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Senior Technician - Earth Station Operations

Company: DISH Network Corporation
Location: Monee
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Department Summary Position Summary: This position is at a technically experienced level and provides the foundation to build continuity within the department. The scope of this job includes operations, fabrication, installation, maintenance, and repair of radio- frequency (RF) equipment used in large scale satellite downlink and uplink operations. This position requires one to possess intermediate knowledge in all earth station operations and maintenance. This position also has leadership responsibilities to include training, documentation, and mentoring. Our greatest benefit is opportunity, as we promote from within Paid time off - vacation and sick time Free DISH TV programming at a value of $114.99/month at your home, plus deeply discounted SlingTV and Boost Mobile plans Paid training Job Duties and Responsibilities Responsibilities: Leads the fabrication and installation of equipment racks, equipment and rack hardware, waveguide assemblies, RF and data cables, and fiber optic equipment and cables. Provides technical drawings and documentation of equipment installations and configuration changes. Conducts training and mentoring for less experienced technicians. Acts as a technical advisor to ESO technicians and other departments. Possesses intermediate knowledge in the function and operation of antenna tracking systems, traveling wave tube (TWT) and klystron amplifiers, up-converters, down-converters, fiber optic transmitters/ receivers, modulators, RF matrix switches, and monitoring & control systems (M&C). Highly proficient in the operation of broadcast transmission test equipment. These include, but are not limited to, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, RF signal generators, fiber optic test sets, RF detectors, oscilloscopes, RF power meters, and multimeters. Composes and contributes technical data to shift reports, service outage reports, maintenance tickets, department procedures, and purchase orders. Assists in managing and leading department projects. Performs component level troubleshooting and repair of high power amplifier equipment (including TWTAs and Klystrons), fiber optic systems, up-converters, down-converters, RF switching units, antenna tracking systems, and earth station ancillary equipment. Performs routine and non-routine operations, maintenance, and repair on transmit/receive and receive only satellite antenna systems. Conducts and coordinates outage and restoral activities to include following operational procedures and escalation of notifications. Performs additional duty management that includes, but is not limited to, tools, publications, test equipment, safety, preventative maintenance, drawings, and database management. Performs broadcast operations to include quality service monitoring, reporting, path swaps, slating, and configuration verification. Performs weather operations during inclement weather using local weather operations procedures. Performs shipping, receiving, security, and escort duties as required. Participate in and support continuous improvement initiatives to increase effectiveness and efficiency of processes and procedures. Skills, Experience and Requirements Basic Requirements: Possesses an intermediate level of computer software skills with business software to include, but not limited to word processors, spreadsheets, databases, email, slide presentations, and technical drawing software. Familiar with basic network computer configurations (e.g. IP addresses, subnet masks, default gateways). Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical documentation, procedures, and drawings Ability to compose and present written reports and proposals to management. Qualifications: 5+ years of progressively related experience and a Bachelor's Degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. #DICE_VP #LI-VP1 Salary Range Compensation: $20.00/Hour - $26.92/Hour Benefits Additional Benefits! Insurance Benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision HSA contributions of up to $520/year by taking the tobacco free pledge, health assessment, and enrolling in online Rx and Virtual Visits 401(k) retirement plan with company-match vested funds of $.50 per dollar up to $2,500/year plus generous profit sharing Stock Purchase Plan - Option to acquire DISH stock at 15% discounted rates Deep discounts with Smart Home Services products such as soundbars, routers, and smart cameras/doorbells Tuition Reimbursement of up to 75% of eligible expenses up to $2,000 per year at an accredited college or university after 90 days of employment plus discounts with several universities we've partnered with Ability to promote two levels within your first year with commensurate title and hourly pay increase of 10% DISH is committed to putting safety first by adhering to current COVID protocols Ability to promote into multiple levels of leadership within Dish Ongoing training and development to maximize your career potential From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website. Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.

Keywords: DISH Network Corporation, Joliet , Senior Technician - Earth Station Operations, Professions , Monee, Illinois

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