Antenna Systems Field Installer

US - GA - Atlanta Ref #10129 13-Sep-2021

Job description

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We’re looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Install Viasat antenna ground stations both domestic and internationally.
  • Prepare technical reports summarizing your work and recommending solutions to technical problems
  • Testing antenna performance to specifications.
  • Actively maintain good customer relations and work as part of a diverse team both managing the work and participating in the day to day process of installation.
  • Supervise contractors during site installs.

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience
  • Technical Associates Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in mechanical assembly of large scale systems involving mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment
  • Ability to read and understand civil drawings
  •  Ability to read and follow mechanical fabrication drawings
  • Experience with cross-functional teams, including contractors, multiple engineering disciplines, assembly personnel, and quality representatives
  • Ability to work under pressure and to communicate effectively directly with customers
  • Experience resolving problems from design engineering to production assembly
  • Mechanical aptitude that supports supervision of rigging and direct cranes up to 200 ton capacity, to lift antenna assemblies that weigh as much as 20 tons
  • Demonstrated experience working independently to quickly identify problems and devising either a temporary and/or long term solution as required
  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral) are essential. Must have expertise in Microsoft Office and be proficient in supporting dynamic project schedules
  • Ability to pass skills testing for grip and static strength, dynamic lifting and work/positional tolerance
  • US government position. US Citizenship required
  • Must be willing and able to be submitted for a security clearance
  • Ability to travel 75% or more on domestic and international installations of large Antenna Systems and support facilities

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Additional Requirements and information

Minimum education:

AA/AS or equivalent experience

Years of experience:

4-6 years

Travel:

Up to 75%

Citizenship:

US Citizenship Required

Clearance:

None

Worker Classification:

Regular

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