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Ka-Comm.,Inc. System Technician - Wichita in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12904090


Position: Electronic and System Technician

Reports to: Operations/Service Manager

FLSA: Non-exempt

Effective Date: 3-1-2009






Salary grade level: Market value/Non-Exempt

Position Function: Ability to troubleshoot RF communication system equipment to include mobile radio units, antennas, video recording systems, mobile data systems, in vehicles and businesses. The ability to work in PSAP 911 centers and tower sites to coordinate and solve technical issues. This can include hooking up special industry test equipment for RF communications testing.

Primary duties:

E=Essential Functions

Install, diagnose, program, and repair various analog and digital communication equipment (E)

Use a variety of test equipment for repairs and programming needs (E)

Operate hand and power tools (E)

Determine material needs, and order materials for the maintenance or replacement of equipment or systems. (E)

Complete all required service paperwork and records and submit to appropriate personnel in a timely manner (E)

Respond to emergency repair needs (E)

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

Post high school electronic education/training preferred. Experience may substitute for education. The ability to keep up industry training. This may include travel to schools and seminars

License and other requirements:

Possession of hand tools common to the trade to include-wire crimpers-Multi meter-Ability to solder

Possession of a valid Drivers License

Knowledge and abilities:

Knowledge of :

Materials, tools and methods common to the trade

Applicable codes and safety regulations

Reading and writing communications skills

Additional requirements:

Travel to tower sites and assist or troubleshoot system equipment

Read plans and interpret customer specifications

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Meet schedules and timelines

Maintain daily records

Follow Ka-Comm. Inc. rules, regulations policies and procedures

The opportunity to climb towers is available. There is additional compensation for any tower climbs over 50ft. Climbing less than 50ft is part of the basic job function. This duty is not an essential function of the job. If you do not have the ability to climb or do not feel comfortable with this task, it does not affect our decision for the position.

Working Conditions:


Indoor and outdoor setting. Work around machinery with moving parts. Drive a company vehicle to conduct work.

Physical requirements

Strength and energy to maintain a daily work schedule up to 10 hours per day involving driving; physical lifting up to 50lbs with assistance; ability to communicate with customers and co-workers; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate tools and equipment; kneeling; bending at the waist and reaching overhead above the shoulders and horizontally, to make repairs lifting heavy objects.