countermeasures environment.
Experience planning vehicle movements, with vehicles equipped with CREW systems; understanding of insurgent Improvised Explosive (IED) emplacement tactics.
Must be able to develop Techniques, Tactics, and Procedures (TTP?s) for deploying vehicles equipped with CREW systems based on the national, local, and immerging Remote Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) threat.
Must demonstrate proficiency with ECM systems used by the U.S. Department of State, including CREWsystems.
Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision.
Must demonstrate the ability to interact with all levels of an organization in a professional, diplomatic, and tactful manner.
Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects, and have strong attention to detail.
Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a cohesive team.
Must possess excellent writing and verbal skills.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Windows operating systems and office automation software (e.g., Microsoft Office, SharePoint).
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. The employee must be able to stand, walk and sit for a prolonged period of time; use hands and/or fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; operate office equipment; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close and distant vision. The employee must occasionally lift and or move up to 50 pounds. Medical conditions or physical impediments may disqualify candidates from overseas work where comprehensive medical care may be limited or unavailable, or where the condition or impediment would put the individual at unacceptable risk. Duties may be performed in an active combat zone where the employee would be required to seek shelter. There may be stress, psychological and physical hardships, and the possibility of living in field conditions associated with this position.
Travel:
May be required to travel OCONUS to conduct installation, training or maintenance at diplomatic facilities. OCONUS travel may include critical threat locations around the world with austere living conditions. Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination.
Work Environment:
Full-time, 40+ hour week while Domestic. Overseas travel is usually under hazardous conditions when deployed in a theater of operations. Personnel meeting the provisions of Department of State Standardized Regulations, Chapter 650 ? Danger Pay Allowance, and performing in a location determined a hazardous duty area are eligible to receive uplift pay over basic compensation.
Living Environment: When deployed overseas lodging, meals, medical and basic life support services will be provided while in a theater of operations, as well as the prevailing per diem rate for incidental expenses (I&E;).
Work Location:
The stateside work location will be in Sterling, VA and DOS Annexes in Arlington and/or Springfield, VA. The location of high-risk environments will be disclosed upon interview.
Citizenship/Security Clearance/Passport: The candidate must be a US citizen and possess an active TOP SECRET security clearance. Must be eligible for and able to obtain and maintain required Security Clearance/access approvals; and must be able to obtain and maintain a US passport.
Medical Clearance:
Must be able to obtain / maintain a DoS Class 1 medical clearance.
Subsidiary: Olgoonik Global Security, LLC
Location: VA - Arlington
Requisition Number: 2011915
City: Arlington
State/Territory: US-VA
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