KBRwyle Antenna Technician (Instrument & Electrical Systems Lead) in La Plata, Maryland

Antenna Technician (Instrument & Electrical Systems Lead)


Position Description:

  • Under customer supervision, provides technical support, as part of a world-wide deployable antenna team, for various ground station sites and projects.

  • Performs electronic, electrical and mechanical assessments, alignments fault corrections and inspections on satellite antenna structural elements, mechanical positioning, and RF subsystems, including associated support systems.

  • Participates as part of a team to perform installations, removals, upgrades and repairs of entire antenna systems.

  • Participates in planning and execution of the work of the antenna team and coordinates related resource procurement activities.

Tasking includes the following:

  • Installation, maintenance, testing, evaluation and operation of antenna systems.

  • Installs, maintains and upgrades electronic components, equipment or systems for operational or testing applications.

  • Participates in the planning, scheduling, and implementation of deployment activities.

  • Provides technical support and instruction to staff and customers regarding equipment operation and maintenance. Helps solve specific, in-service engineering problems.

  • Inspects electronic equipment, instruments, products, and systems to ensure conformance to specifications, safety standards, and quality standards.

  • Analyzes systemic failure data and trends to determine causes of problems and develops solutions. Recommends repair or design modifications based on factors such as environment, service, cost, and system capabilities.

  • Develops technical documentation and procedures for installation, maintenance, operation, troubleshooting, and repair of equipment. Documentation is written in accordance with technical specifications, program requirements and quality standards.

Position Scope:

  • Assignments are complex in nature, and assignments require integrating a broad range of inputs into job performance; includes supervisor inputs, coordination with other teams, task and project requirements and a range of multi-discipline considerations.

  • The candidate serves as the customer interface for technical, operational, and administrative information and for resolving technical issues.


  • Associate’s degree in Engineering Technology, or related field,or military technical training program,or completion of technical institute program and 4 years of related experience.

  • Must have a DOD Secret clearance on first day of work and be capable of obtaining and maintaining a Top Secret/SCI clearance.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a CDL Driver certification.

  • Travel: 50% of the year, including international travel. Due to the travel requirement, candidates are not required to work in La Plata, MD daily, but should reside in the surrounding MD/VA/DC area.

Job: Engineering/Technical – Technology

Primary Location: US-US-MD-La Plata

Req ID: 1057844