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Optics Technician I - Kwajalein Atoll - 3205

companyRange Generation Next LLC
locationHuntsville, AL, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Ready to launch your career? RGNext operates, maintains, and sustains mission-critical systems to provide safe and effective launch, testing, and tracking of Department of Defense, civil, commercial and international space lift vehicles. We support ballistic missile, guided weapon and aeronautical tests and evaluations as well as support space situational awareness operations and experiments to defend the United States to ensure our nation’s safety. Our employees serve on the forefront of global defense and space operations. We offer our team of experienced, professional employees an environment of challenging, stimulating and personally and professionally rewarding career opportunities.


This position is located at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

Essential Functions

  • Operate and maintain RTS instrumentation, optical tracking systems, high speed video cameras and other optical assets.
  • Assist in preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance on assigned equipment in accordance with applicable system technical orders and other appropriate technical documentation.
  • Perform daily operations and mission support activities according to standardized checklists and work instructions.
  • Assist in analyzing optical tracking equipment and system problems to resolution.
  • Assist in maintaining operational checklists, Maximo asset availabilities and other records.
  • Identify areas of process improvement and recommend efficiencies.
  • Assist in preparation of reports as site lead or senior techs require.
  • Assist in modification, sustainment, depot-level actions and systems checks/calibrations.
  • Assist in troubleshooting to component level, test, repair, calibrate, adjust, install and inspect instrumentation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Good personal computer and software application skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Good organizational skills, time management, administrative and prioritization skills.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to write reports.
  • Ability to read and understand schematics, elevation, and assembly drawings.
  • Ability to work well independently and also as an active team member in a medium-sized group.
  • Ability to be flexible, maintain a positive attitude, be reliable and work under pressure in a very dynamic environment.

Required Experience

  • Associates degree in electronics or other STEM discipline, or equivalent military training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working with standard electronics test equipment such as oscilloscopes, and analog/digital multi meters desired.
  • Experience with Maximo and/or other maintenance control systems desired.
  • Experience working with inventory, property control, logistics, and quality standards desired.
  • Experience with Microsoft TEAMS, SharePoint and one drive, preferred.
  • Experience with operation and maintenance of optical tube assemblies, tracking mounts or CCTV/ other fixed camera systems, preferred.
  • Experience with modern video cameras, DSLR/SLRs, Adobe Creative Cloud, preferred.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Ability to lift, carry and maneuver 40 pounds Optical components.
  • Ability to work in remote locations (in pairs) for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces for extended durations.
  • Able to travel by boat, helicopter, or aircraft to work at remote sites with limited facilities. Must have a waist circumference of 42” or less to ride in helicopters.
  • The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project or mission requirements.
  • This position is unaccompanied.
  • Must be able to relocate to the United States Army Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. passport.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD secret security clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License required.

What We Offer:

  • Everyday Wellness: Access to on-base fitness centers, pool, bowling alley, beach access, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling and golf course.
  • Financial Opportunities: 401k savings program with company match and vesting on day one, retail and merchant employee discount programs, life insurance, business travel insurance and more.
  • Work/Life Balance: Tuition reimbursement programs and flexible schedules.
  • Equal Opportunity: Commitment to diversity and strategic partnerships.

Note: This job description describes the general nature of the duties and requirements of the job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list or to limit the supervisor's ability to modify work assignments as appropriate.

RGNext is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected class.

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