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Samaritan's Purse

Communications Technician [603]

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 02/03/2011
Categories: Communications - IT
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Boone, NC - Seeking an experienced technician to install and support radio systems (VHF, UHF, and HF), satellite systems (VSAT, BGAN), computer and network hardware, system software, and phone systems.

The Communications Technician is responsible for testing, tuning, adjusting, maintaining, and repairing ground radio communications and related equipment; configuring, installing and troubleshooting computer hardware and related operating system software, phone systems, satellite phones, and other communication hardware; and supporting the integrity of field network services such as email, internet and telephone service. The Technician provides ongoing support to field work, both on-site and remotely.

The position requires in-depth experience working with field radio systems from Codan, Motorola, Kenwood and Relm, as well as satellite systems, including VSAT and/or BGAN. Experience as a radio operator, along with maintenance of equipment in the field is required. A bachelor’s degree or university program certificate in a related field and three years of hands-on experience supporting radio and satellite systems is required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to travel internationally and domestically on short notice for varied time periods will be necessary.

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