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Message Center Operator


The Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) Mission is to provide Naval Warfare Centers, the Fleet, and other customers with accurate undersea, surface, and in-air three-dimensional tracking data and other unique Atlantic test facilities. In support of Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E), and Fleet readiness assessment and training. AUTEC is a Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport's largest single team project, providing both deep and shallow water test and training environments.

Inventory and maintain strict accountability for Local Element CMS/EKMS and other associated classified materials, records, and equipment in the Communications Message Center. Responsible for receiving, processing, and distributing incoming and outgoing Naval and civilian message traffic for the AUTEC project. Provide point of contact for Range User aircraft and vessels using radio systems and maintain logs.


  • Proficiency in loading classified material utilizing electronic devices and adherence to stringent COMSEC procedures.

  • Monitor communications circuits during real-time test operations and initiates action to rectify circuit outages.

  • Report equipment malfunctions to appropriate technical and management personnel.

  • Maintain and establish radiotelephone communications as required including adherence to proper procedures and record keeping.

  • Maintain a detailed daily official record of tasks/duties/events accomplished or observed in the Communications Message Center.

  • Act at contact point for aircraft and vessels arriving at AUTEC using radio communications equipment

  • Proficient using a contact notification list for calling Departments and key personnel for on Range support.

  • Perform other duties as assigned, required or directed.


  • High school graduate/equivalent or better.

  • 3-5 years related experience working in a communications computer media environment.

  • Military Message Center/EKMS experience desired and preferred.

  • Ability to pass Message Center Communications Qualifications requirements within 60 days of hire.

  • Maintain and sustain training and level of knowledge requirements in associated administrative and limited technical disciplines.

  • Adapt to a rotating shift schedule (12 hour increments).

  • Maintain a consistent high standard of professionalism with customers and coworkers.

  • Able to follow a structured chain of command.

  • Demonstration of consistently excellent customer service skills required.

  • Occasionally lift/pull/push up to and including 40 pounds of office supplies.

  • Frequently exposed to circuit noise and periodic alarms in the Message Center.

  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Windows XP or later and MS Outlook. (Skill in Word, Powerpoint, Excel a plus)

  • Consistently demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrate the ability to use and operate radio circuits and communications systems using proper radio telephone procedures.

  • This position requires the individual to be eligible to obtain a US Government security clearance; US Citizenship is required

  • Must be able to reside in remote location with limited medical facilities.

  • A valid US Passport and Driver’s License is required.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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