Job Description :
Under the L3Harris Communications Australia Field Engineering Manager, the Specialist Field Engineer will work within the existing Mature Support Contract to the Commonwealth of Australia.
This team is responsible for supporting the contract requirements for the provision of :
Training design, delivery and evaluation;
Software upgrade services;
Engineering support services;
Equipment installation services;
Equipment operation and support services, and
Planning and advice support.
The Specialist Field Engineer will be required to work as part of a team, as an individual or as team lead to engage with other Engineers, Sales Specialists, Program Managers (PM), Account Managers (AM) and Customers.
Based in Brisbane, Australia, with extensive domestic travel. The Specialist Field Engineer will have the following range of responsibilities :
Responsible for field and office based technical support of RF Communications tactical radio equipment in the HF, VHF, UHF and SHF RF spectrum.
Responsible for the operational quality of system equipment.
Provides pre-sales and / or post-sale technical support of company products / systems.
Provides, presents and interprets design, application and service information to sales staff and customers.
May assist with the design of minor systems to satisfy customer needs.
Assesses and analyzes technical application of company products and competing equipment to meet customer needs.
May assist with the preparation and presentation of sales proposals through the provision of technical and non-technical drawings;
equipment specifications and technical paragraph text.
Provides follow-up support in disseminating technical information on specific applications.
May install, configure, operate, maintain, repair or modify customer equipment or software.
Provides guidance and training to customer personnel in establishing operation, maintenance and inspection procedures and techniques.
Analyzes and troubleshoots equipment failures to determine cause and recommends and / or performs corrective action.
Current Australian NV1 security clearance
AE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE)
An experienced communications engineer with a strong background in tactical military communications who can work independently or as part of a team, with general guidance and supervision.
Willing to travel domestically and internationally, to support remote customers in the field and at fixed base locations.
To be successful in the role you will ideally possess the following skills and experience :
7-10 years previous experience working with military and tactical radio communications
Field engineering and fault-finding experience of tactical radio equipment (RF) to include the installation, operation and repair of static and mobile installations
Significant skills and knowledge of ADF communications tactical communications infrastructure
P lease be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to Australian citizens.
In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.