Antenna Systems Field Installer

US - GA - Atlanta, US - GA - Duluth, US - GA - Remote, US - Remote Ref #13444 07-Nov-2022

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 domestically 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.


  • 2+ 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
  • Working knowledge and experience in general construction safety processes, procedures, and requirements
  • Must be able to lift, up to 50 lbs.
  • Experience with cross-functional teams, including contractors, multiple engineering disciplines, assembly personnel, and quality representatives
  • Ability to work under pressure and to communicate effectively and directly with customers
  • Experience resolving problems from design engineering to production assembly
  • Mechanical aptitude that supports the 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 communication 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
2-4 years
Up to 75%
US Citizenship required
Must be able to obtain a United States Secret Clearance
Worker Classification
At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. For Colorado-based jobs only: The minimum for this position is $58,240 annually; however, base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.  Learn more about Viasat’s comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness.

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Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic.

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