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  • Job Title
    Two Way Radio/RF Field Technician
  • Location
    Tempe, AZ
  • Job Type
    Full-Time
  • Years of Experience
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  • Education Level
  • Salary
    Pay is based on relevant experience.
  • Benefits
    Competitive Salary, 401K Program, Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental, Vision, and AD&D Insurance Options, Brand New Facility with Gym and Fully Stocked Coffee Bar
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Two Way Radio/RF Field Technician

Job Description

Air Comm is a well-established two-way radio and wireless communications service provider in the Phoenix, AZ area. We need several RF Technicians to install, repair, align and maintain two-way radio communication and camera/access control systems for our customers in the Phoenix area and Southwestern US. The radio systems are Motorola MOTOTRBO for the most part. This position would lend itself to a detail-oriented and hands-on type person such as an IT specialist looking for a career change. The RF world is highly niched and Motorola Solutions owns a significant portion of the market. We are a Platinum dealer for Motorola.

The ideal candidate should have current MOTOROLA MOTOTRBO LMR system design and installation experience or want to LEARN it quickly.

Job Requirements (NOTE: Not all techs need all skills, this is a representative sampling of existing skillsets across many techs with diverse backgrounds):

Responsibilities
  • Install and provide technical support for VHF/UHF digital Motorola DMR conventional & trunked systems.
  • Program subscriber code plugs for mobile and portable subscriber equipment for different DMR channel types (Conventional, Capacity Plus Multi-Site/LCP, Capacity Plus, Connect Plus, and Capacity Max).
  • Program MOTOTRBO Digital features, such as Digital Emergency, Phone Patch, Call Alert, Text, GPS, and Data.
  • Implement Dispatch consoles - such as AvTec or SmartPTT.
  • Troubleshoot RF technologies that may be unrelated to two-way radio such as WiFi, Point to Point microwave, LTE, cellular, or similar.
  • Use a service monitor/spectrum analyzer/VNA and other test equipment for RF-related troubleshooting and tuning.
  • Install and repair Distributed Antennas Systems/DAS and Bi-Directional Amplifier/BDA systems.
  • Tune duplexers, combiners, and filters.
  • Install/deploy radios and communication equipment in vehicles, buildings, and heavy equipment.
  • Install and deploy fixed and mobile cameras including indoor and outdoor units.
  • Pull indoor and outdoor network and RF cabling.
  • Terminate different types of network, RF, and electrical cabling.
  • Deploy and troubleshoot the IP networking side of MOTOROLA radio systems using IP networks that include subnets, VLANS, gateways, and IP addresses.
  • Install and repair fixed and mobile video surveillance camera systems.
  • Install and repair access control systems.
  • Troubleshoot basic DC electrical issues in fixed, mobile, and handheld equipment.
  • Travel to remote locations to provide our customers with the above services.
Requirements

Minimum

  • Pride in your work
  • Excellent aptitude for problem-solving
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Handy - you must be able to install equipment in buildings, vehicles and sometimes heavy equipment.
  • Reliable - you must be on time each day and at each customer visit
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Ability to pass background check, drug test, and driving record check Preferred
  • Experience with Motorola MOTOTRBO infrastructure, Digital Conventional, IPSC and CPMS/LCP, Capacity Max, trunking, or a similar field.
  • Experience with Motorola Solutions CPS, CPS 2.0 and/or Radio Management/RM.
  • Experience in antenna design, duplexers, combining equipment and related test equipment (Spectrum Analyzers, Service Montoris, RF Tuning).
  • Experience in diagnosing radio interference issues.
  • Experience in battery backup systems, power amplifiers, phone patches and cross-band radio interoperability.
  • Working knowledge of IP networking, subnets, VLANS, gateways, and IP addressing
  • Possessing the following certifications or licenses: FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License/GROL, Amateur/Ham
  • Radio License, BICSI, CET, CCNA, etc.
  • Experience with analog or digital telephone systems.
  • Experience with basic DC electricity and use of a Multimeter/DMM.
  • Experience with using RF power meter to measure forward and reverse RF power on antenna and coax systems.
  • Experience or willingness to climb towers up to 150ft.
  • Experience working at heights.
  • Experience working in mines (underground or above ground).
Work Environment

This role requires frequent travel as well as work both indoors and outdoors. 

Additional Information

We provide an excellent learning environment to get you to the world of digital RF. We can teach the right candidate all they would need to know. We look forward to all the experience you could contribute.

About Our Company

Air Comm is a nation-wide leader in the two-way radio industry. We also specialize in integrated technologies from cell phone integration, dispatch consoles, intelligent surveillance cameras and more to find the right solution for our customers.

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This job description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

 

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