Status: Full-time position
Location: Las Cruces, NM
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 9/10/13
Job Summary: AS&D is seeking a Senior Field Engineer in Las Cruces, NM. As a member of the White Sands Complex Electronic Hardware Maintenance Depot Team, the Senior Field Engineer performs a varitety of complex duties to support real timespacecraft operations.
RF component levelrepair experience on Antenna Autotracking Systems.
Elevation and AzimuthDrive Motor/Tachometer/Brake Assembly level of repair experience.
Understanding of AntennaControl Units, LNA Subsystems, Beam Waveguide, Monopulse Tracking, PhaseShifters, RF Waveguide and Combiners, with component level repair and testingexperience.
Familiarity with TrackingReceivers, Position Display Units, Diplexers, and OMTs.
Ability to respond quickly and effectivelyduring critical and emergency situation, with limited supervision, able toisolate hardware problems to the lowest practical level and return the systemto full operational capability.
Ability to conduct or supervisethe performance of equipment evaluation and testing.
Development of Engineering Changes (EC's),Local Operating Procedures (LOP's), and Preventive Maintenance Plans (PM's).
Ability to train and leadtechnicians in component repair.
Ability to coordinate theinstallation of equipment and / or replacement of parts and ensures allnecessary adjustments to the system and chassis are made.
An Associate's degree plus 12 years ofexperience (8 of which is in a supervisory capacity) in a in related technicalfield is required. In lieu of formal education, 4 years of additional directlyrelated experience is allowable.
A Bachelor'sdegree (in a related field) and 8 years of relevant experience is also acceptable.
Duties: Providing Engineering and Maintenance support to the WSCKu-Band, Ka-Band, and S-Band Antenna suite of equipment. Perform the role ofsubsystem specialist, either identifying and resolving or leading others toidentify and resolve subsystem problems which may impact the TDRS ground segmentperformance. Provide maintenance and maintenance oversight on the entire AntennaControl Systems or Subsystems, which may include Antenna Alignments, PolarizerAlignments, training, and documentation support. Design equipmentmodification to correct deficiencies or to provide enhancements. Perform other systemmaintenance functions as assigned by the HMD Manager or Deputy.
ASRC Federal and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers.
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