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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Booz Allen Hamilton McLean, VA
Satellite Communications Technician-01185443 Description Key Role: Support the installation, operation, and maintenance of enterprise and tactical satellite communications (SATCOM) networks, terminals, and associated equipment in Ka-band, X-band, C-band, Ku-band, EHF, and UHF frequency ranges. Monitor and analyze satellite communication links and identify and rectify performance issues. Perform...
Key Role: Support the installation, operation, and maintenance of enterprise and tactical satellite communications (SATCOM) networks, terminals, and associated equipment in Ka-band, X-band, C-band, Ku-band, EHF, and UHF frequency ranges. Monitor and analyze satellite communication links and identify and rectify performance issues. Perform troubleshooting and repair of High-Power Amplifiers (HPA),...
Ranked #1 by Dish Network, Custom Communications is the largest Satellite TV & Broadband installation company there is. We have immediate demand for home based technicians in your area. Start and end your route from home daily & go to the office once per week for supplies. Contractors must have a work van or truck & a clean criminal history Pay Examples: $1000 - $2500 Sign On Bonus $120 per Ba...
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...
Grind, polish and otherwise prepare a variety of optical substrates down to the atomic level to assure the proper application of thin film materials. Shall: *** Perform manual and machine assisted shaping, grinding, lapping, and polishing on hard crystals, sapphire, silicon, cleartran, zinc selenide, and germanium substrates. *** Utilize bead blaster to clean hardware and tooling used in the cl...
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...
Initial training will be provided in West Palm Beach, FL. Ultimately, this position is located on Andros Island in the Bahamas. Responsible for Engineering, Documenting and integrating all Communications Systems for the AUTEC project Principal Responsibilities of the Classification: Performs maintenance and oversight for the following systems: Cryptographic Systems and Handling of Classified M...
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...
Marten Transport Emory, VA
Company DescriptionAccurate Communications Solutions, Inc is a preferred partner with DISH focused on sales and installation of DISH satellite equipment. We pride ourselves on providing world class customer service, hold ourselves and our employees to the highest of standards. Specialties Residential Satellite Installation, Commercial Satellite Installation, Residential Satellite Sales, Commercial...
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...
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...
Marten Transport Flushing, NY
Company DescriptionUnited Solution is a rapidly growing hospitality focused telecommunications and networking company headquartered in Winston Salem, NC. We have expertise in Network Infrastructure, Wi-Fi, Telecommunications, Audio/Visual Automation, Video Surveillance, Digital Signs, DirecTV, Help Desk Services and Software Development. Serving commercial and hospitality clients in the U.S. and a...
Dish Contractor Kenner, LA
Dish Satellite Technician Job Post Id: (0535) Base Pay plus performance bonus. Sign-on bonuses may be available based on experience. Full time/Part time Duties and Responsibilities: *Customer Service- Communicating with customer's your estimated arrival time prior to arriving onsite. *Conduct Site Survey- determine the best positioning of our equipment for strongest signal reception * Equipm...
Dish Contractor Temple, TX
Dish Satellite Installer Technician Job Post Id: (0536) Compensation per job . Sign-on bonuses may be available based on experience. Independent Contractors (1099) Full time/Part time Duties and Responsibilities: *Customer Service- Communicating with customer's your estimated arrival time prior to arriving onsite. *Conduct Site Survey- determine the best positioning of our equipment for str...
Dish Contractor Tampa, FL
Dish Satellite Technician Job Post Id: (0535) Base Pay plus performance bonus. Sign-on bonuses may be available based on experience. Full time/Part time Duties and Responsibilities: *Customer Service- Communicating with customer's your estimated arrival time prior to arriving onsite. *Conduct Site Survey- determine the best positioning of our equipment for strongest signal reception * Equipm...
Dish Contractor Boise, ID
Dish Satellite Installer Technician Job Post Id: 0532 Base pay plus job compensation Incentives. Sign-on bonuses may be available based on experience. Full time/Part time… Duties and Responsibilities: *Customer Service- Communicating with customer's your estimated arrival time prior to arriving onsite. *Conduct Site Survey- determine the best positioning of our equipment for strongest signal ...
Dish Contractor San Antonio, TX
Dish Satellite Installer Technician Job Post Id: (0536) Compensation per job . Sign-on bonuses may be available based on experience. Independent Contractors (1099) Full time/Part time Duties and Responsibilities: *Customer Service- Communicating with customer's your estimated arrival time prior to arriving onsite. *Conduct Site Survey- determine the best positioning of our equipment for str...

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