Chenega Corporation Radio Technician in Iraq


Company Job Title:

Radio Technician


Secret clearance


Baghdad, Iraq

Reports To:

Project Administrator

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Radio Technician provides expert-level support for all Department of State-owned radio communications equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains all aspects of a Motorola enterprise radio network including base stations, repeaters, cabling, duplexers and antennas, ensuring that mission-critical resources are always available when needed

  • Designs, implements, and maintains UHF/VHF/HF radio communications systems throughout Iraq

  • Performs ad-hoc and/or scheduled operational testing of individual components to ensure full network operation

  • Troubleshoots faulty systems and perform field level maintenance to sustain mission-critical tactical communications

  • Refreshes encryption keys on individual units according to security standards

  • Travels to off-site locations to install, upgrade and maintain equipment, troubleshoot connectivity issues and perform radio rekey

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience or 4 additional years job related experience in lieu of education

  • Certified in Tower climbing required

  • Motorola certification preferred

  • Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of HF/VHF/UHF systems as implemented in Iraq including cryptographic interfaces

  • Knowledge of:

  • Materials, tools, and methods common to the trade

  • Applicable codes and safety regulations

  • Department of State inventory and security requirements

  • Ability to obtain Top Secret clearance

Physical Demands:(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Chenega Applied Solutions

Title: Radio Technician

Location: Iraq

Requisition ID: 1900000518