General Dynamics Information Technology Land Mobile Radio (LMR) Technician III in Kandahar, Afghanistan

Job Description

Performs installation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems.

  1. Installs, maintains and repairs voice, data and wireless communications systems.

  2. Maintains telecommunications equipment and installs, rearranges and removes equipment and associated wiring.

  3. Interprets service orders, circuit diagrams, and electrical schematics.

  4. Tests, locates, and repairs equipment problems associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance.

  5. Verifies work order information and receipt of all necessary equipment and information.

  6. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians.

  7. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  8. Participates in special projects as required.


Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.

(Hiring Manager will review resumes to ensure they meet requirements as per the SPIN-C or individual task order.)


3-5 years of related telecommunications experience.


Lead level "hands on" work experience in support of installations, repair, and troubleshooting or maintenance of communications systems or equipment. Must have the technical knowledge to solve complex problems, understand the interrelationships of circuits, and be able to exercise independent judgment in performing tasks in support of communications systems or equipment. Two (2) years of experience, to include: supervision, and shop practices.


Personnel in this labor category are considered experts in the field. Lead level "hands on" experience in maintenance/troubleshooting of Motorola and other Land Mobile Radio Equipment as specified in the task order to include:

• Communications consoles

• Repeaters

• XTS-5000 and other various hand held radios

• Trunked and non-trunked LMR systems

• Key loaders, antennas, multi-couplers, duplexers

• Test equipment such as, service monitors/ communication system analyzers, oscilloscopes, multimeters, frequency counters, power meters, spectrum analyzer

• Digital recording equipment

• Over the air keying equipment (Key management facility)

• Site controllers

Must be qualified to install LMR base stations, repeaters and mobile radios. Must have LMR shop operations and management experience in a large-scale LMR shop and be familiar with equipment tracking databases.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Job ID 2018-35670

Number of Positions 1

Job Locations AFG-Kandahar

Job Function Technical Operations (TechOps)

Security Clearance Level Secret

Full/Part Time Full Time