PAE, Inc Telecommunications Specialist in El Salvador, El Salvador

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Telecommunications Specialist

The Telecommunications Specialist shall be responsible for all Telecommunication, access control, and perimeter surveillance equipment, and management, including daily system operation and maintenance of satellite, radio and telephone equipment associated with the CSL operations center.

Shall possess in-depth knowledge of EKMS and Communications Security (COMSEC) regulations and procedures., DSN telephones, secure terminal equipment (STE), public switched telephone network (PSTN), Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), Voice-Over-Internet-Protocol (VOIP) systems, Video Teleconferencing equipment, Satellite equipment, radio antennas and equipment, encryption systems, and security camera systems, and fiber optic distribution systems. Shall act as the primary EKMS local element user and EKMS clerk/accountant; shall complete required Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) training and personnel qualification standards (NAVEDTRA 43462).

  • Establishes voice and data networks by running, pulling, terminating, and splicing cables; installing telecommunications equipment, routers, switches, multiplexors, cable trays, and alarm and fire-suppression systems; building ironwork and ladder racks; establishing connections; programming features; establishing connections and integrations; following industry standards; activating remote access tools; coordinating with contractors.

  • Ability to troubleshoot digital and analog telecommunications circuits.

  • Verifies service by testing circuits, equipment, and alarms; identifying, correcting, or escalating problems.

  • Documents network by labeling and routing equipment and cables; recording configuration diagrams and specifications.

  • Maintains network by troubleshooting and repairing outages; testing network back-up procedures; updating documentation.

  • Maintains customer rapport by listening to and resolving concerns; answering questions.

  • Maintains safe work environment by following codes, standards, and legal regulations.

  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.

  • Experience with Corning Fiber Optic Cables. Fusion Splicing and use of an Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer.

  • Due to the requirement for 24/7 telecommunication operations, the Telecommunication Specialist may be recalled after hours.

Education and Requirements:

  • HS plus three years of related experience and/or civilian or military training; or equivalent combination of education and experience to include an AS plus two years in related field or BS in related field.

  • Shall have relevant experience at a comparable level of responsibility in projects of similar size, scope and complexity and at least three years of experience.

  • Must be a US Citizen with a current valid Passport and drivers license

  • Secret Clearance with an SSBI

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull 50 pounds and climb a 30’ RF antenna

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.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.