Satellite Communications Technician Jobs

Satellite Communications Technician Overview

Satellite Communications Technicians spend their days testing and repairing satellite communication equipment to ensure that the units are working at peak efficiency and meet the specifications required of the equipment. The satellite equipment can belong to the government or private business firms. Day-to-day duties include making adjustments to data and audio levels, repairing any faulty parts and diagnosing equipment malfunctions of the components. Additionally, technicians' responsibilities include preventative maintenance and installation of new hardware and equipment. They have an understanding of the hardware?s capabilities and limitations. Keeping this delicate communications equipment working properly is their main function. These technicians tend to work full-time with overtime occasionally required. While many technicians work during regular business hours, there are instances when immediate repairs are required outside of those hours.

Satellite Communications Technician Education Requirements

Generally companies are looking for Satellite Communications Technicians who have a technical school degree in the field or who possess an associate degree in satellite communication with at least five years of experience. Some employers require at least a bachelor's degree and provide on-the-job training. If the company does offer on-the-job training, new hires will be paired with an experienced technician who will help to teach the basic tasks of setting up and troubleshooting satellite communication equipment.

Satellite Communications Technician Job Market

As the electronics industry expands and creates new devices dependent upon satellite communication, this field is expected to grow at a rapid rate. The job market for Satellite Communications Technicians is expected to grow by 30 percent in the coming years, well above the national average for all occupations. There are several niches and similar fields that also offer growth including Telecommunication Analyst and Telecommunications Business System Analyst.

Satellite Communications Technicians Salary

Recent statistics show that workers who specialize as Satellite Communications Technicians receive a median salary of $54,530 a year. Salaries for this position vary from $30,840 on the low end of the scale to $75,040 on the high end.

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Job Requisition Number: 99291 Category: Network/Telecom Primary Location: Fort Shafter, HI, US Security Clearance: Secret Clearance Status: Must be Current Schedule: Full Time Type of Travel: Outside Continental US Percent of Travel Required: Up to 25% Description : This is a new Business Development opportunity to support the 9th Mission Support Command (MSC) G6 Army Reserve Network-Hawa...
Telecommunications and Tactical Satellite Communications (TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN, LEAD) - FT. Shafter Flats, HI.(99291) USA-HI-Fort Shafter Security Clearance:Secret Clearance Status:Must be Current Schedule:Full Time : Type of Travel:Outside Continental US Percent of Travel Required:Up to 25% Description This is a new Business Development opportunity to support the9th Mission Supp...
ghgcorp Houston, TX
THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN ANTARCTICA Location: Palmer Station, Antarctica Work Status: U.S. Citizen (required by the US National Science Foundation) Deployment Duration: September. 2015 - April 2016 (approx.) Salary: DOE, plus uplift. All expenses paid while on ice: meals, lodging, medical, gear, and travel to/from Antarctica. Benefits available to qualified family members. OVERVIEW: This ...
Job Description: (responsibilities) The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and PSEG-Long Island (PSEG-LI) operate a private radio network for two-way voice communications in support of Transmission & Distribution (T&D) field operations and the Distribution Automation data communications network. The dispatching headquarters are located in four regional offices located in Hewlett, Hicksville, Bre...
Communications/IT Specialist (OCONUS) Leonie is currently seeking a qualified Communications/IT Specialist to join our world-class team of exceptionally skilled, ethical and committed professionals providing Information Operations, Intelligence and Analytical Services. Since 2004, Leonie has made the customer the top priority while maintaining a culture of industry thought leadership that has tra...
Job ID: 5236 Position Description: Responsible for the technical requirements, design, analyses, implementation, testing & verification, operations and maintenance of Satellite Earth Station Systems. Overview: • Analyze customer and company requirements for development of new and existing satellite earth stations, integrated gateways and other antennas systems. • Develop the definition of pro...
DRS Technologies Inc San Francisco, CA
DRS Technologies, Inc. DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, th...
Job Description: Serve as liaison to the client on solutions to support the client maintenance program. Ascertain industry best practices to identify new and/or unique solutions that drive customer satisfaction. Responsible for communications that drive presentations related to key performance metrics, maintenance updates and maintaining on-going equipment information. Manages the day to day supp...
DRS Technologies Inc San Francisco, CA
DRS Technologies, Inc. DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, th...
Custom Communications, Inc. Hickory, NC
Ranked #1 by Dish Network, Custom Communications is the largest Satellite TV & Broadband installation company there is. We have immediate demand for technicians in your area. Must have work van or truck & clean criminal history Pay Examples: $1000 - $2500 Sign On Bonus $120 per Basic Video Install You MUST have: Van or Truck No Criminal History Reasonably Clean Driving Record Ability to P...
DRS Technologies Inc San Francisco, CA
DRS Technologies, Inc. DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, th...
DRS Technologies Inc San Francisco, CA
DRS Technologies, Inc. DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, th...
Marine Spill Response Corporation is a not-for-profit Oil Spill Removal Organization. It was formed in 1990 to offer oil spill response services and offers a full range of oil spill response capabilities. MSRC has evolved and grown through the years to meet expanded regulatory requirements and the ever-changing needs of its diverse customer base. MSRC now has an opening for a Communications Techn...
DRS Technologies Inc San Francisco, CA
DRS Technologies, Inc. DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, th...
DRS Technologies Inc San Francisco, CA
DRS Technologies, Inc. DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, th...
KLX Energy Services LLC provides a broad range of technical solutions and equipment to our customers. From wireline to pressure control, fishing to frac tool rentals and site accommodations, we offer a wide array of oilfield services. And we are growing rapidly due to our unmatched quality of service. Such amazing growth driven by exemplary service would not be possible without the elite workforc...
If you’re interested in joining a stable, fast-growing company that encourages professional advancement, fosters teamwork and rewards ingenuity, then KLX Energy Services LLC, may be right for you. We realize that our employees are one of the keys to our success. We look for individuals who share our passion to succeed and generate results to join our emerging Energy Services Segment. Think you hav...
We are currently seeking Satellite Technicians to support our growing customer base in the Southwestern PA/North WV/Southeastern OH terrirories. Direct experience with satellite systems is not a pre-requisite, however, basic knowledge of computers and telephone/internet connectivity is a strong plus. A formal training program is available to teach specific satellite communications installation pr...
If you’re interested in joining a stable, fast-growing company that encourages professional advancement, fosters teamwork and rewards ingenuity, then KLX Energy Services LLC, may be right for you. We realize that our employees are one of the keys to our success. We look for individuals who share our passion to succeed and generate results to join our emerging Energy Services Segment. Think you hav...
Custom Communications Rock Hill, SC
Incentives: Elevated Starting Pay - up to $120 per basic install Sign On Bonus - $1000 minimum Tech Referrals - $250 per tech referred CCI Paid Certifications: Sterling Dish Tech Dish Tech Vehicle Vinyl Dishnet Skillset PlusOne Verizon Home LTE Installer Target/WalMart/Walmart.com Installer About CCI Since 1997 Custom Communications, Inc.has mastered & re-mastered streamlined fulfillment services ...

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