Range Engineer - NWROS


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Elmendorf Afb, AK

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United States of America


AK502: Elmendorf AFB 11575 Sijan Avenue P.O. Box 6904, Elmendorf AFB, AK, 99506 USA


The position you are applying for is with Vertex Technology & Training Solutions which was formerly Raytheon Global Training & Logistics.

Vertex Aerospace LLC acquired Raytheon Global Training & Logistics in December 2021.

Job Title:
Range Engineer

Job Description:
Raytheon currently has an opportunity for an experienced professional serving as the Range Engineer in support of the Northwest Range Operations and Sustainment (NWROS) program, responsible for day to day trouble shooting, fault identification and complete system function check of radar systems equipment. The Range Engineer ensures that radar systems are operational and ready to support daily training missions and exercises in a Live-Virtual Constructive training environment.

The NWROS is a turnkey, comprehensive support contract that facilitates sustainment/maintenance of range facilities, planning and execution of exercise and/or daily training mission support and Live-Virtual and Constructive (LVC) integration in support of training at Eielson AFB and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK. Key tasks include:

  • Review and analyze range infrastructure and facilities, develop planned solutions and recommendations for range sustainment, utilization and future upgrades

  • Develop, document and implement engineering solutions to solve technical problems for a variety of facilities and resources

  • Design, develop and integrate system hardware and software necessary to sustain operational readiness of existing systems

  • Review and make recommendations on Life Cycle Management for existing range facilities, hardware and software used to support NWROS

  • Coordinate with OEM for NWROS radar systems sustainment/operations

  • Assist others as a lead practitioner of Russian radar and U.S. Threat Simulators systems operations and maintenance

  • Provide critical engineering support and technical guidance to system technicians in all aspects of radar repair and operation

  • Work inside and outside in various temperatures providing engineering guidance to facilitate repair and maintenance of radar equipment and associated systems

  • Attend meetings with government and contract employees

  • Plan/coordinate scheduled maintenance and services to ensure minimal impact on training missions

Required Skills:

  • 10 years work related experience

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to timely implement new solutions.

  • Capable of operating in a dynamic environment, subject to rapid operational and environmental changes.

  • Knowledge of radar theory and operation, signal generations techniques, RF system, RF test equipment experience

  • Ability to read/understand OEM technical manuals and schematics

  • Knowledge and experience with using Flap Lid, Clam Shell, SA-11, SA-15, and other radar systems

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to conduct presentations in front of senior level management and customers.

  • Solid computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Strong inter-personal skills and demonstrated ability to work across diverse groups of people and at all levels of an organization

  • Reside near or be willing to relocate to the vicinity of Fairbanks/Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska

  • Possess or have the ability to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License

Desired Skills:

  • Prior military experience is a plus

  • Familiar with Live Fire Range Operations

  • Previous experience supporting live fire range operations for both direct fire and air delivered munitions with similar Instrumentation and Architecture

  • Experience with Vacuum Tube RF Modulators

  • Experience using CAD software for electrical, electronics, and mechanical design

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field, equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of education requirement.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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