Radio System Technician

POSTED ON 11/23/2022 AVAILABLE BEFORE 3/17/2023

Job Posting for Radio System Technician at IT Customer Service - POST

Title: Radio System Technician(Onsite)

Location: Maplewood, NJ

Duration: 10 months contract with possible extensions

Hourly rate: DOE


Operations, administration, and maintenance of large, multi-site, digital wireless communications systems including conventional and trunked land mobile radio systems.



  • Conduct proactive (preventive) and reactive maintenance on complex digital land-mobile radio, microwave, and fiber optic communications systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electronic communications systems.
  • Mentor and provide on the job training to junior members of technical team
  • Schedule job assignments for junior staff members
  • Analyze system performance data to include both RF performance and traffic loading statistics to plan and implement improvements to infrastructure and operating parameters to address capacity, coverage, and interference
  • Collect and analyze test instrument data and translate into actionable measures to repair, improve, optimize, or calibrate RF, microwave, or fiber communications systems
  • Respond to trouble tickets initiated from both end-users and vendors in a timely fashion and meet stringent SLA requirements
  • Serve as a technical Subject Matter Expert (SME) to other staff members
  • Participate in on-call schedule rotations
  • Seek out new technology and processes to support existing and emerging corporate radio communications and wireless requirements
  • Coordinates facility visits/access, as necessary, with outside vendors/agencies.
  • Participate in a lead capacity with the implementation of on-going communications systems projects.
  • Provide weekly status reports in detail to include active projects, pending maintenance and efforts to achieve 99.999% availability on all equipment
  • 10 years experience in operations and maintenance of large, multi-site, digital wireless communications systems including conventional and trunked land mobile radio systems, MPLS microwave networks.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office 365 including Microsoft TEAMS
  • Demonstrate practical understanding of trunking, microwave and antenna RF theory.
  • Advanced understanding of land-mobile radio systems engineering principles and practices.
  • Demonstrate practical knowledge of Federal Communications Commission rules and regulations. This includes but is not limited to Parts 22 and 90.
  • Demonstrate practical experience and responsibility for operating systems using one or more of the following digital LMR air interface technologies: P25 TDMA, TETRA, iDEN, DMR, NXDN, and at least one of the following commercial air interface technologies: 3G, 4G/LTE, IS-95, IS-136, CDMA, UMTS, HSDPA
  • Demonstrated operational knowledge and experience with various network transport technologies including: MPLS, T1, OC, SONET, DS1, DS3, ATM, EPL.
  • Have proficient knowledge of fundamental networking and protocols to include L2TP, TCP-IP, UDP, Multicast, Unicast, SNMP, SMTP, NTP, OSI layer, etc.
  • Completion of a technical training or degree program in electronics with a concentration in wireless systems (field experience will be considered in lieu of degree or certificate)
  • Demonstrated practical experience with Computer-Aided Dispatch systems.
  • FCC General Radio Telephone Operator License is preferred but not required

Job Types: Full-time, Contract


  • 8 hour shift

Work Location: One location

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