Depot Systems Technician

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Duties of Position

Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems that typically cannot be solved solely by referencing manufacturers' manuals or similar documents. Performs complex technical tasks to assist engineers with electronic systems. Supports efforts to plan, procure, fabricate, remove, install, and complete all mechanical and electrical work efforts. Performs equipment removal, cabling, connectorization, electrical equipment installation, equipment overhauls, fabricating and assembling electronics subassemblies, and calibration checks on electronic instruments. Troubleshoots electronics systems to determine cause and remedy for malfunctioning, conducts routine engineering tests, keeps equipment/parts inventories, and assists with general lab work. Provides on-site installation support. Organizes and updates technical documentation. Continues to develop working knowledge of all operating standards, practices, and procedures, including safety procedures. Supports Quality Assurance Manager and Production Manager. Provides OJT and instruction as necessary. Subject Matter Expert for any of the following shipboard electronics systems: High Frequency (HF), Radio Frequency (RF), High Frequency Radio Group (HFRG), Digital Modular Radio (DMR), Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT), Tactical Air Navigation System (TACAN), Electronic Support Measure (ESM), Naval Shipboard Antenna Systems, USQ-122, and SSR-1. Subject Matter Expert for Advanced TDMA Interface Processor (ATIP) including Teleports, IPV and DISA gateways. Working knowledge of satellite communication (SATCOM) systems operations, maintenance, and repair in shipboard, submarine, and shore-based environments.

Required Skills & Experience

6 yrs recent C4ISR or other relevant experience in troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, installation and de-installation of electronic systems, equipment, components, antennas, cables, cableways, waveguides and ducts, while using logic analyzers and digital oscilloscopes. Experience performing overhaul and repairs on any of the following shipboard electronics systems: High Frequency (HF), Radio Frequency (RF), High Frequency Radio Group (HFRG), Digital Modular Radio (DMR), Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT), Tactical Air Navigation System (TACAN), Electronic Support Measures (ESM), or Naval Shipboard Antenna Systems. Operations knowledge of URN-25, WSC-3, USQ-122, SSR-1, URT-23E, DAMA, WRL-8, STC-2 a plus.

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.

Preferred Skills

Legacy and Follow On Terminal (FOT) AN/USC-38 Extremely High Frequency (EHF) (all variants) and/or C-12509 Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) Interface Processor (TIP) (all variants) and/or AN/WSC-6(V) Super High Frequency (SHF) Communication System (all variants). Supporting patching, cryptographic, and baseband equipment a plus. Quality Management System (QMS) experience that is compatible with ISO 9001:2008.

Additional Notes

Completion of an appropriate military “A" school and completion of at least one appropriate military “B" or "C" school may be substituted for the two year requirement; Associate’s or higher in Electronic or Electrical Engineering (EE), Computer Engineering (CE), Computer Science (CS), Technology Management (TM), Information Systems (IS), Information Resources Management (IRM), Information Technology (IT) or Physics.


Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Must possess basic math skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office products. Must be able to interface effectively with all levels of technical and management personnel. EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran ***When responding to this posting please reference job # SD22-35, Systems Technician***

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*The majority of our positions require a DoD security clearance


Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.