IAP Worldwide Services, Inc - Muwaffaq Salti

As a leading international services company for more than 65 years, IAP provides a broad spectrum of services and solutions to U.S. and international government agencies, and organizations. A world-class leader in providing seasoned program management, IAP leverages and integrates its capabilities – IT & Communications, Aviation & Engineering Solutions, Power Solutions, Infrastructure & Logistics - to provide safe, innovative, and reliable solutions to meet customers' diverse and complex challenges. With 2,500 team members, IAP operates in more than 110 locations in 27 countries worldwide and maintains offices in the Washington D.C. area, Florida, Maryland, Oklahoma, the United Kingdom, and the Middle East. Learn more at www.iapws.com.


The Communication Radio Technician shall maintain and repair electronics such as military and commercial off the shelf transmit/receiver radios, digital voice recording systems (DVRS), enhanced terminal voice switches (ETVS), land mobile radios/base station (LMR), and communications switches. The individual shall demonstrate the ability to apply comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems (i.e., those that cannot be solved solely by properly interpreting manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents) in working on electronic equipment. Work requires familiarity with the interrelationships of circuits and judgment in planning work sequence and in selecting tools and testing instruments. At some locations, these individuals shall provide troubleshooting and technical support to information technology systems and equipment.

Essential Job Functions: (not limited to duties as described – performs related duties as requested)

  • Previous supervisory experience maintaining ATC communications systems and related equipment.
  • Perform system repairs and preventive maintenance on Air Traffic Control radio systems and related equipment. Specific electronic equipment supported may include CM-200 Ground to Air Radio, ETVS (BS2) Enhanced Terminal Voice Switch, PL 2000 DT, and AN/TPN-19 radio equipment (GRC-171 and GRC 211), GRR-23/24, GRT 21/22, PRC-117, RT-1319, TRC-176, URC-200, Liberty Star, Motorola XTS 4000/5000/6000, Tetrapol TPH-7XX/TETRA-THR9/TETRA-THR8XX.
  • Inspecting equipment at specified intervals determining operational status
  • Replaces defective components.
  • COMSEC procedure and management.
  • Performs operational checks.
  • Maintains inspection and maintenance records.
  • Provide troubleshooting and technical support to information technology systems and equipment (at some locations).
  • Maintain Facilities Status Records (e.g.: AFTO 499, 512, 214, etc.).
  • Independently verifies operational condition of METNAV and integrated systems to be within prescribed parameters IAW applicable Technical Order/Manual or other supporting documentation (commercial manuals, FAA Orders, etc.).
  • Experience working with ATC VSAT systems which includes:
  • Performance preventative maintenance on ATC VSAT equipment.
  • Replacing defective components.
  • Configuring/reconfiguring ATC VSAT networks.

Level of Supervision:

Prior supervisory experience is required.

License & Certifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a U.S. Passport.
  • May be required to obtain additional computer security certifications per site specific requirements.
  • Must have valid U.S. Driver’s License and be able to operate a vehicle with a manual transmission.
  • May be required to obtain a military flight line driver’s license.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • Candidates must be physically able and willing to work long hours to meet mission and contract requirements.
  • Must be able to pass employment and pre-deployment qualification requirements that include medical, drug testing, and background checks, etc.
  • Must be willing to travel via coalition military convoy to perform corrective and preventative maintenance for secondary location.

Travel: 100% Overseas Assignment, Travel within AOR as needed

Security Clearance: DoD Secret

“The position may require that the applicant meet the Minimum Standard Medical requirements.”

Required Skills

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Ability to provide technical guidance and supervision to lower level technicians.
  • Must have the technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems, and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of electronic systems or electronic equipment.
  • Familiarity with the interrelationships of circuits and judgment in planning work sequence and in selecting tools and testing instruments.
  • Participate in and provide technical assistance during system flight inspections.
  • Maintain diagnostic tapes, tools, support, and test equipment.
  • Maintain records for accountability of all parts of appropriate systems, spare parts and requisitioning of spare parts.
  • Proper safety procedures in system maintenance and operation IAW OSHA guidelines.
  • Knowledge of the principles of electricity and electronics.
  • Knowledge of electricity and electronic circuitry.
  • Knowledge and the ability to interpret and work from blueprints, drawings, schematics, manuals, handbooks and technical specifications.
  • Perform preventative maintenance.

Required Experience

Education & Experience: (or equivalent)

  • HS Diploma or GED.
  • Must have attended a DOD or FAA electronics or industrial school course of instruction, or an accredited correspondence school.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in electronics repair, maintenance and testing of at least one of the ATC Communications systems identified elsewhere in this SOW.
  • Minimum of 3 years prior supervisory experience in a relevant setting.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on SkyWAN ATC VSAT equipment is a plus.