WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the installation, repair and maintenance of wireless communications and voice and data networks, including radio, microwave and fixed site infrastructure. Reports to the Wireless Communications Manager.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Performs installations, maintenance, diagnostic and repair work to mobile communications and similar equipment, conventional and trunked mobile two-way radios, sirens, light controls, radar, mobile data computers, assists customers with operating instructions on a variety of complex mobile electronic systems. Utilizes computer applications and radio service software to verify and modify radio programming, and to diagnose a variety of radio problems. Modifies equipment to meet functional needs; fabricates or modifies mounting hardware and brackets to comply with air bag safety standards. Performs installations, maintenance, diagnostic and repair work to fixed site infrastructure equipment and fixed antenna systems. Programs operating parameters, flashes upgrades to the operating firmware; works with the manufacturer’s support engineers to plan upgrades and resolve anomalies. Infrastructure work is performed on base stations, repeaters, control stations, remote controls, receivers, fixed antenna systems, and telemetry equipment. Utilizes communications systems analyzers such as data testers (T1 and data path), watt meters, antenna testers, and Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) to diagnose antenna problems; may direct contractor tower crews to resolve antenna or coverage area issues. Performs other duties as assigned.
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